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Jacobs President, CEO, and Director Craig L. Martin
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    water & utilities team North is growing fast

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Manchester, England

    I have been working at Jacobs (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Secured AMP6 with two large water companies, hence job security for a while

    Cons

    Mixed feelings among staff members.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strong networking can help bringing in some innovations

    No opinion of CEO

Jacobs Interviews

Updated 12 Dec 2014
Updated 12 Dec 2014

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Graduate Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Jacobs in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    1st: I applied on their career website.
    2nd: I received a phone call asking if I am available for a face-to-face interview.
    3rd: Interview day. There were 5 candidates and first we had a presentation about the company given by a member of Jacobs. Then there was a group exercise where we had to discuss about the challenges for civil engineers in the future. Last stage was a face-to-face interview lasting 1 hour. The interviewer asked me some competency based questions and a technical question at the end.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical question - They showed me a highway section drawing and asked me to describe all documents are necessary in the design process.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult 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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