Jacobs Engineering Technician Interview Questions

5 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

20%
60%
20%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

40%
30%
30%

Interview Difficulty

2.8
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

5 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all Interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty

 

Engineering Technician Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huntsville, AL
Accepted Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview
Accepted Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took 11+ monthsinterviewed at Jacobs (Huntsville, AL).

Interview

The interview for a small business teammate of Jacobs was conducted by Jacobs personnel who then instructed the small business to hire me.

Interview Questions

  • The lack of questions was hard to understand. Then I found out they did not know or understand what I was being hired to do. They simply had the requisition for the position and needed to fill the slot.   Answer Question

Negotiation

No negotiation, simply here's what is to be paid. Later I found out what you walk in the door making, is what you'll make as long as you are there. No merit raises, etc...

Other Interview Reviews for Jacobs

  1.  

    Engineering Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs (Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD) in February 2011.

    Interview

    I was bidding internally for the position the I currently am in. The interview process was pretty easy considering I was already an employee with the company. I think it's a little crazy the you have to interview for another position just to move up. When I interview the first time a few years ago there was a phone interview, then a group interview, and once I accepted the offer there was a background check.

    Interview Questions

    • They ask questions about safety and how I'd respond in certain situations   Answer Question
  2.  

    Engineering Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dearborn, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Jacobs (Dearborn, MI) in January 2009.

    Interview

    I interviewed for a different position then I was actually offered. The position I was offered was actually a better fit for my background. There was nothing difficult about the interview process. Everyone was friendly and polite. I was called in for a face to face interview initially. This was a contract position with a customer and I would be on site at there facility.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing tricky here just general work history and experience.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

  3.  

    Engineering Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hampton, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs (Hampton, VA) in February 2008.

    Interview

    I was contact by human resources setting up a face to face interview with the hiring manager and group manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical question: What is your biggest flaw/ worst habit   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There wasn't any negotiations. I had to take a pay cut for "opportunities". Unfortunetly... those "opportunities" haven't come around.

  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Engineering Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs in November 2010.

    Interview

    It was a difficult interview. Lots of technical engineering questions about structures etc. I didn't know enough about bridges. They asked a lot of questions about bridges. I don't come from an engineering background so maybe i shouldn't have gone for this job. The HR person interviewing me was very nice on the phone and didn't grill me.

    Interview Questions

Work at Jacobs? Share Your Experiences

Jacobs

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.