Jacobs Interview Questions

Updated 18 Sep 2014
Updated 18 Sep 2014
185 Interview Reviews

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    Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    One technical test and one-on-one interview

    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    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. 1 person 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 days - interviewed 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 day - interviewed 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
  6.  

    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+ weeks - interviewed 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 months - interviewed 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 day - interviewed 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.  

    Project Engineer V Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview that lasted all of 5 min to setup site interview. Within one week of interview I was presented an offer. Not much to really say more about it, it was very easy which goes to show that Jacobs is somewhat of a body shop like S&B

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    negotiated extra week off of vacation and was agreed
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Environmental Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    Three part interview. Step one, panel interview with the local office principals and management team. Step two, interview with the intended department management team. Step three, casual lunch with members of the intended department in similar positions.

    Interview Questions
    • Pertained to a project for which the work I conducted under ineffective senior management, and the details about which I was unprepared to tactfully but genuinely describe.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Jacobs.

    Interview Details

    I had a phone interview and then onsite interview with key personnel to talk about industry background and how my experiences would fit to the consultancy work done. The process was intriguing based on the conceptual work, and the components of advisory work the office is looking for.. technical + soft peoples skill analyzing on a macro level

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    pegged against current compensation + 30% raise
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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