Jacobs Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2022

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3.9
78%
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Jacobs Chair and CEO Steven Demetriou
Steven Demetriou
1,362 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work environment for employees(in 206 reviews)

  • "Flexible work schedule and interesting work(in 171 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "You are required to be 100% billable which is not always feasible(in 134 reviews)

  • "Confusing organizational structure in a large company(in 90 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Positive graduate engineering experience

      Oct 26, 2021 - Process Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working hours . Good salary.

      Cons

      Not many, it’s a good place to work

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Jan 17, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Technology and internal initiatives impressive

      Cons

      Demanding, work hours could be long and stressful

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Demanding job but good people

      Jan 12, 2022 - Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Impressive technology, plenty of resourses

      Cons

      Work could be demanding and stressful at times

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      OK company to work for

      Dec 1, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Large projects to work on

      Cons

      Too much bureaucracy, low salary

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      A good company to work for

      Nov 7, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Diverse engineering sectors - Industry competitive benefits (country-specific) - A vast array of online training resources - Employees have the opportunity to move between different sectors/business units

      Cons

      - acquisition of other companies sometimes bring dissatisfaction amongst the employees of being taken over, especially if there’s a loss of certain benefits

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Overall quite good

      Oct 27, 2021 - Lead Process Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible Nice staff Good pension Friendly Big projects Good base salary

      Cons

      Poor structure No career path forward

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Bad work environment

      Oct 28, 2021 - Gradute Engineer Trainee in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nothing is good about Jacobs Ireland.

      Cons

      Management, projects and work life. Looong hours without pay.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Average

      Sep 7, 2021 - Senior Transport Planner in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not too much pressure for employees

      Cons

      Not great for getting promoted

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Learning experience

      Jul 22, 2021 - Graduate Transport Planner in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best transport planning team that helps increase your knowledge and skill

      Cons

      No cons so far, everything has been great!

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    10. 4.0