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Hercules Offshore Reviews

Updated July 30, 2017
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Hercules Offshore President, CEO, and Director John T. Rynd
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  1. "Good company bad management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Supervisor
    Former Employee - Electrical Supervisor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hercules Offshore full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good and conducive environment for personnel to master trade

    Cons

    Too many managers and bad business decisions

    Advice to Management

    Cut down on management staff


  2. "Deckhand"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hercules Offshore full-time

    Pros

    Good people will let you work over when needed

    Cons

    No room for advancement at all

  3. "LiquidHERO"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President - Tax in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Vice President - Tax in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hercules Offshore full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent and supportive management team

    Cons

    It is currently in liquidation


  4. "INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING MANAGER"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  5. "Senior auditor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "Accounts Receivables, Treasury Assist, Staff Account"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Job Stability and advancement and opportunitity

    Cons

    long hours for working environment


  7. "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

  8. "Was Once a Fine Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QHSE Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - QHSE Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great family atmosphere.
    Pay was on par with industry
    Flex hours helped with Houston traffic

    Cons

    Not many, unfortunate the industry downturn forced many to leave....on their own or with a little push

    Advice to Management

    Nobody left to listen.....but it was a good run!


  9. "How not to run a business"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - International Electrical Superintendent in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - International Electrical Superintendent in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hercules Offshore full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great pay. Traveled the world. Worked with a lot of good people who would do anything for you.

    Cons

    Worked in places I never wanted to be in. Worked with too many people who spent their time keeping their knife sharp so they could plant it deeply in your back.

    Advice to Management

    You should follow the path of integrity. The path to ruin is paved with half truths from specious employees.


  10. "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


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