We are an effective and innovative delivery partner, with experience of commercially demanding, complex and regulated programmes and projects.

Delivering solutions,
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KBR delivers, science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world.

Our values are our enduring principles, as people of integrity we value and empower our people, delivering for our clients we are a team of teams, our Zero Harm ethos and belief sits at the heart of everything. We are a trusted partner to the nuclear sector working collaboratively to deliver the best solutions.

KBR delivers expertise across the nuclear lifecycle through its projects and programmes business, Harmonic and Frazer Nash Consultancy. These three businesses operate both independently and in collaboration to implement outcomes that provide the best solutions for our clients' challenging and complex problems.

KBR's Nuclear Family

Scale – our people, our knowledge and breadth of technical expertise

Collaboration – Identification of best solutions and industry partners

Driving Innovation – Shaping and delivering the future success of the industry

Our recent history in nuclear

KBR has been a part of the nuclear landscape since the 1970s where we were engaged in the delivery of the first generation of nuclear power plants in the US.

KBR has a strong track record of supporting nuclear programs in the UK including EDF Energy’s NNB Genco on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station construction project in southwest England since 2016.

More recently, in 2020 KBR was selected to join a new multi-million-dollar delivery framework in a partnership with Assystem and Doosan Babcock operating under the name of KAD Nuclear supporting the delivery of a major UK naval infrastructure program through the Nuclear Technical Support Provider. Working collaboratively the partnership will provide integrated programme management to extend the design life of key facilities and maintain operations.

The framework supports the Clyde Infrastructure Programme and wider Royal Navy requirements, with its primary focus on deliver engineering and project management services for the naval base infrastructure upgrade and specialist nuclear technical services.

2021 saw KBR marking two years of a ground-breaking partnership with Sellafield Ltd - owned by the UK Government’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority - to act as one of its delivery partners on the Programme and Project Partners (PPP) major infrastructure program. KBR’s role as integrator on PPP means we lead a full suite of services across the partnership. Forming a world class team of teams with Sellafield Ltd and partner organisations to transform Sellafield from a nuclear operator into a world leader of environmental remediation.

Recently, KBR has acquired both Harmonic and the Frazer-Nash Consultancy. This expansion, along with organic growth, has allowed us to create a business of over 600 full-time employees in the sector.

At the core of nuclear delivery

Our approach draws on

  • A strong collaborative culture to develop integrated teams with our clients, partners and suppliers with a common focus on achieving project outcomes
  • A Zero Harm ethos and belief that safety sits at the heart of all our project delivery
  • Transferring lessons from all industries in which we operate to the benefit of our nuclear clients

What sets us apart

Our approach, working as an integrated team with our delivery partners to maximise the supply chain and provide innovative, high quality, technology-led solutions to our clients.

We bring scale, through our people, their knowledge and breadth of technical expertise, we drive innovation helping to shape the future success of the nuclear industry; and work in partnership to support the global energy transition for sustainable success.

Our services

  • Full lifecycle service from concept through to operation
  • Programme and project management
  • Project engineering
  • Consultancy services
  • Working with customers to develop innovative funding solution

How we apply cross-industry learning

Our multi-sector projects and programmes experience enables us to transfer lessons and skills from other industries to improve delivery and cost certainty.

  • Engineering, programme and construction management of complex energy programmes
  • Programme management of mega infrastructure projects
  • Operational support and innovative funding solutions to the Defence sector including development of large scale privately financed schemes
  • Systems engineering, life sciences and mission control support to space agencies

Our Culture

We work in partnership with our clients, partners and supply chains focusing on ‘best-for-project’ decision making .

We are experienced at building collaborative teams of diverse companies with a singular focus on delivering project outcomes. An ethos recognised through our certification to ISO 44001 Collaborative Business Relationships .

We are an effective and innovative delivery partner with experience of commercially demanding, complex, and regulated programmes and projects

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