2023 University Graduate (UK) - Engineer - Electrical

Requisition ID: 264825 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: London NW10 

Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.
To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants. 
Bechtel Energy provides responsible and sustainable solutions for our customers in the storage, conveyance, conversion, and transformation of energy. Our range of projects typically include carbon capture plants, carbon reduction of existing facilities, liquified natural gas, petrochemicals and oil and gas processing. 
Our Graduate Development program will give you first-hand experience across all the business processes targeting all elements of Engineering. You will be at the very heart of our business. 
Bechtel’s Graduates have a wide range and variety of opportunities available to them, with truly international career prospects. Experience on a project site, both in the UK and abroad is offered and encouraged right from the start; so that you see world-class work taking place on the ground. From day one, you can look forward to working on challenging projects. 
Position Summary
We are currently recruiting Graduate Engineers to join our Electrical Engineering team as part of our Energy business unit. Working as part of multidiscipline project teams on energy and energy transition, you will be involved with: 
•    Front end and detailed design, electrical generation and distribution equipment specification ranging from 220 kV to low voltage and 24V DC 
•    Electrical Load List, electrical equipment and cable sizing calculations and power system analysis using ETAP software 
•    Schematics for switchgear and motor control 
•    Electrical networking, monitoring and SCADA systems 
•    Working with design group for electrical layouts and 3-D modelling 
•    Complete procurement cycle of electrical equipment from requisitioning, technical bid evaluations, vendor selection, vendor management, vendor facility visits to oversee equipment manufacturing and functional testing etc. 
•    Opportunities to get involved in energy transition projects such as Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Green Hydrogen/Ammonia Production and conversion of fossil fuel-based machinery drives to E-drives 
Typical Responsibilities
•    Ensure the engineering design provides safety for personnel during construction and operation
•    Monitor and communicate progress of assigned tasks within the overall Project schedule 
•    Ensure Quality of all tasks and deliverables, applying Company procedures and work processes 
•    Monitor the effectiveness of work processes and strive for continuous improvement
•    Anticipate problems and propose solutions to complex engineering issues 
•    Review vendor and other discipline designs and provide technical input 
•    Produce technical specifications, reports and drawings
•    Provide input to project proposals and estimates 
•    Understand and apply the appropriate level of definition for front-end and detailed engineering phases
•    Provide construction support either from home office or site-based assignment
•    Be responsible for your own career progression
The position offers a foundation for a career as a technical specialist or a manager, and opportunities to travel to project sites 
Skills and Qualifications
Successful candidates should be on track for a 2:1 or higher Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related degree and be legally allowed to work in the UK. Work experience relevant to the area you are applying to, and extra-curricular activities will help your application. 
What you can expect from us
Bechtel offers an exciting graduate programme to start and develop your career: 
•    A balanced combination of working, learning, networking and social events   
•    Full support towards obtaining Chartership (our programme is accredited by the IET) 
At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer: 


•    Flexible Working
•    Private Medical Coverage
•    Life Insurance Program
•    Pension Scheme
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Long Term Disability Scheme



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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