Commissioning Turnover / Automation Specialist

Requisition ID: 274883 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: New Albany, OH 


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; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Core to Bechtel is 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.


Project Overview

Bechtel is building a semiconductor manufacturing plant in New Albany, Ohio. Bechtel will design and build Phase 1 of the Ohio One project, a total of 2.5 million square feet, including 600,000 square feet of cleanrooms. Construction will require as much steel as eight Eiffel Towers and as much concrete as the tallest skyscrapers.

Bechtel will strengthen future economic development in the region by partnering with the North America Building Trades Unions and suppliers to create several thousand new jobs and work with local education organizations to implement new training programs that will support the future talent pipeline.

Bechtel Manufacturing & Technology, Inc. offers engineering, procurement, and construction services for customers in the semiconductor manufacturing, electric vehicle, and data center markets. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, the M&T global business unit also includes colleagues working in Arizona, Ohio, Texas, India, and additional project locations around the world.


Position Summary

Bechtel is seeking a Commissioning Turnover / Automation Specialist for the Manufacturing and Technology team, based to Project Cardinal. This role will part of the Project Commissioning and Startup Team and will report to the. Cardinal CSU Manager They will be responsible for coordinating and leading the implementation, integration, database management and data transfers required by the CSU Manager in coordination with the EPC Automation Lead to support CSU and the project. They will ensure commissioning data and automation work processes support Automation Lead to support, Startup/Commissioning, and Client Asset Management goals. The candidate will have extensive in System turnover and construction automation on medium to large EPC projects and be able to provide input identifying and implementing Construction applications and integration opportunities to maximize the benefits to the project.



  • Supports administration and maintains roles, responsibilities, and configuration for all commissioning software applications, both backend and UI as well as ongoing user administration.
  • Supports coordination with project teams to ensure implementation of Project Automation Plan, Project Information and Innovation Plan including all EPC automation integrations as well as external systems.
  • Supports the project and commissioning groups, providing advice and counsel on software application and design features to the EPC Automation Lead for review.
  • Enforces the data requirements to support Commissioning work processes (STCPs).
  • Coordinate with design engineering, procurement, project controls and other departments to establish automated data transfer between applications. 
  • Ability to automate 3rd party data through various extraction, transformation and loading plans while also validating data integrity and completeness.
  • Manage configuration of project applications to meet project specific requirements.
  • Understand reporting requirements for each application and configure reports accordingly. Ensure reports are accurate reflections of the data and are functioning as intended.
  • Initiated and manages all reporting tools (including but not limited to) SSRS and Power BI to develop reports and dashboards for project teams.
  • Implements and recommends changes to the Level 1 Automation Execution Plan
  • Assists in the development and coordination of end user training for all Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) and Client tools processes and data requirements.
  • Actively seeks out opportunities to improve the enterprise through knowledge gained, lessons learned and implementation of same with a questioning attitude and drive for higher efficiency.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of related work experience, 9 years in lieu of degree
  • Prior experience as a Coordinator / Administrator or Super User of similar Construction type systems
  • Experience in Smart Completions, data integration, configuration, deployment, and training end users.
  • Experience with building SSRS reports and Power BI dashboards.
  • Experience with Navisworks modeling software
  • Possess a strong understanding of Bechtel’s Inspection and Testing Program
  • Possess the ability to interface with all other project functions (IE. Engineering, Procurement, Project Controls, Commissioning, Safety, Quality, Subcontractors, Project Management including the Client) and develop an understanding of the entire project data realm.
  • Possess a strong understanding of Bechtel’s Inspection and Testing program.
  • Possess the ability to understand the data, infer data relationships, build and run data validation queries to recognize anomalies and develop recovery plans.
  • Willingness to learn and apply effective skills in support of other project automation initiatives (DSC, Power Apps, Power Automate, Drones/GIS, etc.).
  • Consistently seeks out unsolicited feedback from customers and end users for improvements.
  • Willingness to cross train, learn new applications and take on new application support.
  • Minimum of 3 years of SQL database administration and management, including but not limited to:
  • Create/Manage Users, Security roles, Schemas, Tables, Views, Stored Procedures, Triggers and Job Tasks
  • Script Optimization
  • Data Validation
  • ETL
  • Recovery Plans


Additional Qualifications

  • In depth knowledge and understanding of Bechtel's standard construction automation portfolio
  • In depth knowledge of the Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI and SharePoint Online)
  • Experience in SmartCompletions.
  • Experience with 4D implementation and Autodesk modeling tools and visualization is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Datacentric concepts and applications
  • Experience in data management for handover to client
  • Experience with turnover processes
  • Familiarity with Oracle, Access databases and SharePoint Online
  • Knowledge and understanding of Adapters and APIs for data integration with other applications E.g., S3D, Aconex, SPPID, Revit, etc.
  • Experience with CSU / Turnover on larger complex project.




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.