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Senior Electrical Engineer, Business Development

Requisition ID:  243360

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/06/2021

Project Overview

Bechtel is one of the top Engineering, Procurement and Construction companies in the world. Our Nuclear, Security & Environmental (NS&E) Global Business Unit executes large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security.


As part of NS&E’s Proposal team, you will be working in a diverse group providing deliverables & generating input to proposals for Firm Fixed Price/Lump Sum/Cost Reimbursable type projects associated with marine/heavy industrial facilities, renovation or repair of large waterfront facilities, Department of Energy and Department of Defense high hazard/nuclear facilities, nuclear power plants, and general government infrastructure.  This multi-functional team will include personnel from Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Startup.



  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment with oversight.
  • Develop, review and coordinate documents with other disciplines and/or functions to support proposals.
  • Develops drawings and deliverables to support proposals and estimates including of single line diagrams, load lists, and quantity take-offs to support proposals.
  • Develops material requisitions and specifications for non-standard equipment and bills of material for off-the-shelf equipment and components as required.
  • Capable of independent creative design, with direction, using Bechtel and industry-proven concepts, and procedures.
  • Ensures electrical systems designs comply with all applicable installation codes, regulations and standards.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Level 1: BS degree in Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university, with 6 years of related electrical engineering experience.
  • Level 2: BS degree in Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university, with 9 years of related electrical engineering experience.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft office programs, VISIO, and other common computer programs.
  • Experience in Electrical Engineering documentation for Conceptual, Preliminary, and Final Design.
  • Must have strong understanding of engineering discipline drawings and calculations.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards.
  • Extensive knowledge on electrical systems, schematics, and electrical equipment layouts.
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical equipment specification an developing procurement documentation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Level 1: MS degree in Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university, with 4 years of related electrical engineering experience.
  • Level 2: MS degree in Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university, with 7 years of related electrical engineering experience.
  • PE Registration.
  • Previous experience in estimating projects and providing material take-offs.
  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE 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 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.