2024 Student Internship (U.S.) - Field Construction Engineering Specialist

Requisition ID:  269701


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. 


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact. 


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


Core to Bechtel are our values-ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants-integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers expect, and how we deliver. 


Position Summary

Executing large construction projects is difficult and requires a broad range of people/technical skills.  The Field Construction Specialist is responsible for activities relating to construction engineering and supervision across all craft disciplines.  Duties include assisting the craft with design interpretation, planning, field verification of progress and installation, material management, and issue resolution.  We are there to help keep all our employees safe and productive.



  • Track installations  
  • Buy needed materials, ensure accuracy of product, and plan for future material needs 
  • Help ensure our computer systems are sharing data correctly 
  • Complete quality inspections 
  • Coordinate with Supervision and Subcontractors to plan/support schedules 
  • Work with the customer to resolve problems 
  • Monitor engineering to make sure we are getting what we need on time 


Why work at Bechtel?   You should only work here if you like building complex and challenging projects, in the field, in a high-pace environment with great colleagues, and want to be compensated well for it. 


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Mangagement, Construction Technology, or another relevant technical discipline from an accredited university
  • Ability to work and remain in the US without visa sponsorship, now or in the future
  • Completed one year of coursework in above-mentioned program
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H)
  • Demonstrated commitment to a Zero Accident safety program
  • Must be computer-literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications
  • Experience resolving problems involving multiple parties
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.


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

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.

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