Ovintiv Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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3.6
63%
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Pros
  • "Great work-life balance and opportunities to learn as a entry-level professional(in 54 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and coworkers, interesting job(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bureaucracy is tough, oil and gas sector weak(in 13 reviews)

  • "Encana used to be such a good company to work for(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Travel Agent in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ovintiv full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, benefits, health and safety guidelines, agile, keeps employees informed, room for growth

    Cons

    Large company which means you may be invisible

  2. "Good people and interesting work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Intermediate Engineer in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Ovintiv full-time

    Pros

    good compensation package, good best practices

    Cons

    tough environment due to downsizing and layoffs


  3. "unpredictable"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ovintiv full-time

    Pros

    good people and great projects

    Cons

    bad management, really poor leadership

  4. "Indifferent"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Regulatory 

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

    Pros

    The money is oil and gas money

    Cons

    Layoffs happen fast, not many people left

  5. COVID-19

    "Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager, Operations Audit in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company with excellent people

    Cons

    Difficult for them to stay viable during pandemic

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  6. "Was once a great Canadian company called Encana"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people. Good comp and benefits.

    Cons

    Company is shrinking; moved HQ from Calgary to Denver and is selling off Canadian assets. Career advancement opportunities very limited. Mass Layoffs in 2013, 2016, 2019, 2020.

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  7. "Good Compensation"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Ovintiv full-time

    Pros

    Good Compensation, Good Vacation, Fridays off

    Cons

    Like all Oil and Gas, uncertainty in Canada

  8. "GR"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Government Relations in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Ovintiv full-time

    Pros

    Pay is good, people are good

    Cons

    Bureaucracy is tough, oil and gas sector weak

  9. "Great but changing"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers, interesting opportunities to work on, lots of opportunities to move around if you want to.

    Cons

    Little upward mobility, lots of uncertainty and rumors on the future of Canadian operations.

  10. "Love the people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regulatory Technologist in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Amazing people to work with Good benefits Challenging work

    Cons

    Too many layers of management

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