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Senior Pipe Support (Structural) Engineer

  • Requisition ID:  260939
  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Single
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 09/29/2022 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check


This position has Telework and Short-Term (6-9 months) conditions options.


Project Overview

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. Bechtel currently manages the Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2) project at Kennedy Space Center, FL (KSC). The ML2 project involves the design and construction of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America’s need for deep space missions. ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide a physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems.


Position Summary

The essential duties of the Senior Pipe Support Engineer include designing supports for various piping systems and performing associated calculations. This position will work closely with layout personnel and pipe stress engineers to deliver a quality and cost-effective design. Additionally, this position will coordinate with other engineering disciplines and vendors as required.


The ideal candidate should be familiar with common pipe support hardware, industry standards, and relevant codes such as AISC & ASME B31.3. Prior experience should include working in a 3D model environment.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: BS degree in engineering with a minimum of 6 years experience.
  • Level 2: BS degree in engineering with a minimum of 9 years experience.
  • US Citizenship is required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen, and background check.
  • Knowledge of ASME B31.1 and/or B31.3 piping codes.
  • Prior experience using a pipe support structural analysis program.
  • GT Strud or STAAD frame analysis experience.
  • Prior experience modeling pipe supports in a 3D model.
  • PE Registration.
  • Previous Bechtel project experience.


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 four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. 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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