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On average, employees at Bechtel give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Bechtel employees are Civil Superintendents submitting an average rating of 4.8 and Design and Maintenance Engineers with a rating of 4.7.

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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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Engineering Assistant

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Professionalism, courtesy, integrity and the overall reputation of Bechtel Power Corp. I wish that I had taken the opportunity/offer to move to another location with the company when our work was complete in Oak Ridge."

Senior Architect

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Friendly environment and good support staff."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Too much bureaucracy and too many bosses."

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)
Senior Network Analyst

"Old school."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"It was impossible to get anything done, they moved very slowly."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Pay more attention to fresh ideas."

Ton Container Operator

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"The potential to grow and take on different opportunities."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"The only thing I didn't like was the fact that Bechtel Corp. is a contract job corp. When your contract is finished, if you can't relocate with the company you have to find a new job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make the contracts more suitable for families that can't always relocate."

Senior Systems Analyst

"DOE subcontract position."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Bonus programs."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Work dependent on the whims of the DOE."

Mechanical Engineer

"Bechtel is a good company to work for."

Senior Mechanical Engineer

"Bechtel is a good company to work for."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Gaining experience."

Engineering Supervisor

"Good company, challenging and rewarding assignments, too bad the company decided to close Denver office."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Interesting work, great workforce, good management."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"Closing the office in Denver."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There is more to consider, than just transient economic trends."

Senior Electrical Designer

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Consistently interesting work."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"When the economy went bad, the company did not treat employees well."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Employees are what made Bechtel great. Keep them and reward them. Bechtel did not plan well from a management perspective."

Contract Manager

"Would stay if they had any projects upcoming."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"The project."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"The bureaucracy."

Network IT Manager

"Great place to work!"

Bechtel Employee

"I loved that job, would love to work with them again."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"The people."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"The lay-off rate."

Senior Engineer

"Good place to work."

Senior Engineer

"It is a big company. Lots of paperwork, especially working for government contract."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Based on individual team and supervisor, the working experience can be pleasant."

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

"You need an insider for introduction."

What don't you like about working at Bechtel?

"based on individual team and supervisor, the working experience can be unpleasant."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"It is not easy to manage a big company."

Senior Engineer

"Good place to work."

What do you like about working at Bechtel?

"Good opportunities."

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

"No. Just be yourself."

Bechtel Reviews FAQs

Is Bechtel a good company to work for?

Bechtel has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 161 Bechtel Review Ratings left anonymously by Bechtel employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 97% of employees would recommend working at Bechtel.

Does Bechtel pay their employees well?

Bechtel employees earn $75,000 annually on average, or $36 per hour, which is 14% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 60 Bechtel employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Bechtel Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Bechtel?

97% of employees would recommend working at Bechtel with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated Bechtel 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.1 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.1 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at Bechtel?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Bechtel to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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