Lead Application Support Engineer (Electrical)

Requisition ID: 275959 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Various Bechtel Project Locations 



Company Overview:

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 customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.
We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals 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 can expect, and how we deliver.                                                                                                                                                

Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.



Job Summary:

Electrical Engineer with Knowledge in SEL Architecture, S3D and Smart Sketch.



Major Responsibilities:

  • Active participation in technical discussions with the team for Setup / Configure / trouble shoot of Electrical applications as required by the project.
  • General day-to-day support and management of project users –other associated application like SEL, ETAP, eMTO (Electrical Material Take-off application), SETROUTE (Cable Management application), Lighting Software etc.
  • Implementation and setup of Electrical Engineering applications in-line with corporate/project standards
  • Taking backups from Smart Electrical in MSSQL or Oracle platform
  • Import engineering data using Import Manager and creation of User Defined Attributes (UDA) as per project needs.
  • Smart Plant 3D (S3D) Electrical administrator role to set-up project needs and day-to-day support.
  • Maintenance of 3D Model environment for stability and ensure the modelling environment works appropriately to generate, control and distribution of 3D model interfaces.
  • Set-up, configure and implement data exchanges between applications.
  • Bulk load code list, deploy standard reports and templates, bulk-load catalog and reference files, develop/modify drawing templates/view style, create project specific symbols.
  • Development and implementation of new procedures, guidelines and workflows as required.
  • Coordination with project Discipline Leads
  • Coordination and work closely with multi discipline applications administrators as required.
  • Interact with End users to support, troubleshoot and interact with vendors.
  • Participate in discussions with Information Management team, monitoring and ensure timely closure of Tasks\Incidents received by the team through Service Now, over e-mail or telephone.
  • Maintenance of Test Environment for Application exchanges
  • Testing of electrical applications and participate in certification process for new version of applications.
  • Provide training to users / super-users on application as required.
  • Interaction and coordination within Automation and IS&T groups, corporate teams, GBU / Site offices, Functional management in local and overseas offices.
  • Maintain / develop standard reporting practices.
  • Amenable to working in shift timing based on project schedule/requirements.
  • Works with projects and Corporate EPC Functions, Engineering Function/Management to resolve technical and work process issues.
  • Role will also include devising innovative approaches to problems encountered to provide solutions to the customer.
  • Documentation and understand all integration points with external systems. 



Education and Experience Requirements:

  • A recognized bachelor’s/master’s degree in electrical engineering, from an accredited college or university with an overall experience of minimum 18 years.
  • Min 5-7 years of experience in Engineering and Application Support group.



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to setup, configure, install SEL, Schema files and Smart plant Import Manager
  • Ability to create, setup and manage the project within SEL which includes project configuration, permission groups, access rights, and project hierarchy.
  • Catalogue and Symbol customization and development in SEL.
  • Deliverable customization i.e. Reports, Schedules and SLD’s as per the project needs in SEL
  • General drafting capability in AutoCAD, Smart sketch and MicroStation applications
  • Ability to administrate and maintain database server in Oracle or MSSQL for SEL
  • Ability to configure ETAP application and trouble shoot.
  • Good understanding on Integration of SEL/S3D/ETAP with other EPC/ interdisciplinary applications.
  • Ability to create department standard and project specific reports and reporting methods as needed.
  • Knowledge of Engineering Work processes and Data flow between tools/applications.
  • Good understanding of Database structures and application architecture for supporting applications, Familiarity with Oracle, SQL Server, Access databases.
  • Good understanding of application architecture concepts and standards, set-up, and migration procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of hardware and operating systems including system architectures, network infrastructures, etc.



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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.