Lead Process Engineer

Requisition ID: 273802 

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

Bechtel Manufacturing and Technology (M&T) is an exciting and growing business that serves the increasing demand of EPC services for customers in the semiconductor (manufacturing facilities and supply chain); electric vehicle (batteries, charging infrastructure, and production); synthetic materials; and data center markets.


M&T strives to exceed our customer objectives through utilizing our agility, innovative technologies, and world class talent.  M&T will solve the industries toughest challenges, building both our company and the world for the future.


Headquartered in the U.S. with employees in various states, M&T also has colleagues in the United Kingdom, India, and other locations while we actively pursue exciting opportunities in other parts of the world.  We are looking for talented people to join our team that are passionate about making a difference and contributing to historical projects that will have a lasting impact on society.


Position Summary:

Bechtel is seeking a Lead Process  Engineer to support Project Cardinal in New Albany, OH just outside of Columbus. This position falls within the Manufacturing and Technology Global Business Unit. Role and responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Resident Engineering Manager (REM) and the Project Engineering Management Team technical oversight of engineering activities for the engineering discipline(s) as necessary on the project.  Has responsibilities for interfacing with other execution centers, interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating the tasks associated with the project.
  • Work directly with our customer(s) and our senior management on matters relating to project engineering progress, quality, scope, and technical/permitting issues.
  • Establish and maintain access to technical experts in the advanced technologies pertinent to the project and sets up channels of communication to bring this expertise to bear effectively on the engineering effort.
  • Champion the creation of a work environment, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction on the project.
  • Must be willing to be located on site in New Albany Ohio within one year of hire.



  • Interface with the customer process engineering leads to establish requirements, communicate progress, understand, and resolve customer concerns.
  • Help resolve issues in the field (at jobsite) in efficient manner so that construction and startup schedule is not compromised.
  • Help manage design change, which is significant in this industry. Help ensure that changes that provide limited value and cause “churn” are not pursued. Exhibit contract savviness to assess whether a change is design development or a contractual change and present/articulate position to customer.
  • Provide technical basis for cost estimates/ROMs in order for client to understand impacts of potential changes; provide support for the Trend process for large cost impacts
  • Lead Process working group meetings (gas and chemical) with customer and design partner. Manage meeting agendas, work group topics, actions and meeting minutes.
  • Review and resolve Process specific requests for information (RFIs)
  • Review and approve Process specific content for all Design Revision Bulletins ((DRBs)
  • Coordinate engineering and construction activities related to the air separation unit (ASU) contractor
  • Assist in resolving plan review comments with Authority Having Jurisdiction.
  • If needed, support bid, evaluation, and award process for engineering subcontract packages.
  • Provide technical oversight for the development of engineering deliverables for the project
  • Review key engineering deliverables for the project including CAD models, drawings, specifications and supporting calculations.
  • Report progress and status of the development of key engineering deliverables.
  • Coordinate and interface as directed with the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers and field supervision.
  • Foster openness, trust, communication, teamwork, innovation, and empowerment among project team members. 


Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution and 10 years of Engineering experience.
  • Minimum 2 years prior experience leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams in work process development.

 Additional Qualifications:

  • Experienced in the design of mechanical/process systems in industrial facilities, particularly gas (bulk and specialty) and chemical (aqueous, solvents, slurries) delivery systems. 
  • Knowledge of P&IDs, line sizing calculations, equipment specifications, material requisitions, subcontract packages, technical bid evaluations, design change and field change packages.
  • Knowledge of codes and standards applicable to systems design.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in Process in a semiconductor manufacturing facility is a plus, however, is not absolutely required. Looking for strong mechanical/process engineer with multidisciplinary experience and strong communication skills.
  • Knowledge with cleanroom tool layout and gas/chemical cabinet assignments (location, qty, grouping in subfab)
  • Knowledge with gas and chemical rooms, layout/organization and distribution from bulk systems to individual valve boxes feeding cleanroom tools.
  • Experience with Process matrix management (gas/chemical supply and location, valve boxes location, stick assignments related to clean room tools)
  • Experience working in the field at jobsite.
  • Professional Engineering license 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 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.