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Civil Site Engineer

Requisition ID:  209471


Plans and conducts independent work in the Civil, Structural and Architectural (CSA) Engineering discipline within the Oil, Gas and Chemicals Business Unit requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria


A.  Supervision Received

  • Performs most assignments independently with instructions as to the general results expected.  Receives technical guidance from Engineering Specialists or Supervisors on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed project plans.

B.  Supervision Exercised

  • Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers, designers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in performing specific assignments.

C.  Contacts

  • Independently contacts vendor’s representatives and project field personnel to gather or give information.  Contacts client counterparts as directed.



  • Civil/site engineer involved in developing 2-D and 3-D design modeling, drawing production and material takeoffs
  • Oversee large scale projects that require an extensive amount of technical knowledge including LNG plants, Polyethylene plants, Fertilizer plants and Cokers
  • Extensive knowledge on the automation requirements and software setup for individual projects
  • Highly skilled in the use of OpenRoads, Microstation, InRoads, ProjectWise and SPR and CivilStorm
  • Knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations
  • Experience in preparation and checking of civil site development design deliverables (concepts, drawings, calculations and quantities) for site layout, site drainage,  rough grading, finish grading, rigid and flexible pavements,  railroad crossings, storm water and sanitary systems, fencing, underground utilities services and soil retention and stabilization structures
  • Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of 2-D and 3-D CADD, and relevant Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) to perform the work. These include Bentley MicroStation, InRoads, CulvertMaster, FlowMaster, CivilStorm, Intergraph Smart3D or equivalent applications currently in use in the industry
  • Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods
  • Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved
  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the Civil Engineering discipline such as those developed by AASHTO, ACI, ASTM, Asphalt Institute, PCA etc.


Position requires:

  • A recognized Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university, OR
  • A professional license in an appropriate engineering discipline from a recognized licensing board, AND
  • 8-10 years of practical work experience in design engineering or relevant equivalent experience in allied types of engineering sufficient to demonstrate competence as a trained engineer
  • Broad working knowledge of precedents in the specialty area, the principles and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating work with other technical disciplines
  • Plans and coordinates independent work requiring judgment and experience in the application and substantial adaptation of engineering techniques.  Devises new approaches to technical problems
  • Knowledgeable of and performs standard discipline engineering activities on projects of relatively small size and complexity within the business line with minimal technical oversight
  • Coordinates technical issues with other departments on projects including constructability requirements and reviews
  • Provides technical direction for specific tasks and assigns work to subordinate senior engineers, engineers, designers, drafters or project sub-groups
  • Broad knowledge of precedents in the industry

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Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.