Petrobras Reviews

Updated 15 Jun 2020

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4.1
82%
Recommend to a Friend
39%
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Petrobras President and CEO Pedro Parente
Pedro Parente
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good salary in Brazilian terms; profit sharing; stability as an employer; nice colleagues(in 24 reviews)

  • "Work Life Balance, Healthcare, Location, Workers(in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "All operational decision comes from Brazil(in 12 reviews)

  • "Corruption from outsiders that join the company on top management positions(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Naval Architect in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good health care plan, retirement plan, annual bonus

    Cons

    High pressure from top management on base management and consultant professionals

  2. "I have been working at Petrobras full-time for a year"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marine Engineer Cadet in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Petrobras full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The payment and benefits are very good!

    Cons

    Stability, someguys don't have a chance to show your talents

  3. "Mechanical Technician"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Technician in Campos dos Goytacazes
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits, Childreen Care, Private Previdence

    Cons

    Older works, Platforms go from very old to highly technological, depending, you will get an outdated technology

  4. "Stable"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stability and good end-career salary.

    Cons

    Too much politics to get higher positions.

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  5. "PETROBRAS"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Administrator in Rio de Janeiro
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Stability, training, solid and influential company

    Cons

    Politics and government influence. Corruption from outsiders that join the company on top management positions.

  6. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Macaé
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Career opportunities and benefits (special benefits for my handicapped/autist child)

    Cons

    Bureaucracy of State owned company.

  7. "Good company to earn money"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Business Partner in Rio de Janeiro
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Estability and excellent salary. Very big company that offers different types of challenges.

    Cons

    Very difficult to grow inside the company. Bad leaders who don't value performance.

  8. "Good environment for development and learning"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Rio de Janeiro

    I worked at Petrobras full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good environment for development and learning

    Cons

    Different rules to do the same thing where some employees think only one of them is true.

  9. "Sr. Travel Administrator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Corporate Travel Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Petrobras full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent pay and Benefits. Very pleasant work environment.

    Cons

    Company is not very transparent to the employees. Major lay offs .

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  10. "Petrobras, you have fallen"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Petrobras full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Initially was a great environment to work in, absorb a lot of info and exposure to higher management

    Cons

    A very corrupt company.

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