Jacobs Interview Questions

Updated Oct 11, 2014
Updated Oct 11, 2014
187 Interview Reviews

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    IT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs in January 2007.

    Interview Details

    long and tedious, more paper work than any company in the past

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    stubborn
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    phone interview, followed by 1:1. Very open discussions

    Interview Questions
    • How would you manage a project here? What steps would you take to produce a sucessful job?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Human Resources Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    A recruiter called me and did an initial phone screen. This was followed by a phone interview with the hiring manager with some screening questions but otherwise was behavior-based. I the phone interview with an office interview with the hiring manager. The questions went further into detail on work experience and work style and were also behavior based. After this, I had a second in-person interview with the hiring manager's manager, and two peers. Everyone was very pleasant, welcoming and professional. Work environment/culture seemed pretty typical of this kind of large Engineering firm

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time where you implemented something that didn't go well and could have been improved.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Business Analyst III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huntsville, AL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huntsville, AL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Intial interview was very detailed. Thorough questioning on a wide range of subjects- was physically sweating by the end. . .. Personal interview was very informal and relaxed with a group of prospective peers and supervisors. Felt very comfortable with the management team I met.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe the Software requirments determination process   Answer Question
    • Describe the data flow from unit to LOGSA on various Army STAMIS   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Salary too low

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Process Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne (Australia)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne (Australia)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    Began with a simple phone interview with small behavioral questions and questions about the company. The panel interview follow approximately 4 weeks later, where it was extremely difficult to receive progress updates as well as organize an interview date.

    The interview consisted of the HR Manager, Chief Process Engineer and a Graduate Student. The interview lasted for 1 hour and consisted of detailed behavioral questions ranging from team to leadership roles and situations.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a situation where you had to deal with a bad teammate and how did you approach this.   Answer Question
    • Name a situation where you saw something unsafe, and how did you react to this.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vadodara (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vadodara (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs in February 2008.

    Interview Details

    With single well planned interview by the group of interviewers and attained the practical test interview. For interview candidates "you should be very skilled you can go as long as in interview but dont say faque on the topic which you dont know."

    Interview Questions
    • the End reactions of beams for different end cases   View Answer
    • connection details for beams columns and bracings   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Piping Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jurong East New Town (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jurong East New Town (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    There are telephonic interview for skill test & software skill & number of years of perticular experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Are u satify with your current employer?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with 6 different people over the course of a day.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Jacobs in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    During this process I went through three interviews with were with the upper management down to the employees on the projects. The interviews were very open allowing both sides to explore whether I would be a good fit.

    Interview Questions
    • A difficult question was to what my style was in dealing with a difficult client and how to manage them.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't a negotiation phase. Due to the size of the company they offered a set package for compensation and benefits. Both of these were acceptable to me.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    They use a 3 part interview process. One will be informal, to assess you attitude, one will assess you aptitude, and one to sell Jacobs.

    Interview Questions
    • For the most part, they tailor the questions to fit your experiences.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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