Piping Field Engineer

Requisition ID: 275968 

  • 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 commitments – 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. We are 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

The Piping Field Engineer is responsible for providing technical support for all piping activities on site. The selected applicant shall provide support to the Superintendents and direct hire craft responsible for executing above and below ground piping work.



  • Provide technical assistance to the piping superintendents and crafts.
  • Implementation of the project ES&H program and quality control program.
  • Develop and implement Inspection and Test Plans for major piping activities.
  • Inspection of field installations and completion of associated documentation on a continuing basis, and complete the final P&ID checks prior to turnover.
  • Responsible for quantity take-off, control, reporting and forecasting for all piping quantities.
  • Assist supervision and project controls in the preparation of detailed work plans and short-term schedules.
  • Responsible for the development of piping work packages in conjunction with supervision.
  • Prepare field change documentation and as-built documentation as required.
  • Interpret design drawings and interface with engineering office to resolve design and constructability issues.
  • Responsible for the development of pressure test packages and responsible for witnessing and verifying and acceptance.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure compliance with project drawings and specifications.
  • Prepare material requisitions, coordinate and review vendor drawings.
  • Work with Procurement's expediting team to ensure the delivery of vendor materials to support the project schedule.
  • Work within TEAMWorks to verify accurate data from engineering and suppliers.
  • Ensure that materials are stored properly to ensure environmental protection.
  • Complete material receipt inspections as required.
  • Assist with preparation of construction estimates.
  • Work closely with other discipline field engineers and coordinate efforts and activities to meet the project requirements.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • University/B.S degree in Mechanical Engineering is desired, but may be waived if equivalent industry experience can be demonstrated.
  • 7 years minimum piping field engineering experience in a direct hire environment.
  • All applicants must have the right to work and remain in the United States.


Additional Qualifications

  • Understanding of applicable Bechtel work processes including Standard Work Process Procedures is preferred.
  • Experience in oil, gas, refinery, petrochemical, minerals processing or power generating station construction is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Bechtel Standard Applications (BSAPs) including InfoWorks, TEAMWorks, BPS, PTR, and other automation tools which are used on Bechtel projects is an asset.
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
  • Working knowledge of applicable industry codes and standards is required.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving ability.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Work includes field inspections and the physical ability to conduct field inspections which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, working on elevated platforms, working on uneven surfaces and working in small or confined spaces. Some lifting may be required. 
  • Must have the ability to walk into and out of the project (enter/egress). 
  • Must be able to use appropriate standard issued Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required for each assigned task (i.e. harness, life vest, lift buckets, etc.)




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.