Pipe Support Engineer (Structural), GBSD 1

  • Requisition ID:  264571
  • Location: Ogden, UT 
  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 01/31/2023 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check


Project Overview

Bechtel Nuclear, Security & Environmental (NS&E) 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 position is located in Ogden, Utah.


Position Summary
Essential duties include the locating and designing supports for various piping systems and performing associated calculations using GT Strudl.
Candidate should be familiar with common pipe support hardware, industry standards, and relevant codes such as AISC & ASME B31.3. Will work closely with layout personnel and pipe stress engineers to deliver a quality and cost-effective design. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and vendors as required. 


Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Locating and performing pipe support design, originating related calculations using GTStrudl in accordance with DoD UFC standards, AISC & ASME B31.3 or applicable Codes as applicable.
  • Application of typical pipe supports and/or review/approval of layouts/isometrics as required.
  • Candidate should possess a knowledge of OSHA, NFPA and piping codes.
  • Software applications to be used are GTStrudl for engineer pipe support frame analysis.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Level One - BS degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and 1 years of related experience.
  • Level Two - BS degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and 3 years of related experience.
  • US citizenship is required per contract requirement. 
  • Possess active security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to review/approve piping layouts & support requirements per DoD standards/ASME B31.3.
  • Hands-on experience using a stress analysis program.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous DoD project experience for Risk Category 5 facilities.
  • Hands-on experience using a structural frame analysis program.
  • PE Registration 
  • Previous Bechtel project experience.



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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