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Updated May 26, 2022

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4.0
78%
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88%
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Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel
536 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Good pay but is better with other companies(in 130 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and love the 3(in 125 reviews)
  • "Some really great people and managers who bring a wealth of experience and will look out for their team members.(in 80 reviews)
  • "Work life balance is good(in 69 reviews)
  • "Good Salaries based on role(in 69 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years
    Featured Review

    World-class

    Jan 29, 2022 - Field Service Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent leadership and learning experiences on unparalleled endeavors.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is challenging and requires a significant sacrifice, but the pay-off is great professionally and financially and the work is extremely rewarding.

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Amazing Company

    Apr 12, 2022 - Project Planner in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You get to work with state of the art practices in the industry. Projects are huge infrastructure that create an impact in society.

    Cons

    Due to the size of the projects, the company is a large corporation with the bureaucracy that comes with that.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good company

    May 26, 2022 - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Reston, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Teammates are great to work with

    Cons

    you will have to drive since it is in reston

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good Culture but Bonus should be more

    May 25, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture Good salary You get to work on impactful projects especially if you're open to moving around

    Cons

    Bonus for junior employee should be improved on

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good place to work

    May 23, 2022 - Project Controls Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good compensation, good leadership, 9/80 schedule

    Cons

    You have to be able to have a clear vision of your career path mapped out for yourself

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    An evolving company who is focused on growth

    May 22, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Job availability Safety culture Job variance and personal growth

    Cons

    You have to move if you want to keep working

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Ok job

    May 19, 2022 - Construction Worker in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good money and enough hours

    Cons

    The weather and working conditions

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Good Company

    May 16, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great Culture, great career opportunity for the loyal company types.

    Cons

    They cut a full week from vacation benefits from where they were pre-Covid, but they say they promote work/life balance (actions sometimes contradict words).

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company, Lots of Opportunities

    May 10, 2022 - Mechanical Field Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You are part a team that thrives on building heavy industry. The compensation and benefits are excellent.

    Cons

    You will need to relocate at the end of each job.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Olfins project

    May 9, 2022 - Construction General Foreman in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Bechtel is a strong company that care for their employees advancement and well being. safety is strong and make a superior work environment, that I am proud to be a part of.

    Cons

    Jobs are not always favorable to follow.

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Bechtel Reviews FAQs

Bechtel has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 2,025 reviews left anonymously by employees. 78% of employees would recommend working at Bechtel to a friend and 63% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Bechtel employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Bechtel. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

78% of Bechtel employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Bechtel 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Bechtel to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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