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Senior Electrical Resident Engineer

Requisition ID:  257708

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/24/2022



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.


Role Overview:

Bechtel is seeking a Senior Resident Electrical Engineer to support Project Cardinal in New Albany, OH. This position is aligned within the Manufacturing and Technology Business Unit. Essential job responsibilities include:


  • Applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering specifically in Electrical Engineering. 
  • Makes decisions independently concerning problems on the project. 
  • As assigned, represents the Project Engineering Manager on the project and with the client to resolve technical questions and as required to coordinate work.
  • Supervises and provides technical direction to subordinate engineers, scientists, specialists, designers, and drafters as assigned. 
  • Maintains contacts with client representatives as directed, with suppliers, appropriate field personnel, Project Engineers, and Engineering disciplines to ensure the coordination of the work within the project or assignment and compliance with Bechtel/client requirements.
  • Accountable to the Resident Engineering Manager (REM) for coordination of Engineering and Construction/Procurement activities, in accordance with the established technical quality standards, cost, and schedule.
  • Accountable to the Resident Engineering Manager (REM) for ensuring that facilities and systems are installed in accordance with the engineering specifications and requirements.
  • Coordinates with the designer of record and provides field support during construction.
  • Ensures design documents reflect as-built conditions.
  • Manages the specification of construction hold points and inspection requirements.
  • Coordinates resolution of field questions related to field change notices and design change notices.
  • Ensures Resident Engineering tasks are completed within budget and ensures trends are processed for facility scope changes.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: B.S. in Electrical and 8 years related experience.
  • Level 2: B.S. in Electrical and 10 years related experience.
  • Must have the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires extensive technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and materials, applications of computer software to engineering problems to ensure the design is cost effective, in accordance with applicable safety, health, environmental regulations, customer requirements and engineering codes and standards.
  • Must have working knowledge of engineering procedures, covering discipline deliverables, production and control, as well as organization and responsibilities for the Engineering Department.
  • Thorough knowledge of business practices, project forecasting required.
  • Experience in resolving complex technical problems and the ability to articulate explanations, is essential.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills are essential.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional registration in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Previous Bechtel experience.
  • Previous experience/knowledge on semiconductor manufacturing design process.



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.