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McDermott Reviews

Updated May 30, 2017
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  • Upper management interference from afar (in 7 reviews)

  • Senior management are literally all Scottish (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "McDermott Perth - Good people, interesting work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    - Generally made up of good people, highly skilled and motivated
    - Mid sized office not stuck in old ways, willing to change and develop
    - Diverse work, not pigeonholed

    Cons

    - If a field engineer, can spend many weeks / months living in a hotel in Batam.
    - Depending on scope and project, can be long hours


  2. "Snr. Mechanicl Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    Pros

    Learn lot of things. Good exposure

    Cons

    Nothing. Everything is good. Need to have strong mindset


  3. "Good Company for Long Term Employment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Family Oriented, Global Opportunities, Good Benefits

    Cons

    Salaries were not consistent with job duties.

    Advice to Management

    Evaluate salaries and base on performance.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Pleasant Working Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Good working colleagues, pleasant working culture.

    Cons

    Nothing that is considered unpleasant.


  5. "Senior Proposal Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture and relax environment

    Cons

    Pay scale uneven for same position


  6. "Company you'll love to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDermott full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Even employees are in different cultures, you will see the unity amongst themselves towards work.

    Cons

    No downsides for me. Everything is a challenge to succeed in your work.

    Advice to Management

    Remember that most of the people work for years in a company have a personal interest for the welfare company


  7. "McDermott"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Sometimes, lack of standard guidelines


  8. "Challenging and rewarding"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    If you are a independent and self driven individual this is the right company to work for!

    Cons

    Oil and Gas industry, unfortunately as with many other majors in the industry the downturn in oil and gas led to cuts on salary raises and lay offs of colleagues.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the progress


  9. "Production Engineer (PMT)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDermott full-time

    Pros

    Ethical Work Practices and Nurturing Work Environment .

    Cons

    Too rigid work procedures prevent new innovations.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Summer Engineering Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Many opportunities at many different sub divisions in Engineering

    Cons

    Not a well organised Intern Program


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