Jacobs Reviews

Updated Jun 2, 2020

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Jacobs Chair and CEO Steven Demetriou
Steven Demetriou
706 Ratings
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  1. "Project Administrative Assistant"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Jacobs

    Pros

    Great management, work life balance

    Cons

    There wasn’t really any cons

    Jacobs2020-01-16
  2. "Great opportunity to support military"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Administrator in Fort Bragg, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generous benefits including education reimbursement.

    Cons

    Office work can be dull but plenty of opportunity to interact with the customer.

    Jacobs2020-06-01
  3. "good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Water Resources Engineer/Water Modeler in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Jacobs part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    work oriented, solid support staff, loved my time here

    Cons

    expected to work longer hours for the pay

    Jacobs2020-05-28
  4. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Network Administrator 
    Recommends

    I worked at Jacobs full-time

    Pros

    Team oriented company, would return.

    Cons

    Contract changes lead to layoffs

    Jacobs2020-05-21
  5. "A culture like no other"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, salary, benefits, amenities, technology, co-workers, FLEXIBILITY and the list goes on

    Cons

    Can't think of any, honestly.

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    Jacobs2020-05-20
  6. "GIS"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - GIS in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great team, interesting projects, opportunities to learn

    Cons

    lack of growth on gis spectrum

    Jacobs2020-05-21
  7. "Large Company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy to network with large office

    Cons

    work is overloaded at times

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    Jacobs2020-05-19
  8. "Excellent work environment, dedication to safety."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Test Technician IV in Concord, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and a defined career path.

    Cons

    Communication at the local level can get muddied.

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    Jacobs2020-05-18
  9. "Great company for an entry level Engineer"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Project Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jacobs full-time

    Pros

    Good company for an entry level Engineer

    Cons

    Difficult to advance in the company

    Jacobs2020-05-17
  10. "Innovation"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The opportunity to learn and collaboration.

    Cons

    The choice of the medical benefit carrier

    Jacobs2020-05-28
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