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Junior Data Scientist

Requisition ID:  228129

Junior Data Scientist


Bechtel Corporation is seeking a talented and ambitious Junior Data Scientist to join our Big Data and Analytics Center of excellence team. The Big Data team reports to our Corporate Project Controls group which aligns us directly with the project management function of the company. 



  • Yearn to be part of groundbreaking projects that work to deliver world-class solutions
  • Are motivated to find opportunity in and develop solutions for evolving challenges, and are passionate about your craft, and driven to deliver exceptional results 
  • Are technically competent with open-source tools and cloud computing 
  • Have been exposed to data science techniques such as: clustering, classification, neural networks, reinforcement learning, supervised and unsupervised learning, sentiment analysis, natural language processing, etc. 
  • Are imaginative and engaged on new and emerging data science technologies
  • Are motivated and comfortable teaching yourself new methodologies and you enjoy learning on the job.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a team of other data scientists, data engineers, and business subject matter experts to solve complex business problems using statistics, math, computer science, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data mining methods
  • Utilize your skills with data science tools and frameworks (R, Scikit-Learn, PyTorch, Tensorflow, Jupyter, etc), as well as Big Data and cloud computing technologies (AWS, Azure, Spark, Hive, Hadoop, Docker, Kubernetes, etc) along with many years of Bechtel-captured engineering, procurement and construction data to find insights that will inform decision-making
  • Envision, develop, refine and implement algorithms and build inferential models that will significantly improve the planning, estimating, and delivery of engineering, procurement and construction projects and lead to measurable improved outcomes such as increasing new work win rates, shorter schedules, lower costs, increased safety, reduced risks, etc.
  • Travel (business trips and/or short-term assignments) to jobsites and offices may be required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or equivalent STEM degrees with 0 to 2 years of experience developing data science solutions
  • Strong grasp of multiple programming languages (Python, R, Java and Scala) and a willingness to learn new ones as well as domain specific languages (DSLs)
  • Foundational abilities with data visualization tools and methodologies for high- and low-dimensional datasets, as well as structured, quasi-structured and unstructured data
  • Comfortable making presentations to colleagues and management on data science solutions


Other Qualifications:

  • Able to submit an example of a documented (including code) data-science solution which you developed or co-developed

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.