McDermott Reviews

Updated May 13, 2021

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McDermott CEO David Dickson
David Dickson
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Pros
  • "Good working environment, good facilities, one of the best EPC company(in 38 reviews)

  • "Good company good work and then develop in my knowledge(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "very little communication from upper management(in 16 reviews)

  • "Long working hours including weekends(in 14 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

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      May 3, 2021 - Pipefitter in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      Yes .Was a good experience!

      Cons

      It is not too bad

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Good place to work, when work is plentiful

      May 11, 2021 - Senior Designer/Drafter in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      Competitive pay and employee benefits.

      Cons

      Project management not considering suggestions for improvement, due to projects bid too tight.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Growth and Personal Agenda

      Apr 14, 2021 - Senior Procurement Manager 
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      Pros

      Opportunity to work on projects that enables you to see things the general civilian does not see. One stop shop to see both offshore and onshore Oil and Gas project execution.

      Cons

      To many personal agendas, and non managers in managerial roles. In a time when working smarter then harder is more imperative, there seems to be resistance to evolve with new thought processes. In my personal experience the company is 2 years behind current technology applications.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great people, not great benefits

      May 3, 2021 - Director, Finance in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      Great people, large company with small company feel, challenging work

      Cons

      lack of communication from C-suite, no 401K match, lackluster benefits

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to get installation expertise

      Apr 4, 2021 - Engineer 
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      Pros

      Have a lot of installation experience

      Cons

      Work in High pressure situation

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      No Regard for Personal Preferences or Issues

      Apr 16, 2021 - Director 
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      Pros

      Pay, Benefits and 401K were competitive

      Cons

      Department Managers - Project Controls - gave no consideration to personal requirements / current issues of employees in deciding where they want to assign you and for how long.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Entry Level Job

      Mar 30, 2021 - Associate Cost Controller in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      Great benefits and competitive salary

      Cons

      Company performance has been poor

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      good job

      Mar 21, 2021 - Electrician Top Helper in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      pays well and work with great people

      Cons

      if your spouse works with you - only 1 per diem is given

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

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      Apr 19, 2021 - Senior Accountant in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      Ability to cross train and grow your career

      Cons

      Below market salary and reduced benefit

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Learning opportunity

      Mar 15, 2021 - SCM Manager in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      Dynamic environment, challenging scenarios. Overall

      Cons

      Company bankruptcy moved position offshore

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