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Average Rating
(based on 155 Jacobs Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.0
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.1
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Area Manager
in Washington, DC

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The people that I work with are the best in the business. The support I get is fantastic. No micro-managing! I have a TS Clearance which allows me into some very interesting places."

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

"Be prepared for a thorough background check by the FBI,"

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Dependent on government funding which at this time is down."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep doing what you're doing. It works and we all respect you for it."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanical Designer
in Indianapolis, IN

"Again, great learning experience."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Work environment was pretty steady. Good co-workers and the location was great."

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

"No tips. I guess it would be to do your research about what your position would pay before you talk salary with them."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"They were not very diversified. Not a broad enough client base to protect against fluctuations in the economy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Again, to be more diversified and to protect the best interest of the employee through job security."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Program Manager
in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"I have TONS of autonomy, and determine my own pace."

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

"Make absolutely sure you don't drink the water on post."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"My health insurance really sucks, and I can't opt out because the company pays 80%."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Re-educate tons of people to understand what they are SUPPOSED to be doing."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Programmer Analyst

"Working for Jacobs Engineering Group was a good experience."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"I like working with the personnel and the opportunities that were giving at Jacobs."

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

"For others interviewing with Jacobs Engineering or any company please be yourself and professional as possible."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Working at Jacobs provided a good work environment with a few enhancement opportunities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest for management to keep up the good work they are doing."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Scientist
in Dugway, UT

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The opportunity to work with some amazing people. The company was less micromanaging than most government contractors."

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

"Stress your safety-minded thinking, your solving difficult interpersonal communications, and your goals."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"The local leadership could have been more proactive and effective in defending their employees from governmental politics."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more aware of the political games on the governmental side that has direct impact on your employees."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Piping Designer
in Baton Rouge, LA

"Good, solid company I had the opportunity to build."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"People were great, latest technology available was at our disposal, good clients."

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

"Bring your best game to the table, as the work process is trying until you get the hang of it."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"With a mega company mindset, individuals are not considered as an asset, as they are not the most valued asset as the company claims."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Consider policy decisions with some deference to the employees that have to abide by them."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Pipefitter
in Baytown, TX

"I was working a shutdown for them so long hours, but the people there were good."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The people there were great to work with. Good working atmosphere and the pay was good."

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

"Great company to work for. Just be honest and show you are a hard worker."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"The long hours, and upper management really didn't seem to care too much about safety."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Just to be more involved with the workers and try and not seem like cops."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Program Manager
in Fort Worth, TX
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Electrical Design Engineer

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Global platform with excellent salary package and working culture."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Contract Administrator
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Working with different groups in Contracts and learning the industry."

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

"Young professionals and non-engineering/construction professionals or majors, do not apply."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Lack of opportunities, career paths, growth, training, and support, open-minded communication."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Treat employees with respect, train them, be open to ideas."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Owner
in Savanna, IL

"several years in the construction feild"

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"running a construction co has its ups and downs on a day today basis"

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

"be honest and up front with what you know about the job"

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"knowing what was going on at all times and abletochange as needed"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"there is always room for improvment and communication with employees"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Document Control Specialist
Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Senior Process Engineer
in Denver, CO
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.6 / 5
Site Safety Specialist
in Baton Rouge, LA
Person You Work For 2.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.6 / 5 Work Setting 3.3 / 5
Support You Get 3.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.8 / 5
Company Culture 3.4 / 5 Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Structural Engineering Intern
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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