Jacobs Reviews

724 Reviews
3.4
724 Reviews
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Jacobs President, CEO, and Director Craig L. Martin
Craig L. Martin
288 Ratings
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    Good Experience!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - HSE Technical Director  in  Reading, England
    Former Employee - HSE Technical Director in Reading, England

    I worked at Jacobs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very good Safe Systems of Work
    Global Group
    High profile clients
    Strict Process and Procedures

    Cons

    Restriction on promotion opportunities
    Have to be 100% Billable
    Indifferent Senior Management buy in regarding the importance of regular Performance Development Reviews

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Open up promotion / career opportunities for younger personnel.
    HSE isn't a paper exercise.
    No always a one team feel to the business unit

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Jacobs Interviews

Updated Sep 3, 2014
Updated Sep 3, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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7%

Interview Difficulty

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    Graduate Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Cardiff, Wales
    Anonymous Employee in Cardiff, Wales
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Jacobs in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Quite simple really. Fill in an application online,then 2-3 weeks later got an email for interview. Interview was a face to face interview with two senior member of the organisation. Seemed really friendly atmosphere.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when you had to inspire someone else?
      Give me an example when you had to manage your time effectively?
      Salary Expectation?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Jacobs Awards and Accolades

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America’s Most Trustworthy Companies, Forbes Magazine, 2014
America's Greenest Companies, Newsweek, 2014
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Additional Info

Website www.jacobs.com
Headquarters Pasadena, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1947
Type Company - Public (JEC)
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue £5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors Fluor, Bechtel, AECOM

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. We offer 250+ locations in 30+ countries, covering: North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa, and Asia.

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