Construction Automation

Requisition ID: 276228 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Brownsville, TX 


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Project Overview:

Bechtel is partnering with NextDecade to support their vision to provide the world access to lower carbon intensive energy with their Rio Grande LNG (RGLNG) project in Brownsville, Texas.


RGLNG is a natural gas liquefaction and export terminal situated on a 984-acre site on the banks of the Brownsville ship channel. The first phase of the RGLNG project consists of three liquefaction trains, two storage tanks and one marine berth. At full capacity, the five-train facility will have a production capacity of 27 million tonnes per annum (MTPA).


Project Location Overview:

Brownsville, Texas is a city known for its diverse history, tradition, and rich culture. Located in the southernmost region in the beautiful state of Texas, lays Brownsville a rich, tropical oasis bordering the Rio Grande River and near the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Brownsville embraces innovation, looks forward to the future and beyond!


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Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. 


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers' objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. 


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Position Summary:

The Construction Automation Specialist reports to the Project Field Engineer or designee and is responsible for establishing and administering the suite of Construction Automation applications on the jobsite. This includes, but is not limited to, the following Bechtel Standard Applications:

  • TEAMWorks
  • WITS (Weld and Welder tracking system)
  • Completions Module
  • Preservation and Maintenance Module (Hexagon/Smart Completion)
  • Measuring and Test Equipment (Power Apps)
  • Bechtel Productivity Services (BPS) (Xfighters)
  • TurnOver system (Smart completion)
  • AWP tools
  • Microsoft Power Apps
  • Microsoft Power BI Reporting
  • SQP Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Reporting



  • Work with Project Field Engineer to establish the requirements for Construction Automation Systems
  • Establish the data requirements to support construction work processes
  • Coordinate with design engineering, procurement, project controls and other departments to establish automated data transfer between applications.
  • Configure BSAPs to meet project requirements.
  • Understand reporting requirements for each application and configure reports accordingly. Ensure reports are accurate reflections of the data and are functioning as intended.
  • Review/trouble-shoot data for accuracy and completeness. Identify and address anomalies and report to the PFE.
  • Provide ongoing administration to each BSAP
  • Provide training and technical support to BSAP end users, including field engineering, supervision, administration, project controls and other site personnel.
  • Interface with corporate BSAP administrators to change functionality or configuration of applications to meet project specific requirements.
  • Assist the Project Field Engineer and Lead Area Field Engineers by providing training, direction, and support to TEAMWorks and Setroute administrators who are responsible for data entry and report generation.


Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree qualification in Engineering is desired but may be waived if equivalent industry experience can be demonstrated.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction methods and processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience
  • Extensive knowledge of TEAMWorks and associated applications is required.
  • Experience with other Bechtel Standard applications, including PTR, SETROUTE, BPS and InfoWorks is desirable.
  • A good understanding of Bechtel standard construction work processes and procedures is desirable.
  • Advanced level capability with MS Excel and Access is required. 
  • Intermediate Level SQL database and reportability platforms is required (SQL,SSRS - SQL Server Reporting Services, PBI).
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving ability #LI-BH1


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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