Incident Investigation

Requisition ID: 275665 

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


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; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Core to Bechtel is 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.


Project Overview

Port Arthur LNG, LLC (PALNG) is developing a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production and export facility on a site located on the western shoreline of the Port Arthur Canal in Jefferson County, Texas. The project base scope will include two (2) identical LNG trains, two (2) LNG Storage Tanks, one (1) LNG Carrier Berth, and associated utilities/facilities. The Project is to be constructed on a parcel of land located along State Highway 87 south of Port Arthur, Texas, between the inner coastal waterway bridge and Keith Lake. The Infrastructure Global Business Unit (GBU) is executing site civil and marine scopes of work associated with our scopes of work on the Energy GBU LNG projects.


As the #1 LNG EPC contractor by installed capacity, Bechtel has the capability to successfully deliver a broad range of LNG projects through our integrated EPC self-perform model, strategic partnerships, and proven experience in LNG project delivery. Partnering with Bechtel means lower cost, shorter delivery schedules, and greater certainty of outcomes for our customers.


Position Summary

Implements the safety management program in regard to incident notification, reporting, trending, and communication on an assigned project. Works directly with other project-level functional leads (e.g., engineering, construction, subcontracts, procurement, project controls, document controls) to assist them in facilitating, investigating, and analyzing incidents. 



  • Performs incident investigations using cross-functional teams to interview witnesses, review procedures/regulations, gather timelines, and observe the scene. Then, determine causal factors and recommend corrective/preventative actions.
  • Compiling and preparing incident investigation reports and action plans
  • Tracking to closeout of corrective actions
  • Coordination of the formation of an investigation team
  • Providing technical assistance and training in incident investigation to line management and subcontractors
  • Conducting 5 Why, Why Tree, (preferable); Tap-Root or ICAM (optional) root-cause analysis
  • Coaching others, through participation in investigations, on the best practices and approach/methods taken to evaluate/categorize and appropriately report incidents
  • Performing quality reviews and evaluating incident reports for quality, consistency, and completeness
  • Interfacing with Project Supervisors to finalize reports in accordance with the project ES&H procedures and to correct unsafe acts and hazards that have been determined to be causes related to events
  • Aiding project and Bechtel and Subcontractor construction management in implementing and complying with project ES&H requirements and in addressing safety/health issues as they arise during project execution.
  • Drafts incident notifications, reports, bulletins and/or lesson learned. Assists in development of technical and regulatory reports.
  • Conducts ES&H assessments/inspections of project construction activities to monitor compliance with incident protocol requirements including contractual commitments, laws and regulations, and the project’s ES&H plan.
  • Prepares confidential and [Removed] reports that may include injury data resulting from lost-time accidents and/or fatalities.
  • Maintains the ES&H statistical data for a given area of responsibility which includes entering, sorting, and manipulating data in BESH IRIS. 
  • Flexible in performing other duties or shift within ES&H (e.g., training, emergency response activities, night shift coverage etc.) as directed by the Project ES&H Manager or designee.


Qualifications & skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ES&H/Management or related science/engineering area; candidate must have a minimum of 6 years of equivalent experience/training.


Additional Qualifications

  • TREE, ICAM or TapRoot Training
  • Working knowledge of best professional ES&H practices in conducting accident investigations, compliance audits and project health surveys.
  • Proficiency in assisting construction with development of risk assessments and associated job hazard analysis.
  • Skilled in working collaboratively with others in a complex integrated environment.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft 365 (Office).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a project team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to explain, explore and discuss safety issues with range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, engineering and construction systems, principles, and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of national safety laws/regulations and regulatory agencies’ processes and responsibilities, industry standards/practices for safety and health compliance, and best management practices for minimizing potential safety risks during project execution.
  • Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution.
  • Knowledge of BESH standard computer applications (e.g., IRIS, Velocity EHS, Power BI).


Additional Information

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule if required, including, but not limited to nightshift or split shift.

This position has a work scope that includes field inspections and the physical ability to conduct field inspections which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, working on elevated platforms, working on uneven surfaces, and working in small or confined spaces. Some lifting may be required. Must have the ability to walk into and out of the project (enter/egress). Must be able to use appropriate standard issued Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required for each assigned task (i.e., harness, life vest, lift buckets, etc.)




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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

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