Bechtel Reviews

Updated 1 Aug 2020

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3.8
72%
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86%
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Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Brendan Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel
296 Ratings
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  • "Work/life balance is not great when you are on a field assignment, but this is pretty standard for any company doing work in the field(in 72 reviews)

  • "long hours, remote locations, overly bureaucratic(in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Working in construction schedule"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner in Santiago
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A good company with options to internal growth

    Cons

    A lot of hours of work including weekend and holidays.

  2. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Supplier Quality Manager in New Delhi

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time

    Pros

    Work culture, location, challenging, compensation

    Cons

    Nil, stability, shifts, well, growth


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fantastic company culture, vision and values; progressive company that is willing to change HR / technical policies based on employee surveys; great leadership team at all levels;

    Cons

    40 hour week (8 hours days) for professionals in the office

  4. "Great pay, rewarding work, tough balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very competitive pay Room for growth

    Cons

    Feels like it's more about who you know sometimes

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  5. "Excellent employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Cluj-Napoca
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Quality products, mentorship from senior managers

    Cons

    Construction site, commute, long hours

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  6. COVID-19

    "Great company to work with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Employee Expense Processor in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is good Decent benefits

    Cons

    In this Covid-19 pandemic the management isn't as supportive to their employees as they should be meaning they are laying off employees on a mass level.

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  7. "nil"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineering Trainee GET in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Bechtel full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work according to me

    Cons

    No cons known to be stated

  8. "Contracts Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contracts Manager in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great place to work, large scale projects, career development

    Cons

    long hours, remote locations, overly bureaucratic

  9. "Overall Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Purchasing Specialist in Reston, VA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Good Pay, Good People

    Cons

    Very Demanding which makes days very stressful

  10. "Good Place to work for in Gurgaon India"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Analyst II in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bechtel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Place to work for in Gurgaon India, good pay, professionalism, well-managed processes, and supporting colleagues.

    Cons

    A little favoritism for individuals growth

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