Lead Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID: 270029 

  • 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 and 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.



Electrical Engineer with Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 18+ years of experience on basic and detailed design and project co-ordination of Electrical works on Infrastructure, Energy and M&M projects.

Should have executed at least two, medium to large size EPC projects, as Electrical Lead / Engineering Group Supervisor in an engineering office or consultancy of repute.

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.

Working knowledge for Renewable projects would be an added advantage.


Essential Job Duties: 

  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals, design criteria,specifications, budget and schedules for projects of varying complexity.
  • Assist and provide guidance to engineers to perform conceptual design, System study and Equipment sizing. 
  • Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendation.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements. for proposals, forecasts and change orders.
  • Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers and provide input for their performance evaluation.
  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork,
  • empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Job Knowledge:

  • Possess a broad understanding of the major design engineering deliverables.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work in a project or staff group.
  • Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, and/or difficult coordination requirements.
  • Is conversant with use of applicable design codes governing Electrical systems, Equipment, and Physical design.
  • Design, Engineering and interface of Building Power Management which includes controlling and monitoring of Building’s mechanical and electrical equipment such as HVAC, lighting, power systems, fire systems, access control and security systems. 
  • Coordinates engineering effort in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.
  • Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.
  • Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved.
  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the engineering discipline.
  • Skill in oral and written communication and writing technical reports.



  • Minimum 4-year degree from an accredited college program in Electrical Engineering. 
  • Site experience will be an added advantage.



  • 18+ years of relevant work 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.

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