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Electrical Engineering Graduate - 2019

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Bechtel OG&C Graduate Recruitment 2019 – Electrical Engineer


Bechtel is one of the most respected Engineering, Procurement and Construction companies in the world. With operations in more than 140 countries and over 53,000 employees across the globe, we're tackling the kind of ground-breaking projects that will shape the world today and define the way we live our lives tomorrow.


By joining Bechtel’s Graduate Programme, you will take part in an exciting programme that offers:


  • Industry experience
  • Highly competitive salary and full benefits package
  • Networking and social events with other graduates
  • Structured learning and development
  • Mentoring
  • Full support towards obtaining Chartership (this programme is accredited by the IET)


    Position Duties and Responsibilities


    Opportunities for electrical engineering graduates are available in Oil, Gas and Chemicals business units. Depending on the area you apply for the duties in your day to day role will vary. Your responsibilities may include tasks like:

  • Designing the generation, distribution, control and monitoring system for the power supply network in the plant
  • Designing the data communication and security systems (including CCTV, Public Address system, Access Control systems and internal data networks)
  • Preparing detailed calculations short circuit calculations, load flow studies, transient analysis, radio coverage calculations, sound pressure levels for announcement system and bandwidth calculations
  • Preparing design philosophies and load calculations
  • Specifying and ordering critical electrical equipment like transformers (as large as 200MVA), motors (40MW), AC/DC uninterruptible power supply units and emergency diesel generators
  • Attend factory acceptance tests for electrical equipment
  • Use specialized software programs like ETAP (system study software) and SmartPlant


Whilst doing this you will learn to use the best tools for process modelling and optimizing, helping innovate and improve our designs. You will learn to apply global and specific standards to a design and be regularly involved in discussions and reviews with other disciplines and clients.



Graduate skills

The ability to take the initiative and work well as part of a team are crucial skills for Bechtel Graduates.

Our people are driven by achieving tangible results and finding practical solutions to complex problems, so you'll need to have more than just exceptional academic talent. You will need to be able to grasp the essentials of any situation quickly, think on your feet, come up with workable ideas, and then communicate them clearly and persuasively.



Entry Criteria


  • Successful candidates should be on track for a relevant 2:1 Masters Degree (or overseas equivalent), and be legally allowed to work in the UK/EU. Free from sponsorship
  • Work experience relevant to the area you are applying to and extra-curricular activities will assist in your application.


Ready to change the world for the better?   Then apply to our graduate programme today.


“Give Bechtel people a challenge and they’ll make history” – Riley P. Bechtel, Chairman

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, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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