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Sr Structural Engineer, SNC

  • Requisition ID:  228201 
  • Position Title: Sr Structural Engineer, SNC (228201) 
  • Project: SNC
  • Location: Reston, VA
  • Relocation Authorized:  None  
  • Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship  
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check

Nuclear, Security, and Environmental (NS&E), Bechtel’s government services and nuclear power business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. This position will provide support to the Southern Nuclear Company Engineering Services (SNCES) project.


Role Overview: 

  • Originate and check complex structural engineering deliverables, such as steel and concrete calculations, specifications, material requisitions.
  • 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.
  • Lead and/or participate in technical discussions with client, suppliers, construction, etc.  


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in structural/civil engineering from an accredited university or college, and 6 years progressive related experience. 
  • Must be able to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Have a U.S. Professional Engineering (PE) license.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have working knowledge of GTStrudl design/analysis program related to building structures, systems, and components, with 3 years minimum recent hands-on experience.
  • Experience with AISC Steel Construction Manual, ACI 318, and ASCE 7.
  • 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. 
  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis software such as GTSTRUDL, STAAD, or SAP 2000.
  • Experience with CADD applications, such as MicroStation or AutoCad. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings, specifications, and material requisitions and of construction methods for concrete and steel structures. 
  • Understands 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.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen, and background check.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with SNCES
  • Proficient in the use of Mathcad or similar software. 
  • Thorough knowledge of  the provisions of ACI 349, AISC N690, ASCE 4-98, ASCE 7, and IBC codes. 
  • Familiar with Bechtel standard programs, such as ME-035, Base Plate II. 
  • Experience in the structural design of Nuclear and/or DOE facilities.   
  • Experience with managing discipline software life cycle documentation. 
  • Necessary skills to present technical subjects with competence and confidence.
  • Experience in resolving field problems associated with FCNs, FCRs, NCRs, CDRs, and/or SDDRs.  

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Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


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