Bechtel Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Bechtel Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 21, 2014

116 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Bechtel grants nine paid holidays a year in the U.S. and 20 days (160 hours) of paid time off per year, up to 80 days. Paid time off is used for vacation, sick leave, personal time off, or religious observance. Employees also have the option of purchasing an additional 40 hours of vacation by reducing the employee?s salary by one week?s pay spread over the entire year.

This information about the Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit at Bechtel is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Bechtel. The description here may not reflect the current Bechtel Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit.


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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 10, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Engineer in Houston, Texas

    Great vacation plan. PTO carries over and can accumulate.

  • Feb 07, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Reston, Virginia

    flexible schedule and reasonable vacation times

  • Nov 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Reston, Virginia

    The best part is 4 weeks paid time off beginning at year one. However it does not increase. Employees also have option to

  • Jun 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Francisco, California

    standard vacation time, you can purchase more

  • Feb 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Starting at 4 weeks with option to purchase 1 additional week

  • Sep 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Controls Manager in Houston, Texas

    Benefit is a industry best amount of time off benefit. However, it can be difficult to get time off depending on the nature of the project assignment. Time off is not always at employee's discretion.

  • Aug 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Engineer in Reston, Virginia

    good benefits and 401 k package

  • Aug 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Field in Houston, Texas

    It adds quick and your able to purchase an extra week every yr.

  • Jul 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    Vacation is static and does not reflect time served at the company.

  • Jul 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Bechtel provides 4 weeks of PTO for all employees and offers employees the choice to purchase an additional 40 hours of vacation for 70% of the price (40 hrs x hourly rate x .70).


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