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Jacobs Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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3.9
78%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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Jacobs Chair and CEO Steven Demetriou
Steven Demetriou
1,371 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work Environment is very friendly(in 169 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is achievable(in 150 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper Management doesn't delegate properly(in 64 reviews)

  • "Large company where you may not feel connected(in 63 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Jacobs Engineering Group Highway Transportation Designer

      Jan 14, 2021 - Highway Transportation Designer in Irvine, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great Working Environment. Friendly Staff. Very helpful team. Tons of Resources and Opportunities.

      Cons

      Sometimes long hours. Work life balance depends on project managers.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place

      Jan 23, 2021 - Electrical Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Decent work life balance. Great team.

      Cons

      Slow to provide decent raises

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Four Stars

      Jan 22, 2021 - Manufacturing Engineer in Titusville, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great management Good pay and benefits Great work/life balance

      Cons

      Bureaucratic red tape is excessive and exhausting. Not all departments are held to the same standards

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Place to work

      Dec 2, 2020 - Systems Administrator 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits, vacation time, infrastructure, work life balance, community involvement. Really great people.

      Cons

      No cons to speak of

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Average Experience

      Nov 15, 2020 - Designer in Boston, MA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      easy to get into, work life balance

      Cons

      Corporate culture kills design, poor leadership / team building, top down approach

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Before new CEO

      Oct 30, 2020 - Senior HRBP 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work life balance is achievable

      Cons

      Before current CEO company was steeped in culture of 1980

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Solid company

      Oct 13, 2020 - Project Controls Specialist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work/life balance. Flexibility is key!

      Cons

      Nothing really at this point

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Sep 16, 2020 - Regional Support Specialist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work life balance and great people

      Cons

      Losing work And not competing for new work

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Position offers good work-life balance but poor training methods

      Sep 2, 2020 - Electrical Engineer in Kennedy Space Center, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work-life balance, flexible hours, understanding managers

      Cons

      Multiple operating procedures and standards that slow down work progress, most training provided is very board and often not directly applicable.

      2 people found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Aug 10, 2020 - Oracle Applications Consultant in Pasadena, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good company to work, work life balance

      Cons

      Good company to work, but hectic schedule as every where

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