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The company treats all its employees as contractor.

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Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Florida City, FL
Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Florida City, FL

I have been working at Bechtel full-time (more than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

They match 6% of your base salary when contributing to 401k.
You will make more money than you ever thought possible.

Cons

Unfortunately, it is unlikely they will retain you after your first assignment. Every assignment is treated as a separate job. The size of the company requires you to apply for every position almost as if you are applying for a job with another job. Barely any retention unless you are hired directly to their GBU home office. All classes and benefits are only offered to those currently working at the home office. Nothing is ever offered (classes, presentations, lunch-n-learn, etc.) at a field assignment. Most of the employees are on assignment and are ignored.

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  1. Questional ethical behavior but great projects

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    Former Employee - Senior Cost Engineer Bechtel Power (Nuclear) in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Cost Engineer Bechtel Power (Nuclear) in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Bechtel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great projects around the world

    Cons

    questional ethics around the world

    Advice to Management

    consider consequences other than profit

  2. Good pay and benefilts, slight upward mobility. Difficult life balance for some. Must be mobile.

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    Current Employee - Project Manager II
    Current Employee - Project Manager II

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time (more than 5 years)

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits provided.

    Cons

    Large, corporate, cannot work remote, not flexible, political climate. Project based employment.

    Advice to Management

    Be more progressive, embrace technoloy, trust your talent. Improve the quality of middle managers.

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