McDermott Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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3.5
71%
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70%
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McDermott CEO David Dickson
David Dickson
161 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good working environment, good facilities, one of the best EPC company(in 32 reviews)

  • "Good pay but very demanding sometimes(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long working hours, no encouragement words, blocking of promotions by managers, heavy politics played(in 13 reviews)

  • "Mismanaged from the field to the upper management(in 11 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Always looking at the bright side"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Salary and Challenging Projects

    Cons

    No cons as of now

  2. "McDermott provides an environment for anyone looking to explore their potential."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    McDermott are unique in that they attract technically challenging projects across Onshore, Offshore and Subsea scopes.

    Cons

    McDermott look to employ the best, so have high expectations of their teams and individuals.

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  3. "Company very good"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounts Payable in Hounslow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Staff at Accounts Payable team very helpful.

    Cons

    Not much increase in salary

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  4. "Generally good when there is work"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Process Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    When there is work it can be good

    Cons

    Little opportunity for training and development

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  5. "Accounts Payable"

    5.0
    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

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  6. Helpful (2)

    "Good Organisation"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  7. "Great team of experienced and dedicated employees."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

  8. "OK"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  9. "Friendly if a little behind the times"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

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  10. "Senior Structural Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

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