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KBR Associate Project Leader, Construction in Cooper River, South Carolina



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.


The Associate Project Leader, Construction assumes responsibility for coordinating certain portions of the administration of the project such as cost control, document control, contract changes, shop drawings, etc. He/She may be responsible for certain subcontractors or parts of a large project and can perform some basic project management functions. On a daily basis, the incumbent monitors the physical construction of the project through daily coordination of all field activities, subcontractor direction, and code/specification compliance.

This position is located as a client site in Cooper River, SC. No per diem will be offered.


  • 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.

  • Responsible for the daily field construction of multiple minor projects (<$500K) in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the company and client.



  • 7 years’ experience within chemical plants

  • Thorough knowledge of construction and safety activities as they relate to chemical plant construction, cost and scheduling, and contract administration.

  • Knowledge of technical vocabularies and terminology common to construction industry.

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

  • Ability to develop and analyze information for studies and reports.

  • Demonstrated skills in data reporting and entry

  • 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

o May require walking the plant property

Job: Construction Management

Primary Location: US-US-SC-Cooper River

Req ID: 1083801