Chief Compliance Reporting Officer

Requisition ID:  274675

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Richland, WA 
  • Salary Range: $180,490 - $295,870 annually (Determined by function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant.).

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview

Bechtel is a global engineering, construction and project management company that has “built the world” for more than 125 years, having constructed Hoover Dam, the English Channel Tunnel, entire cities in the Middle East, the second-largest solar thermal power project in the world, and millions of miles of roads and pipelines. We produce a lasting, positive legacy by creating jobs, growing economies, connecting communities to resources, shoring up and expanding infrastructure, and making the world a cleaner, greener, safer place. 


Join us as we make history at the Hanford Vit Plant, known as the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. We are designing and building a one-of-a-kind facility that will turn radioactive and chemical waste left over from World War II and Cold War plutonium production into a form safe for disposal. Your efforts will help protect the nearby Columbia River and the communities, salmon, and wildlife along its shorelines throughout the Northwest. 


Sitting at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers near two mountain ranges, our community provides access to year-round outdoor recreation, 300 days of sun a year, more than 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius, and the amenities of large cities just a three-hour drive (or short flight) to Seattle and Portland.


This position is a full-time role located in the Richland, Washington project office, and works a 9/80 schedule, offering every other Friday off.


Position Summary

Bechtel National, Inc. (“BNI”) is seeking an experienced professional to fill the role of Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”) for the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (“WTP”). This individual will report to the Project Director and will be responsible for assuring BNI’s and its teaming subcontractors’ compliance with the WTP contract, policies, procedures and agreements. 



  • The CCO will identify deficiencies or opportunities for improvement and oversee and validate the implementation of corrective actions. 
  • This position will work closely with corporate leadership and an Independent Compliance Reviewer as well as external agencies such as the Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General and require a deep understanding of how work is planned and performed at WTP.  
  • The position will be located either at the WTP Project Office in Richland, Washington, or at the WTP worksite approximately 22 miles north of Richland.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Level 1 - Bachelor’s or master’s degree and 15+ years of relevant experience or 19+ years of relevant work experience
  • Level 2 - Bachelor’s or master’s degree and 18+ years of relevant experience or 22+ years of relevant work experience
  • Substantial prior experience (18+ years) with government contracts and major construction and/or operations and maintenance projects, including experience with United States Department of Energy projects.
  • Proven experience presenting complex and confidential information to executive management.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage collaboratively with strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Experience with labor planning, labor utilization, management and supervision of labor, time-charging systems for recording labor charges, labor billing practices, or the review and/or validation of same.
  • Knowledge of all or some combination of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation, Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • An understanding of federal, state, and local contracting requirements.
  • Familiarity with government contractor compliance standards.
  • General awareness of federal, state, and local labor laws and regulations.
  • Must possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site. (Even if teleworking, must still be able to comply with security requirements to obtain a badge)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with project controls preferred.
  • Prior audit, legal or government contract oversight/administration experience is preferred.



At Bechtel, our employees enjoy a competitive total rewards package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, along with optional disability and supplemental insurance options, generous paid time off (160 hours annually, accrued 6.16 hours per pay period), nine paid holidays, paid parental leave, discretionary bonuses, and a well-designed 401K plan with matching and profit-sharing components. 

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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.