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KBR Saudi Arabia Reviews

Updated December 24, 2016
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Stuart J. B. Bradie
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  • Good work schedule a 9/80 work schedule every other Friday off (in 35 reviews)

  • Good pay, long hours, vacation time is very good (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Transport Supervisor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transport Supervisor in Dammam (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Transport Supervisor in Dammam (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a world famous company . Big budget company

    Cons

    salary, Insurance, Dedication to safety

    Advice to Management

    insurance, qualifications of candidates marginal at small operating basis (basic temporary arrangements, but this was due to down sizing and then standups.


  2. "Working in KBR is great"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Senior Safety Specialist in Jīzān (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Contractor - Senior Safety Specialist in Jīzān (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KBR as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Salary and Working Environment can be experience while working in KBR. Safety culture is also at high standard in the industry.

    Cons

    You need to be fully independent in the assigned project. Immediate adjustment is vital to do the job well. Being professional in the job site is required.


  3. "automechanicc or heavy equipment mechanic"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    To show my skills and developed better.

    Cons

    Heavy equipment maintenance..hydraulic assembling.underchasis.assembling trackpad.roller.trackshaw.

    Advice to Management

    I hope i have a good and kind employer i dont need high salary ,,,important is i enjoy my work ill give 100%of my best.thank you


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  5. "Project Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Project Engineer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Contractor - Project Engineer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KBR as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    cool people to work with i liked every one working their

    Cons

    I really do not have any cons everyone was good to work with and for

    Advice to Management

    none management was good they treated employees properly


  6. "KBR-AMCDE, al khobar, KSA"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Professional - Electrical in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Technical Professional - Electrical in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    KBR delivers technology, value-added consulting services and integrated EPC skills through three distinct global businesses, ensuring consistent project delivery with predictable results. Our businesses are:
    •Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology in refining, ethylene, ammonia and gasification; and niche consulting and know-how through three additional brands: Granherne, GVA and Energo​
    •Engineering & Construction, including Upstream Oil & Gas; LNG/GTL; Downstream Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals and Chemicals; and differentiated EPC
    •Government Services, including program management and long term annuity contracts.government operations, infrastructure, hydrocarbons and operations and maintenance

    Cons

    Accessing managers and employees without the need to engage in an extensive search and hiring process.


  7. "3 years in KBR-AMCDE (Saudi Arabia)"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Not Applicable in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Not Applicable in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits consistently matching with the current market value.

    Cons

    - Racism, Cronyism among the management
    - Inexperienced engineering and project managers

    Advice to Management

    Take employee feedbacks through annual surveys seriously.


  8. "Project Controls Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Controls Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Project Controls Manager in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Outstanding company with very skilled work associates. Benefits are some of the best in the EPC industry.

    Cons

    Workload seems to be dwindling.

    Advice to Management

    Work on expanding sales force.


  9. "working with KBR is better for carrier"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - QA QC Engineer in Buraydah (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Contractor - QA QC Engineer in Buraydah (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KBR as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    British management is better than others.

    Cons

    All the team leaders are also very hard working spending much time at site , I have seen in saudi kayan project jubail.


  10. "Lead Accountant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very good infrastructure for developing the Career.

    Cons

    Local Management doesn't have much knowledge of the law of the country.


  11. "Bad Management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Professional-Structural in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Technical Professional-Structural in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at KBR full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    KBR merger with Saudi company called AMCDE and become KBR-AMCDE which full controlled and refer to headquarter at US.

    Cons

    Bad Management and no future plane for the company.

    Advice to Management

    All KBR-AMCDE employees under Psychological condition and feeling they are not gain their rights which caused low production.



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