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Assistant Project Manager

Requisition ID: 259231 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Point Comfort, TX 

Project Overview:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. Bechtel’s focus on renewables and clean energy is helping our customers deliver transformational renewables and clean energy projects. Bechtel renewables team will perform the engineering, procurement and construction for a 200 megawatt (“MW”) utility-scale photovoltaic (“PV”) generating plant to be located in Jackson County, Texas. Position is based on award.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Project Manager and located at the jobsite, responsible for managing, coordinating, and administering the project from the stages of construction, performance testing, initial operations, and prime contract management. Supervises the administration of budgets and schedules, manages performance, reports progress, and initiates action to assure program/project objectives and schedules are met and work is performed within budget and according to specifications. Resolves problems and coordinates the final turnover of the project to the customer. Provides leadership for the development and maintenance of a high-performance project team. Has overall responsibility for the compliance organizations’ execution, ensuring that project is delivered within contract requirements, standards of quality and safety and to Customer and Bechtel performance expectations.


Major Responsibilities & Scope of Work:

  • Leadership of the project compliance functions including: Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H); Surety; Security; and Quality & Performance Management.
  • Serves as Deputy PM in absence of PM.
  • Customer Interface – communications directly with senior customer representatives in all areas of responsibility.


Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 15+ years of progressive experience in the following functions - project management, procurement, contracts, engineering, environmental, operations, and/or quality assurance.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel organization, policies, procedures and programs including QA and Safety.
  • Experience with lump sum and reimbursable projects.
  • Ability to effectively organize and staff a project team in a matrix organization.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Bechtel standard tools, techniques and procedures. Business and Commercial awareness.
  • Knowledge and experience in Project Execution Plan development and implementation.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Knowledge and experience in contracts/subcontracts formulation, risk analysis, negotiations, and implementation including:
  • Knowledge of project insurance issues/options.
  • Knowledge of cross functional work processes and interface knowledge, especially Project Controls, Supply Chain management, Quality management and the ability to manage the relationships/interfaces with management and functional groups.
  • Oral, written and graphic communication and presentation skills.


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.