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Structural Engineer

Requisition ID:  252459

Requisition Posting End Date: 

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 role will support design development of structural engineering designs 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 Structural engineers and technical disciplines in a team environment. 



  • Development of concrete and steel structural design and drawings, including seismic
  • Foundation design and drawings
  • Assist with boring oversight and walkdowns of existing facilities
  • Perform formal calculations and drawings
  • Review existing conditions and as-builts drawings
  • Review customer & vendor information from subcontractors and integrate it into the design solution
  • Develop design configuration packages for configuration control, change management, and procurement
  • Develop design specifications for construction and/or procurement
  • Execute to schedule requirement 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 (Structural or related), from an accredited university, with 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Level 2: BS degree in Engineering (Structural or related), from an accredited university, with at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Registered Engineer in Training (E.I.T. or equivalent)
  • US citizenship is required per contract requirement.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft office programs, VISIO, and other common computer programs
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to utilize 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 Structural engineering design principles.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess active security clearance
  • MS degree in Structural or related Engineering, from an accredited university.
  • Experience designing seismic bracing and supports.
  • Experience executing engineering and design with Revit
  • Design experience with Unified Facilities Criteria and the Whole Building Design Guide
  • Prior experience working with government agencies, preferably the Department of Defense
  • Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs such as ASME-NQA-1, MIL-Q-9858A, or ISO-9000
  • Knowledge in use of Bechtel Corporate guides and standards.
  • Prior experience working with government agencies, preferably the Department of Defense
  • Experience with use or knowledge of Revit
  • Intermediate knowledge of developing CSI Masterformat specifications, or SpecsIntact



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.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.