Company Menu
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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 122 Bechtel Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.0
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Lead Mechanic

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Very professional atmosphere. Some very exciting projects; excellent and professional co-workers."

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

"Make it very clear what you can can offer and what kind of career advancement you are looking for."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"At times feel lost in the shuffle; large and few opportunities to do diverse activities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They do a very good job with career development with younger engineers, however, with more experienced engineers, they tend to get pigeon toed. I feel caught, albeit the work appears to be there, at least for the time being. Same old is getting wearing."

Control Systems Engineer
in Frederick, MD

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

Administrative Secretary
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Earned every other Friday off, coworkers, most managers."

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

"Be ready for boot camp. Tough to do but the company makes you tough."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Earlier years were rough on support staff. Since 2000 the company made great strides to become more employee oriented, I believe."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the rank and file in mind regarding all decisions."

Executive Secretary
in Norwalk, CA

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"This was my first job after graduating high school and was a good training experience. Also, good opportunities for advancement."

Startup Engineer
in Baltimore, MD

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"All the different people from all over the world."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Nothing, it was a great experience and place to work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work."

Mechanical Engineer

"A temporary job in midst of a depression."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Back in Sarnia, visit friends and lots of $$$ when I had none."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"60 hour weeks."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, they left in 1990."

Resident Engineer

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Very professional and organized outfit with a great approach to contract management."

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

"Come completely organized and ready to answer specific questions."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Regrettably the contract nature of the business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Come up with longer running projects and hire more local people."

Electrical Controls Engineer
in Houston, TX

"Working with Bechtel was a great learning experience."

Senior Electrical Engineer
in Richmond, KY

"Good place to work."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Working place and people."

Document Controller
in Englewood, CO

"Nice company but needs more work to keep them going."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"I had a good boss and enjoyed my job."

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

"Be very clear what you can do and be detailed. A very nice company."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"I couldn't stay, as I was on contract and they could not afford to keep me."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Needs more work to help the company thrive and some (not all) better employees, as some of them have less than helpful attitudes yet they continue to act unprofessional without recourse."

Electrical Engineer

"Bechtel was a great company to work for and I would have not left if they had not closed the office in our area."

Senior Contracts Manager
in Pascagoula, MS

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Overall it is a great company with opportunities to travel and work with different cultures."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Longevity."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None. I have no complaints about management."

Mechanical Engineer
in Ann Arbor, MI

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Best A/E company in the world."

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

"Join if you have the chance. It is a great organization."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Job well done."

Mechanic

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Hours, work and people."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Long travel time."

Computer Support Specialist

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"The money."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Some of the management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Eliminate jerks."

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