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Civil Designer for GBSD

Requisition ID:  235044

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/14/2021

Project Overview:

Bechtel is on the Northrop Grumman Corp. team preparing to deliver the U.S. Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) system of inter-continental ballistic missiles and launch infrastructure. GBSD is a vital U.S. Air Force program designed to modernize the nation’s aging force of inter-continental ballistic missiles, which make up the ground element of the nuclear deterrent. As part of the Northrop Grumman GBSD nationwide team, Bechtel will provide launch system design, construction, and integration.


A major contractor for the United States and allied governments, Bechtel has handled such efforts as chemical weapons demilitarization projects, missile-defense, infrastructure, base operations, procurement and project management, and restoration and recovery spanning half a century. We use our expertise to help our customers securely and effectively transform mission delivery.


We invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!



This role will support design development of Civil Site engineering designs for the GBSD program project by preparing studies, drawings, and evaluations, in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. Work with other civil designers/engineers and technical disciplines in a team environment.

  •  Originate and check Civil Site deliverables of moderate complexity, including drawings and 3-D models earthwork/site design for a
  •  Review Civil/Structural deliverables of moderate complexity, including drawings and 3-D models for steel and concrete.
  •  Interpret and verify industry standards, guidelines, and codes for project deliverables
  •  Report design quantities compared to estimated quantities.
  •  Work with Civil/Structural supervisors to plan, budget and schedule drawing and 3-D model deliverables within the discipline.
  •  Participate in project design/model reviews.
  •  Participate in constructability reviews.
  •  Review and coordinate technical documents with/from other engineering disciplines, procurement, and construction.


Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications

  •  Level One: BS degree in a related field with at least 1 year of related design experience or AA/AS degree with 3 years of related design experience. In lieu of a degree, 7 years of related design experience.
  •  Level Two: BS degree in a related field with 3 years of related design experience or AA/AS degree with 5 years of related design experience. In lieu of a degree, 9 years of related design experience.
  •  Must be United States Citizen by contract requirement


Minimum Qualifications

  •  Advance experience in the use of AutoCAD, Civil3D and Revit.
  •  Work experience should emphasize Civil Site design and horizontal projects such as rail and telecommunications
  •  Must be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  •  Familiar with the provisions of AASHTHO, ASTM, ACI, ASTM, FHWA, MUTCD and WBDG UFC codes. Knowledge of construction materials and construction details and techniques.
  •  Knowledge of technical responsibilities of other disciplines associated with Facilities Design.
  •  Ability to independently execute the detailed design drawings of Civil Site systems of moderate complexity.
  •  Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings and specifications.
  •  Ability to express technical issues in a clear and concise manner, both written and verbally.
  •  Ability to resolve design issues with other engineering disciplines, construction, and the client.


Preferred Qualifications

  •  Experience in Utility civil engineering or outside plant engineering (OSP)
  •  Experience with designs including with horizontal directional drilling and jack & bore drilling
  •  Experience executing fielding design for horizontal projects such as rail or telecommunications
  •  Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and integration with engineering design deliverables
  •  AA in civil engineering or engineering technology.
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt or higher or working knowledge of other process improvement programs.

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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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.