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Benefits at MWCC

MWCC’s market-driven compensation and benefits package is designed to be competitive and flexible to meet the needs of our employees.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Premier medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Employer-paid benefits:
    • Long-term disability insurance coverage for all employees
    • Basic life insurance coverage for all employees
    • Medical and mental health (virtual) telehealth services for all employee and their dependents
  • 401k Match dollar for dollar up to 6% (100% vested immediately)
  • In addition to the 401k match, MWCC makes an automatic employer contribution to employees’ 401ks based on their years of service with the organization. This contribution is made whether or not the employee elects to contribute to the 401k themselves.
    • Employer contribution in the amount of 3.5% of the employee’s paycheck after 1 year of service
    • Employer contribution in the amount of 6% of the employee’s paycheck after 6 years of service and 100% vested
    • Employer contribution in the amount of 11% of the employee’s paycheck after 10 years of service and 100% vested
  • Please note, contributions are subject to annual IRS limits.
  • 9/80 compressed workweek schedule for eligible positions. This is a 2-week work schedule where employees have Friday off from work every other week. Employees work 80 hours over nine days instead of the typical ten days.
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick time, and paid short-term emergency leave. Short-term emergency leave is provided for bereavement and time-critical personal emergencies, such as repairing significant property damage to your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

What qualities do you look for in a candidate?

MWCC’s core values are Safety, Integrity, & Excellence and we want every candidate we hire to exemplify these values.

Safety is at the forefront of everything we do from working on our equipment to ensuring our workspaces are ergonomically designed. We look for candidates who have a strong safety mindset.

Integrity is critical at all levels of the company, we expect our staff to behave ethically and do the right thing, even when nobody is watching.

We expect excellence from all staff members. Our organization is driven by everyone’s dedication to our mission, focus on collaboration, curiosity and willingness to learn.

What is the working environment like?

MWCC is a mission-driven organization, where all of our employees contribute to being continuously ready to respond, which creates a positive work environment. New hires consistently report that they feel welcome and if they need help, there is always someone willing to assist them.

As part of a smaller organization, employees are able to collaborate across business functions and at all levels of the organization.

Because MWCC is a unique organization and at the leading edge of deepwater well containment technology our employees are challenged and encouraged to explore the full potential of their skill sets.

What locations could I work at?

Our corporate office, where most of our positions are located, is in Houston, TX. Our Shore Base/Warehouse locations, which house our equipment, are located near Corpus Christi, Texas & Mobile, Alabama.

Do I need experience in Oil & Gas to work at MWCC?

While some of our positions do require experience in the oil & gas industry, such as positions in operations and engineering, we do have positions where experience gained in other industries is sufficient. Experience requirements for a specific position can be seen in the posting on the career opportunities page.

Are there flexible working options?

MWCC offers a 9/80 compressed work week for eligible positions. This is a 2-week work schedule where employees have Friday off from work every other week. Employees work 80 hours over nine days instead of the typical ten days.

What types of jobs does MWCC have?

MWCC has various positions across many different business functions, from engineering, operations, and emergency preparedness & response to roles in accounting, human resources, and information technology.

How can I verify that my application has been received?

You will receive a system-generated confirmation email.

Do you accept applications by email or general applications?

No. All applications must be submitted through our career opportunities page for the specific opportunity you are interested in. You can access the career opportunities page by clicking here. Any applications or resumes submitted via email will not be responded to or considered. If there are no specific opportunities available that you are interested in, you can sign up for email updates by entering your email in the designated box at the bottom right of the career opportunities page. When new openings are posted, you will be notified.

How long does the recruitment process take?

The recruiting process at MWCC can vary in length. Because we are a smaller organization, we can normally quickly move from the interview process to the offer; of course, the length is also dependent upon both the candidate’s and interviewers’ availability. MWCC’s main focus is to find the best person for each of our roles.

Process for traveling to interview location?

If MWCC requires you to travel to the interview location, we will work with you to coordinate your travel, which may include driving your personal vehicle or flying. If flying, the flights are scheduled and paid for by MWCC. If you drive your personal vehicle, MWCC will reimburse mileage if the one-way distance between your residence and the interview location is greater than 35 miles but less than 175 miles. Mileage reimbursement uses the current IRS mileage rate to calculate the reimbursement amount.


MWCC provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job with MWCC, please email us at to detail your request. We will review and respond to your request for a reasonable accommodation by email. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Please do not use this email to send your CV/resume or inquire about vacancies, as they will not be responded to or processed.


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