Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Reviews

Updated Aug 2, 2020

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  1. "Excellent"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They took safety extremely serious

    Cons

    offshore work is up and down

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  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay and benefit package is good

    Cons

    Can be stressful in down cycle


  3. "Not the best, but acceptable company."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Floorhand/Roughneck in Gulf, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and travel allowances.

    Cons

    Some companies pay better than.

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  4. Helpful (3)

    "High Turnover- no management support"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance/ half day fridays. Vacation awarded on total years of career experience. excellent 401K

    Cons

    management support is lacking. No promotions or wage increases for 5+ years. you work hard with more added to your plate and no promotions/wage increases. No Parental leave policy.

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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Transocean offshore"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Electronics Technician Chief 

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent compensation for working 6 months a year.

    Cons

    Very hard on a family, high divorce rates.

  6. "Crane operator"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, good pay, lots of room to advance into different disciplines.

    Cons

    Depending on the rig lots of clicks determine who moves up.

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  7. "Subsea Engineer"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time

    Pros

    10% Retention bonus paid per year.

    Cons

    Others pay more per year.

  8. "Engineer"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pay is good. Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Company has changed. Poorly manages business highs and lows.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Accountant"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Compressed work week, possible work from home on Friday's, good employees.

    Cons

    Over worked & underpaid. Advancement strongly dependent upon who you know, not so much as what you know.

  10. "Good Company"

    5.0
     in Egypt, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling for less than a year

    Pros

    Unique experience, various opportunities, and objective management

    Cons

    very heavy wok, low salary

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