Bechtel Reviews

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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4.1
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Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel
456 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work Life Balance, Challenging Work(in 78 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and love the 3-day weekend(in 72 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work / Life Balance, work location(in 77 reviews)

  • "long hours, remote locations, overly bureaucratic(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Extremely professional, dynamic company with whom I never stopped learning.

      Aug 19, 2021 - Electrical Superintendent in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Employees well looked after and are always considered as Bechtel 's greatest asset.

      Cons

      Safety paramount always, quality, schedule budget driven, always on the cutting edge of new technology, and constantly encourage employee advancement within the company.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

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      Sep 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Good opportunities to travel the world on different projects.

      Cons

      Limited new projects and opportunities to advance.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      great

      Aug 19, 2021 - Senior Buyer in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Challenging work, great opportunities for advancement and family atmosphere. Varied projects provide career stretching learning prospects. Good community programs to take part in.

      Cons

      Location of London office requires multitude of trains, tube and/or busses to get to. Not much in the way of choices for lunchtime.

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    4. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      My Experience

      Aug 31, 2021 - Human Resources Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work on some awesome projects Meeting great people who often become lifelong friends

      Cons

      You really have to fight for your promotion Alot of senior people are there because they are 'part of the furniture' Company doesn't know how to performance manage poor performers

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Far from UK work culture

      Sep 7, 2021 - Process Engineering Supervisor in London, England, England
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      Pros

      A few good professionals, especially the ones joined from other companies.

      Cons

      American work culture in the UK office. Unpaid overtime. Autocratic management.

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Typical Contractor

      Aug 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      You have the chance to work on interesting jobs in interesting places. You may have the chance to travel.

      Cons

      You will never be anything other than a number to the management and will always be disposable no matter what role you fill.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Bechtel pay

      Jun 17, 2021 - Risk Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, good training, interesting projects

      Cons

      Wearing multiple hats and roles

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good place to work

      Jun 23, 2021 - Project Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You work on big projects

      Cons

      You could be forgotten in the organisation

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great people and projects

      Jun 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Amazing talent, the majority of my colleagues were smart, results-oriented, focused on achieving great things and proud of their work. an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, in any department. A lot of great managers who care about their people.

      Cons

      Workload vs resources, sometimes that's a challenge.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Interesting place to work

      May 7, 2021 - Engineer in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Challenges, team, good environment to work in

      Cons

      Big company so it takes a while to understand structure

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