JGC Reviews

Updated September 6, 2014
Updated September 6, 2014
17 Reviews
3.1
17 Reviews
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  1.  

    Best in quality of work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pipe Stress Engineer in Yokohama, Kanagawa (Japan)
    Current Employee - Pipe Stress Engineer in Yokohama, Kanagawa (Japan)

    I have been working at JGC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Best procedures. I understood the importance of procedures and quality here. The attitude towards work is also awesome. Just finish the work.

    Cons

    Repeatitive work. Too much rework. Too much rework leads to loss of man hours. We get bored of the same work again and again.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Foreigners and Japanese are seperate

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

    I have been working at JGC full-time

    Pros

    Work with the energy industry in different countries. Understand work flow and management in a huge organization.

    Cons

    Bias towards Europeans compared to Asians in opinion. Lot of mis-communication. Very or no casual conversation with Japanese . Alien and racial discriminatory feeling.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To be international think international. Treat everyone equally off-site and on-site.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    welding inspector

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Welding Inspector
    Current Employee - Welding Inspector

    I have been working at JGC as a contractor

    Pros

    very good company leadership good experience

    Cons

    safety training goog salary overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need some other training

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  5.  

    Low pay, High Expectation

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

    I have been working at JGC

    Pros

    Free Accommodation and Meal allowance

    Cons

    Very slow improvement. Low compensation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    A good place to start your working experience

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

    I have been working at JGC

    Pros

    Great working environment, and they provide sport activities every week e.g. futsal, basketball, badminton and zumba for the girls.

    Cons

    The benefits given by the company are not as good as other oil and gas companies'

    Recommends
  7.  

    Instrument Engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    -Gain the good experience in designing end working environment
    -Good chance for new graduated.
    -Benefit: lower salary compare with other EPC companies.

    Cons

    -Low benefit.
    -Travelling
    - Promotion process is low

    Recommends
  8.  

    Very Typical Japanese Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Yokohama, Kanagawa (Japan)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Yokohama, Kanagawa (Japan)

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

    Pros

    Business outlook is stable in upcoming years

    Cons

    Japanese company filled with Japanese staff and management and work culture is typical Japanese

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retire and allow younger employees and non-Japanese Staff to grow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Engineering company but not good for Engineers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Instrumentation and Control Engineer in Hanoi (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Instrumentation and Control Engineer in Hanoi (Vietnam)

    I have been working at JGC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Company hire fresh engineers.
    They will never fire you.

    Cons

    Applied Japanese style for all activities (even in drinking party)
    Low paid, bad benefits, especially for domestic engineer, who do engineering work. Some Engineer from other country, have same skills level but company paid double or more for them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen directly from Engineers, who mine the coins for you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    work experiance

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Furnace Engineer in Doha (Qatar)
    Current Employee - Furnace Engineer in Doha (Qatar)

    I have been working at JGC as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    excellence is one word to explain jgc

    Cons

    very long time in office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work efficiently

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Nice company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)

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

    Pros

    Very good structure
    manuals & standards are perfect
    discipline
    high caliber

    Cons

    some times work routine becomes stressing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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