Hornbeck Offshore Reviews

Updated Jan 9, 2021

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3.1
54%
Recommend to a Friend
67%
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Hornbeck Offshore Chairman, President, CEO, and Secretary Todd M. Hornbeck
Todd M. Hornbeck
69 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good schedule, good boats(in 10 reviews)

  • "Good people to work with, competitive pay(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Minimum manning on on their biggest vessels to the point that nothing can get done(in 22 reviews)

  • "I've got 35 years experience and unlimited Master with oceans a monkey can run the boats they all run around on computer(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Able Seaman in Port Fourchon, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Constantly underway doing things in the Gulf of Mexico

    Cons

    Pay can be better, not up to industry standards

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  2. COVID-19

    "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Third Mate in Port Fourchon, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Safe work environment, good people, good benefits

    Cons

    Company is shorthanded due to COVID

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  3. "Good people"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Ranch Hand in Lovelady, TX

    I have been working at Hornbeck Offshore part-time

    Pros

    Good people easy to work with

    Cons

    Good people, with a great work environment.

  4. "Supply vessel"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chief Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    State of the art new equipment

    Cons

    Low wage High insurance, no job security

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  5. "Decent"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chief Mate in Covington, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Decent schedule and pay for industry

    Cons

    Can get very political. Paperwork nightmare.

  6. "sea going with crew last as prioity"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Able Seaman in Port Fourchon, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    trys to keep people working

    Cons

    low wages. last to give a raise

  7. "Hornbeck"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Able Bodied Seaman in Port Fourchon, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everyone I met was nice

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints

  8. Helpful (1)

    "It used to be good"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Second Mate in Covington, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay was good and the work was interesting

    Cons

    The were really affected by the oil market crash, really big pay cuts, benefit cuts, 28/14

  9. "Total waste of time."

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mate in Port Fourchon, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Prisoners outfits. Captains suck. To much bs.

    Cons

    Better drink the koolaid. They will fire you when they owe you money.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Struggling Company, poor managment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Covington, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hornbeck Offshore full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good schedule, good boats

    Cons

    Poor office management practices, company is running scared

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