2024 Student Internship (U.S.) - Industrial/Systems Engineer

Requisition ID:  269690



Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries.  Our engineers use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers.


Industrial/Systems engineering interns work with multi-disciplinary engineers to provide support to the project's systems engineering team throughout the lifecycle of the project (design through commissioning testing).


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 or Reston, VA, along with various project sites.


General Job Duties

This position will allow you to perform assignments that will develop professional working knowledge and abilities through the application of applicable codes and standards, as well as engineering calculations and techniques, procedures and criteria. You will exercise limited, but increasing, judgment in performing your assigned duties using methods prescribed by your supervisor.


Typical Activities

  • assisting in developing functional/system analysis to define facility/system design requirements;
  • assisting in establishing the means of verifying requirements implementation, including acceptance criteria;
  • assisting in the preparation of system and facility design criteria documents;
  • supporting system-level design verification, requirements verification, test requirements specification, and requirements flowdown and traceability;
  • assisting the preparation of assessments to validate and verify implementation and traceability of requirements into design;
  • participating in technical discussions to resolve system design issues;
  • researching and documenting system operations and limits from the review of design and basis documents and from discussions with system designers; and
  • performing model-based systems engineering using a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) automation tool (e.g., IBM® Rationale DOORS® or Innoslate by Spec Innovations)


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year program within Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Nuclear Engineering at an accredited college or university
  • Completed at least one year of relevant coursework
  • Ability and willingness to relocate and/or travel to domestic and/or international project jobsites
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the US without visa sponsorship, now or in the future
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Master of Science degree within Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Nuclear Engineering at an accredited college or university
  • Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA
  • Excellent written and oral communication 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 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.