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Jacobs President, CEO, and Director Craig L. Martin
Craig L. Martin
332 Ratings

    Good culture with average benefits

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Jacobs


    Good culture
    Strong relationships across a range of infrastructure related sectors
    Diverse consulting service offering
    Strong focus on people


    Limited compensation
    As the company gets larger there is more red tape and the employee becomes smaller
    Strong engineering focus

    Neutral Outlook

Jacobs Interviews

Updated 28 Feb 2015
Updated 28 Feb 2015

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Interview Experience


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Interview Difficulty




    Process Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    Began with a simple phone interview with small behavioral questions and questions about the company. The panel interview follow approximately 4 weeks later, where it was extremely difficult to receive progress updates as well as organize an interview date.

    The interview consisted of the HR Manager, Chief Process Engineer and a Graduate Student. The interview lasted for 1 hour and consisted of detailed behavioral questions ranging from team to leadership roles and situations.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a situation where you had to deal with a bad teammate and how did you approach this.   Answer Question
    • Name a situation where you saw something unsafe, and how did you react to this.   Answer Question
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Jacobs Awards and Accolades

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America’s Most Trustworthy Companies, Forbes Magazine, 2014
America's Greenest Companies, Newsweek, 2014
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Additional Info

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Website www.jacobs.com
Headquarters Pasadena, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1947
Type Company - Public (JEC)
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Fluor, Bechtel, AECOM

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. We offer 250+ locations in 30+ countries, covering: North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa, and Asia.

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