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CSA- University Hire

Requisition ID:  222784

Position Title: Graduate Engineer Trainee


Performs assignments that will develop professional work knowledge and abilities through the application of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.  Exercises limited but increasing judgment in performing assigned tasks.  Using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.



A.  Supervision Received

§  Receives technical and administrative supervision from an Engineering Supervisor.

B.  Supervision Exercised

§  None.  May provide technical direction as appropriate to drafters, technicians and others who perform specific design support assignments.

C.  Contacts

§  Maintains contact with the immediate work group or discipline and interfaces with other disciplines as specifically directed.



1.      Assists in conceptual designs, studies, reports and proposals.

2.      Performs calculations and basic preliminary analyses.

3.      Uses computer aided engineering/computer aided design (CAE/CAD) tools as directed.

4.      Checks manufacturers’ drawings and data for compliance with specifications.

5.      Assists in detailed development of established design concepts for process systems, structures and equipment.

6.      Assists in developing or reviews discipline material quantity estimates.

7.      Compiles, verifies and correlates data relating to engineering problems.

8.      Assists in evaluation of suppliers.

9.      Provides input to and/or maintains records for equipment and components.

10.   Participates in preparation of material requisitions, specifications and other related procurement documents.

11.   Coordinates assigned work with other technical personnel as directed.

12.   Assists in development and verification of project control documents and status reports.

13.   Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.



Basic technical knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods, construction materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.

Basic awareness of relevant Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), design standards and guides, and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).

Basic awareness of industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.

Basic skills in oral and written communication.

The above is normally acquired through:

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, from an accredited college or university, OR
  • Specialized courses in an engineering discipline, engineering design and practice, AND
  • Practical work experience to the degree necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above.  This work experience to be in design engineering or other relevant types of engineering such as system start-up, field engineering, or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or engineering/construction firms.

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. 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. 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.  

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.