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Project Manager (Drainage)

Requisition ID:  233920

Requisition Posting End Date: 08/16/2021


Bechtel 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; and Mining & Metals 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 can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview 

This position is for an aviation project in Ireland. Bechtel will be working in an integrated team with our client to support the delivery of a Capital Investment Plan of circa €2bn within an operating airport environment at Dublin Airport. 


The ideal candidate would be a team player capable of adaptation to an integrated team environment. A driven self-starter, confident, agile, articulate and capable of leading change by example. Collaborative and flexible to meet all the demands of the client. 


Role Overview 

The Project Manager will act as the Client’s representative, taking responsibility for managing the project from planning and design through to the successful completion and commissioning. The Project Manager is responsible for delivering the project to time, budget and specification, ensuring the project achieves all project goals and objectives in accordance with the Client’s requirements.  


Main Responsibilities 

  • Oversee and monitor the delivery of the project around schedule, interface, cost, variations, contract and risk. 
  • Develop the Project Execution Plan, ensuring the project is aligned to and delivers in accordance with the Client’s standards and methods. 
  • Lead the coordination of the project ensuring interfaces are considered and addressed at all stages of the project lifecycle. 
  • Work with technical teams in coordinating and managing the design consultants and other external service providers. 
  • Be responsible for the project risk register and periodic reporting on progress throughout the project lifecycle.  
  • Apply performance management techniques and look for opportunities to improve Performance Management processes and procedures. 
  • Manage the change control and compensation event process. 
  • Manage the flow of project information between stakeholders. 
  • Review and accept programme submissions. 
  • Communicate and issue documents as required by the ECC contract and perform any other duties as stated in the contract. 


Basic and Preferred Experience 

  • Minimum 10 years experience in the Construction / Infrastructure sector, working on projects of a similar scale, including relevant aviation experience.  
  • Understanding of operating in a live airport environment.
  • Tangible experience of developing and implementing construction project management policies and standards. 
  • Track record of delivering construction/asset delivery projects to time and within allocated budget. 
  • Knowledge of operating as a client’s project manager 
  • Experience of dealing with a range of stakeholders at all levels of an organization, influencing the improvement of process and guidance to support project delivery. 
  • Knowledge of regulatory bodies and statutory processes with experience engaging directly with these stakeholders.
  • Experience working to and delivering projects within strict environmental compliance parameters.
  • Experience in the management, design and delivery of the following would be advantageous; general drainage design principles (SuDS, attenuation, drainage modeling); flood management; waste water treatment (particularly within Airfields); large diameter trenchless technologies; deep and large diameter drainage/utilities, waste water treatment, water quality/discharge license monitoring.



  • Ability to motivate and manage a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Knowledge of NEC and FIDIC suite of contracts. 
  • Planning capability and ability to use Oracle Primavera 6 scheduling system. 
  • Ability to be a decision maker and demonstrate logic. 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite



  • University degree in Project Management or an Engineering Degree preferred 
  • PRINCE2 or Equivalent 
  • Professional membership to a relevant institution preferred (EI, ICE,, CIOB, etc.) 


What we offer
At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Life Insurance Program
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability Scheme


Our Commitment

Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration, among others. These values help define our culture, our way of doing business, and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things.




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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.