Facilities Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Facilities Engineer

Prepares plans and applies specifications for projects involving construction of new facilities, modification or renovation of existing facilities, installation of equipment and lightning detection systems. Projects require familiarity with other engineering fields. Prepares preliminary planning, reconnoitering, site selection including ground suitability, surveying, investigation, layout design, cost estimates, applying specifications, and inspection. Accumulates technical engineering data and reviews specifications to determine application to particular job, and whether contractor meets specifications for projects. Plans and specifications are completed in the form of drawings, and descriptive specifications and submitted through local supervisory levels to higher echelons for review, acceptance, rejection, or revision.

Makes site study of operation, machine, and/or facility to obtain firsthand information of local conditions and limitations that would affect design. Prepares scope of work to include cost estimates, stress and structural analysis, design and drawings, etc. Selects the most economical method of repair or replacement through application of engineering standards. With information in mind conceives ideas of design that are practical, economical and efficient to accomplish objectives. Prepares independent Government cost estimates of work to be performed. Reviews contractor's proposals and drawings to verify completeness of scope, method of execution, identification of tasks and unit prices.

Based on professional engineering knowledge, skills and abilities, evaluates drawings, projected performance time and unit price on non-prepriced items. Negotiates, to resolve any discrepancies in the proposals with the contractor.

Envisions sequence of work and coordinates this with the functional operations of the various AFSB-IZ activities. Conducts site visits to inspect construction work. Exercises surveillance to assure that the contractor is conducting sufficient control of operations to produce work in conformance with plans and specifications. Reviews contractor reports and test results for completeness and accuracy. Receives samples and specifications of material and equipment to be used for the projects and assures that the components meet requirements as to grade, composition, dimensions, consistency, value, or other characteristics. Notes any deficiencies and brings to the attention of the contractor for correction. Reports to the contracting officer recurring deficiencies in the contractor's work. Sees that inspection is continuous during the process of construction, that there is close scrutiny and measurement of workmanship or materials, based upon a thorough knowledge of contract specifications, and commonly accepted trade practices. Determines the degree of tolerance to be granted within the intent of the plans and specifications. Make compromises within the intent of the plans and specifications. Recommends that payment be withheld when work is not satisfactory. Spot checks contractor operations for compliance with applicable labor laws and regulations, conducts labor compliance checks.

Coordinates construction operations with using activities, other contractors, state and federal agencies, railroad and utility companies to avoid any interruption to their work. Determines acceptability of scheduling work methods and substitute material. Maintains close liaison with using organization, contractors and subcontractors to ensure changes or modifications meet requirements.

Other duties as assigned.


BS / BA Degree and five years of directly related experience. Specific contract requirement will prevail.

Preferred Qualifications:

DAWIA Certifications

Professional Engineer

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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 is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle 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 Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , 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); program management and consulting services

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 .