Canadian Natural Reviews

Updated Oct 20, 2021

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3.6
75%
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87%
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Canadian Natural President Tim S. McKay (no image)
Tim S. McKay
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "very stable company and good pay(in 27 reviews)

  • "Questions are encouraged and the work environment allowed me to gain hands on experience in a variety of different areas(in 23 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours due to- not efficient data organization(in 13 reviews)

  • "Food options in camp are a bit of a hit & miss (so a few ppl do bring their own food); there was no progression matrix set up for admins in early 2016(in 13 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Job for Introduction to the Corporate World!

      Sep 8, 2021 - Student Systems Developer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Everyone is really nice - Summers have 4 day work weeks and get paid for the day off

      Cons

      - Old coding stack used as visual basic is used for a lot of applications

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work with job stability

      Oct 19, 2021 - Production Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Stable job - Lost of responsibility - Opportunities for personal development with courses etc.

      Cons

      - Work load can be quite significant and often grows as we lose employees to retirement, maternity leaves, etc.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Workplace

      Oct 14, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Seems like a good company to work for.

      Cons

      Workload can be over bearing at times but maangeable

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Job Security

      Oct 10, 2021 - Inventory Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      No layoffs in an industry with much uncertainty.

      Cons

      No room to grow. Very limited options for promotion.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great company

      Oct 6, 2021 - Business Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Innovation culture, open door policy, approachable leadership

      Cons

      Nothing that comes to mind

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great at times, not so great at others

      Oct 20, 2021 - Process EIT in Fort McMurray, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good stock options, people are friendly

      Cons

      Not a great covid response, fly-in-fly-out

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work for!

      Oct 4, 2021 - Production Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The company has a great culture and is fun to work for.

      Cons

      None that I can think of!

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Ok

      Oct 16, 2021 - Control Room Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Used to have decent pay. Now it takes a very long time to get to where you want to.

      Cons

      Cost saving everywhere. No progression structure.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      CNRL is the best run company in town

      Oct 1, 2021 - Supervisor in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Job Stability, possibilities of moving to different departments after a year, possibilities of growth and learning

      Cons

      Salaries and bonuses are not high.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      scaffolder

      Oct 12, 2021 - Contractor 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      camp is a little bad

      Cons

      food is not the best

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