Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: 273023 

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


Extraordinary teams building inspiring projects:

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. 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.


Job Summary:

Should have experience on basic and detailed design and project co-ordination of Electrical works on Infrastructure, Energy and M&M projects. Has a good knowledge of Electrical System and Physical design, the principles, and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating with other technical disciplines. Candidate should have exposure to Indian, US, Euro and other foreign codes/standards and local practices.


Major Responsibilities:

A. Performs electrical discipline work which involves the preparation, interpretation or review of calculations, specifications, electrical layout plans including lighting and grounding systems.


B.   Participates in one or more of the following:

  • Smart Plant Electrical (SPEL)
  • Equipment design and development
  • System design, including concept sketches and layouts
  • Preparation of specifications and design calculations
  • Reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers or by suppliers
  • Preparation or review of engineering studies and reports
  • Preparation or review of material quantity estimates
  • Uses engineering computer aided design/computer aided engineering (CAD/CAE) tools


C.  Reviews design documents of equipment manufacturers or subcontractors of a moderate degree of complexity and prepares comments & recommendations.


D.   Assists in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders.


E.  Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon directness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. 


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 5 years.
  • Site experience will be an added advantage.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
  • Experience of preparing technical specifications, datasheets, material requisitions and vendor print reviews for various electrical equipment 
  • Knowledge of preparation of load list, MCC schedule etc.
  • Experience in various electrical layouts like grounding, raceways and lighting etc.


Review of 3D Model using SPR or Navisworks and be a stakeholder in 30%, 50% and 90% Model


Reviews with Client, Vendor and Sub Contractors. 


Knowledge of project controls within discipline.


Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the engineering discipline.


Basic skill in oral and written communication:


Diverse teams are the foundation to building the extraordinary:

At Bechtel, each day is an opportunity to bring the extraordinary to life by building a culture of inclusion and belonging. As a global company with global customers, helping to solve complex global challenges. Bechtel has long been home to colleagues from a multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. It is these colleagues who embody a culture of innovation and creative problem solving, a better understanding of local customers and communities, and work together as “One team” that ensures every valued member of our organization receives a rich and rewarding career.


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.