Project Leader, Construction - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Mount Vernon
United States

Title: Project Leader, Construction

Location: US-US-IN-Mount Vernon

Job Number: 1076999


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.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and 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.


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

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.


This position is located as a client site in Mt Vernon, IN.

The incumbent supports client projects at this location.

No per diem will be offered.


Responsible for the daily field construction of an individual project in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the company.

Capable of running a project of $7 to $15 million.

Supervises and directs the daily efforts of the physical construction of the project through daily coordination of all field activities, subcontractor direction, and code/specification compliance.

Responsibilities include technical input for schedule creation, subcontracting strategy, subcontractor scopes of work, quality of construction, schedule adherence, budget containment, safety, selection of methods, systems, and techniques of construction, and labor cost control through daily attention to unit costs and adjustments in crew size or composition, etc.




years’ construction experience, with a good understanding of all trades associated with commercial and industrial construction

Refinery, Chemical, Pharmaceutical industry experience required.

Strong, broad background in construction encompassing buildings, chemical process equipment and piping, electrical / instrumentation and civil site prep is ideal.

Knowledge and understanding of safe work practices related to construction and ability to manage work permit process.

Ability to communicate written and verbally to client, team and management

Ability to lead meetings and take meeting minutes

Ability to work with minimal supervision in daily tasks

Knowledge of technical vocabularies and terminology common to construction industry.

Must be able to read or understand:

• P&ID’s

• Isometric piping drawings

• Wiring diagrams and single line diagrams a plus

• Equipment drawings

• Steel erection drawings

Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including word processing, spreadsheets and applications

Excellent verbal and written communication, listening and interpersonal skills

Must be able to maintain positive relationship through daily communication with the client



Work is located at a plant and requires exposure to ambient temperature extremes


Work may require using and wearing personal protective equipment such as fire retardant clothing, hearing and eye protection, hard hat and steel-toed boots


Day-to-day physical requirements may involve standard office activities including sitting/standing for extended periods of time, attending meetings, use of keyboard and mouse repetitively, lifting and carrying less than 20 lbs frequently, etc


Work requires moderate physical exertion including walking to operating areas and walking up stairs


May require walking the plant property

Job: Construction Management