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Interviews at Jacobs

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Interview experience
Based on 112 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 110 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 105 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Jacobs

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
36%
About a day or two
24%
About two weeks
16%
More than one month
13%
About a month
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
47%
Phone call/screening
44%
Drug test
33%
Group interview
31%
Background check
28%
Least reported steps
Written test
4%
Take-home/sample work
1%
Presentation
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Jacobs

  • There wasn't
    Shared on 6 January 2019 - Journeyman Steamfitter - Fort McMurray, AB
  • I was over the phone and by email.
    Shared on 7 November 2018 - Steamfitter/Pipefitter - Alberta
  • Hired thru name hire
    Shared on 1 October 2018 - 4th Year Millwright Apprentice - Fort McMurray, AB

Interview questions at Jacobs

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How would intervene with a worker whom you seen working in a unsafe behavior.
    Shared on 15 May 2019 - Safety Advisor - Saint John, NB
  • All depends on your experience and person who is taking it.
    Shared on 6 December 2017 - SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER - Saudi Arabia
  • Through union was never interviewed by jacobs
    Shared on 6 November 2017 - Administrator/Site Foreman - Fort McMurray, AB
The first interview at Jacobs
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral34%
  • Other33%
  • Through Indeed13%
  • Walk-In13%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%
How candidates received their first interview at Jacobs
  • I applied through someone who worked at Jacobs.
    Shared on 24 May 2019 - RAIL PROJECT MANAGER - Burnaby, BC
  • Reference from the Client
    Shared on 15 May 2019 - Principal Control Systems Engineer - Calgary, AB
  • Previous work acquaintance was working with Jacobs
    Shared on 22 October 2018 - Field Safety Advisor - Belle Plaine, SK
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