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Senior Structural Engineer

Requisition ID: 260609 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Reston, VA 

Project Overview:

Bechtel is one of the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. In our Nuclear, Security, and Environmental (NS&E) global business unit, the demand for our expertise is growing as we deliver the entire project life cycle: from research and development through engineering, procurement, construction and operation to decontamination and decommissioning. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that make the world cleaner and safer. The Engineering Services team is structured to provide efficient and reliable architecture-engineering (AE) services to our U.S. Government clients for smaller engineering-only projects and task orders. Consisting of architectural, civil, control systems, electrical, mechanical, plant design, systems and project engineers, NS&E Engineering Services uses a “shared resources” model where team members work together in support of the full AE task order life cycle - industry engagement, proposal, and project delivery.

 

The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs. 

 

 

Role Overview:

  • Reviews and coordinates technical documents with/from other engineering disciplines, procurement, and construction.
  • Prepare technical reports related to specific design issues.
  • Manage specifically assigned project activities.
  • Assist in constructability reviews.
  • Support construction by dispositioning field change requests and nonconformance reports.
  • Act as a mentor or coach for subordinate engineers and designers.
  • Schedule and coordinate off-project review requirements for engineering deliverables. 

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Grade 26: BS in structural/civil engineering from an accredited university or college, and 9+ years progressive related experience.
  • Grade 27:  BS in structural/civil engineering from an accredited university or college, and 13+ years progressive related experience.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Top Secret Clearance to access to the worksite. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain U.S. Professional Engineering (PE) license.
  • Ability to independently execute the detailed design of complex steel and/or concrete structures.  
  • Thorough knowledge and application of the AISC Steel Construction Manual, ACI 318, and ASCE 7. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Mathcad.
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings, specifications, and material requisitions and construction methods for concrete and steel structures. 
  • Understands the work processes of other disciplines and departments on projects. 
  • Ability to express technical issues in a clear and concise manner, both written and verbally. 
  • Ability to resolve design issues with subordinates suppliers, other engineering disciplines, construction, and the client.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills are essential. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of the provisions of ACI 318, AISC 360, ASCE 7, and IBC codes. 
  • Experience in the structural design of Nuclear and/or DOD/DOE facilities.   
  • Necessary skills to present technical subjects with competence and confidence.

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.  
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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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