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"Typical contract environment you have a job when they have a client."

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Current Employee - Project Engineer in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Project Engineer in Denver, CO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Jacobs full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Decent projects, potential to makemore money by working more hours

Cons

Good old boy network and nepetism

Advice to Management

Evaluate talent based on performance not on client feedback and who they have rubbed elbows with.

Other Employee Reviews for Jacobs

  1. "Union workers are largely unmotivated."

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    Current Employee - Mso in Bloomfield, CT
    Current Employee - Mso in Bloomfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jacobs part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Starting pay is good, adequate working conditions, good food in the cafeteria, friendly management staff makes for a good entry level job.

    Cons

    Union workers lack motivation to accomplish anything outside of their normal duties. lots of red tape which prevents things from working efficiently.


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    "Solid Company"

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    Current Employee - Project Scheduler III in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Scheduler III in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jacobs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Solid reputation
    Experienced Co-workers
    Somewhat flexible schedule

    Cons

    Large company, easy to get lost in the shuffle
    Raises are pretty "iffy"
    Doesn't always feel "secure" job security-wise.

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