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Review averages

  • 74 employees say

    Excellent (30)
    40.540540540541%
    Good (20)
    27.027027027027%
    Satisfactory (17)
    22.972972972973%
    Subpar (7)
    9.4594594594595%
    3.48
  • 4 applicants say

    Excellent (2)
    50%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (1)
    25%
    Subpar (1)
    25%
    3.23

Company summary

Jacobs, with annual revenues of nearly $11 billion, is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services. Building strong, long-term relationships with our clients is the key to our success as a company.

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Who we are

Products, services

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Being a valuable partner to our clients means having the services and resources to handle a variety of challenging projects. When they need us, we answer the call. 

From feasibility studies and environmental compliance to design, construction management and operations and maintenance services, Jacobs brings together the talent and expertise necessary to deliver success. Time and time again.

Learn more about Jacobs:

Company outlook

Our company’s Vision, Mission and Values are the cornerstones of our culture. They guide our global strategy, define our overarching goals, and serve as a constant reminder of Jacobs’ high performing, innovative and empowered culture.

Our Vision, Mission and Values are inspired by our teammates, our rich history, and our promising future. For 70 years, Jacobs has been the driving force behind some of world’s greatest engineering feats.

These guiding principles help ensure that our company will continue to provide solutions for a more connected, sustainable world for many years to come.

Benefits

Our culture of caring focuses on supporting you as you develop your career with Jacobs. We want you to succeed, have a long and exciting career path, while also having and maintaining a family at home. Jacobs' primary benefits package can help you — and your families — stay healthy, save for their future, and enjoy a balanced work/life schedule.

Specific benefits vary from country to country, but typically include:

  • Flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health benefits
  • Disability benefits
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays

Location


  • 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1200
    Dallas, Texas, 75201
    USA

For applicants

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What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Where can your career take you?

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges in their careers. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. 

If you share our commitment to doing what's best for clients, enjoy working in teams and hold yourself to the highest ethical standards, you'll fit right in.

How would we describe the company culture?

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We want you to succeed.

Jacobs takes great pride in creating an ethical, safe, and healthy environment where all employees can learn, grow, and thrive, both personally and professionally. We offer a number of opportunities to get started with us, even while still in school; grow into new challenges as you progress; keep your career advancing as you are ready to take on more; and be involved with or potentially lead exciting and innovative projects that help change the world.

Reviews for Jacobs Engineering

Reviews - What employees say

3.48 Employees say
3.23 Applicants say
  • 15.May 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Pay scale/promotion to reflect employee education and service.

What I like about the company

Jacobs is a culture of caring and valuing the employee.

What I dislike about the company

Lack of competing salary with employee service and education

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    Jacobs Engineering
  • City
    Huntsville
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 19.Mar 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Increase retention by improving resource forecasting and talent management

What I like about the company

They seem to be investing in technology at the right pace

What I dislike about the company

Turn over is very high and women in leadership is very low

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
2.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Jacobs engineering
  • City
    Anchorage
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Job Security

New management does not mean you will retain your position.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Relocation allowance is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc
  • City
    Houston
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Employee events is offered

Review averages

  • 74 employees say

    Excellent (30)
    40.540540540541%
    Good (20)
    27.027027027027%
    Satisfactory (17)
    22.972972972973%
    Subpar (7)
    9.4594594594595%
    3.48
  • 4 applicants say

    Excellent (2)
    50%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (1)
    25%
    Subpar (1)
    25%
    3.23

kununu score comparisons

Jacobs Engineering
3.47
78 reviews

Industry average (Construction/Architecture & Planning)
3.25
44,242 reviews

kununu average
3.30
2,670,000 reviews