Senior Structural Engineer/Analyst GTSTRUDL, ML2

Requisition ID: 273461 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Kennedy Space C 
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 02/09/2024 

Company Overview:

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.


Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview:

The ML2 Project is the design and construction of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The purpose of ML2, located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), is to provide a 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 physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems. This is a short term assignment and the expected duration is 6 months


Position Summary:

This role will support design development Structural engineering designs for the project by modifying and updating GSTRUDL structural steel models and providing responses to request for information from the Steel fabricator.



  • Originate and check complex structural engineering deliverables, such as steel calculations and specifications.
  • Originate, check, and modify complex structural analysis models using GT STRUDL.
  • Reviews and coordinates technical documents with/from other engineering disciplines.
  • Prepare technical reports relates to specific design issues.
  • Provides technical direction to designers and less experienced engineers as directed.
  • Assist in constructability reviews.


Skills and Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering (Civil/Structural or related), from an accredited university, with at least 6 years of relevant experience.
  • US citizen or legal resident.
  • Must be able to complete and pre-employment drug screen and background check


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis software GTSTRUDL.
  • Familiar with the use of Mathcad or similar software.
  • Ability to independently perform structural steel building/tower analysis.
  • Ability to express technical issues in a clear and concise manner, both written and verbally.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills are essential.
  • Experience with CADD applications, such as MicroStation, Tekla and NavisWorks.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen, and background check.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have a U.S. Professional Engineering (PE) license.
  • Proficient in the use of Mathcad or similar software.
  • Thorough knowledge of the provisions of AISC Steel Manual & ASCE 7.
  • Familiar with Bechtel standard programs.
  • Familiar with all Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs) and their application to projects.
  • Knowledge of design standards and guides, and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPS).
  • Necessary skills to present technical subjects with competence and confidence.
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings, specifications, and material requisitions and of construction methods for concrete and steel structures.
  • Understands work processes of other disciplines and departments on projects.



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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.