KBR Compensation Specialist in Houston, Texas

Title: Compensation Specialist

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1058523


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.

Position Title:

Compensation Specialist

Position Description/Job Responsibilities

This starter level position is responsible for the administration of the short- and long-term incentive plans and maintain the global job structure.

Essential Job Functions:

Under direct supervision, participates in compensation surveys, maintains job pricing tool, prepares annual salary reviews;

Under direct supervision, administers the short- and long-term incentive plans and equity plans;

Under direct supervision, administers all stock related activities (annual grant, ESPP, dividend payouts):

Prepares incentive plan calculations and presentations;

Follows, maintains and updates established guidelines, processes, and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance including SOX 404;

Assists in preparation of Compensation Committee materials and Compensation Discussion & Analysis schedules;

Provides accurate, complete, and timely submission of required reports, forecasts, and various analyses;

Participates in and conducts compensation market surveys, as assigned;

Runs monthly reports and other ad hoc reports as necessary;

Assists with other compensation projects, as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Accounting/ Finance preferred.

Affinity with Financial Data required.


Years of experience in Compensation, Payroll or related field.

Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.

Strong analytical ability and attention to details.

Strong verbal and written communications skills.

Proven ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.



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.

Job: Human Resources