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Tunnels / Structures Lead

Requisition ID:  257717

Requisition Posting End Date: 07/20/2022

Bechtel 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 in fra s t r u c ture, in crea sed access t o energy, resourc es, and vital services, and made the world a s a f er, 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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through star t-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.

 

Job Summary:

Bechtel is pursuing several projects in New York Tri-State area. Over the coming months and years, our Tri-State customers are committing to new rail and transportation infrastructure projects, providing a great opportunity to welcome new talent to the Bechtel family. We are building teams who want to be challenged and be a part of new projects in the New York Tri-State area.

 

This senior position will report directly to the Engineering Compliance Manager and will supervise the engineering activities (all disciplines) associated with transit tunnel’s designated portion of the project work and the execution of studies and the method of delivery. If you’re up for a challenge, register your interest and let’s discuss how we can grow together.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to build, strengthen, guide and mentor the engineering staff as delegated by the Design Compliance Manager
  • Will provide local focus, direction, and leadership to the tunnel/structures package of work with extensive knowledge of the relevant Field Engineering, Construction, and T&C activities
  • Will support all relevant disciplines applicable to rail and tunnels engineering design, the principles and practices of related technical areas plus the coordinating work with other technical disciplines, departments on a project which may include constructability requirements and technical reviews
  • Will support whole life-cycle costings and feasibility assessments
  • Supervise the preparation of, reviews and endorses bid analyses and recommendations for procurement of equipment material and services within the engineering scope of responsibility
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts, and change orders
  • Participates and supports the Technical Risk Assessments, safety practices and procedures are implemented, and engineering design and corresponding documentation are in compliance with the associated projects Quality Assurance Plan and procedures
  • Supports and is accountable for the delivery of satisfactory safety assurance relating to the technical integrity of tunnel systems as designed, built, installed and tested
  • Oversees all tunnel/structure design and construction technical coordination, interface issues, constructability and value engineering reviews on the project
  • Perform technical reviews of contractors, shop drawings, product data, material samples, etc.
  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering along with 25 years of relevant experience
  • Must have experience in leading staff and delivering various elements of rail and transit projects with a minimum of 15 years managing tunnel/structures design proficiency
  • Experience of underground structure design strongly preferred
  • Extensive experience of undertaking and managing self-perform rail design from feasibility to detailed design and as-builts
  • Proficient in dealing with the complex interfaces with railway system design and the detailed design prepared by multiple design contractors on projects
  • Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations
  • Supervises the engineering activity on a medium size project or designated portions of a very large pertinent to tunnels/structures designs. Maintains a good knowledge of current and trends in engineering design
  • Knowledge and experience of integrating the various engineering and systems engineering disciplines (HVAC, MEP, Rail Systems, Traction Power, Medium & Low Power, Rolling Stock, and RAMS)
  • Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods
  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline
  • Thorough knowledge in NFPA 130 standards
  • Proficient in oral and written communications skills. Collaborates well in a team environment

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.  
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