maintenance technician (Former Employee), IRVING OIL REFINERY SAINT JOHN N.B. – May 20, 2013
Cons: every other day
Worked im maintenance for a client.Executing work orders.Learned that their philosophy is if you want to get ahead you have to bring out the knives.Favouritism was the order of the day.Management on the site are a bunch of paranoid control freaks who encourage finking and demand blind loyalty.If oyu get injured they treat you like a criminal.They peddle their culture of caring,then break WNB rules regarding incident reporting.Co-workers were ok.Hardest part of job was watching the atmosphere change from let's go to work to "watch your back".Most enjoyable part of the job was the physical job itself.
Fun workplace with some social networking and extra curricular activities
Project Coordinator (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – May 5, 2016
Pros: Free lunches and social activities
Cons: long job hours to meet deadlines
I am looking for project coordinator/ project controls position in challenging organization where I could have have learning opportunities for my professional development as well as fun time with my co workers so that we could work like a team and bring out great results.
DOCUMENT CONTROLLER (Current Employee), Edmonton, AB – April 21, 2016
Pros: Great work schedule
Cons: No parking or expensive Parking
Love the work schedule. Having at least 1 friday off a month was great so you can get any appointments done or just time with the family. Great co-worker, Grest team atmosphere. The salary and benefits are good
Intermediate Document Controller (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – April 2, 2016
Pros: Earned Day Offs
Cons: Long work hours
There was a culture of caring in the workplace, wherein employers and employees built a personal relationship with safety, and to take responsibility for safety not only for their own selves but for others as well. Respect for people and environment was greatly emphasized and courage to demonstrate care.
Systems Specialist - JPI Administrator (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – March 15, 2016
Pros: Flexible Hours
Cons: Lots of middle management
Jacobs is an Engineering company that grows through acquisition; this allows them to leverage their many different lines of business and their many employees (65,000+). Since they are so diverse they do sometimes struggle to maintain consistent work practises.
Red Seal Steam and Pipefitter (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, AB – March 1, 2016
Pros: Good company
Cons: Not enough work
I have worked for this company two different times. The first time the super was not favorable. My foreman was good and the crew i worked with were great guys. The second time i worked for them it was a good experience. I had a great foreman and a great crew. Look forward to working with them again.
I&C Lead (Current Employee), Calgary, AB – February 28, 2016
Excellent co-workers and a good work culture. Standards are good focus on safety is a major item for Jacobs. Lots of work to be done in overhead management to remain competitive and tough economic environment.
Great experience for me and a good way for me to learn about EPC
Analyst (Former Employee), Edmonton, AB – February 13, 2016
I was treated with respect, and was able to get help whenever I needed. The people I worked with were some of the smartest, and nicest people I've ever met. It was overall a fantastic experience for me.
1) Senior Mechanical Engineer - Valve Specialist (Former Employee), Edmonton, AB – February 9, 2016
It was a nice company to work with. Friendly atmosphere. Project engineering work for various client. Mechanical lead work was busy every day. Learned about pumping station and terminal for the oil transporting client.
I loved working for Jacobs. All employees are friendly and helpful. My manager and supervisor were wonderful persons who always made sure that the staff feel like home. they became good friends to all of us and in the summer we went to their house for barbqs. My manager and supervisor many times covered my work so I can attend lunch meetings and voluntary work within the company. They encouraged me to learn as much as possible in office services and reception.
Sr. Project Manager - Division Manager (Former Employee), Niagara Falls, ON & Edmonton, AB – January 6, 2016
Pros: Supportive Executive Management
Cons: Long Hours
Working at E.S. Fox required long days and a good workload. I have learned to Diversify myself and be able to deal with many situations. Management is Good pending on the location - Executive Management is Excellent, great Co-workers. Hardest part of the Job was the need to Travel at times to projects and being away from your Family. Most enjoyable time was retreats and satisfaction for a Job well done.
Scaffolder (Current Employee), Saint John, NB – November 9, 2015
Pros: im home every night
Cons: im not paid for travel and the rate of pay is the lowest in canada.
A tipical day at work for me , i sign on a safe work permit the i do a hazzard assessment for the task at hand.most of my co-workers are pleasent ,the hardest part of the job is the commute to work.the most enjoyable part of the job is the challenge of building scaffolding in akward places.