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Senior Civil Engineer

Requisition ID:  243443

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/31/2021

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 customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, 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 Senior Civil Engineer to join our 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 to the Lead Civil Engineer your responsibilities will include:


  • Preparation of trade-off and study reports.
  • Providing technical direction and assigning work to engineers, designers, drafters and others who assist in performing specific assignments.
  • Generating civil calculations and development of civil designs.
  • Planning, coordinating and preparing civil specifications, scopes of work, bid evaluations and award recommendations.
  • Reviewing and checking work of other civil engineers.
  • Preparing and/or assisting in the preparation of cost estimates and quantity take-offs.
  • Performing conceptual designs, studies, reports and proposals.
  • Working with construction team to develop designs that are safe and cost effective to build.
  • Participate in constructability workshops.
  • Answer questions from client or construction group on civil scope within assigned responsibility.
  • 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 recognized degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • 8 years minimum experience in civil engineering.
  • Experience in leading civil design activities and interfacing within a broader multiple discipline project team.
  • Experience in the mining and metals industry including mine site earthworks, HV and LV roads, drainage and flood protection preferred.
  • Demonstrated report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated technical capabilities in front end engineering studies preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, design criteria, guides & procedures and codes relevant to civil discipline.
  • Knowledge of technical responsibilities of other discipline teams associated with the total design effort.
  • Australian work rights mandatory.

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.