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Ensco Offshore Interview Questions

Updated Dec 6, 2016
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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Ensco Offshore (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    Nice people, easy to talk to, decided to restructure. Great company. Great pay and benefits. Everything went well but they decided to do an internal restructure. Interviews went great.

    Interview Questions


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    GalleyHand Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Ensco Offshore (Houston, TX) in May 2014.

    Interview

    After three months and three different tentative job offers via email, I finally started a three week training course. After which I began my first hitch within a month.

    Negotiation

    None


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    Communications Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Ensco Offshore (Houston, TX) in February 2014.

    Interview

    The company make you do video interviewing through a company called HireVue. Very uncomfortable not speaking with a 'real' person while answering questions. You get 30 to 45 seconds to read the question and then the timer starts for you to answer the question while your computer video tapes your answer. You must have a computer that allows you to use video equipment.

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    • Tell us about a time when you had to deal with a situation that you did not agree with at work, and how you handled the situation.   1 Answer

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    Roustabout Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ensco Offshore (Houston, TX) in December 2013.

    Interview

    30 minute phone interview, then was able to skip in person interview. After qualifying, began 1 week training that began with Dr. visit and physical test to deduct if we were fit to work out there in the conditions.

    Interview Questions

    • How do I feel about safety?   1 Answer

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    ETP/MTP Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ensco Offshore (Houston, TX) in May 2012.

    Interview

    phone call, 1:1 at hiring conference in Virginia, then a series of interviews with management at Houston office culminating with the VP of Human Resources. Received offer letter 8 days later and accepted the offer.

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    Roustabout Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Broussard, LA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Ensco Offshore (Broussard, LA) in August 2011.

    Interview

    From the time you turn in an application to the time you get a call is about three weeks. After you get your first call they will ask you several questions and set up a time and date to appear for a person to person interview. Upon arrival, they seemed to be unorganized for such a large company. The staff were friendly, but like i said before, UNORGANIZED. The process takes about two hours, and the application process takes about an hour to complete. Basic questions will be asked during interview consisting of family, relationship status, and then they will give you several senerios and ask you how you would react to them.
    Then they will inquire about your personal work ethics, and then describe the position and details about what you will be doing. Once excepted, you will endure a complete physical, including two MRI exams, two ex rays, work steps" a four hour physical fitness test / stress test, respirator fit test, lung capicty test, two drug test, and water survival.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Ensco is straight forward with their pay scale.


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    Senior Subsea Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Ensco Offshore (Houston, TX) in January 2010.

    Interview

    I went through the interview process with Pride International. It was very pain free. I was interviewed by the Rig Manager, Subsea Superintendent, and HR Manager.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I did not feel the need to negotiate. They offered me 40k higher than what the recruiter originally told me the job would pay based on my previous experience.


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