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CMS is coming back

My boss says were going to go back to the old CMS system. He hates it as much as I do, but apparently some of the Houston folks have persuaded upper management to drag it back into practice. Here we go again.
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Let the CPI continue

Another round of lay offs today. But hiring in Mexico if you want to relocate on your own with the pay cut.

How bad will it be?

Any hints, laddies an' lasses? How much gold did Goldman go through? How unclear are the Out of Focus projects already a year since the merger was announced? Was there any real due diligence or only doo-doo diligence? Enquiring minds want to know!... read more

Nepotism

I am literally working in a department where my boss also has his son working for him. And other family members as well. How do I even go about this when HR already knows. The bias is ridiculous.

What a miserable place to work!

Departmental Managers clueless on operation Move people around like cattle No stability or consistency Not American Engineering HR sweeping stuff under the rug Parents supervising (if that is what you call it) kids Ambition low, people are given jobs... read more

MZLNG

Heard a rumor that Chiyoda pulled out of the MZLNG JV. Also, RGLNG is waiting for Saipem to sign the JV this month.

Mexico is hiring

So as they continue the CPI layoffs in the US. Mexico is looking to hire 100 engineers for the office in Mexico City. So if our job isn’t moving to India. It’s headed to Mexico.

Quiet

Are all of the CBI gone? It’s been so quiet on here lately.

What a miserable place to work!

No Christmas parties Departmental Managers clueless on operation Move people around like cattle No stability or consistency Not American Engineering HR sweeping stuff under the rug Parents supervising (if that is what you call it) kids Ambition low... read more

New Palace for the king

So our stock is near worthless, we’re losing money on every major project. We’re cutting another 200m in employee costs. And shipping them overseas But we now have a long term lease on a brand new office complex in a high rent district.

MDR Shareholders are Fools

Anyone who would invest in corruption, lies and deceit are fools. It is not the CEO's fault, it is the board of directors. Vote them out are lose your money to the executives. They operate off of intimidation and bulling. What a wonderful company... read more

CB&I Houston needs to humble themselves

Lummus is not all they are cracked up to be. Full of politics and bullies. Lummus you think you know it all, the fact is you do not know anything. Andy needs to go back to India, Pat is a nice guy but not a leader and John is a politician. Need... read more

Year End Predictions

How bad will the quarter be? In the 4q call how many times will the ceo try to distract analysts by using buzzwords. "CPI." "One McDermott Way". "Synergies". "Focus projects." "All CBI's fault." "Underbid" "Look at that shiny object!" And now new... read more

Tyler Fading Away

"Things fade away 'till it's over That's what they say" The Tyler office is moving to new space; supposedly to save money and profit from the sale of the 5th Street campus. But it will also hide the fact that we are but a shell of what we once were... read more

Ghosting

The hot new trend in employee initiated separations. Some companies deserve it.

Greener pastures are out there for awhile

I left McDermott not long ago. I saw lots of companies with flex Friday schedules, good benefits, employees that like their company, and employees that think their company respects them. One company told me that they wouldn't have considered someone... read more

Houston always pointing finger at someone else

CB&I Houston is fighting for their lives. Years of poor management and unskilled workers are catching up with them. They figure if they point to other offices it will take the light off of them. The truth always comes out sooner or later.

Interesting read

https://fromthesouthsea.com/2018/11/14/a-total-failure-of-governance-mcdermott-and-the-cost-of-money-at-the-margin/

The culture of fear

I quit my job at McDermott and went for a better paying job a couple of months ago after a 6-year string and I have to say that it’s much easier to look at everything that is wrong at the company when you look from the outside. The truth is when you... read more

New Benifits

Not only can we now buy our on vacation time, we can now buy our own STDs. Thank goodness it’s almost BJ Friday!

Lummus destroyed CB&I

Lummus destroyed CB&I and they will do the same at McDermott if you let them. Better drop them like a hot potato. Lummus thinks they know everything and they are to stupid to listen. They came to CB&I with all of these big ideas. All they did was run... read more

Dead end job

No amount of positives can change the fact that this is a dead end job in a nutshell. If you work at McDermott one of the two things will happen to you. You will be laid off or end up stuck in the same position forever. That's it. There is pretty... read more

What A Cheesy Company

You can buy McDermott Vacation Days gift cards at Costco for 20% off! A great Secret Santa gift idea! AND McDermott will be running a Groupon special in January.
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Keep moving! Nothing to see here!

CBI were taken down by debt and project losses. MDR swallowed CBI's problems whole. We learned this week that these problems are not under control. These problems are so bad one of these clowns said they are a take over defence. Nobody would be... read more

Need Smarter People in Management

When all you do is look at the box on your desk, you do not understand business. There s more to business than margins and itemized list that nickle and dime your customers to death. Need to hire managers that understand customer satisfaction not... read more

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