Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: 270447 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Chandler, AZ 


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 customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining and Metals; and Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Core to Bechtel are 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 expect, and how we deliver.


Position Summary:

  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment in making adaptations and modifications.
  • Performs overall systems design and engineering tasks, within a discipline, having some degree of complexity.
  • Performs assignments, which have clear and specific objectives and require the investigation of a limited number of variables for an engineering discipline within a global business unit.
  • Performs work, generally within one discipline, which involves the preparation, interpretation or review of calculations, specifications, plans, investigations, surveys, structures, systems or equipment with relatively few complex features.
  • Participates in one or more of the following: a) Equipment design and development; b) System design, including concept sketches and layouts; c) Testing of materials; d) Preparation of specifications and design calculations; e) Reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers or by suppliers; f) Preparation or review of engineering studies and reports; g) Preparation or review of material quantity estimates; h) Uses engineering computer aided design/computer aided engineering (CAD/CAE) tools.
  • Prepares letters for replies to vendor correspondence.
  • Monitors project controls within discipline.
  • Reviews design documents of equipment manufacturers or subcontractors of a moderate degree of complexity, and prepares comments and recommendations.
  • Assists in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders.
  • Assists in the on-the-job training of people assigned.
  • Understands roles played by other disciplines on the project.
  • Contacts counterpart in other disciplines, supplier/client representatives and project field personnel when directed, to either gather or give information.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • A recognized degree in a job related engineering or a related scientific discipline, from an accredited college or university, or a professional Engineer-In-Training (EIT) license from a recognized licensing board, or a sufficient number of specialized courses in relevant general engineering or appropriate engineering disciplines to meet job requirements, with a minimum 4 years experience.
  • Developmental experience such as practical work experience in design engineering or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering, or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or other engineering/construction firms. For positions primarily of a specialized nature, an equivalent graduate level education may be substituted for experience.
  • Technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
  • Knowledge of project controls within discipline. Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.
  • Basic skill in oral and written communication.


Preferred Qualifications:

Specific experience in planning and executing greenfield or brownfield projects in one or more of the following market segments: 

  • Electrical Engineering experience on medium to large size Industrial Projects.
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Facilities.
  • Data Centers.
  • Batteries and Battery Material Facilities.
  • Electrical Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with current process technologies and licensors associated with the above.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop innovative ideas to reduce project total installed costs (TIC).
  • Power Systems Analysis using ETAP, SKM, or other similar calculation software.
  • Candidate shall have Engineer In Training (EIT) certification or will obtain within 1 year of service.
  • Candidate should demonstrate progress toward Professional Engineering (P.E.) licensure/registration.


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.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.