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About the company

  • CEO
    Steven J. Demetriou
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    more than $10B (USD)
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    1999 Bryan Street, Suite ...
  • Link
    Jacobs website

We deliver impactful global solutions to create a more connected, sustainable world — from intelligence to infrastructure, cybersecurity to space exploration. Our 55,000+ employees across 50 countries work every day, challenging the expectations of today to reinvent the way we’ll all live tomorrow.

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Employees at Jacobs have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.

Health insurance
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Dental insurance
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Paid time off
Disability insurance

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 5.2K reviews and is evolving.



Senior Project Manager in Herndon, VA
on June 5, 2020

There's possibilities for improvements within the company that need to be addressed immediately to stop from great engineers and great staff from leaving due to ineffective management.

Designer in Remote US
on November 22, 2022

Recent hire and I’m very impressed with their training and onboarding process. Been in Engineering over 25 years and so far I’m impressed. They are willing to invest in me up front to make sure I can support a high profile Tech client.

Project Surveyor in Reno, NV
on November 20, 2022

What is the best part of working at the company? Benefits and salary What is the most stressful part about working at the company? Day to day interactions, communication, and overall vision What is the work environment and culture like at the company? Toxic and stressful What is a typical day like for you at the company? Scattered and confused

Director in Denver, CO
on November 12, 2022

Typical Engineering House / Sweat Shop where when they need you they will tell you anything to get you in the door and as soon as they don't need you they throw you out like yesterday's trash.

Sr. Network Engineer in Springfield, VA
on November 11, 2022

Jacobs is a great place to work. The pay is excellent, but middle management could be better. Overall, it's still a great company. I would definitely work there again.

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Interview insights

Insights from 955 Indeed users who have interviewed with Jacobs within the last 5 years.

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Interview is average
Process takes about a day or two

Interview Questions

First question he asked was if I knew anything about Jacobs and what they did. Then, he asked what my background/experience was. No technical questions, really. Then he asked why I left one of my previous jobs. From there, he turned it over to me to see if I had questions about a half hour in.

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