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Control Systems Engineer

Requisition ID:  255672

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/30/2022


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!


Position Summary:

This position is for a Control Systems Engineer who will prepare designs for systems associated with DOD and USAF projects. The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs. This role will specifically support the USAF Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase.



This role will support design development of systems and equipment for the GBSD program project by preparing studies, drawings, calculations, specifications, and evaluations, in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. Work with other technical disciplines in a team environment. 

  • Develop design drawings.
  • Review of and input to P&IDs
  • Preparation of Logic diagrams, functional block diagrams, Instrument data sheets etc.
  • Prepare instrument index and I/O list using automated tools, vendor inputs and Bechtel inputs as applicable.
  • Develop equipment and material specifications.
  • Develop procurement documentation.
  • Design Building Information Modeling and coordination with other disciplines.
  • Review vendor submittals and integrate information into the design solution.
  • Execute to schedule requirements while maintaining a high degree of quality in work product.
  • Coordinate closely with other technical disciplines in planning and executing work as an integrated team.
  • Coordinate implementation of security requirements with customer and government representatives, to meet industry and project standards.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical or Computer engineering from an accredited institution with 3 years of relevant experience; or in lieu of degree, 9 years of relevant experience.
  • US citizenship is required per contract requirement.
  • Possess active security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience includes, but is not limited to, drawings, calculations, and specifications for systems and equipment on nuclear or industrial process facilities, data centers, central utility plants, or complex building systems.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to utilize engineering and office automation tools effectively.
  • Extensive knowledge and application Codes and Standards.
  • Broad knowledge of the application of Control Systems engineering design principles.
  • Strong understanding of engineering drawings, data sheets and selection of instruments based on system application requirements


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer in Training Certificate
  • Registered Professional Engineer in USA.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel Corporate guides and standards.
  • Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs such as ISO-9000.
  • Experience working with cyber security.
  • Experience working with design of secure facilities including SCIF, TEMPEST, and ICD-705 spaces.
  • Prior experience working with government agencies, preferably the Department of Defense.
  • Experience executing engineering design with Revit.
  • Understanding of Mechanical and Process engineering discipline drawings and system calculations, as related to Control System design requirements.
  • Design experience including software development and cyber security as applied to control systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge of developing CSI Masterformat specifications, or SpecsIntact.
  • Design experience with Unified Facilities Criteria and the Whole Building Design Guide.


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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