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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 212 Jacobs Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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Lead Designer

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Getting humble and hungry enough to compete in the marketplace so that the lay-offs will stop."

Information Systems Analyst

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"To many levels of management to approval to purchase hardware needed to get the job done."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Allow individuals to make the final decision with only one level of management to purchase hardware."

Reporter

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

"Be very careful with this company. It is a boy's club. Women are not treated well."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"The company is cheap and unprofessional. There is an employee revolving door on some contracts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"You need to learn how to act professionally. Firing employees without following your own employee handbook does not look good to prospective employees or contracts."

Procurement Specialist
in Carson, CA

"Jacobs Engineering is currently downsizing to survive."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Making major Field Procurement decisions independently."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"The refinery environment and middle management's indecisive style."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Major restructuring."

Senior Mechanical Lead
in Baton Rouge, LA

"Consulting."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Working with smart people."

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

"It's a good job if you can get it."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Not knowing when your last day will be."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Share the wealth."

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."

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