Bechtel Reviews

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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4.0
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Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel
489 Ratings
Pros
  • "VERY WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE AT BECHTEL(in 154 reviews)

  • "Nice work life balance flexible job hours international work opportunities(in 93 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No cons about working at Bechtel(in 135 reviews)

  • "Limited advancement poor work life balance(in 91 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Nov 25, 2021 - Construction Automation Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent and collaborative work environment

      Cons

      Open to moving out a lot.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great people

      Jan 21, 2022 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment, great support, enjoyable

      Cons

      I can’t think of any cons

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Global Company

      Jan 14, 2022 - Human Resources in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Multiple projects to learn from.

      Cons

      No cons I can think of

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      It’s ok

      Jan 14, 2022 - Electrical Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay is probably right in the middle.

      Cons

      Younger employees don’t get much professional development help. They’d prefer more experienced contractors. There is no new work there are no new job opportunities to move up.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Jan 13, 2022 - Rigger in Gregory, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Safe company to work for

      Cons

      Contract work is scarce In some areas

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Bechtel

      Jan 13, 2022 - Traders Assistant in Gladstone, Queensland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment and strong on safety.

      Cons

      Being in construction can be a macho and male dominated environment so be ready to have hard skin

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company for long term

      Jan 9, 2022 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent work environment, less pressure

      Cons

      Less pressure so learning pace gets slow

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Place to Work

      Jan 3, 2022 - Principal Pipeline Engineer in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging assignments Strong safety culture Established working procedures to guide employees Good pay and benefits

      Cons

      Might include lots of travel

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Not your Grand dads Bechtel

      Jan 16, 2022 -  in Tri Cities, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Opportunity to work on some cool projects, but that is quickly evaporating

      Cons

      Unless you're a high functioning alcoholic going out drinking every night with mgmt, your career won't go anywhere.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good Organization

      Jan 13, 2022 - Senior Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Work life balance Good work culture

      Cons

      Quality of work can go up Frontline client exposure not available

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