Kirby Corporation Reviews

Updated Apr 30, 2021

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3.7
66%
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Kirby Corporation President/CEO David W. Grzebinski
David W. Grzebinski
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great company good benefits safe fleet(in 7 reviews)

  • "Good Pay & Benefits, Month on -month off work rotation, good crews, extra work is always available, they take care of employees(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Small town politics in the lower and middle management can be somewhat tiresome(in 4 reviews)

  • "All the usual cons of working in the marine industry: long periods away from home with little communication(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Apr 17, 2021 - Scheduler 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, hours, people, time off, location

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Do more for less

      Apr 30, 2021 - Operations Employee in Brownsville, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stability and benefits. Some nice co-workers make a days hard work worth while.

      Cons

      No raises during downtime but “management” and above gets paid bonuses. There are better companies out there for those who are trying to earn a living and want to move up.

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    3. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      The most unorganized group I've ever worked with.

      Apr 14, 2021 - IT Support Specialist in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You get paid on time.

      Cons

      Poor management, no organization, new goals every day set forth by management, nobody is on the same page. IT Staff was laid off and the remainder of the staff quit.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Just a cog

      Apr 22, 2021 - Tankerman 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay for the work you do

      Cons

      See title, no family life

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Company

      Feb 22, 2021 - Deckhand in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Job, would work here forever if they paid better.

      Cons

      Long hours, away from home. Missing Christmas to put food on the table.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      good company

      Feb 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Channelview, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      awsome company to work for

      Cons

      application for hire needs to be easier to find

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place to Work

      Mar 3, 2021 - Vice President in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best marine company in the industry

      Cons

      Distribution and services is a distraction

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company

      Jan 10, 2021 - Tugboat Captain in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay and a good schedule ZiI

      Cons

      I really do not have anything bad to say

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best Liquor Store in Memphis

      Sep 2, 2020 - Sales Associate/Cashier in Memphis, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      All the employees provide the highest quality of service while sticking to their guns. The store lies at the corner of Poplar and Kirby in Memphis, TN. Go and ask for Virginia or Daniel you will not regret it!

      Cons

      My time at Kirby Parkway was short, but loved every minute of it.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Assistant Engineer

      Dec 10, 2020 - Assistant Engineer in Staten Island, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent pay, 3 weeks on 3 weeks off

      Cons

      no growth within the company

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