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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 192 Jacobs Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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Value Stream Manager
in Garland, TX

"I believe the term used by placement agencies is meat grinder."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"There is lots of opportunity to improve and I have had many opportunities to learn new products and processes. My latest endeavor has been with the plating processes."

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

"I have not recommended anyone to apply to this division."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Expecting 200% while slashing resources. The turnover in management and engineers is overwhelming."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stay focused - set directions and priorities for 1,3 & 5 yrs. Then stick to them."

Safety Specialist

"Do not turn your back."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"No micro management."

Quality Assurance Specialist
in Ridgecrest, CA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Good place to work."

Control Systems Engineer
in Cypress, CA

"When the industry is busy (oil/gas/refining) it is a great company to work for."

Field Materials Control Manager

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The people, safety record, the company as a whole."

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

"Be yourself, honest and true."

Equipment Services Project Manager
in New Orleans, LA

"Great position, crappy leader."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Replace."

Creative Director
in Fort Worth, TX

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"People."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Nothing, I loved it there."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Value your people."

Accounting Manager
in Pasadena, CA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"I enjoyed the pay."

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

"Go after the pay."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"I worked a lot of hours and supervised a lot of people."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Good luck in today's economy."

Project Engineer

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"It was good for a short while until management suffered the loss of a good man."

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

"Don't."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"They ramp up and lay off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get a clue."

Project Engineer
in Houston, TX

"Great job, lousy location."

Lead Designer
in Cary, NC

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Possible growth site."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get more work."

CAD Designer
in Cypress, CA

"Good company."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Professional."

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

"Tell true story about myself."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Time management for project drawing."

CAD Technician
in Detroit, MI

"Could have been better with better benefits."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Was able to get into work early and leave without pushing overtime."

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

"Make sure you set what you want to get out of C&B."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Many had no idea of what areas did certain work within the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management should have better knowledge of all working areas of the company."

MEP Superintendent

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The co-workers."

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

"Don't bother."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Their overall procedures."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Wake up."

Senior Mechanical Engineer
in Denver, CO

"Great place to work but needs more projects."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Type of work, mentoring other engineer, good people."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Good boss, good benefits and payed for over time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Close more jobs so we all have a place to work."

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