About Tipiel SA

Tipiel is a Colombian engineering and construction company created in 1975 with national and foreign investment, whose principal shareholders are: Technip, Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana e Inversiones Ascona S.A.. We are experts in engineering for the sectors of production and refining of oil, petrochemical, and gas. However, the execution of more than 250 projects, has allowed us to diversify towards to the energy sector, fine chemistry, infrastructure, industry, agro industry and Bio-fuels. We are able to make, from feasibility studies and the conceptual engineering of a new plant to the engineering, purchasing and construction of the project.

Facts & Figures

Industry Construction, Energy, Engineering
Number of employees 730
Number of active countries 1

The Research

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The employee offerings of Tipiel SA

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Communities of Practice

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Profit sharing
  • Long-term incentives
  • Training investment
  • Secondary benefits
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Take your family/child to work day

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Safety policies and instructions

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Telephone allowance
  • Company car
  • Entertainment allowance
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • In-house doctor
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Nutritional information programmes