Senior Civil Engineer

Requisition ID: 273197 

  •  Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: London WC2E 

Senior Civil Engineer - 273197


Company Overview

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 Commitments


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Position Summary

Bechtel is seeking a senior Civil Engineer to join the Civil Structural Engineering department within the Manufacturing and Technology Business Unit (M&T).


Assigned to projects to develop an area from conceptual phase to EPC phase. Plans and conducts independent work within M&T to support all business lines (Semiconductor, Electric Vehicle, Battery, and Data Center) requiring judgment in evaluation, selection, application and adaption of design on a project. Knows applicable industry standards and codes, accepted design practices and quality standards for a global business unit.


Typical Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assigned activities and deliverables within an engineering or design discipline on the projects.
  • Applies broad knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices to project engineering in the preparation of designs and deliverables.
  • Prepares civil site development design calculations and drawings, detailed 2-D and 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) design models and construction drawings.
  • Prepares bulk material quantity takeoffs applicable to the discipline.
  • Makes decisions concerning problems within the discipline on the project.
  • Plans, coordinates or prepares work specifications, technical bid evaluations and award recommendations for subcontracts or material requisitions associated with civil site development.
  • Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between Civil Engineering and other engineering disciplines, construction, clients, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Reviews civil site development deliverables and technical documentation produced by suppliers and subcontractor.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals associated with civil site development.
  • Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design associated with civil site development.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders associated with civil site development.
  • Represents the discipline on the project and with the client as directed to resolve technical questions.
  • Coordinates and interfaces as directed with the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, specialists, designers and detailers.
  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to upper management.
  • Facilitates technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators).
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly.
  • Supports function initiatives of developing Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Bechtel design guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Computer Applications (BSAPs) and administrative practices.
  • Mentor engineers, designers and drafters by providing appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development.
  • Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Skills and Qualifications


Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in civil engineering from an accredited university or college (or international equivalent) with significant experience in large scale industrial projects
  • Chartered Engineer in the UK
  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the Civil Engineering discipline such as those developed by AASHTO, ACI, ASTM, Asphalt Institute, PCA etc.
  • Prior experience on executing civil siteworks in medium and/or large EPC projects.
  • General knowledge of technical responsibilities of other groups associated with the total design effort.
  • Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of 2-D and 3-D CADD, and relevant Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) to perform the work. These include Bentley MicroStation, OpenRoads, CulvertMaster, FlowMaster, CivilStorm, Intergraph Smart3D or equivalent applications currently in use in the industry.
  • Knowledge of global business unit activities and operations including business development, legal, procurement, construction, environmental safety and health (ES&H), and quality assurance.
  • Prior work experience being responsible for the engineering progress and performance reporting within a project earned value management system and trending program.
  • Previous experience preparing estimated quantities, job hour estimates, and schedule planning.
  • Skill in leading the technical work of less experienced designers and/or drafters who share in the design effort.
  • Demonstrated ability to cope with conflicting deadlines, frequent interruptions, and multiple tasks.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior work experience and responsibility for the supervision on a medium or major size project in civil group at Bechtel.
  • Experience in coordinating with global execution teams and offices.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel Engineering Department Procedures.
  • Prior experience in planning and executing greenfield or brownfield projects in one or more of the following market segments: Semiconductor, Electric Vehicle, Battery, or Data Center.


What we offer

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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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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