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Noise and Vibration Engineer: Houston, TX


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 34,000 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 Description/Job Responsibilities

  • Perform noise modelling studies using SoundPlan software and design solutions to comply with chemical plant, refinery, and other industrial facilities noise limits
  • Perform vibration and fatigue analysis using FEA tools and ASME Sec VIII Div 2 methods
  • Infrequent travel is required to perform in plant noise surveys or to take vibration measurements
  • Perform Acoustic induced vibration analysis on large diameter piping systems


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Acoustics; course work in Acoustics and/or Vibration preferred>
  • One (1) to five (5) years of experience with finite element analysis and MatLab would be beneficial together with relevant noise and vibration experience preferred


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.


Candidates should go directly to our website and apply: https://tas-kbr.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1082982&tz=GMT-05:00&tzname=

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