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Updated 3 Jan 2015
Updated 3 Jan 2015
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    One technical test and one-on-one interview

    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Trainee Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Andheri
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Andheri
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Jacobs in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Step 1. Written Technical test (basics of chemical engineering). It contains unit conversion,heat and mass balance,pumps, Utilities such as steam, etc.
    Step 2. face to face interview (approx. 30 minutes) It is better to say what you know than to be embarrassed with wrong answer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Accept what they give, it is best in the city.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Trainee Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Jacobs in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had one on one interview, Very basic questions , about undergraduate project and rest were general stuffs

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Very Friendly but Detailed Interview Process

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to Quit your current organisation in just one year?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I could not negotiate as my previous Compensation Package was already a bit on the higher side.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Jacobs in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Very good. Had been a telecon with HOD and Head of office.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Andheri
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Andheri
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Jacobs in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    Technical details such as sld's, protection philosophies relay numbers, motor schematics,

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation the package offered was good for me at that point of time
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vadodara
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vadodara
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Jacobs in February 2008.

    Interview Details

    With single well planned interview by the group of interviewers and attained the practical test interview. For interview candidates "you should be very skilled you can go as long as in interview but dont say faque on the topic which you dont know."

    Interview Questions
    • the End reactions of beams for different end cases   View Answer
    • connection details for beams columns and bracings   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Senior Structural Engineer - Oakland Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    Interview was arranged via an ad on the SEAONC job board. In person interview was over two hours long. The interviewers never asked me any question about my total engineering background. They believe that the projects you worked on 14 years ago make you the engineer you are today. I had other more relevant projects that benefitted the organization than those fro 14 years ago. No technical questions were asked to test the applicants. I felt humilted because they personally attacked me over my work history. The office said they had lots of people working there yet the cubicles were not even furnished.

    Interview Questions
    • There were NO unexpected questions. There were difficult questions that were more like personal attacks.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Site Acquisition Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    Clear and concise, good description of the position and activities. Met with HR Manager and then Project Manager. Described expectations and future opportunities very clearly. Good interaction about why the position is a good fit with my background and experience in other fields

    Interview Questions
    • How do you handle high pressure situations?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Specific and informative
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Creative Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Contacted via email; and it turned out to be a surprise group interview with all the team members where you need to show your portfolio and talk about yourself. The interview lasted about 30-40 minutes. They ask you many questions about your skills and background to get an idea. They will also assess your personality during the interview so please appear positive and professional. In addition, the dress code is business formal- business casual but please dress conservatively.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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