Jacobs Reviews

Updated Dec 6, 2021

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3.9
77%
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Jacobs Chair and CEO Steven Demetriou
Steven Demetriou
1,329 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
      Current Employee

      engineer

      Nov 30, 2021 - Engineer in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      stable engineering market, professional setting, practical field

      Cons

      not I can think of

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      very good

      Nov 14, 2021 - Senior Construction Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Diversity, values, quality, engineering services

      Cons

      Professional working environmental and long term

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      good

      Nov 5, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good salary and work environment

      Cons

      no job security in the job

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Culture of inclusion, diversity, and innovation

      Oct 14, 2021 - Construction Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture of inclusion, diversity, and innovation Lots of opportunities if you are self-motivated

      Cons

      Too much middle management, matrixed/flat regional leadership results in lack of overall accountability and efficient decision making

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Oct 7, 2021 - Wildlife Biologist in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work hours and locations, interesting work and opportunity for growth

      Cons

      Too much work, not enough time

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good people, good opportunities

      Oct 6, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Good people to work with, great exposure to international projects/subject matter experts

      Cons

      local leadership could diversify, be more inclusive

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great

      Sep 17, 2021 - Senior Proposal Manager in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Inclusive diverse helpful leaders in the business

      Cons

      Struture is horizontal nonaccountability in some cases

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