Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID: 276026 

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


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 customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our commitments – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview

Bechtel is the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) partner on the Northrop Grumman team to deliver the Sentinel Program, which is modernizing the ground-based leg of the U.S. nuclear deterrent triad, including intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) systems and launch infrastructure. Bechtel’s scope of service in Sentinel’s current Engineering & Manufacturing Development phase focuses on the ground infrastructure component of the program.


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.


Position Summary

This position is for a Mechanical Engineer who will prepare designs for mechanical 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. The GBSD program is the weapon system replacement for the Minuteman III missile systems. Our team is supporting Northrop Grumman and the USAF’s nuclear deterrence mission to modernize this ground-based leg of the nuclear triad. 



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

  • Development design drawings and other design documents
  • Perform formal calculations
  • Prepare design and equipment specifications
  • Develop design configuration packages for configuration control and change management
  • Design Building Information Modeling and coordination with other disciplines
  • 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


Qualifications and Skills

 Basic Qualifications

  • Level 1 : BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical or related), from an accredited university, with at least 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Level 2 : BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical or related), from an accredited university, with at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Relevant experience includes, but is not limited to design drawings, calculations, and specifications for Mechanical systems and equipment on nuclear or industrial process facilities, data centers, central utility plants, or complex building mechanical systems.
  • US citizenship is required per contract requirement.
  • Possess active security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance.


 Minimum Qualifications

  •  Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  •  Ability to utilize office automation tools effectively.
  •  Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards, Broad knowledge of the application of Mechanical engineering design principles.


Preferred Qualifications

  •  Knowledge in use of Bechtel Corporate guides and standards.
  • Prior work experience in multi-project environment and demonstrated flexibility in work assignments.
  • Experience developing equipment configuration packages for procurement and maintenance
  •  Passed Engineering in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering Examination in USA (Mechanical or related Engineering).
  •  Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs ISO-9000.
  •  Basic knowledge of developing CSI Masterformat specifications, or SpecsIntact
  • Experience executing engineering and design with Revit




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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.