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MEP Designer, GBSD, Reston (229351)

Requisition ID:  229351

Project Information:


Bechtel NS&E is on the Northrop Grumman Corp. team preparing to deliver the U.S. Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) system of inter-continental ballistic missiles and launch infrastructure.  GBSD is a vital U.S. Air Force program designed to modernize the nation’s aging force of inter-continental ballistic missiles, which make up the ground element of the nuclear deterrent.  As part of the Northrop Grumman GBSD nationwide team, Bechtel will provide launch system design, construction, and integration.


A major contractor for the United States and allied governments, Bechtel has handled such efforts as chemical weapons demilitarization projects, missile-defense, infrastructure, base operations, procurement and project management, and restoration and recovery spanning half a century. We use our expertise to help our customers securely and effectively transform mission delivery.


We invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!


Position Overview:

This position is for a Revit MEP Designer/Engineer who will prepare Revit 3D designs associated with DOD and USAF projects.  The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs. This role will specifically support the USAF Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase. The GBSD program is the weapon system replacement for the Minuteman III missile systems.  Our team is supporting Northrop Grumman and the USAF’s nuclear deterrence mission to modernize this ground-based leg of the nuclear triad. 



This position is responsible for direct production of design work by Bechtel as well as for coordinating the scope and integration of work. 


Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Building layout in 3D Revit model environment (walls, elevations, doors, windows),
  • Modeling of piping, HVAC and equipment (MEP) in a 3D Revit model environment,
  • Preparation of drawings/documents for Floor plans,
  • Assist with coordination of 3D model activities, i.e. input, interference reconciliation, etc. with other physical related disciplines,
  • Interface with stress and pipe support engineers, construction, and suppliers during the preparation of designs for the purpose of model/space control, etc.,
  • Perform coordination review of specifications and other documents prepared by others.
  • Candidate should possess a knowledge of OSHA, NFPA and piping codes
  • Hands-on experience using Revit Architecture/MEP and drawing generation
  • Knowledge & application of International Building Code, ASME B31.3 for piping, plumbing codes and ASHRAE standards


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience using Revit MEP, Architectural, drawing generation, view templates, design options, and phasing
  • Designer - AA/AS degree or certification in an engineering curriculum or drafting/design with 3 years experience or in lieu of degree a high school diploma and a minimum of 6 years related experience
  • Engineer - BS degree in engineering with 2 years of experience
  • Possess active security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance.
  • US Citizenship required (No dual citizenship)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Bechtel project experience
  • Previous DoD/DoE, USACE, NAVFAC, USAF, or NASA project experience

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.