Engineer - Electrical (Renewables)

Requisition ID: 269867 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • 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.


Position Summary:

Supervision Received

  • Receives operational supervision and technical guidance from Lead Engineer.

Supervision Exercised

  • Supervises and provides technical direction to subordinate Engineers, designers and drafters as assigned.


  • Contacts counterpart in other disciplines, supplier/client representatives and project field personnel when directed, to either gather or give information.



  • Plans, develops, coordinates and reviews engineering work within a discipline on a project or assignment in a global business unit. 
  • Supervises the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, specialists, designers and drafters.
  • Conducts annual performance reviews for direct reports in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development discussions.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly.
  • Estimates staffing needs and schedules and assigns work to meet schedule dates.
  • Coordinates with client representatives as delegated to obtain their approval on phases of work.
  • Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations, including field and design documents relating to the discipline.
  • Coordinates assigned engineering work with other project groups.
  • Ensures that engineers supervised receive appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development.
  • Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Qualifications & Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • A recognized degree in electrical engineering discipline, from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • Relevant work experience in FEED, proposal & detailed engineering preferably in an EPC industry for Wind Farms, Offshore wind farms, Solar and other renewable plants. 
  • Should have executed projects, as Electrical Lead/Area/Sub Lead in an engineering office or consultancy of repute.
  • Responsible for assigned activities in electrical engineering discipline.
  • Applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering. 
  • Makes decisions independently concerning problems within the discipline on the project. 
  • Represents the discipline on the project and with the client to resolve technical questions and as required to coordinate work


 Additional Qualifications:

  • Hands on Experience of Electrical System Study tool DigSilent Power Factory. System Studies (Load Flow, Short Circuit, Harmonic Analysis, Transient Stability Studies), voltage drop calculations, single line diagram, protection & metering diagrams, relay setting & protection coordination of the system.
  • Insulation Coordination and EMT studies using PSCAD (Preferred).
  • Integration of Renewable Energy plant with existing Electrical system is preferred.
  • Should possess good knowledge of international codes & standards. 
  • Should have worked on equipment sizing, specifications, MR preparation, technical bid evaluation and vendor print reviews of various electrical equipment like Transformers, Busducts, MV & LV Switchgear, MCCs, power & distribution transformers, DC systems / UPS, Cables, lighting fixtures.
  • Vendor Prints Review of packages.
  • Should be conversant with electrical layouts like raceways, lighting, grounding & lightning protection, etc.
  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.
  • Knowledge of inter discipline coordination.
  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved.
  • Knowledge of industry /regulatory codes and standards, and design and/or layout criteria.
  • Skill in oral and written communication, demonstrated skill in leadership.
  • Working knowledge of Software like DigSilent Power factory, PSCAD, ETAP shall be preferred.



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.

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