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Ensco (UK) Reviews

Updated February 7, 2018
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Ensco (UK) President, CEO, and Director Daniel W. Rabun
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Pros
  • good company with good benefits (in 8 reviews)

  • Good company to work for even during this downturn (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Working for ensco offshore company was fine the only down side is to be away from home for 21 to 28 days (in 4 reviews)

  • I was laid off , but a great company (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "great company to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ensco (UK) full-time

    Pros

    company is great. the best drilling company

    Cons

    no cons for this company

    Advice to Management

    not applicable


  2. "layoffs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - initially offered great benefits and lots internal movement
    - great culture and smart people

    Cons

    - lots and lots of layoffs after oil and gas market went south
    - lots of turnover among the executives/leadership
    - benefits and opportunity for growth/development went away after the downturn

  3. "Sr. Electrician"

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    Former Employee - Senior Electrician in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Electrician in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Growing Company with new job oppertunities

    Cons

    Growing pains after buying smaller companies

    Advice to Management

    Do not forget the employees that help you grow


  4. "Safety Training Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ensco (UK) full-time

    Pros

    Time off is great and insurance packets are great - Really good support from upper management

    Cons

    No room for advancement, no bonus packages


  5. "Very Lean"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    In good years, you get good bonuses.

    Cons

    Bonuses is contingent on the company doing well and pre-determined before the year starts. It is not actually based on what you wind up doing.

    Advice to Management

    It's not the old times anymore, "doing whatever it takes" at the expense of family is not really how it works anymore.


  6. "Good company, strong teams"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Training availability, ample expertise, strong leadership

    Cons

    Poor communication between teams at times, stubbornness to improve processes, pushback against constructive challenges


  7. "Rocky since the oil slump, overall it is a good company"

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    Former Employee - Subsea Engineer
    Former Employee - Subsea Engineer

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hanging in there, overall it is a good company

    Cons

    Pay needs to increase to what the once was or lose experience personnel

    Advice to Management

    Keep everyone working or lose experience personnel

  8. "Best job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good job easy to move up really really enjoyed working there

    Cons

    None that I could think of at the moment like I said good company to work for


  9. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay, co workers, environment, benefits, challenging

    Cons

    Cyclic, Industry, Feast for Famine


  10. "not knowing if you have a job one hitch to the next"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ensco (UK) full-time

    Pros

    money and benefits also time off

    Cons

    away from home. no job security


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