KBR is one of the largest and most diverse engineering and construction companies in the world. We provide project management, planning, engineering design and technical services for infrastructure and energy and chemicals projects together with facilities management, operations and maintenance services for the defence sector. We strive to deliver value through our skills, our knowledge and the breadth and diversity of our services. Our clients value us because they know We Deliver. When you become part of our team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction and services company, we support the energy, petrochemicals, government services and civil infrastructure sectors on 6 continents. Service our customers through six diverse business units - Government and Infrastructure, Services, Upstream, Technology, Downstream and ventures - we offer challenging assignments on some of the worlds largest and most complex projects. Regardless of which group you choose, you’ll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed. Our future places heavy demands upon the expertise and ingenuity of our existing teams. It also creates major opportunities for a new generation of graduates with skill, vision, commitment and ambition. The company is a leader in many of the growing end-markets it serves, particularly gas monetization, having designed and constructed, alone or with joint venture partners, more than half of the world's operating liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity over the past 30 years. KBR offers a wide range of services through its Upstream, Downstream, Technology, Services, Government and Infrastructure, and Ventures business segments. KBR is headquartered in Houston, Texas, also known as the energy capital of the world. The Company employs over 50,000 people worldwide in locations that include Australia, Africa, the U.K., Asia and the Middle East. KBR delivers a wide range of services through its Upstream, Downstream, Technology, Services, Government and Infrastructure, and Ventures business segments, and differentiates itself as a technology-driven engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company. KBR has built a proud history and a leading market position in the government and infrastructure sectors by being a low-cost, high-efficiency and absolutely reliable service provider. Not only is KBR the largest contractor for the United States Army and a top-ten contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense, it is currently the world's largest defence services provider. Joining KBR on their development scheme will mean that in addition to a graduate training programme accredited by some 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, contracts, law and management.
The Graduate Programmes: E&C Graduate Oil and Gas Positions 2009 E&C Graduate Requirements KBR is a global engineering, construction, technology and services company. Our Energy and Chemicals business unit take on some of the biggest and most challenging projects around the world, providing a complete range of engineering services, project management, construction and program management for oil and gas field developments. We have opportunities for engineering Graduates in the following disciplines: Civil & Structural Safety Instrumentation Control Systems Marine Mechanical/Materials Process/Chemical Pipelines Piping Project Controls Subsea Telecommunications and Electrical We also have opportunities in Information Management and Procurement where an engineering qualification is not essential. Graduates will be responsible for the study, design, specification and services related to speciality type engineering functions. Under direction supervision, they will perform assignments requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles. They will be required to use some judgement in making preliminary selections and adaptation of engineering alternatives and perform specific and limited portions of assignments. Skills are typically acquired through an undergraduate degree in Engineering. This is the entry-level position for the engineering disciplines. We recognise each Graduate as an individual and provide the relevant training, development and support to help them achieve chartered status. All our Graduates will receive technical and management training, mentoring from a senior professional and the opportunity to gain site experience; possibly overseas. Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities The key competencies (skills attitudes and behaviours) that Graduates need to demonstrate in order to have a successful professional career with KBR are: Action Orientation - Graduates need to act proactively and take ownership of their careers. They should put themselves forward to take responsibility using their initiative in work related matters. Flexibility/Adaptability - Graduates should be able to adapt their working style and behaviour when required. They need to be responsive to change and maintain effective work performance during stressful situations. Team Working - Graduates should contribute to the effectiveness of a team, share responsibilities and tasks and be receptive to the opinion of others. Communication - Graduates need to demonstrate good verbal communication skills and have the aptitude to present to others. Their written abilities should be to a proficient standard enabling them to produce concise and professional written documents. Person Specification Essentially we are looking for Graduates who have a genuine interest in the offshore/onshore oil and gas industry and in particular their main focus should be in the design work itself. They should enjoy being involved in tackling technical challenges and problem solving in a team environment. They may be inexperienced in this industry but if they do have some engineering experience, for example, vacation work, this will be a bonus. G&I Graduate Positions G&I Graduate Requirements The KBR Government and Infrastructure business unit provides project management, planning, engineering and technical services for infrastructure projects like offshore windfarms in the UK and manmade islands in the UAE. It also provides facilities management and operations and maintenance services in the Defence sector including infrastructure support services for UK forces overseas. Within the G&I business unit we have opportunities for engineering graduates interested in pursuing careers in project management within the infrastructure and defence support industries. We also have opportunities for Quantity Surveying, Procurement and Business Studies graduates. All our graduates are offered a programme of professional training and experience leading to membership of their appropriate professional Institution. To develop a successful professional career in today’s competitive environment it is essential to be competent in a range of personal and interpersonal behaviours and skills. The main competencies we look for are: A pro-active approach - There will always be times when you will have to react to circumstances; however, in order to be successful you must demonstrate an ability to be proactive. This is one of the most notable characteristics among people who do well in KBR; it underpins both their personal successes and their achievements on behalf of the company. Good Communication - As a professional you will be working with all kinds of people from engineering colleagues to sales staff and clients, in environments which could range from corporate offices to construction sites. As well as being able to impart and receive vital information orally in all these situations, you will also need to produce concise technical reports and studies, and present them to colleagues or customers. Planning and organising ability - Whether you are running a small team yourself or playing a role in a much larger one, you will be expected to set objectives, plan your work and organise yourself and others as necessary to produce the required outcome. Teamworking and building relationships - The company ethos is based around effective team working, a method of working which runs throughout the organisation. At KBR, teams are often self-managed. We look for people who are good at building effective relationships with a range of people including colleagues, clients and suppliers, gaining their confidence and trust. This includes being able to understand fully what the customer needs and wants. Adaptability/flexibility - A large part of our success as a company is our ability to anticipate developments in the industry and adapt accordingly. Our teams operate in different countries, cultures and working environments. You must be open-minded about where you work, the way you do your work, welcome change, and adapt your working style to each new situation in order to get the best results. Innovative thinking - As a company we are focused on encouraging and rewarding creativity and a spirit of experimentation in others. We look for people who challenge tried and tested solutions. Person Specification Essentially we are looking for Graduates who have a genuine interest in working in teams to deliver a wide range of projects on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction. They should enjoy working to deadlines and problem solving in a team environment. How to Apply: Please indicate which discipline you are interested in and tell us why you have applied; providing supporting evidence for the competencies described above. (You should draw on your experiences and demonstrate evidence by examples from paid or voluntary work, holidays, hobbies or social activities). firstname.lastname@example.org
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