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Updated January 19, 2018
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Stuart J. B. Bradie
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Pros
  • Like any large company, there are a number of good benefits like the option to work a 9/80 work schedule (in 42 reviews)

  • Good pay, Excellent company to work for (in 57 reviews)

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  1. "Good Contact Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and good leadership. So far I'm impressed.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for growth


  2. "amazing"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Lock Haven, PA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Lock Haven, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    amazing job good experience look forward with carrer

    Cons

    not fucosed on work pay attention

  3. "KBR Review"

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    Former Employee - SUBCONTRACTS in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - SUBCONTRACTS in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KBR full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Money is Good. Leaders are loyal to their employees

    Cons

    Lack of Training and career advancement

    Advice to Management

    Focus on training


  4. "Process Engineering in Delaware"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, DE
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KBR full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Talented staff. Look out for their employees when the office is busy.

    Cons

    Engineering procedures followed so rigorously, that work is not efficient. Resources wasted on unneeded reviews and obtaining details not pertinent for final decisions.


  5. "Sr. Subcontract Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Senior Subcontracts Administrator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Subcontracts Administrator in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KBR full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Ok top Salary
    The people here are great
    Not much travel required
    Vacation Pay
    Growth

    Cons

    Not Flexible
    Archaic Systems
    No Raise for 2 years
    No Vacation pay for 2 years
    Archaic approach to everything
    IT Challenged


  6. "Great company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay, good supervision

    Cons

    The higher ups sometimes don't understand what it takes to complete a job


  7. "Senior Scheduler, PMP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at KBR full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Multiple opportunities. Wide range of sizes of Projects available and unlimited variation of fields of Engineering and Construction Projects available to be involved in.

    Cons

    Absolute worst Human Resource Department in the industry. BAR NONE!

  8. "Project Controls Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, highly skilled and experienced engineers in a variety of discilplines

    Cons

    Small Newark office is overshadowed by big Houston office mentality - not allowed to be lean enough to win small market work

    Advice to Management

    More autonomy for small offices


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Administrative Assistant II"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Enid, OK
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Enid, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    To many to list. Loved working with everyone associated with KBR & KOCH.

    Cons

    Having to work in the rain & cold but anything KBR can change.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more locals since they know the area so they could possibly hire on permanently with the existing company & end of project.


  10. "KBR great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great pay and management tons of flexibility

    Cons

    hard to advance large company


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