Bechtel Reviews

Updated May 6, 2021

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4.0
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Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel
400 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work Life Balance, Challenging Work(in 78 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and love the 3-day weekend(in 72 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work / Life Balance, work location(in 77 reviews)

  • "long hours, remote locations, overly bureaucratic(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years
      Featured Review

      Great place to work

      Jul 24, 2020 - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic company culture, vision and values; progressive company that is willing to change HR / technical policies based on employee surveys; great leadership team at all levels;

      Cons

      40 hour week (8 hours days) for professionals in the office

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place to Work

      May 6, 2021 - Treasury Analyst in Glendale, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -PTO and Flexible work schedule - 401k Match and Trust Contribution

      Cons

      Only con is that people stay here for a long time so it is rare that positions open for advancement.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great pay tough project

      May 4, 2021 - Materials Specialist in Oak Ridge, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay. Ability to Move. Loyal to those who stay

      Cons

      Work-life balance. Tough project. Project culture

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      May 1, 2021 - Senior Mechanical Engineer - Heat Transfer in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People are wonderful and helpful.

      Cons

      Management politics gets in the way.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

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      Apr 27, 2021 - Pipefitter Helper in Cameron, LA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High demand,good pay, physical work they in shape.

      Cons

      Get rainout, long hours, lots of heavy lifting,you can injury yourself very easy.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Apr 28, 2021 - Construction Superintendent in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice place to work if you want to see the world

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company, but understand what they ask of you

      Apr 23, 2021 - Engineer II in Frederick, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of mobility; opportunities to move around the world and have new experiences

      Cons

      The experiences available require some sacrifice and may not be exactly what you're looking for

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Fast Pace. Great Co-workers

      Apr 23, 2021 - Fiber Engineer in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They are constantly about continued learning while doing the job you are hired for.

      Cons

      I do not have any.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Company

      Apr 22, 2021 - Administrative Specialist in Richland, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There is good pay and benefits

      Cons

      Location 47 minutes from home and some required overtime

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent Company

      Apr 20, 2021 - Field Welding Engineer in Monaca, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Largest privately owned construction company in the US. Work opportunities will always be there if you're willing to travel.

      Cons

      Travel is required long term. Management and organization doesn't seem to learn from previous jobs.

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