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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 219 Jacobs Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

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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General Inspector

"This was the best company I ever worked for."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Jacobs was the most professional company I have ever worked for."

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

"if you have the experience, be honest and just be yourself,"

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Being laid off and not getting called back in twelve months."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, they were the best I have ever worked for."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Quality Manager

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The variety of the projects and the amount of independence is interesting. Being part of a global company can open up opportunities."

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

"Show a history of independence and a willingness to take calculated risks."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"The benefits are moderate and expensive. Overseas assignments are not well supported."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve your overseas support and provide a better opportunity for those overseas."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Land Surveying Manager

"Hard to get to know how to get things done."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Their resources,the equipment was state of the art. Computers and software is up to date."

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

"Understand this is a large company and moves at a slow pace."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Too large. It was very hard to get answers to questions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stay connected. There were more meetings than actual work being done."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Programmer

"I enjoyed it."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The people. I worked with a group of extremely talented people and they challenged me everyday."

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

"Make sure you are prepared. The interviewing processes can be tough since they ask in depth questions."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"There are too many politics involved in working in a DOD environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would like to suggest to keep growing your employees and making sure they feel like they are part of the company instead of a number."

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
Area Manager

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

"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

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

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

"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

"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
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

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

"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

Jacobs Reviews FAQs

Is Jacobs a good company to work for?

Jacobs has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 219 Jacobs Review Ratings left anonymously by Jacobs employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 95% of employees would recommend working at Jacobs.

Does Jacobs pay their employees well?

Jacobs employees earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 8% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 88 Jacobs employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Jacobs Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Jacobs?

95% of employees would recommend working at Jacobs with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated Jacobs 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Jacobs?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Jacobs is a CIO at $350,000 annually. Browse Jacobs Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Jacobs?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Jacobs is a Shipping Clerk at $14,000 annually. Browse Jacobs Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Jacobs?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Jacobs to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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