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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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Senior Mechanical Engineer

"Jacobs management team lack experienced internal management team leadership."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Diversity within chemical plant and oil refinery facilities."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Commuting distance between Paducah, KY and Baton Rouge, LA."

Accounting Assistant
in Pasadena, CA

"Very good company in California to work for."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Very good systems. Top management very qualified."

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

"Be sincere."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"I needed to gain experience with other company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Allow exchange and open mind."

Aerospace Structures Engineer
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Working conditions."

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

"Be brief and clear."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"No overtime."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Start paying mileage for company required personal auto travel."

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."

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