McDermott Employee Reviews about "long working hours"

Updated 19 Oct 2020

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McDermott CEO David Dickson
David Dickson
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  • "Mismanaged from the field to the upper management(in 16 reviews)

  • "Long working hours, no encouragement words, blocking of promotions by managers, heavy politics played(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, but not in great hands"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Subcontracts Specialist in Dubai
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are extremely talented. There is value for creativity and out of the box thinking.

    Cons

    Extremely long working hours and bad pay. No increments.

  2. "Good EPCI company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in Sydney

    I worked at McDermott part-time

    Pros

    Highly professional work environment through out the company

    Cons

    Long working hours expected from people


  3. "Decent Pay but Overworked with long hours"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Accountant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits overall

    Cons

    Long hours and often overworked with extra tasks

  4. "Total of (10 Years) experience"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Control Inspector in Dammam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good company to gain lots of experience

    Cons

    Long working hours and days

  5. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer 

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture and learning opportunities

    Cons

    Long working hours without OT

  6. "My experience with mcdermott"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Mcdermott is a culturally diverse place, it is a great learning environment

    Cons

    Long hours with a fixed rate for OT

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  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HSE SUPERVISOR III in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good money, benefits, co-workers and leadership; travel too. Many various positions within the dept. allows one to gain different experiences without having to do it all. You can focus on one thing or many; Your choice.

    Cons

    Long hours and hard to manage a personal life ... working all the time when on a project; personal I suppose.

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  8. "Company review"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Drilling Engineer in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDermott for less than a year

    Pros

    Well established firm, deal on offshore drilling and activities , Good equipments for working.

    Cons

    Travel a lot for into the sea for work,spend long hours working

  9. "P.E."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    - Great work environment - Global reach

    Cons

    - Long Hours - Slow growth

  10. "McDermott Perth - Good people, interesting work"

    4.0
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    • 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

    - Generally made up of good people, highly skilled and motivated - Mid sized office not stuck in old ways, willing to change and develop - Diverse work, not pigeonholed

    Cons

    - If a field engineer, can spend many weeks / months living in a hotel in Batam. - Depending on scope and project, can be long hours

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