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Technical Lead

Requisition ID:  230629

Requisition Posting End Date: 11/14/2020

Project Overview 


This position is for an aviation prospect in Ireland. The project has not been awarded yet and offers will be extended post project award. 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. 


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 Technical Lead shall be responsible for co-ordinating the work of design teams and consultants. The Technical  Lead  shall  contribute  to  the  overall  planning  of  their  respective  programme  and  be  directly  responsible  for planning, programming, controlling and delivering its design content.  


Main Responsibilities 

  • Preparation of design execution plan of work in line with the procurement strategy, covering all stages of the programme delivery from inception to completion. 

  • Support with the planning, integration  and  execution  of  BIM  within  the  Infrastructure Department’s Portfolio in accordance with ISO 19650 standard. 

  • Advise on the coordination, development and management of design procurement. 

  • Formulating targets for the design team. 

  • Assist in the development of the HSSE plan. 

  • Monitor, support and execute the design verification strategy. 

  • Continuous identification and implementation of Lean practices. 

  • Monitor and manage design change in accordance with the Client’s design change management procedure. 

  • Reporting and monitor design non-compliances, progress and risk.  

  • Administer the certification process as executed by the Design Certifier and Assigned Certifier in relation to the Irish Building Regulations (BCAR). 

  • Ensure that the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) Standards Consultation documentation has  been prepared to reflect all aspects of the project including any temporary or interim adjustments to aerodrome facilities in accordance with the Client’s procedures. 

  • Ensure that the design component of the Safety File has been finalised and issued for the project in accordance with the Client’s Handover and Completion Procedure 

  • Review and accept As-Built drawings and designs in accordance with the Client’s Handover and Completion Procedure. 



  • 15+ years of technical experience  

  • Experience of working on major Civil/Building works projects in the aviation/transportation sector  

  • Knowledge of NEC and FIDIC suite of contracts 



  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to senior/advance level. 

  • Able to prepare technical reports and presentations 

  • An ability to work effectively in a team environment 


Basic & Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor degree in civil engineering or equivalent 

  • Chartered member of a relevant professional body preferred 



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.