Electrical Designer

Requisition ID:  257786

Requisition Posting End Date: 02/23/2023


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.



Within discipline develops designs for complete and complex engineering systems, structures and plant arrangements under supervision. Plans and executes the presentation of these in detailed scale models.  



  • Generates 2-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) plant layouts and drawings using Microstation / Auto CAD / Smart Sketch from detailed design 3-D CAD model with minimal guidance from others.
  • Proficient in S3D/Revit modelling – Equipment modelling, Raceway, Grounding and lighting. 
  • Preparation of 3-D CAD design model under the supervision of experienced designers. Assists in constructing detailed models and participates in client model reviews.
  • Prepares bulk material quantity takeoffs for materials applicable to the discipline.
  • Reviews design models, drawings and design documents prepared by others in the group and by material suppliers, as assigned.
  • Compiles, maintains and accesses job drawing files, records, and drawing controls.
  • Works with designers in other disciplines to coordinate overall design and technical requirements. 
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.



  • Sound knowledge of CAD design and drafting techniques using S3D /Microstation, engineering drawing, graphic arts, reading of drawings and reproduction methods used by the discipline.
  • Familiarity with relevant design standards and guides, Skill in reading, interpreting, and using related documents and drawings prepared by other project groups.
  • Knowledge of the application of engineering and construction materials related to the discipline’s design responsibilities.
  • Basic Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, design criteria, and codes relevant to the discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Raceway, lighting, grounding design and modelling, cable sizing.
  • General knowledge of technical responsibilities of other groups associated with the total design effort.
  • Experience in using Navisworks for model review and clash detection, proficiency in SPR.
  • Extraction and preparation of material quantity take-offs from design drawings.
  • Able to work in a team and cross functional environment.



  • 3-year diploma in Electrical from an accredited college or university.
  • 2-5 years working experience.


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.