The company's primary markets include:
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.
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.
Jacobs offers the following benefits which may vary by region and country.
Updated July 14, 2005