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Found 1,845 of over 2K reviews
4.1
79% Recommend to a Friend
Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
92% Approve of CEO

Found 1,838 of over 2K reviews

4.1
79%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
Approve of CEO
Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel
580 Ratings

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Good benefits and love the 3(in 138 reviews)
  • "Good pay but is better with other companies(in 135 reviews)
  • "Some really great people and managers who bring a wealth of experience and will look out for their team members.(in 87 reviews)
  • "Offers a Good work life balance(in 74 reviews)
  • "Good Salaries based on role(in 70 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Company To Work For

    Nov 24, 2022 - Electrical Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Robust operating procedures can be a pain when you're new, but a great tool once you are familiar with the process

    Cons

    Too many layers of management that seems unnecessary

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good working

    Nov 22, 2022 - Tower Top Hand in Chino, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Ok pay feel I was worth more

    Cons

    Always rushing and not backing employees

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Amazing Company

    Nov 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing company with great management, teams; benefits such as health, PTO, and understanding of flexibility of family/personal matters are top-notch. I was fortunate to work with various departments in 2 business sectors and the company strives to make the world a better place with their projects.

    Cons

    Sometimes too much OT was expected, more specifically, on projects vs. corporate office.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great company with challenging projects

    Nov 21, 2022 - Senior Project Controls Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company with challenging projects

    Cons

    Likes you to move around a lot.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    One of the best employers ever ever had

    Nov 2, 2022 - SOC Analyst in Glendale, AZ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They treat their employees like adults and respect their time. They encourage learning and management always had our best interests in mind.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for vertical growth in my department.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Culture

    Nov 20, 2022 - Electrical Field Engineer in Oak Ridge, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good working team and friendly culture at work!

    Cons

    I really don't have anything to complain about the work at Bechtel.

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    good place to work

    Nov 18, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    it is a good place to work

    Cons

    the salary is rather low

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    One of the best places to work

    Oct 26, 2022 - Senior Project Planner/Scheduler in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Family run business, takes care of you like a family.

    Cons

    Feels like slow career growth.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Overall solid place to start

    Oct 10, 2022 - Nuclear Safety Analyst in Richland, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, very flexible schedule and hours with a hybrid office/telework setup. Respectful environment

    Cons

    Steep learning curve to get caught up on current project.

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Vision, Values, Covenants

    Sep 20, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Oak Ridge, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Bechtel as a corporation has strong visions, values, and covenants. I enjoyed my time with Bechtel and wish I was able to travel to another project to continue working for them.

    Cons

    Projects are for a set period of time, people are constantly leaving to go to other projects so there is a feeling of constant instability

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Bechtel has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 2,143 reviews left anonymously by employees. 79% of employees would recommend working at Bechtel to a friend and 72% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 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 been stable over the past 12 months.

79% of Bechtel employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Bechtel 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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

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