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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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Systems Administrator
in Raleigh, NC

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"It is a great place to work, you will learn a lot."

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

"Bring your A game, they only hire the best."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"The benefits."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better benefits and stay loyal to loyal employees."

Piping Designer
in Houston, TX

"Great company but ran out of work."

Electrical Mechanic
in Arlington, VA

"Jacobs is a good company to work for."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Their people are knowledgeable and experienced."

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

"Dress sharp and show your intelligence."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Working contract for them is hard as you do not know from day to day when your job will be up. Some jobs are extended at last minute. Keep your plastic tubs packed."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Sometimes they are too aloof as to what is going on. Please make it easier for finding work on website and update it. MOPS need to share resources... people."

Office Manager
in La Habra, CA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Working in the field, learning new jobs."

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

"Find work elsewhere."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Not being able to have your voice heard."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be open to employee problems at work."

Project Manager
in Cypress, CA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Very effective client approach."

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

"Jacobs expects hard and smart team workers at all levels."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the PM training and monthly project reviews."

Lead Structural Engineer
in Los Angeles, CA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"It was democratic."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Too much red tape."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Let people do their best."

Designer

"Good job."

Project Specialist

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Explore the new ideas and software."

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

"Do your research on the company status before you apply."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Laid off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be positive and honest."

Electrician
in Wilmington, CA

"Jacobs is not a good company to work for at BP refinery."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The employees I hired."

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

"Good luck."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Their upper management personnel, unwillingness to promote outside their circle."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire the right person for Superintendents."

LAN Administrator
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Interesting."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Cliques."

Electrical Department Manager

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Very stress-free work as long as you comply with schedules."

Hydrologic Technician
in Fort Lauderdale, FL

"Decent company to work for but don't trust them too much"

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"They gave a generous pay raise after my first review."

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

"Do more research on the company you'll be outsourced to, they'll be the ones who conduct the interview that counts, and they'll decide if you're hired."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"They only care about the client they serve, they don't care at all about their employees. When their client treated me unethically if not blatantly illegally, who do you think they sided with? They care about money more than being responsible... so be cautious with them."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Treat people lawfully and equally"

I&C Engineer
in San Dimas, CA

"Needs to improve its management personnel to succeed in this business."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"People of all disciplines are behaving in professional manner with their coworkers."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Some project managers do not pay proper attention for their job leaders' needs. Like having additional discipline engineering helper."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"As I described in above line item, project managers have to provide reasonable engineering manpower for job leaders."

Subcontracts Manager

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Very little on my assignment there was a distinct lack of direction to the goal."

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

"Do not expect representations at the interview to work out as represented."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Disorganization at the JV I was involved in."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Plan your Work, Work your Plan. Have real expectations for task durations."

Technical Equipment Specialist
in Calgary, AB

"Good starting point job."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Very self-oriented and relaxed work atmosphere."

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

"Stick with the salary you want unless offered good benefits."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Little chance to move upwards in a career."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to employee ideas."

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