Kirby Corporation

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Kirby Corporation Reviews

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Kirby Corporation President, CEO, and Director; President, Dixie Offshore Transportation Joe Pyne
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kirby Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at awesome people

    Cons

    Travel is a pain. There is no ordinary day.

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Kirby Corporation Interviews

Updated Oct 4, 2014
Updated Oct 4, 2014

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    Deckhand Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Kirby Corporation in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my application via their Website and was contacted within a week. Interview and screening process was pretty straightforward. There was an IQ test and basic core competencies test, as well as drug screening and physical.

    Interview Questions
    • No curve balls in this interview. Its basically just "tell me about yourself," and "why should I hire you?"   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation at this level, they offer a base pay rate to everyone they bring in as a deckhand.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Kirby Corporation Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.kirbycorp.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1976
Type Company - Public (KEX)
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Where Kirby hauls cargo, the only curbs are riverbanks -- the company is the largest inland tank barge operator in the US. Its fleet, operated by subsidiary Kirby Inland Marine, consists of over 800 barges and about 220 towboats. The vessels are used to transport liquid bulk cargo: petrochemicals, crude and refined petroleum products, and agricultural chemicals. Major customers include Exxon Mobil affiliate SeaRiver Maritime and Dow Chemical, each of which accounts for over 10% of Kirby's sales. Its Marine Transportation segment (inland/offshore operations) is joined by... More

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