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Senior Structural Designer 1

Requisition ID:  243459

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 an experienced Senior Civil Designer to join Bechtel’s Mining & Metals team in Perth, 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 Design Manager your responsibilities will include:


  • Directly performing and or administering work of designers and drafters in the civil design team. This work includes the preparation of layouts, study drawings, detailed 2-D and 3-D design models, trade-off studies and construction drawings.
  • Answers questions from client or construction group on design scope within assigned responsibility.
  • Monitor and check work for compliance with approved design standards to provide quality design, reliable/safe plant operation and construction economy.
  • Make jobsite visits, as required, to resolve problems and interpret drawings and documents.
  • Support the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation and satisfaction.
  • Compiles with and promotes 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:


  • Diploma qualified in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • 10 years minimum bulk materials handling experience.
  • Demonstrated technical capabilities in front end engineering / design layout preferred.
  • 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.
  • Previous experience using MicroStation V8i, 12D and Inroads design tools preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a multiple discipline project team.
  • 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; 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.