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"The best thing for me at that point in my life."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Welding Shop Operator in Ashdown, AR
Current Employee - Welding Shop Operator in Ashdown, AR
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The pay was great and my bosses were very knowledgeable about their jobs and helped me understand and improve in mine.

Cons

The continual moving to keep up with job sites.

Other Employee Reviews for KBR

  1. "Good Place to work if you do not have career aspiration"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Advisor - Control Systems in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Technical Advisor - Control Systems in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Pay and benefits
    Good work-life balance
    Challenging projects to work
    During the 2008-09 downturn KBR laid of very few employees
    Large Company
    Good Co-employees

    Cons

    Insensitive Senior Management and Department Managers
    The annual review process is a farse. The Department Managers already pre-decide the rating before the commencement of the actual process.
    Incompetent project engineers and engineering managers. Some of these guys have no idea of the work process, but still try to exert influence
    No opportunities for growth - department managers do not allow engineers to move to proect even if they are interested.
    Department is too over-crowded at the top
    Lack of substantial communication
    No recognition for hard work
    Lot of incompetent people hired
    Senior management can seem impersonal

    Advice to Management

    Need more transparency in communication
    Try to recognise employees
    Provide more development opportunities
    Provide opportunities for career growth
    Revisit the hiring method


  2. "The company has provided an excellent base of EPCm knowledge"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Controls in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Controls in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, 401k plans. flexible work schedules - Retention of employees when business is slow. KBR U is an excellent source for career development

    Cons

    Management needs to be more open with employees with the current status of key projects. Most information comes from third part sources and other industry sources. Also KBR needs to be more competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Middle management needs to comunicate to employees concerning major project status and opportunities within KBR. Company needs to balance current employee resources from one office to another world wide to retain the best talent

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