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2020 University Graduate (U.S.) - Environmental, Safety & Health

Requisition ID:  228107



Bechtel is a global engineering, construction, and project management firm with a long tradition of technical excellence in supporting multiple industries and mega-projects that have significant complexity. Our employees use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers.   Bechtel has a strong commitment to protecting people and the environment as part of its mission, and is known for industry leadership in Environmental, Safety, and Health (ES&H, also known as HSE). 


ES&H personnel work within project teams, assisting with development and implementation of the ES&H Management System and processes for each project.  This includes planning, training, site assessment, hazard analysis, mitigation methods, data management, and field work.  Personnel participate with other skilled and diverse ES&H professionals under supervision of a mentor and the ES&H Manager on a project.

The total number of hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions.  Locations will vary based on project needs and may include Houston, TX; Reston, VA; or various project sites.

General Job Duties

Helps develop and execute an ES&H program tailored to a facility or project, applying practical skills and knowledge within a specialty discipline.  This includes assisting with:

  • Review of safety, health, or environmental technical documents;
  • Site assessment, hazard identification, and mitigation/controls to protect people and the environment;
  • Preparation of training documents and presentations;
  • Strategies for continual improvement and enhancing employee engagement;
  • Site inspections and monitoring for ES&H compliance with contract and regulatory requirements;
  • Writing of technical proposals and preparation of materials for subcontract documents; and
  • Data management, trend analysis, and report preparation.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited university or college within the past 12 months or anticipate obtaining in the next 12 months in one of the following disciplines:  1) Occupational Safety; 2) Industrial Hygiene or Occupational Health; or 3) Environmental or Biological sciences;
  • Eligible to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship;
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills;
  • Ability and willingness to relocate and travel to domestic or international project sites; and
  • Adaptable and able to work in a field environment under various outdoor conditions.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science degree from an accredited university or college within the past 12 months in one of the following disciplines: 1) Safety Management; 2) Industrial Hygiene or Occupational Health; or 3) Environmental or Biological sciences;
  • Skills in data management and statistical analysis; and
  • Experience teaching and training others.


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.