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Senior Regulatory Specialist

Requisition ID: 260319 

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

Bechtel is looking for talented professionals interested in delivering work that will build a cleaner, greener, brighter future for everyone. We execute projects that create access and opportunity, build a path to net zero, protect people and the planet, and accelerate progress.


Our customers are taking on diverse, transformative challenges that will enable current and future generations to thrive. To meet their needs, we need an equally diverse team committed to driving innovation and creating a lasting positive legacy. Join us on this journey towards building a better world.

#WeAreBechtel, and we are shaping tomorrow together.


Role Overview

  • Requires a self-starter, capable of operating autonomously in a role critical to project success; this role has visibility to project management.
  • Takes initiative to coordinate the detailed development of permitting deliverables with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates. 
  • Coordinates complex technical issues with other engineering departments on projects.
  • Prioritizes tasks and operates within a fast-paced project environment.



  • Ensuring that projects are in compliance with state, federal, and country environmental permits and regulations, and in particular with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requirements. (Domestic US experience is highly desirable.
  • Supporting engineering and other project disciplines in understanding and applying regulatory requirements, based on permits and legislation.
  • Developing execution strategies and planning for project permitting.
  • Ensuring that regulatory approvals are in place to support project execution.


Skills and Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications and Competences

  • A recognized degree in chemical, environmental or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university – other technical degrees with suitable experience may be considered. (We will consider non Engineering degrees).
  • Excellent knowledge of technical theory, engineering principles, good engineering practices and how to apply them for design execution
  • Excellent understanding of major project delivery, including the design process and typical project design deliverables
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills, both written and orally
  • Familiarity with major environmental regulations and industry codes and standards affecting standard design, quality, or processes
  • Working knowledge of US environmental legislation, experience with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is preferred.
  • Relevant experience in regulatory/permitting requirements. 


Industry Experience: 

Relevant industrial experience in multiple types of facilities is preferred, such as:

  • LNG plants (preferrable)
  • Industrial wastewater treatment units
  • Energy Transition (hydrogen production, CCS, methanol synthesis etc)
  • Refining / Gas Processing / Petrochemical


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with regulatory requirements and approval processes with the FERC, USACE
  • Domestic US experience is highly desirable
  • Experience interfacing with regulatory authorities.

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.