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KBR Reviews

Updated August 14, 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 59 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bureaucratic upper management and totally disconnected with what they aspire for the company" (in 22 reviews)

  • "I have no Cons working inside the Camp" (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "BD"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Lots of layers of management


  2. "Insulator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Insulator in Victoria, TX
    Current Employee - Insulator in Victoria, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KBR full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment. Company really cares. Great benefits, 401k, vacation, paid holidays. Working 4 tens.

    Cons

    There's isn't really anything bad about this company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

  3. "Principal Process Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Principal Technical Professional-process in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Principal Technical Professional-process in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    KBR is a good company to work for. Management looks after employee s needs and career progression. I am really happy working here. You get to learn a lot of technical information here. Lot of opportunities to grow and get international experience.

    Cons

    I do not find anything negative to comment here.

    Advice to Management

    The open culture at KBR between managers and employees is something I really appreciate and hope that this company continues this trend and grow stronger and stronger


  4. "Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, managers try to keep a positive culture.

    Cons

    Tough times called for holiday's to be taken away, but it's my understanding they have returned. Career progression was slow


  5. "Services Management Team Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at KBR full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great group of people locally to work with.

    Cons

    Management doesn't listen to suggestions of people on the front lines.


  6. "Diverse and challenging experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at KBR full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work on multiple projects in different industries - oil and gas, government, technology
    Challenging experience working with different clients

    Cons

    Affected by oil price drop, but company diversified into government and technology


  7. "advisor"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Standard, but not any more

    Cons

    KBR engineering is made from Mexico, even in Houston office.

  8. "KBR Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Engineering Expertise, Employees, Schedule, Location, Variety

    Cons

    No Bonus, Compensation, Career Development, Benefits, Growth


  9. "Welder"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Combo Welder in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Combo Welder in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Make good money not to pushy

    Cons

    They'll put write you up quick for minor infractions


  10. "Equipment Specialist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KBR full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    KBRWyle is an incredible organization.

    Cons

    To many change over of supervisors


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