Saipem America Reviews

Updated Jan 17, 2021

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2.9
45%
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75%
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5 Ratings
Pros
  • "Wide variety of work venues, opportunity to travel, rewarded for proficiency, good benefits(in 2 reviews)

  • "Saipem gives you the opportunity to learn a lot about the industry(in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • "Disorganized, highly mismanaged in every sense and if you're not an Italian, you're not viewed as an asset(in 8 reviews)

  • "There is not much room for growth(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Expeditor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Expeditor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Saipem America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company with good people

    Cons

    I think they are doing a good job

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  2. "good overall"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Tendering Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saipem America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    benefits, short work week, no micromanagement, good vacation packages

    Cons

    culture, CEO does not promote growth and has a select preferred employees

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  3. "Saipem (Sonsub division )"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - ROV Support Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saipem America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I worked with great people that helped me along the way

    Cons

    Company moved it's Sonsub division over to Aberdeen Scotland.

  4. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Project Logistics Manager"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Senior Project Logistics Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at Saipem America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Worldwide, innovative in their industry

    Cons

    Poor Senior Management, Does not follow corporate governance, partial to expats, no formal training for managment

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Buyer"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Saipem America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good company overall, great experience working cross culturally

    Cons

    to many procedures to follow as handed down by corporate

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Managers"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saipem America full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Scheldule, good balance, good co worker, some honest hard working people there.

    Cons

    Cut hours, no communication, favoritism. No one takes responsibility, letting go of the wrong people.

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  7. Helpful (3)

    "Working at Saipem America"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saipem America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - gain significant industry experience - good work exposure

    Cons

    - compensation does not reflect work accomplishments - no career development program - poor professional culture with little regard for home office employees

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Poor environment"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Saipem America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    None, except the worker bees

    Cons

    Poor management in the Quality department and Hr department

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Saipem America"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Systems Administrator in Tomball, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saipem America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Regular new and different work - Quickly build up a huge contact network - Learn about all of your client's products

    Cons

    - When there is no project, there is no work.

  10. "Steady work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saipem America full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There are really good people to work with at Saipem. Many of the people have tons of background and knowledge.

    Cons

    Some of the challenges working with Saipem America is working with people from all walks of life and understanding the culture were they come from. It is sometimes challenging and many times rewarding.

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