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KBR Reviews in Saudi Arabia

379 Reviews
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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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    Overseas Projects

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KBR full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay, opportunity to learn from clients and other companies

    Cons

    Brutal hours and some very harsh living conditions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your field employees. They are the local experts, not your managers off site.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Lead Accountant

    • 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

    Pros

    Very good infrastructure for developing the Career.

    Cons

    Local Management doesn't have much knowledge of the law of the country.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Bad Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Professional-Structural in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Technical Professional-Structural in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)

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

    Pros

    KBR merger with Saudi company called AMCDE and become KBR-AMCDE which full controlled and refer to headquarter at US.

    Cons

    Bad Management and no future plane for the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    All KBR-AMCDE employees under Psychological condition and feeling they are not gain their rights which caused low production.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    Sr. Tech Professional - Construction

    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    Good to work in Saudi

    Cons

    Hypotax is a big pain

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not good to have different rules for different folks

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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