Jacobs Engineering

Provider of engineering and construction services.

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Headquarters:
1111 South Arroyo Parkway
Pasadena, CA 91109
Employees: 24,400
CEO: Noel Watson
Stock Symbol: JEC

Website: http://www.jacobs.com

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Jacobs Engineering Group is one of the world's largest providers of professional technical services. Jacobs services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as engineering and construction, and operations & maintenance.

The company's primary markets include:
- Aerospace and Defense
- Automotive and Industrial
- Buildings
- Chemicals and Basic Resources
- Consumer Products
- Federal Programs
- Forest Products
- Infrastructure
- Oil and Gas
- Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
- Refining
- Technology

Jacobs' global network includes more than 70 offices in over a dozen countries with operations in North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, India, Australia, and Asia.

In 2004, the company had revenues of $4.59 billion and net earnings of $128.9 million.

History

The company was founded in 1947 by Joseph J. Jacobs, who went into business as Jacobs Engineering Co., operating as both an engineering consultant and a manufacturers' representative for process equipment. With 20 people on staff in 1956, the company completed its first substantial chemical project: engineering of a caustic chlorine plant for Kaiser Aluminum in Louisiana.

Jacobs Engineering would go public in 1970 and was listed on the American Stock Exchange in 1971 before moving to the NYSE in 1989.

Benefits

Jacobs offers the following benefits which may vary by region and country.

- Medical
- Dental
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Disability plan
- Company-sponsored as well as optional life insurance programs
- Retirement savings plans
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Professional registration and membership reimbursement
- Award and recognition programs
- Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
- Modified work week
- Other region-specific benefits

Updated July 14, 2005

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