2023 University Graduate (UK) - Project Development Coordinator

Requisition ID: 268030 

  •  Relocation Authorized: Limited (e.g. Development Assignment) 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: London WC2E 

Heavy Civil - Project Development Coordinator – London (Graduate)


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.

We are currently recruiting a university Graduate, with an initial assignment within our Project Development Team, supporting our customers in developing projects from feasibility through FEED and preparing for project execution. The Project Development Team sits within our Heavy Civil business line and is a key part of Bechtel’s global infrastructure business unit, focusing on the development and delivery of motorways, hydro and pumped hydro storage power projects, and civil / marine works in support of projects undertaken by Bechtel’s other global business units. This business line is based in London but executes projects around the world including UK, Australia, North America and the Balkans.


Bechtel commit to supporting our client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Commitments.


Position Summary:


We are seeking Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Systems Engineering graduates to carry out a range of duties within their specialism.


Typical Responsibilities:


  • Assisting in coordination and production of designs, studies, reports, and proposals
  • Checking suppliers’ drawings and data for compliance with specifications
  • Ensuring technical submissions comply with the accepted format and design requirements
  • Providing technical engineering and construction input on designs, documentation and provide appropriate responses
  • Assisting in detailed development of established design and construction concepts for systems, structures, and equipment
  • Coordinating assigned work with other technical personnel as directed
  • Assisting in development and verification of project control documents and status reports


Skills and Qualifications:


  • Successful candidates should be on track for or have achieved a 2:1 or higher master’s degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Systems 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
  • You will have an opportunity to develop Chartership status working on iconic projects amongst experienced specialists in the field


What you can expect from us:


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:

  • Graduate training programme
  • Full support towards obtaining Chartership (our programme is accredited by the ICE, IMechE and IET)
  • Networking and social events with other graduates
  • Flexible Working
  • Private Medical Coverage
  • Life Insurance Programme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long Term Disability Scheme


Our Commitment:

Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration, among others. These values help define our culture, our way of doing business, and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things.


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.

We're creating a space where all people, including those with disabilities, can advance their careers and optimize their possibilities through a fair and inclusive workplace. If reasonable adjustments are needed to apply for an open position, please contact us to ensure we can provide an environment where each and every candidate can thrive: accessta-sourcing@bechtel.com.