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2023 University Graduate (UK) - Engineer - Plant Design & Piping

Requisition ID: 263348 

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

About Bechtel 


Bechtel is a global engineering, construction and project management company.  Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents.  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 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.  From day one, you can look forward to working on challenging projects. 


The Role 


Graduate Engineer to join our Plant Design and Piping team as part of our Energy business unit.  Working as part of multidiscipline project teams, you will be involved with: 


  • Development of overall facility layout, considering safety, economy, constructability and maintenance requirements. 

  • Positioning and orientation of equipment and routing of interconnecting piping, taking into account flexibility, supporting, accessibility. 

  • Developing a 3D model representing the facility including every component to be purchased. 

  • Specification and purchase of materials for piping and valves. 

  • Stress and vibration analysis of piping systems for all potential operating and environmental conditions. 


You will be expected to: 


  • 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. 


Desired Qualifications and Experience 


Successful candidates should be on track for a 2:1 or higher degree in Mechanical 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 Bechtel can offer 


Bechtel offers an exciting graduate programme to start and develop your career: 

  • Highly competitive salary and full benefits package 

  • A balanced combination of working, learning, networking and social events  

  • Flexible work-life balance environment. 

  • Full support towards obtaining Chartership (our programme is accredited by the IMechE) 


Rewards & Benefits 


  • 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.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.