Kellogg Brown & Root
3.9 of 5 40 reviews
www.kbr.com Leatherhead, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 20, 2014

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93% Approve of the CEO

Kellogg Brown & Root Chairman, President, & CEO William P Utt

William P Utt

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84% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good job with KBR in Houston @ Shell Refinery.

Instrument Technician (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Kellogg Brown & Root as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsGood people and steady work. A lot of opportunities to advance.

ConsTime clock system is very good

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Use them, because you will be used.

Assistant Fire Chief (Former Employee)
Baghdad (Iraq)

I worked at Kellogg Brown & Root as a contractor for more than 10 years

ProsGreat compensation, no benefits for contractors but great to use as a stepping stone to gain experience or secure a stable financial future.

ConsLong term there is not much benefit to stay with the company, only to follow the money; but don't expect to be valued or rewarded for performance.

Advice to Senior ManagementReward long term exceptional service to include granting future work and change to permanent status.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Excellent Company

Payroll Specialist (Current Employee)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

I have been working at Kellogg Brown & Root full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood Work ethics, professional and friendly atmosphere

ConsCannot find cons, perfect company

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease more salary and benefit to employee

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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being in war zone classified

Classfied (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Kellogg Brown & Root full-time for more than 8 years

ProsAchieved learning very many jobs. cons war zone

Consclassified for 15 years signed confidently contract with military

Advice to Senior ManagementThey need to listen more to the middle management to get more out of production.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked at Kellogg Brown & Root full-time for more than 10 years

ProsKellogg Brown & Root is a great company, Team work, Leadership

ConsNo downsizes of working for Kellogg Brown & Root

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company

Senior Administrative Specialist (Current Employee)
Kosovo Polje (Serbia)

I have been working at Kellogg Brown & Root as a contractor for more than a year

ProsI am fortunate enough to be employeed by KBR for coming on 2 years now and I have nothing but great things to say about this company as a company in whole.

ConsContracting with KBR is great but the only downside is being away from my family for such extended amounts of time.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Terrific 22 years with KBR as Principle Engineer in Houston and Terrific three years as consultant with KBF in Houston

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Kellogg Brown & Root

ProsExcellence in LNG, Ammonia, Ethylene, Co2 Sequestering, Methanol,

ConsNot maintaing the Greenford office as the center of excellence for LNG

Advice to Senior ManagementRe-emerge with Greenford as center for excellence in LNG

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I work as a labor Foreman

Mail Room, Driver, Base Computer Skill, (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Kellogg Brown & Root full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThis is a company that take care of you if you take care of your work

ConsReally no down side it is a good company to work for I think i would love to work for them aging in any the part of the company over sea are In Houston TX Thank. K B R

Advice to Senior Managementup management was good at lease I had no problem with the up management all I need now is for the up Management to open a Door for me aging at K B R,Thank KB R

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My experience at KBR was a good one.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Kellogg Brown & Root full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat flexible hours and ability to balance family and work was not a problem.

ConsIf a project got cancelled and you weren't able to find another project, you were pretty much laid off.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet more work coming into the company so you can keep that great hardworking staff.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Contracting

Contractor (Current Employee)
Kirkuk (Iraq)

I have been working at Kellogg Brown & Root as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsPays great, frequent travel available, co-workers become family

ConsWish that the long term contractors would be offered a full time position

Advice to Senior ManagementSelect dedicated workers to be hired on full time not have to work contract to contract..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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