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KBR Reviews

Updated November 22, 2017
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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 41 reviews)

  • Good pay, Excellent company to work for (in 56 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance could be better (in 11 reviews)

  • Upper management has reduced our department staff quite a lot (in 20 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Pipe Fitter Helper 3"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deer Park, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deer Park, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Great management team
    Hard work can equal a promotion

    Cons

    Pay is lower than the competition

    Advice to Management

    Keep setting the bar


  2. "civil engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with.

    Cons

    very large company is sometimes frustrating.

  3. "Not so great"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Great Place to learn but not too many opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Only a few guys are promoted . Managers don't care about employees development


  4. "Laborer Foreman"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Transportation Foreman in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Transportation Foreman in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, worked for them for 8 years in Afghanistan.

    Cons

    None, great company with great benefits and excellence all around.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work and look forward to being part of the team soon again.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "KBR"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent compensation and bonus opportunities.

    Cons

    Allow unqualified individuals to hold management postitiond.


  6. "Good Comapny"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Really good workers and people

    Cons

    Management wasn't the greatest to work for


  7. "Worked ATP -Process"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Nice easy going work culture, positive energy from the team

    Cons

    Salary less, managers can be pain at times

    Advice to Management

    Get the right guys for the right post

  8. "Pipe and tube welder"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KBR full-time

    Pros

    He has 20 Years of welding and also welded chrome walls and weld nature gas boilers. Also knows how to rig and ironwork.

    Cons

    Willing to learn to weld other materials and also assist energy boilers. Also willing to learn more jobs with welding jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Help out pipe fitters and assit others how to weld correcty.


  9. "Ok employer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule days off,long term assignment

    Cons

    Mediocre pay,advancement, benefits, management

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay and incentives


  10. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KBR full-time

    Pros

    Good Projects, lots of lateral movement

    Cons

    None really, i enjoyed ut


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