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Working at Bechtel in Frederick, MD: 10 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Frederick, MD Area

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On average, employees in Frederick, MD at Bechtel give their company a 2.3 rating out of 5.0 based on 10, whereas overall Average Rating of Bechtel is 4.0 out of 5.0 based on 288 Bechtel Review Ratings. The happiest Bechtel employees in Frederick, MD are Principal Project Controls Engineers submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Technical Support Specialists with a rating of 4.8.

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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 161 Bechtel Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
3.9
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Working at Bechtel in Frederick, MD: 10 Employee Reviews

Mechanical Engineer

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"It can be challenging at times, the opportunity to travel around the US and the world. The pay is about average in the industry. The benefits are pretty good."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you want to move ahead, you have to know how to play the game. But it's like that wherever you go."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"The micromanagement is really getting pretty old and needs to change."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Empower the employees more to feel like they make a difference."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Ethics and Compliance Coordinator

"I have supported Ethics and Compliance for Bechtel National for almost 5 years."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"The company is one that values safety, quality, ethics and integrity. I agree with their vision and values."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know a manager. Favoritism is the name of Bechtel National's hiring game. Know a current employee."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"The company's corporate culture is one of favoritism where results are often overlooked and promotions are rewarded to unqualified recipients."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I suggest management behave according to their own covenants and suggest they train to understand their employee's knowledge, skills and abilities and learn ways to leverage their experience. Management needs to understand technology."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
Bechtel (288)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is ARES Corp. (9)
2.7 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Wood Group TCS (8)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (5,543)
Licensing Engineer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Project Engineer
Person You Work For 3.7 / 5 People You Work With 3.7 / 5 Work Setting 3.7 / 5
Support You Get 3.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.6 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 3.6 / 5
Technical Support Specialist
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Principal Project Controls Engineer
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Field Engineer

"BPower became a pitiful bureaucracy in the last 20 years and all worth of an employee is based on politics."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure to ask about the cumbersome and time-consuming off the clock demands made by Bechtel.Are you sure you want to give 8-10 hours of free time performing expense reports and Bechtel mandated training at home after a 60-hour work week"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Repce the subservient attitude to the client's management and stick up for your employees! Listen to the employees' opinions and share a conversation rather than minimize the employee's feedback!"

Control Systems Engineer

"Bechtel is a good place if someone wants a steady job but is OK with a slow learning curve and earning curve."

HR Advisor

"I loved working for Bechtel. If they had a location in the Chicagoland area, I would still work for them."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"There was a lot of opportunity for personal and professional development. I worked for them in Denver, CO, London, England, and Frederick, MD."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself and have fun."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Nothing that I can think of."

Designer

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Management changes - corporate."

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