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Site Acquisition Manager

Requisition ID:  238104

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/13/2021

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 investments, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethnics, 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.


Position Summary:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. Provides technical guidance and information for project planning, scheduling, and implementation. Possesses general knowledge of laws, methods, and practices related to site acquisition. 



  • Administers contractor guidelines, policies, and procedures that adhere to Bechtel’s technical and quality requirements.
  • Provides technical guidelines and information for project planning, scheduling, and implementation.
  • Oversees internal Site Acquisition staff and external Site Acquisition contractor(s) in the site acquisition process.
  • Prepares regional staff budgets and work schedules for the approval of the responsible manager; prepares progress reports and submits staffing, cost, and budget forecasts.
  • Confirms evidence of a fully executed lease with appropriate exhibits, final zoning approval documentation and drawings, building permits, and stamped construction drawing to ensure consistency.
  • Reviews and monitors regional site acquisition programs for progress, formulates corrective plan if required.
  • Oversees evidence of Phase 1 and National Environmental Protection Act compliance with the client.
  • Finalizes all regulatory documentation including zoning imposed by local jurisdictions, state regulatory requirements, and federal packages for compliance filing with the Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Communication Commission, and any other regulatory agencies.
  • Verifies that all final/reviewed site-specific information is consistent throughout the Site Acquisition file documentation and tracking system.
  • Provides subject specific guidelines to project management team.
  • Ensures compliance with appropriate laws.
  • Recommends department policies and procedures and ensures their dissemination and implementation across scope and obtains cross functional acceptance.
  • Provides Zoning Management expertise as per market guidelines.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level One: Experience is generally acquired through an undergraduate degree in real estate (paralegal) or related degree majors, and a minimum of 8 years of experience and in lieu of a degree must have 12 years of relevant experience.
  • Level Two: Experience is generally acquired through an undergraduate degree in real estate (paralegal) or related degree majors, and a minimum of 10 years of experience and in lieu of a degree must have 14 years of relevant experience.
  • Right to work and remain in the US without visa sponsorship.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient with office automated applications.
  • strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Strong problem solving capabilities.

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, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.