Oceaneering International

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Oceaneering International Reviews

Updated September 13, 2014
Updated September 13, 2014
88 Reviews
3.7
88 Reviews
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Oceaneering International President and CEO M. Kevin McEvoy
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40 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great company and very great people to work with (in 7 reviews)

  • The company as a whole is very family oriented and will help you in any way possible during times of need (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • I don't have a problem with long hours, but pay should be commensurate (in 4 reviews)

  • Company suffers from poor management in some key positions (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    World Class

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Panama City, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Panama City, FL

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

    Pros

    Very safety oriented and committed to quality. Great benefit package and decent salaries. As it pertains to salaries, may not be consistent across all branches of organization. Great opportunity for those starting there carriers, and those on the professional side of the business.

    Cons

    Morale in some sectors can be on the low side. Employees wear many hats, and some may be come over whelmed with work outside of their scope.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on moral issues. Work on consistency for entry level employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    ok I guess

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    - There is lots of work
    - There is room for growth depending on who you know.

    Cons

    - Management has no direction on tasks. Most tasks are given vague statements and lot's of interpretation to what is expected.
    - Raises don't exist
    - Everything is due a month before you get to see what needs to be done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Step up on definitions of tasks and allow more people to engage on tasks instead of nit picking hours on each task!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    company review

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    Current Employee - Engineering  in  Chandigarh (India)
    Current Employee - Engineering in Chandigarh (India)

    I have been working at Oceaneering International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    A place to learn a lot

    Cons

    lesser salary given to the employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give good compensation to the employees

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Solid company with great people, and serious about safety & training.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oceaneering International full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment & great folks to work with.

    Cons

    Pay is low, particularly in FL location. Office facilities are more like one would expect in a warehouse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing a lot of the right things...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oceaneering International full-time

    Pros

    Great company, multiple advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Long hours hard to balance life and work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    I've had the benefit to learn and grow within the company.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Project Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Lead Project Analyst in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    The benefit to learn and grow within the company.

    Cons

    There is only so far you can grow and now the job is less challenging. You need to continuously motivate yourself or you can and will fall by the wayside.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great Culture, Smart People surround you. If you want to move in a direction, they help you get there.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Master PLanner  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Master PLanner in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Oceaneering International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    career opportunities everywhere. Oceaneering has many divisions in many countries.

    Cons

    hours can be long, workload is extremely high

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good experience but too much stress

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chesapeake, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chesapeake, VA

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

    Pros

    Good pay, Great 401K. Decent benefits. Good security for good performers.

    Cons

    No life. Overtime is excessive. Too much travel. Demands often unrealistic and unreasonable. Risk of layoffs when there is a lull between projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do less talking and more listening

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Oceaneering is a great, family-like oriented company.

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    Current Employee - Drafter/Designer  in  Morgan City, LA
    Current Employee - Drafter/Designer in Morgan City, LA

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

    Pros

    Very close communications with co-workers, family oriented, hard workers with great work ethics

    Cons

    Favoritism is very common in the work environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more training, advancement, and schooling options.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Nice people, good experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant  in  Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)

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

    Pros

    Fantastic experience, great support from every team members

    Cons

    a bit more flexibility, although I'm very much comfortable with current working hours...thinking of flexi Friday maybe? :)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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