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CB&I Reviews

Updated July 16, 2018
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  • "Great place to work with good pay rates" (in 59 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits and comparable pay" (in 52 reviews)

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  1. "Equipment Operator"

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    Former Employee - Equipment Operator in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Equipment Operator in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good pay and coworkers

    Cons

    The Job didn't last very long


  2. "Subcontracts Administrator II"

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    Former Employee - Subcontract Administrator in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Subcontract Administrator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is good when you are mobilized to projects, and the company pays well for houston area. Benefits excellent.

    Cons

    Mcdermott just bought them so i dont know the future.

    Advice to Management

    Transparency and develop employees with paying for certifications and strong mentorship programs

  3. "Mobile crane operator"

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    Former Employee - Mobile Crane Operator in Kenner, LA
    Former Employee - Mobile Crane Operator in Kenner, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at CB&I full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Long term jobs and good pa

    Cons

    Didn’t seem to see any negative things with the company

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "Electrical Helper 3"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Helper III in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Electrical Helper III in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best pay, per diem given when applicable, and high expectation with small responsibility.

    Cons

    No liability or say in how things get done.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize the star players!


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CB&I full-time

    Pros

    It was intresting, different projects avaliable

    Cons

    too much politics involved, old boys club

    Advice to Management

    Try to be fair in dealings


  6. "Pipe Fitter Helper*"

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    Former Employee - Pipe Fitter Helper in Westlake, LA
    Former Employee - Pipe Fitter Helper in Westlake, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CB&I (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The Benifits & Pay Are Amazing...Plus They Offer Retirement 4O1K & More.I Also Met Some Really Amazing People While Working There...A Few Bad Apples As Well.But Thats Every Place You Work...

    Cons

    Didnt Have Much Time For My Family Or Anything For That Matter...

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Cbi"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ashburn, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ashburn, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CB&I full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work culture and ethics

    Cons

    There are no cons as i can see

  8. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Beaumont, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CB&I full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Positive work force and excellent integration.

    Cons

    Needs to catch up with technology.


  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Global Director in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Global Director in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People; benefits; variety of work

    Cons

    Too many layers of management and too many procedures

    Advice to Management

    Look closer at your good people and give them the titles they deserve for the work they do commensurate with the pay


  10. "Took multiple times applying to finally be contacted about a position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Hourly pay and per diem

    Cons

    Too many politics to get hired on. You have to know someone who knows someone to get a call

    Advice to Management

    Hire by qualifications not politics


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