Electrical Deputy Engineering Group Supervisor

  • Requisition ID: 274411 
  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Ogden, UT 


Company 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 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 customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining and Metals; and Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-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 expect, and how we deliver. 


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 Deputy Electrical Engineering Group Supervisor, who will assist in leading the Electrical and Controls team to prepare designs associated with DOD and USAF projects. This role is responsible for the design delivery and supporting team management for the Bechtel work products and designs, as well as for coordinating the scope and integration of work with internal and external stakeholders.


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 applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering. Makes decisions independently concerning problems within the discipline on the project. Represents the discipline on the project and with the client to resolve technical questions and as required to coordinate work. The successful candidate will support engineering design development for the GBSD project by preparing studies, drawings, calculations, specifications, and evaluations, in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. 


This position scope will be responsible for supervising engineers and helping to execute assignments concerned with specialized unique engineering requirements in a global business unit. This position has technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, and coordinating these assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, and may involve development of novel concepts, approaches, and solutions.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Development of formal calculations and drawings.
  • Development of subcontractor scopes of work for execution of construction work implementing design documents.
  • Review vendor information from subcontractors.
  • 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.
  • Manage discipline work process execution and assure technical adequacy in accordance with company procedures, contract, and industry codes and standards. 
  • Demonstrate ownership of assigned actions to self and group and shows initiative in problem solving.
  • Build an inclusive team environment where all are able and expected to contribute to the maximum of their capabilities. Provide leadership and mentoring to team members. Create meaningful goals working with the team and ensure goals are met.
  • Interface with the ultimate USAF client/customer for Northrop Grumman for technical issue studies, resolutions, and recommendations.
  • Accountable for error-free deliverables.
  • Develop design configuration packages for configuration control and change management.
  • Perform power system analysis modeling and calculations.
  • Perform equipment and cable sizing calculations.
  • Develop equipment and material specifications.
  • Develop procurement documentation.
  • Travel up to 50% to customer and project locations to coordinate electrical designs with the team between the two primary offices, examine existing conditions, and monitor construction performance.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university, with at least 9 years of relevant experience.
  • US citizenship is required per contract requirement.
  • Possess active security clearance.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer in USA (Electrical Engineering).
  • Experience with project controls including scheduling, estimating engineering efforts, planning, and work packaging.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to utilize engineering and office automation tools effectively.
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards, as well as Bechtel Corporate guides and standards.
  • Broad knowledge of the application of Electrical engineering design principles.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, schematics and layouts.
  • Strong understanding of engineering drawings, systems calculations, equipment sizing and cable sizing.
  • Strong knowledge of power systems load modeling and analysis.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in USA (Electrical Engineering).


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior construction oversight experience.
  • Experience planning and executing work in an Earned Value Management System environment.
  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs such as ISO-9000.
  • Prior experience working with government agencies, preferably the Department of Defense.
  • Experience executing engineering design with Revit.
  • Experience performing calculations with ETAP.
  • Experience developing equipment configuration packages for procurement and maintenance.
  • Understanding of Mechanical and Process engineering discipline drawings and system calculations, as related to electrical design requirements.
  • Intermediate knowledge of developing CSI Masterformat specifications, or SpecsIntact.
  • Design experience with Unified Facilities Criteria and the Whole Building Design Guide.

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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.

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.