World class engineering in the energy industry

KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, renewables, government services and civil infrastructure sectors bringing our depth of experience and innovation to add value to our extensive client projects and portfolio. The London Operation offers a wide range of services through its Engineering & Construction, Government Services, and Technology & Consulting business units.

KBR takes pride in being one of the world’s premier engineering, procurement and construction companies. With approximately 38,000 employees based in over 40 countries around the globe, we have a distinguished history extending for more than a century.

Some of the world’s largest and most technically challenging projects are developed by our teams of professional and competent staff. Our client portfolio testifies to the value perceived in the quality of these technical endeavours.

Current projects include another process train on one of the world’s largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) processing facilities, a major new offshore facility in the Caspian Sea and the conceptual design of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading Facility and delivery of the world’s largest accommodation platforms (Johan Sverdrup below).

With an unrelenting attention to safety and environmental factors, our engineering personnel are consistently challenged to display high levels of expertise and ingenuity. It is with a focus towards the future needs of our business to grow and replenish our skill base that creates opportunities for new generation graduates with skill, vision, commitment and ambition relating to all technical disciplines and support groups.

At KBR, we work side by side with clients the world over to deliver any project, any time, in any environment, making KBR a leader in the engineering, construction and services industry.

Our Future is Bright!

KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services and civil infrastructure sectors.

About you

In addition to excellent academic achievement, the main competencies we look for are:

  • A proactive approach – to be successful you must also demonstrate an ability to be proactive.
  • Good communication – you will need to produce concise technical reports and studies, and present them to colleagues or customers – understanding customer needs and wants.
  • Planning and organisation – either running a small team yourself or playing a role in a larger one, you will be expected to set objectives, plan your work and organise yourself and others to produce the required outcome.
  • Team working and building relationships - we look for people who are good at building effective relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers.

Your development

Your development and growth is essential for the continuing success of our business.

In addition to a Graduate Training Programme accredited by all of the major engineering institutions, varied work assignments will enable you to contribute to real project goals as well as fulfilling your specific training objectives. Crucially, you will develop in a supportive environment where you will be guided by experienced professionals. You will also be encouraged to attend courses to expand your technical expertise and improve your knowledge in areas such as finance, sales, proposals and management.

KBR prides itself on its commitment to our employee resource networks and you will have the opportunity to join one KBR network which supports Impact (young professionals network), Aspire (working towards full gender parity), or KBR Community (engaging local schools and charities) not only to show support but to enable you to become integral to the culture and ethos of KBR and to provide direct line of sight to our senior management teams and executive leaders.


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We work in the following sectors

  • Energy
  • Oil & Gas

Employee Profiles

Tom Phillips – Associate Technical Professional – Process

"I knew it would be a great opportunity to develop myself and get well-rounded experience."

Matthew - Metallurgy

"Besides the engineering challenges, KBR also attracted me because of its social and..."
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Largest defence services provider, supporting U.S. and international government agencies.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Approximately 20,000+ employees in over 41 countries on five continents.
Locations include the U.S., Australia, Africa, the U.K., Asia and the Middle East.
More than 2,700 staff based at our Leatherhead site in Surrey.
We have been operating in the U.K. since 1959.
Revenue growth of 24% to $1.3 billion in 2018.
14 Global Business Units.
Over 4,700 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
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