Jacobs Reviews

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Jacobs President, CEO, and Director Craig L. Martin
Craig L. Martin
369 Ratings
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    No loyalty

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jacobs full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Pros

    As long as you don't work at corporate and on a direct project you might be ok

    Cons

    The benefits are terrible they don't train or care about their people

    Advice to Management

    care about people, give decent raises and decent benefits


Jacobs Interviews

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    Project Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs (Seattle, WA).

    Interview

    Submitted resume and application on-line. There was a phone interview about the position and then they invited me to meet with management of the project. They asked traditional questions. Afterwards, we talked again by phone and met one more time to negotiate the salary. There was a drug test and then I began working at the project.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself.   1 Answer
    • Q: What was one thing that they asked you? About my work experience.   1 Answer

Jacobs Awards & Accolades

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America’s Most Trustworthy Companies , Forbes Magazine, 2014
America's Greenest Companies , Newsweek, 2014
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Additional Info

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Website www.jacobs.com
Headquarters Pasadena, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1947
Type Company - Public (JEC)
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Fluor, Bechtel, AECOM

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. We offer 250+ locations in 30+ countries, covering: North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa, and Asia. Our markets ... More

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