Bechtel Reviews

Updated 28 Feb 2021

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Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Industrial Electrician in Gladstone, Queensland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Too many pros to mention

    Cons

    Cons are some of the stints are too long

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  2. "The place to be"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very professional and highly ethical

    Cons

    Work life balance varies on assignment. After all, employees have the choice to agree or disagree on assignment offerings


  3. "Decent Company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Document Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time

    Pros

    Salary, learning and development. Overall a pretty good company to work for

    Cons

    As a Contractor you can negotaite a pretty good rate, not so sure if that is the case for staff position

  4. "Good company - poor risk management"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Risk Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Experience in mega projects, experienced coworkers

    Cons

    not a strong risk culture, little appetite to change

  5. "Bechtel"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer II in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Hard work, schedule driven, used to be good

    Cons

    Unprofessionalism, lack of quality, lack of communication, yobbish behaviour

  6. "Grow with Bcehtel"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Package Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits. Great opportunities to work abroad and gain experience.

    Cons

    Very process and procedure driven

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  7. "Good opportunties, competitive workplace"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Civil Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of good project opportunities when they win the project, you are given the opportunity to develop

    Cons

    It is competitive place to work.

  8. "Yes"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Project Controls Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time

    Pros

    It is a multicultural company and have offices world wide

    Cons

    Some times management is not very supportive

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Quality work, but not guaranteed to last"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Bechtel full-time

    Pros

    High commitment to quality, good processes for checking and support

    Cons

    Contractor with swings in work, so can need to downsize

  10. "Endogamic Management"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good life work balance generally

    Cons

    difficult to be promoted if not part of the core team

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