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McDermott Reviews

Updated Oct 7, 2019

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3.4
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McDermott CEO David Dickson
David Dickson
121 Ratings
Pros
  • "Independent working environment, increments, learning and international assignments(in 24 reviews)

  • "Great benefits an a good company to work for(in 18 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Accounts Payable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Epsom, England

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

    Pros

    Working in this company for last 19 years

    Cons

    Would like to join again my company

    Advice to Management

    Looking out for job in UK

    McDermott2019-08-19
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Good Organisation"

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    Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Global organisation with varieties of scopes

    Cons

    Not so innovative due to nature of industry

    McDermott2019-05-28
  3. "Great team of experienced and dedicated employees."

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with, dedicated and helpful,

    Cons

    Constant uncertainty about the future.

    McDermott2019-05-16
  4. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    pay is ok, nice office

    Cons

    disorganised, lots of uncertainly for months

    McDermott2019-03-04
  5. "Friendly if a little behind the times"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDermott full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly people Fair salary Flexible hours

    Cons

    Very older male dominated Little opportunity to progress in office based job. Might be different for field based jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Modernise

    McDermott2019-02-14
  6. "Senior Structural Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Exciting Projects, Varied work and Benefits

    Cons

    Very delivery oriented hence fewer opportunity for career development.

    Advice to Management

    More focus on staff development.

    McDermott2018-11-21
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Management is terrible"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Flexi time and half fridays

    Cons

    Management does not care about employees well being. Is a terrible place to work if you want to advance in your career and you are not in the inner circle.

    Advice to Management

    You need to change all your middle management staff, they are just terrible

    McDermott2018-10-18
  8. "CB&I Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for with sensible local management

    Cons

    Can sometimes be a bit Construction centric

    Advice to Management

    Expand into other project work rather than limiting to the energy sector.

    McDermott2018-08-23
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Made 70% employees redundant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Epsom, England

    I worked at McDermott full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very good people, great skills

    Cons

    a lot of them were made redundant that year

    Advice to Management

    keep the talent

    McDermott2017-11-14
  10. "Senior mechanical engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Epsom, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities worldwide. Good talent

    Cons

    Senior management don't care about employees

    Advice to Management

    Instead of taking a 110% bonus, share some of that with the employees who make money for the company

    McDermott2017-04-01
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