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SMP Construction/Fabrication Engineer 1

Requisition ID:  232702

About Bechtel:

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth.


At Bechtel we serve the Infrastructure, Nuclear, Security & Environmental, Oil, Gas & Chemicals and Mining & Metals 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 can expect, and how we deliver.


About the Role:

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Civil/Geotechnical Field Mining & Metals team in Western Australia. With a strong pipeline of projects ranging from front end development studies to full EPCM project execution now is truly the right time to join this innovative multi-discipline team and play a key role in driving success.


Reporting directly to the Construction/Fabrication Manager you will be responsible for:


  • For geotechnical and hydrology field investigations:
    • Review previous desktop study reports
    • Prepare scope of work documents
    • Prepare request for quotation documents in consultation with contracts group.
    • Complete technical evaluation of tenders
    • Coordinate subcontractor mobilisation activities
    • Review of subcontractor HSE management plans
    • Review of Environmental Management plans
    • Review of Traffic Management Plan
    • Supervision of subcontractor field activities.
    • Review of subcontractor reports
  • Input into cost estimates
  • Development of implementation schedules and sequencing.
  • Input into engineering design development and constructability reviews.
  • Planning, scope preparation, supervision and administration of sub consultant for blasting desktop investigation.
  • Reviews project drawings and specifications prior to release for construction/fabrication and identifies and eliminates potential problems.
  • Planning, coordinating and preparing construction and fabrication specifications, scopes of work, bid evaluations and award recommendations.
  • Supporting the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Complying with and promoting Bechtel (and client’s) safety in design procedures to ensure that the asset delivered by Bechtel can be operated and maintained safely.


About You:

You will possess the following knowledge, skills and experience:


  • A university degree in civil or geotechnical engineering
  • A minimum of 8 years experience in civil or geotechnical engineering
  • Experience with performing or supervising field geotechnical investigations.
  • Experience in preparing contract scopes of work.
  • Experience with contract formation and administration.
  • Extensive background in mining construction projects, providing leadership, maintaining good client relationships and developing talent within the project.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H). Demonstrated commitment to a Zero Accident safety program.
  • Must be proficient in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
  • Must be familiar with current industry quality standards.
  • Sound understanding of performance management processes such as Six Sigma would be well regarded.
  • Advanced communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of cost management including estimating and forecast development.


All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Australia.


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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.