Ted Jacob Engineering Group Reviews

Updated August 19, 2015
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  1. Project Engineer

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer Or Project Leader in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Project Engineer Or Project Leader in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ted Jacob Engineering Group part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment and benefits and friendly people.

    Cons

    Sometimes hard to work with difficult clients

    Advice to Management

    Know what your client like and deliver the product. If the client changes mind let them pay for it before proceeding to next phase of the work.


  2. great company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pompano Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pompano Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ted Jacob Engineering Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Steady pay check.... great job.

    Cons

    Management permitted client to bully...disrespect...verbally abuse....slander....discriminate against staff

    Advice to Management

    Poor company standards for such a great company


  3. Software Engineer

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Walton Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Walton Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ted Jacob Engineering Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Company to work for.

    Cons

    Not that I know of..


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  5. Working for Jacobs is an enjoyable experience.

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    Current Employee - JMMS COORDINATOR in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - JMMS COORDINATOR in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of work for the future planned, and easy to get training.

    Cons

    May have to travel on assignments.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be supportive of the staff in the field.


  6. Good experience working with teams

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    Former Employee - IT Technician in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - IT Technician in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ted Jacob Engineering Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Team work, especially graduates from Cal Poly Technical College and UC Berkeley that work in Mechanical, here are on the ball and true team players. They lay out exactly what they want and are very detail oriented. Flexible hours for people with tough real life schedules. Working here gets your foot in the door to whichever industry you are planning on going into. Good and clear values stated in the new hiring packet and this information is very easy to re-obtain at any time during working hours from the HR department. The boss at this business is highly professional and has the best work ethic. He lives to achieve big goals with this company and to expand the business globally.

    Cons

    Sometimes really large projects have deadlines that need to be met due to contractual obligation that can require workers to stay long hours. While this is rare, it can happen but workers do get compensated.

    Advice to Management

    Keep making things interesting for workers that travel to the job site, they really enjoy going out and working on projects on-site and bringing back new information for projects and for the business.


  7. Great working experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ted Jacob Engineering Group full-time

    Pros

    Competitive compensation packages, great working environment, and experience with world class projects. I have been with TJEG for a number of years and I plan to stay with the firm for a while. I have worked with many other companies and I can't see myself going back.

    Cons

    None to mention at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good projects coming!


  8. Helpful (1)

    Career Suicide

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Concentrates on healthcare. Nothing else.

    Cons

    Owner is always gone. Egotistical principals run the place. Lots of finger pointing amongst principals. All principals hate one another so you get caught up in there fire. Extremely low salaries relative to other firms. Get ready to be stressed out if you coming here. Everyone outside of the principals is treated like crap. The company does not harbor growth and employee development. Horrible attitudes. It's it not worth it. Try working at ARUP, Mazzetti or Flack & Kurtz. The company environment is horrible and it is a disgusting example of how a company should be run.

    Advice to Management

    Retire.


  9. Very good place to work

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Oakland, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Fair and reasonable management. Good challenging projects

    Cons

    Need more marketing to get more projects

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. Helpful (2)

    It is a good place to start your career but many do not end up staying there too long.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    There are many opportunities to travel and to gain a considerable amount of experience. Also, you are never working on the same project for too long.

    Cons

    Management seems to not be so great. At times there is a lot of politics and simply unnecessary B.S. that goes on.



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