KBR Reviews

Updated May 28, 2020

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KBR President and Chief Executive Officer  Stuart J. B. Bradie (no image)
Stuart J. B. Bradie
280 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very good pay and good work environment(in 72 reviews)

  • "Great work environment and a great school overall(in 58 reviews)

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  1. "Great managers."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Subcontract Administrator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KBR full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good management. They are supportive and help you grow professionally.

    Cons

    Regular office politics as with everywhere else

    KBR2020-03-03
  2. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategic Alliance Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KBR full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good progressive company and decent culture

    Cons

    Not employee loyal - just about cost cutting

    KBR2020-05-22
  3. Helpful (1)

    "good company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Clearwater, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at KBR full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company, very people oriented,

    Cons

    none, very stable, and people oriented

    KBR2020-05-11
  4. "Mediocre culture with not much encouragement"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Lead in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work Life Balance, appropriate place to retire

    Cons

    No growth potential - very old school approach with regard to employee reward, certain % of people who just ride on team member's hardwork and at the end of the year, everyone will get the same reward.

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    KBR2020-05-23
  5. "Still a good company to work with,"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good colleagues, good working environment, work/life balance,

    Cons

    Laid off people in US in downturn, hired a lot from foreign office.

    KBR2020-05-02
  6. "Admin"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    It’s Weekly pay no holds

    Cons

    They have buddy system it’s who you know not what you are qualified for

    KBR2020-05-12
  7. "Good workplace for engineering"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Principal Technical Professional 

    I have been working at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Top class engineering colleges

    Cons

    Each subsidiary has different culture but generally KBR would like to lay off during downturn.

    KBR2020-04-21
  8. "Good Place to work."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Morrisville, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment to work and grow.

    Cons

    No bonus program. Not enough PTO.

    KBR2020-03-15
  9. "Very welcoming and friendly work environment. Diverse projects, great benefits, convenience location."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Professional Leader - I&C in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KBR full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Competitive pays and benefits. 9/80 schedule. Company Paid short term, long term disabilities coverage, life and accident coverage. Short commute to work, no traffic issues.

    Cons

    Aging work force, with many young engineers without a lot of experience to do the work.

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    KBR2020-02-28
  10. "Many Interesting Options for Engineers"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Sioux Falls, SD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KBR full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wide range of work options. Good benefits. Many paths for advancement, relocation, job change.

    Cons

    Can get lost in very large company structure and processes.

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    KBR2020-02-19
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