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On average, employees at Jacobs give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Jacobs employees are Structural Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.6 and Control Systems Engineers with a rating of 4.5.

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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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Director of Public Affairs
in Washington, DC

"During my tenure, JEG was a good, family-focused place to work."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Freedom to identify challenges and create innovative solutions."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Corporation struggled to implement policies and procedures necessary to move the organization out of its entrepreneurial, family-owned business model."

Project Manager
in Las Vegas, NV

"Excellent place to work and great people."

Project Planner
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"A nice work environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management is at its best."

Lead Mechanical Engineer
in Golden, CO

"Good place to work during Climax 2010 Project, they were fast to lay off people on Project cancellation."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Fast paced Climax 2010 Project was challenging and rewarding at the same time."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Jacobs approach to laying off experienced mining engineers immediately after cancellation of project, in spite of announced long term objective to support mining and metals clients."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There is more to consider when laying off experienced employees, beyond the transient economical considerations."

Process Engineer
in Cypress, CA

"It is a nice place for a man with a family."

Electrician
in Long Beach, CA

"Very good company."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Professionalism."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Layoff."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep a safe and secure place to work."

Architect

"Limited work challenge."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Nice office."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Boring work - control towers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Build up your architectural dept and go for private work."

CIO
in Pasadena, CA

"Jacobs is a terrific place, but places high demands on personal time as an executive."

Equipment Services Project Manager
in Cypress, CA

"A well run company. Pays employees below others in the industry."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Large company, well known, good reputation, freedom and latitude in the work environment."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Low compensation. Promise for compensation not kept by senior management."

Equipment Services Project Manager
in Las Vegas, NV

"Office politics."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The people that I worked with were great."

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

"Company was bought out by Jacobs."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"The politics the company forced on the different offices and units."

Senior Piping Designer
in Mansfield, LA

"I chose not to be a number, that's the only problem I had."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"The people I worked with. The type of work."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"Being a number, being a person."

Process Engineer

"EPC company that hires when they are in need and fires when they don't."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Good environment to work at."

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

"Know your engineering design principles."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"EPC jobs... when there are not contracts coming in, firing begins. Not so stable."

Senior Process Engineer
in Cypress, CA

"Very good."

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Good professional environment."

Process Engineering Intern
in Long Beach, CA

What do you like about working at Jacobs?

"Tom Gipe is awesome!"

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

"Don't be arrogant."

What don't you like about working at Jacobs?

"No work at the present moment. (:"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep it up!"

Operations Manager
in Tampa, FL

"Great people and company."

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