I got a job at KBR purchasing parts and machinery. No college experience. Can I become an engineer for free?
Fresh out of HS, I got an interview by a little help of an influential executive in the company and got the job the next day. Most of my colleagues are experienced engineers and draftsmen. My main job is to purchase specific parts for our current project and rent equipment at a good price and quality. Then structure them into databases according to the engineering charts. Will this experience replace a college degree. Its a major engineering/construction company.
Asked By: ZED - 5/23/2012
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No. You are not designing or building anything. What you might see is if they will kick in for your college education.
Answered By: WallyZ - 5/23/2012
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KBR is only active in Nigeria, dumbass. They're going to have you running the Nigerian Consullate looking for people not unlike yourself to help launder money via e-mail.
Answered By: Scooterpoop, discretion is advised - 5/23/2012
Yes Make yourself as indispensable as possible and learn your craft / organization / industry
Answered By: Kenyan Fraud - 5/23/2012
No. Buying stuff does not make you an engineer. It makes you a glorified housewife.
Answered By: Wally, Go Back To Your Hive, You Insect - 5/23/2012
Sure! KBR is a Texas corporation. I don't think you even need a high school diploma to be an engineer there.
Answered By: Pragmatism Please - 5/23/2012
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