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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 156 KBR Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
3.8
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Technical Recruiter
in Birmingham, AL

What do you like about working at KBR?

"My superviser and I work very well together and I enjoy the people whom I work with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask about the rate of turnover. Consider other companies in the market and the amount of client companies they are working with in their immediate market, as well the relationship that they have with them."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"My company has experienced a massive turnover, which I have survived, but the future is unsure."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"My suggestions for management are: creating unity among teams, short-term goal setting and achievement opportunities, and stronger communication."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technical Professional
in Chicago, IL

"It was pleasant, challenging, and stressful at times."

What do you like about working at KBR?

"My likes are: organization, discipline, online university, the culture of safety, and the 9/80 schedule."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be honest, be confident, be humble, and be true to yourself."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"I did not like the accumulation of paid time off or PTO."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Check transcripts of records of applicants who wished to be called engineers."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Quality Technician
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I enjoy working for the company. I'm a workaholic who has to be busy."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Army Contractor
in Houston, TX

"I worked in Iraq and Dubai in various capacities."

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I liked working for the military and the diverse people whom I had the chance to meet."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is fairly simple to negate the interview with KBR recruiters."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"I missed some of my freedom living in the US."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest better accountability for managers and their actions."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Water Treatment Specialist
in Houston, MO

"I had a great time."

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I was able to go overseas and work abroad. I obtained international experience."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You must know your craft, position, and do a good job day-in, day-out."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"When asking for a reference, you have to go through so many people, and then you don't get the kind of reference you get from most jobs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing I say would have an impact for change. I've done my best for 10-plus years."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Director of Logistics
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I like overseas travel, and the challenge of a dynamic contract I support of the US military."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you are aware, understand, and are willing to work and live in bad living conditions."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"Working in war zones was the only opportunity in 11 years."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide more opportunity for stateside deployments outside of government contracting."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Journeyman Electrician
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at KBR?

"They are the nicest group of people I've ever worked with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go in with a smile on your face and a smile in your heart."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"I've worked in the Middle East for the last two years, first in Iraq and then in Bahrain. The only negative thing is the weather."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, the master electricians I worked for did a great job under the circumstances."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Logistics Coordinator
in Houston, TX
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Deputy Project Manager
in Houston, TX

"Great place to work if you like contract work. There are no real long-term opportunities."

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I liked the opportunity to work on the LOGCAP III program and to help the primary customer, the US Army."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you want the job, it is really beneficial to know someone in a position to hire to recommend you."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"I disliked the politics of the culture surrounding the leadership of the government services group - not very professional."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop seeking to employ/promote personnel based on personal relationships, rather than on actual capabilities."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Director
in Arlington, VA
Company Culture 5 / 5
IT Network Technician
in Houston, TX

"Great company to work for, with rock star IT team members."

What do you like about working at KBR?

"They are very supportive to employees, and the company takes care of their own."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest in what you do. Have dignity and respect. KBR takes that very seriously."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"Working in Iraq is the toughest part of the whole experience. I dislike having to leave family behind in the States."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The traveling arrangement and the visa issue should be more streamlined."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Structural Engineer
in Newark, DE

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I like getting paid a decent salary, which allows me to pay for my ridiculously expensive student loans."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would recommend that they negotiate their salary and not just accept their initial offer."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"My main job is to design a safe, economic, and timely structural design to support process equipment and loads. However, I rarely have the proper definition in order to perform my job. This leads to a lot of estimating and guessing, which in turn creates a lot of rework. The time demand does not align with the amount of information I am given."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"If I were running the show, I would have a more casual atmosphere."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Logistics Coordinator
in Houston, TX

"Great opportunity."

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I liked working with different cultures and seeing the world. Also, the memories of Iraq will last a lifetime."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just keep your eyes open and expect the unexpected. Always keep an open mind and look forward to the opportunity."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"I thought KBR as a whole was great, and I am thankful for the opportunity."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I thought management was great and very upfront about everything."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Regional IT Manager
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at KBR?

"I liked being empowered to ensure effective network operations. It was team oriented, and there were open lines of communication throughout the leadership chain."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ensure your references are good, relax for the interviews, and cross your t's and dot your i's. Throwing a line of bull does not help anyone; you discredit yourself in addition to possibly damaging a company's reputation."

What don't you like about working at KBR?

"It is very hard to break the good ole boy network. After numerous attempts, my progression was based on ability and a proven track record, and not the who you know mentality."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I think management needs to be more open-minded and listen to what people have to say. A manager may manage, but without the team you are not a manager. Everyone should have a voice."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electrician
in Chattanooga, TN

"Good company with good professionals."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
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