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Contracts Specialist

Requisition ID:  257953

Requisition Posting End Date: 08/03/2022


Bechtel is looking for talented professionals interested in delivering work that will build a cleaner, greener, and brighter future for everyone. We execute projects that create access and opportunity, build a path to net zero, protect people and the planet, and accelerate progress. Our customers are taking on diverse, transformative challenges that will enable current and future generations to thrive. To meet their needs, we need an equally diverse team committed to driving innovation and creating a lasting positive legacy. Join us on this journey towards building a better world. #WeAreBechtel, and we are shaping tomorrow together.



A supply chain specialist role with a focus on contracts. Performs all tasks involved in the formation, award and administration of contracts, with select formation and administration of purchase orders as needed. Communicates with bidders and stakeholders within Bechtel to establish clear definition of requirements and to assure performance to the stated project requirements. Assists and conducts meetings as needed to perform the work.


A.    Supervision Received

  • Reports to and receives supervision and guidance from the assigned Project Contracts Manager
  • Receives functional guidance from the business unit Supply Chain Operations Manager.

B.    Contacts

  • Maintains working relationships with contracts personnel and other internal stakeholder personnel to perform assigned duties.
  • Maintains working relationships with bidders involved with the performance of assigned tasks.



  1. Develops and issues contracts and services agreements as assigned by performing the following:
  • Prepares bidders’ lists
  • Pre-qualifies bidders
  • Forms bid request packages
  • Issues bid request packages to approved bidders
  • Coordinates bidders’ questions and answers to those questions
  • Receives bids
  • Evaluates bids commercially
  • Prepares Commercial Bid Summary and recommendation letter
  • Recommends and secures approvals in accordance with established procedures
  • Prepares contract documents for execution
  • Prepares and maintains control and status reporting documents
  1. Prepares and organizes assigned Contracts sponsored meetings, such as bid clarification and pre-award meetings, for the purpose of ensuring complete understanding and agreement between Bechtel, the client and contractor on all contractual matters. After reviewing plan and agenda with supervisor, conducts meeting and prepares and issues meeting notes delineating important statements, required actions and schedules.
  2. Forms and administers moderately complex contracts. General knowledge and experience in (sub)contract commercial formation and administration required. May participate in contract negotiations.
  3. Ensures that project contracting of goods and services is consistent with established directives, management instructions and contract procedures.


  • Proficiency in the formation and administration of contracts and contract agreements, including types, terms and legal requirements.
  • Skilled in working with and communicating effectively both orally and in writing with other project functional groups, including Project Management and other service organization leaders.
  • Working knowledge of change management procedures pertaining to Requests for Information (RFIs), change notices, change orders, amendments, and claims and dispute resolution.
  • Basic knowledge of procurement regulations, policies, and practices.
  • Ability to prioritize and stay organized.




  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent, in Supply Chain or Business Administration related fields is preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in commercial aspects of contract formation; or at least 6 years’ experience in commercial aspects of contract formation and/or administration.


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.

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