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CSA Resident Engineer - UPF

Requisition ID: 262161 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Oak Ridge, TN 

Project Overview:

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.


UPF is a multi-year, multi-billion dollar project and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provide enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.


The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard work week is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00am-3:30 pm.


Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable.


Position Summary:

  • Support field engineering activities for ongoing construction work.
  • Support resolution of construction problems identified to Engineering via meetings, correspondence, field changes, Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs), Construction Deficiency Reports (CDRs), etc., as relate to the CSA discipline.
  • Originate or check Civil/Structural engineering dispositions based on review of engineering deliverables such as steel and concrete calculations, Finite Element Analysis of structures, and specifications.
  • Review and coordinate technical documents with/from other engineering disciplines, procurement, and construction.
  • Schedule and monitor work activities and manage specifically assigned project activities.
  • Assist in constructability reviews.
  • Act as a mentor or coach for subordinate engineers.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: BS in structural/civil engineering from an accredited university or college, and 6 years progressive related experience. In lieu of degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Level 2: BS in structural/civil engineering from an accredited university or college, and 9 years progressive related experience. In lieu of degree, 15 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education
  • Must be able to obtain site security badge for access to work site. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Ability to independently execute the detailed design of complex steel and/or concrete structures.  
  • Thorough knowledge and application of the AISC Steel Construction Manual, ACI 318, and ASCE 7. 
  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis software such as GTSTRUDL or SAP 2000.
  • Experience with CADD applications, such as MicroStation or Tekla. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings, specifications, and material requisitions and of construction methods for concrete and steel structures. 
  • Understands work processes of other disciplines and departments on projects. 
  • Ability to express technical issues in a clear and concise manner, both written and verbally.


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience working on the UPF Project or similar DOE 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 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.

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.

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