Risk Manager

Requisition ID:  276156

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: New York, NY 
  • Salary Range: $119,780 - $182,670 annually (Determined by function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant. A 15% salary uplift is provided on top of base salary for positions that are worked in New York City or San Francisco, which is subject to change depending on market conditions.).

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.


Position Summary:

This Project Risk Manager role is a key role within project management team responsible for managing the project risk management program on this exciting project. Responsible for setting up the risk management program for this major project and provide day to day guidance, support, and SME technical expertise across an audience of internal and external stakeholders. Managing and maintaining resilient customer facing relationships and strategically maintaining trust of project leadership, the role requires an influential, confident people person with the ability to drive focus on PRM, lead through encouragement and connect PRM with key interfaces across the project scope. This role reports to the Project Manager. 


Positions Responsibilities:

  • Manage/Lead the project risk management program across the project.
  • Drive focus on actively managing risks.
  • Mentor, train, and advise project leaders in risk awareness.
  • Deliver training in project risk management.
  • Facilitate context focused Workshops monthly.
  • Deliver to the Project Execution Plan and develop specific project risk management procedures.
  • Report top risks and quantitative analysis to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Represent the project risk management program at project leadership meetings.
  • Consult with Bechtel and customer leaders in all aspects of the project risk management program.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously under pressure. 


Qualifications and Skills:


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in Qualitative Risk
  • Ability to establish Quantitative Risk Management (QSRA QCRA)
  • Experience facilitating risk workshops, risk reviews/ sessions.
  • 15 years of professional experience in engineering and construction with minimum 5 years direct responsibility for management. 
  • More than 10 years of Rail and transportation experience
  • Experience working in NYC rail sector preferably.
  • Master’s degree in engineering, Construction or Management (preferred), bachelor’s degree in engineering, Construction or Management (minimum) preferred.
  • Knowledge of international risk standards (e.g., ISO31000, PMI, etc.), and risk management tools (e.g., ARM, At-Risk, etc.).
  • Experience with the holistic approach of risk management at portfolio and/or program level.
  • Experience managing multi-discipline teams.
  • Excellent communication skills (English language) at multiple levels of management and client relations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • strategic quick thinker with abilities to deliver messaging across all layers of the project team.






At Bechtel, our employees enjoy a competitive total rewards package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, along with optional disability and supplemental insurance options, generous paid time off (160 hours annually, accrued 6.16 hours per pay period), nine paid holidays, paid parental leave, discretionary bonuses, and a well-designed 401K plan with matching and profit-sharing components. 

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.