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Great Company to work for.

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

I have been working at Jacobs

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

Flexible time off, good strong pay, good growth opportunity. Great Location.

Cons

Limited room for advancement in this company.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Okay company to work for. There are better out there.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scheduler
    Current Employee - Scheduler

    I have been working at Jacobs

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is good. People are good to deal with. Flexible with time off.

    Cons

    Not enough contact with Corporate. Pension plan could be better. More holidays and sick days would be nice. There are certain people in positions that I question if there should even be there. An annual conference would be nice. There is not nearly enough interaction with people outside of the satellite site.

    Advice to Management

    Have more available training courses. More contact with employees not working at Corporate.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Nice place to work, as long as business is good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Former Employee - Process Engineer

    I worked at Jacobs

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects
    A lot of very knowledgeable, helpful employees
    Company is well respected in the industry
    Jacobs Engineering name looks good on a resume
    My office had a work schedule of 9 hours Monday-Thursday and 4 hours on Friday. It sure was nice leaving for the day at 11:30 on Fridays!

    Cons

    Constant fear of getting laid off. The business tends to be volatile, the work load fluctuates, and clients have a tendency to cancel projects mid-stream with little or no notice. When work is lacking, people get laid off. This is the only significant downside I see, but it is a major one.

    Advice to Management

    Please drop the "Employees are our greatest assest" line. The employees generally do not believe it when so many of the greatest assets are let go during the slow times. Or change it to read, "Billable employees are our greatest assets." I understand that difficult choices must be made during the tough times. I just wish the company would "keep it real" and acknowledge its track record as a "hire and fire" employer.


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