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    Carved over the entrance of the San Antonio headquarters of this oil pipeline and terminal operator are these words: “The Best is Yet to Come.” NuStar employees are appreciated for their efforts and achievements with gifts, parties and recognition events, and are given perks like 100% healthcare coverage, a rich 401(k) and defined benefit pension plan, company-wide bonuses, and 60 hours of paid-time-off to volunteer. Chairman Greehey calls NuStar’s no-layoff policy a “sacred trust,” and says that as long as employees do a good job, they will have a good job. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

     

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    Company Info

    Rank last year18
    # of years on list
    8
    Industry
    Transportation
    Year founded2,001
    CEO/Top executive
    Brad Barron
    HQ location
    San Antonio, Texas
    Type of organization
    Public, Partnership
    Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
    $3.1 billion
    Web addresshttp://nustarenergy.com
    Total U.S. employees
    1,235
    Total employees outside the U.S.
    383
    Full-time jobs added in last year
    19
    FT job growth in the past year
    2%
    Number of work sites
    99

    Perks

    Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
    yes
    Offers health insurance to part-timers
    yes
    Offers telecommuting
    yes
    Offers job sharing
    no
    Offers onsite childcare
    no
    Offers compressed work weeks
    yes
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    no
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Onsite medical care facility
    yes
    Location of medical facility
    Only at Headquarters
    Offers college tuition reimbursement
    yes
    Max tuition
    $5,250
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    yes
    Max PTO for volunteering
    60

    Diversity

    % Women22
    % Minorities28
    % African-American/Black
    3.6
    % Asian
    2.6
    % Caucasian/White
    71.2
    % Hispanic/Latino
    20.4
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.8
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.1
    % Two or more races
    0.7
    Same-sex benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off (FT employees)

    Holidays
    11
    Vacation
    10
    Sick days
    Set
    General PTO
    -
    Total PTO after 5 years
    32

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Terminal Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$95,348
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$21,790
    Total pay (salaried position)$117,138.00
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Sennior Terminal Operator
    Avg. base pay (hourly)$72,480
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$19,060
    Total pay (hourly position)$91,540

    Hiring/Staffing

    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)8
    # of job applicants
    8,928
    Avg. # of applicants per opening
    57
    FT voluntary turnover
    5%
    # of jobs filled
    158
    Jobs filled internally
    7
    % of jobs filled by referral
    36%
    # new graduates hired6

    Training

    Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)216
    Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)161