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McDermott is a premier provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. Our customers trust our technology-driven approach engineered to responsibly harness and transform global energy resources into the products the world needs for now and what’s ...

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    Upper management can be a pain

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    McDermott Awards & Accolades

    • CIO 100 AwardCIO 100 Symposium and Awards Ceremony2019
    • EPC Licensor Consultant of the YearHydrocarbon Processing Awards2019

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    Employees rate McDermott 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 1,252 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

    To get a job at McDermott, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at McDermott and prepare for tough questions.

    Overall, 81% of employees would recommend working at McDermott to a friend. This is based on 1,252 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

    72% of job seekers rate their interview experience at McDermott as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at McDermott.

    64% of employees think that McDermott has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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    McDermott Locations

    • Altamira (Mexico)
    • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Charlotte, NC
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