Bechtel Reviews

Updated May 20, 2020

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3.8
72%
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85%
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Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel
275 Ratings
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  • "Work/life balance is not great when you are on a field assignment, but this is pretty standard for any company doing work in the field(in 71 reviews)

  • "Re-location to new projects, sometimes long hours,(in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Electrical"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Egs 

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good money and personal time off

    Cons

    More politics No work life balance

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    Bechtel2019-12-02
  2. "Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist 

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. You can accumulate lots leave and encase whenever you need

    Cons

    Lots of working hours and lack of basic amenities at site

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    Bechtel2020-05-13
  3. "Postive Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Telecommunications Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great recourses and industry leader. Working with sharp and good people.

    Cons

    Large company so it's hard to shine and move up quickly

    Bechtel2020-05-11
  4. "Fantastic company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Clear directives, accessible HR, chain of command is clear, pay is wonderful

    Cons

    None, I've enjoyed my time

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    Bechtel2020-05-06
  5. "Senior Control System Engineer"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Control Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Opportunities, Raises, Overtime Pay

    Cons

    Working with the other engineers

    Bechtel2020-05-20
  6. "Bechtel is Global"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Purchasing Specialist III in Oak Ridge, TN

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and love the 3-day weekend.

    Cons

    Heavy work schedule and word document formatting.

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    Bechtel2020-05-05
  7. "Good Company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - GIS Analyst 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary and benefit

    Cons

    lot of relocation based on projects

    Bechtel2020-04-27
  8. "Excellent employer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contract Administrator in Waynesboro, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Will succeed where other companies have failed.

    Cons

    A fragmented document filing system

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    Bechtel2020-05-07
  9. "Good family oriented company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Ability to gain great experience on projects

    Cons

    Hard to advance as a millennial. Very much a company that values years of service over innovation

    Bechtel2020-04-17
  10. "Great CEO, tough industry"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Owner in Glendale, AZ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay and opportunity to move around. Global opportunities when the work is there.

    Cons

    Follows the ups and downs of the construction industry, so job security is ever changing.

    Bechtel2020-04-06
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