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Perfect place to master your skills
Senior QA Engineer (Current Employee) –  Dubai23 April 2017
Mcdermott provides a work environment that is intense and challenging. it is a perfect platform for you to master your skills and put that into application.
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Fun place of work
McDonalds Crew Member (Former Employee) –  Mohegan Lake, NY16 April 2017
The employees I worked wit were very helpful and understanding , the managers were very understanding . I found this environment to be a wonderful place with great regular customers .
Pros
Free lunch beautiful settings
Cons
Short breaks
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best performance
Electrical Technician (Current Employee) –  uae14 April 2017
i work here from 3 month.
Very best compony for best experiance.
I daily work 11 hours.
Glanding termination of control and power panal.
Workplace culture is very good.
Pros
no
Cons
yes
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Giant if you're in the right place
In-house translator (Former Employee) –  Rio de Janeiro16 March 2017
They tried to open an office in Rio and were affected by the current oil crisis. Giant company worldwide. Good pay, but quite long hours as well. Great for the big picture.
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Productive
System Administrator (Current Employee) –  Chennai, Tamil Nadu23 February 2017
Very Good Work Culture and management, free to learn. Good support, Product training, Toold Box, Town Hall Talk. Very Good.
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Large Lawfirm
Complex Litigation Paralegal (Former Employee) –  Boston, MA6 February 2017
Multidisciplinary firm, many offices, long hours, good compensation, a lot of document review. Able to learn about different aspects of law.
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Extensive learning and growth
Senior Analyst – FP&A and Budgeting (Current Employee) –  Dubai25 January 2017
This organisation has offered me extensive learning and growth opportunities by giving my exposure to various disciplines within Accounting.
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Perhaps things have changed
Associate (Former Employee) –  Chicago, IL25 January 2017
I was an associate many, many years ago, so the review might not apply. Very competitive environment, expectation to work very long hours and to be flawless.
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Good Company
Legal secretary/assistant in various departments (Former Employee) –  Chicago, IL 6060620 January 2017
Worked for company for many years. No issues. Disappointed at times with how management communicated with employees.
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Average
Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TX29 December 2016
Not a bad company to work for if you end up in a good team. But, there is nothing really exciting about this company either.

Very slow nature of work environment and runs more like a Government Organization.
Pros
Good managers and staff
Cons
Slow nature of work; lack of motivation
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good law firm
Technology Support Analyst (Former Employee) –  Menlo Park, CA20 December 2016
experience with MWE was great with supportive team members. assisted all levels of users with varying degrees of technical expertise. lawyers are great and supportive.
Pros
lots of challenging opportunities with the firm
Cons
none
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Good Working Experience
Senior Piping Engineer (Former Employee) –  Chennai, Tamil Nadu27 November 2016
Preparation of Stress and Support design basis
Preparation of Piping material specification
Preparation of Stress Analysis report
Preparation of data sheet for Valve and SP item
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management, engineering, and fabrication offices and field work
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Singapore17 November 2016
Good exposure to both fabrication and marine departments, client relationship management, and full project life cycle. Installation operations and commissioning.
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Co-workers
Production Engineer (Current Employee) –  Miwlaukee14 November 2016
Very nice as the culture has diversity. Team work id the first priority at work.
they use fun and hard work to get an outcome. so they encourage each others.
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I'm enjoying my colleage in time of work..
Structural Draughtsman (Former Employee) –  Jebel Ali Freezone7 November 2016
Hard work, yes about detailing and lofting, cuting list & Shop drawings regarding Structural works, review all AFC approved for construction and starting layout and make project model for our reference.
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Hard core work place
Sr. HSE Engineer (Former Employee) –  Dubai Free Zone2 September 2016
Only for the tough guys not for weak hearted.
Strong safety culture.
Good training programs.
High work load.
Rule bound..unhappy and frientened work force.
Very strict.
Pros
Strong management systems
Cons
Overly Documentations. Poor work life balance.
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MCDERMOTT company employees who are very concerned both in terms of safety, health and welfare.
Welder (Former Employee) –  Batam10 August 2016
I joined mcdermott as a welder since November 2008 and has already completed many major projects, such as WOODSIDE, CHEVERON, ESSO Gorgon AND PROJECT INPEX.
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Not a pleasent place to work very political and bullying culture
Global talent manager (Former Employee) –  Global houston12 July 2016
Not a good place to work no loyalty to its employees and very unstable with executive leadership. A very harsh culture and no structure in the organization. Leadership is very wishy washy.
Pros
No Pros
Cons
No Pros
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Good Experience
Pre-Commissioning / Commissioning Manager (Current Employee) –  青岛市30 June 2016
Managening the days jobs with the interaction with Top management and Client and planning for the weekly / monthly progress and meeting the schedule provided.

Being in different countries helped in understanding the people and work culture better.

Recognition from the top-management for the work achieved on time.

My co-workers in my team and the others were very co-operative and understanding.

Hardest part is communication with all in the local language.

Enjoyed my work to the full exent.
Pros
Wonderful Culture
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Productive and interesting place to work at
Commissioning Engineer (Current Employee) –  Houston, TX25 May 2016
Manage system and sub-system boundaries by utilizing Piping & Instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs),
Electrical Single Line Drawings, Fire & Gas, Telecommunication plans and Block Diagrams
Develop system precedence network to start mechanical completion and commissioning
Define and develop Inspections and Test Reports (ITR) for Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation and
Telecommunication disciplines
Develop Project Information Management Systems (PIMS) procedure
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3.8
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