Company Menu
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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 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."

IT Project Manager
in Pasadena, CA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"It was a global company and I had opportunities to expand my career."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Even though they say the employee is the most important asset of the company, that is not true. They laid me off after 18 years of non-stop service without any package."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be honest with your team and communicate with them as much as possible."

Field Piping Designer

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Great team and place to work."

Shift Supervisor
in Garland, TX

"Danaher is a graet place to learn cutting edge lean manufacturing principles, but lack career advancement oportunities."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Enjoy their production tools for suggest."

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

"Be able to muli-task and be prepared to learn lean processes."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"See no area for advancement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Develop a plan to fast track their mid-level management teams."

Project Manager
in Las Vegas, NV

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Diversity."

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

"Whom are you working with?"

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Disregard for employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"improve HR."

Senior Project Architect
in Las Vegas, NV

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Great potential, good projects."

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

"Avoid office in-fighting."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Office politics, instability, questionable practices."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more honest, care about your people, reward ability, success."

Data Systems Analyst
in White Plains, NY

"I left due to no room for advancement; loved the company."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The corporate culture."

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

"Be truthful about skills."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"No room advancement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Providing more options for upward mobility."

Financial Analyst
in Fort Worth, TX

"Fast-paced and challenging with not a lot of room for growth."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"It was challenging and the people were friendly."

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

"Be open and honest."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Not a lot of career development from senior management across the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Build your people."

Production Supervisor

"It was something to do until I found better employment."

Controls Engineer
in Battle Creek, MI

"Jacobs Engineering - Glad to be gone."

Site Designer
in Cinnaminson, NJ

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Flexibility."

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

"Be straightforward."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Future opportunities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more proactive on reviews and pay increases."

Equipment Operator
in Cape Canaveral, FL

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"It was a great company to work for."

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

"Great company to work for."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Can't say there was a time I felt that way. Enjoyed whole experience."

Mechanical Engineer
in Appleton, WI

"Okay company."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Engineering firm."

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

"Find a company that pays benefits and does not have such a high turnover - not an employee centered company and somewhat political."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"No benefits, no job security."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Offer benefits."

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