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Hercules Offshore Reviews

Updated December 2, 2017
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Hercules Offshore President, CEO, and Director John T. Rynd
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  1. "Great People"

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

    Pros

    Focus is in line with mission statement and everyone is very kind. Great management

    Cons

    None that I can think of at the moment


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Roustabout"

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

    I worked at Hercules Offshore full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This is a great company to work for. They really care and appreciate their employees. Good pay and benefits and plenty of room for advancement and financial compensation.

    Cons

    Like all companies, there is always potential to grow. Old out dates rigs and lack of technology.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

  3. "Executive assistant"

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

    Pros

    Great Senior Management. Wonderful work environment.

    Cons

    Long hours and encourages comp time instead of overtime


  4. "Good job while oil field is strong"

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    Former Employee - Roustabout in Houma, LA
    Former Employee - Roustabout in Houma, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good job while oil field is strong

    Cons

    lay offs was why I left, part of the job


  5. "Assistant Crane Operator"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Crane Operator in Rayville, LA
    Former Employee - Assistant Crane Operator in Rayville, LA

    I worked at Hercules Offshore full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work with.

    Cons

    Hard to move up in position

    Advice to Management

    Too many chiefs and not enough Indians


  6. "Summer Roustabout"

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    Former Employee - Roustabout in Galveston, TX
    Former Employee - Roustabout in Galveston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Learn a lot about the industry
    Plenty of Opportunity work overtime for extra money

    Cons

    Long work hours
    Offshore for at least 2 weeks at a time


  7. "Senior auditor"

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    Current Employee - Senior Auditor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Auditor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hercules Offshore full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people and great friends

    Cons

    Went bankrupt and therefore isn't a place to work anymore

  8. "INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING MANAGER"

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    Former Employee - International Accounting Manager in Katy, TX
    Former Employee - International Accounting Manager in Katy, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hercules Offshore (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Went out of business too soon


  9. "Bust butt for 12 hrs no breaks"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I work with a good crew

    Cons

    Pay and out dated rigs

    Advice to Management

    Update and increase pay to other drilling companies wages


  10. "Love it!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I love the company, no complaints.

    Cons

    Needs new management, to revamp it as it goes through tough times.


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