Company Menu
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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 209 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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Computer Aided Drafter

"My job could be done cheaper in Mumbai."

Senior Planner
in Charlotte, NC

"I learned about KANBAN."

Senior Project Coordinator

"Carter Burgess was bought out by Jacobs and that is when a lot of things went downhill."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"What I liked best was the professional growth, you could go as far as you wanted."

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

"You can gain a lot of experience here."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Lack of job security."

Process Engineer

"Adequate place to work in every aspect."

Legal Assistant
in Altamonte Springs, FL

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"I had a good work relation with my boss."

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

"If you don't expect to move ahead and grow, then this is the company for you. Otherwise, look somewhere else."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Company was unfair with its work policies."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"For more productivity, more benefits would help."

AutoCAD Technician

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The pay and benefits were pretty good."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"I don't think they really cared about their employees or their clients."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Pay more attention to the needs of their employees."

Mechanical Engineer
in Texas City, TX

"Good company to work for but employment can be affected by the vagaries of the energy market."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Great company, there is always a challenge."

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

"No, not really, all in all a good company to work for."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Like any company providing contract services, job security can be tenuous."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Engineers' scope should be widened, there should be less specialization."

Systems Technologist
in Baton Rouge, LA

"A good place to work."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Interesting design work."

Assistant Engineer
in Boston, MA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Yes, I would love to work again."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Medical benefits."

CAD Technician

"I would go back to work for them in a heartbeat."

Electrical Engineer
in Long Beach, CA

"For a new graduate, this is very good place to start."

Director of Interiors
in Cambridge, MA

"Good retail design company, but not committed to design excellence."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Diversity of project types and leading a department."

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

"Be prepared for a non-open work environment and understanding that your growth will not come from mentoring. If you are a team player this is not for you."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Not committed to the design process and not team orientated."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The senior management don't understand the theme process or retail identity through the relationship of architectural to interior to graphic design. Understanding streetscapes and signage to allure the customer."

Senior Electrical Engineer
in Fort Worth, TX

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"It offered promises."

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

"Do not take promises at face value."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Promises did not materialize."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Business development was not adequate. Quality of work was not high at the company."

Telecom Specialist
in Ocoee, FL

"Jacobs is broken at the top and considers it's employees as expendable commodities."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"I loved the type of work I did."

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

"I do not recommend anyone to this company, if their seems to be no alternative then I suggest you continue to search for a more stable source of employment and take that opportunity when it arises."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Jacobs is a very unhealthy environment, they allow the client to disrespect the Jacobs employees in order to protect upper management's positions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To set healthy, professional boundaries - it would promote a more healthy and productive work environment that would allow the Jacob's staff to perform at a much higher level which, in the end, would improve the quality of work which they (Jacobs) could provide to the client. By improving the bottom line Jacobs would ensure a better likelyhood of continuing their contracts."

Project Controls Engineer

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Challenging work. Good people."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"6 AM start time."

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