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KBR Reviews

Updated February 26, 2015
Updated February 26, 2015
398 Reviews
3.6
398 Reviews
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KBR Chairman, President & CEO Bill Utt
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190 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Company value, employee mentoring focus, outstanding work/life balance (in 12 reviews)

  • Good work environment; 401K benefits are reasonable; good work/lie balance can do 9/80 (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Management follows a good old boy system of hiring and promotion practices (in 7 reviews)

  • They preached but did not seem overly concerned about a work-life balance (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good company to start your career with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KBR

    Pros

    Good Salary package, Alternate fridays off, good environment to work, Equal opportunities for all!

    Cons

    The increments and bonus are low compared to other companies, though they offer initial competitive salary package.

  2.  

    It was great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Labor Foreman in Jackson, AL
    Former Employee - Labor Foreman in Jackson, AL

    I worked at KBR full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Its safety rules are great

    Cons

    Its strikness of the job..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay on top of your job...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    I have learned a lot in process design, calculation and software habilities these have developed an excellent background

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Professional - Process in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Professional - Process in Houston, TX

    I have been working at KBR

    Pros

    I have developed my process skill in the company

    Cons

    None, I am happy working for KBR

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NOne

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Subcontract Supervisor, Procrement Compliance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Subcontract Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Subcontract Supervisor in Houston, TX

    I worked at KBR

    Pros

    KBR is a great organization with great benefits. The company respects your expertise and allow the employee to work without being micromanaged.

    Cons

    If you are new to Procurement or at an itermediate level, the company works to increase your knowledge and to help you grow and acheive promotions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rewarding, both professionally and personally. It provides opportunities regardless of your nationality or ethnic background.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Specialist

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KBR full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good company, benefit is good

    Cons

    Nothing about this part for what I know

  7.  

    A Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at KBR full-time

    Pros

    A great company to grow and learn from management and tenured colleagues - very knowledgeable in the industry.

    Cons

    Project Based ... Contractor/Services companies can leave feelings of uncertainty.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  8.  

    GReat internship

    Former Intern - Alliances
    Former Intern - Alliances

    I worked at KBR as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Best place to work...good work culture

    Cons

    Positive work environment, employee friendly

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good work, and plenty of it.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KBR

    Pros

    They always have work across the country.

    Cons

    They have more than their share of un-qualified tradesmen. It would serve them well to give written test upon hire in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your skilled craftsmen that actually make things happen.

  10.  

    review

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KBR

    Pros

    centrally located to travel to work

    Cons

    too mcuh politics in the workplace

  11.  

    Middle Management Killing Opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Ips Applications Developer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Lead Ips Applications Developer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at KBR full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flex work schedule with every other Friday off

    Cons

    Middle management micro management to maintain control

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Perform 360 reviews on middle managers to understand how they are perceived as leaders.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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