Senior Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: 264488 

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

In today’s competitive job market, we know you have your choice of companies in the UK and around the world. Your unique personality, skills, and experience are in demand.

To be motivated and empowered to do your best work, you want a company that provides you with a meaningful career—one that makes you feel that you belong to something greater and have the opportunity and flexibility to grow, succeed, and make a difference.

With so many available options, why choose Bechtel?

At Bechtel, we know that people like you deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work.

Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers.

People like you are needed on projects that 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.

When you join Bechtel, you will be a key part of the diverse team delivering these world-changing projects. As a resilient, well-established employer, we are currently seeking long-term career professionals. When joining Bechtel, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of Energy and Oil and Gas projects from studies to FEEDs and full EPC's from our London Energy hub based in Park Royal.

You will bring your experience and expertise to the role while working within the customer’s organisation as part of an integrated team. As part of this team, you will 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


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 center 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


Position Summary


Bechtel is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer who has extensive experiance with planning and executing greenfield or brownfield projects ideally in one of the following, Natural gas processing, Coal, gas or biomass to chemicals, Petrochemicals, Carbon capture and sequestration, Solar and/or combined cycle power plants, Hydrogen value chain, Offshore and onshore pipelines, Desalination, raw water, demineralized water and wastewater treatment plants, and has familiarity with current process technologies and licensors associated with the above. 
The role has a range of responsibilities and will focus on planning and scheduling and conducting evaluation's, selections applications and adaptations of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in one discipline in a project or staff group. Coordinating detailed phases of engineering work requiring judgment in the application of techniques. as well as prepare or assistsin preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.
Key Responsibilities
  • Plans, schedules and conducts independent work in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques,

  • Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.

  • Performs work using standard application programs and appropriate 2-D and 3-D computer aided design and computer aided engineering (CAD and CAE) tools.

  • Plans, coordinates or prepares equipment or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment.

  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.

  • Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendations.

  • Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design and normally uses conventional approaches to solving technical problems encountered. Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups to gather or give information.

  • Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers, designers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in performing specific assignments.

  • Plans and conducts independent work within a Global Business Unit that requires judgment in evaluating, selecting, applying, and adapting engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Devises new approaches to solving problems.

  • Manages the work of a small group of engineers.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • A recognized degree in a job related engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university, or a professional license in an appropriate engineering discipline from a recognized licensing board, or sufficient number of specialized courses in relevant general engineering or appropriate engineering disciplines to meet job requirements.

  • Practical work experience in design engineering or relevant equivalent experience in all types of engineering sufficient to demonstrate competence as a trained engineer.

  • Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations.

  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.

  • Broad knowledge of the application of engineering to plant constructability as applied to construction methods and materials.

  • Understands the standard engineering work planning, scheduling and cost estimating.

  • Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of CAD (both 2-D and 3-D) and CAE and relevant standard computer applications to perform the work.

  • Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.

  • Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved.

  • Working knowledge of precedents in the specialty area, the principles and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating work with other technical disciplines.

  • Ability to develop innovative ideas to reduce project total installed costs (TIC).

  • Ability to present technical design issues to customer and supplier, and ability to recommend solution based on knowledge and experience.



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.