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Review averages

  • 66 employees say

    Excellent (19)
    28.787878787879%
    Good (13)
    19.69696969697%
    Satisfactory (14)
    21.212121212121%
    Subpar (20)
    30.30303030303%
    2.99
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (1)
    100%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    5.00

Company summary

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34​,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures)​, with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses.

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

  • Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full life-cycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
  • Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consulting
  • Engineering & Construction, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); and program management

    KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.​​


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Location


  • 601 Jefferson
    Houston, Texas, 77002
    United States

For applicants

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

​​​​​​​​​When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

For more information, please contact us at careers@kbr.com​ or visit https://www.kbr.com/careers.


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What else should applicants know about us?

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR Warns of Fraudulent Employment Offers

We are aware that fraudulent employment offers are being transmitted via email by people claiming to be employees or representatives of KBR. Prospective candidates are provided salary information, instructed to obtain immigration documents and pay application/processing fees, and then advised they will be reimbursed for any expenses.

Please be advised that these communications are FRAUDULENT and are NOT sent from anyone within or affiliated with KBR. These email messages are a scam and should be treated as such.

If you receive such a message, you are advised to contact your local law enforcement agency and provide any details you may have. You also may forward the messages to ReportFraud@kbr.com.​​​​




Reviews for KBR

Reviews - What employees say

2.99 Employees say
5.00 Applicants say
  • 18.Oct 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Team oriented and respectful of employees.

Support from Management

Very supportive when you are doing your job correctly and safely.

Teamwork

I am now more adaptive and confident.

Level of Autonomy

We work as a team and are goal oriented.

Communication

Great leaders and educators.

Gender Equality

Many female professionals in the field and on the team.

Attitude towards older colleagues

All disciplines treated with respect.

  • 26.Sep 2017
  • Employee
Company culture
4.00
Support from Management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Level of Autonomy
4.00
Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall Compensation for your work
3.00
Office/Work Environment
4.00
Eco-consciousness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
3.00
Job security
3.00
Handicap Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive/Diverse
4.00
  • 13.Sep 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Listen to employees Middle managers obstruct upward communications Upper management does not reach out to employees to find out what is going on. Made assumptions that hurt the employees.

Review averages

  • 66 employees say

    Excellent (19)
    28.787878787879%
    Good (13)
    19.69696969697%
    Satisfactory (14)
    21.212121212121%
    Subpar (20)
    30.30303030303%
    2.99
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (1)
    100%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    5.00

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KBR
3.02
67 reviews

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