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Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Lead, WTP

Requisition ID:  235859

Requisition Posting End Date: 09/21/2021

Project Overview:

 Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.


The cleanup project is one of DOE’s most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory – as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities.


This is a long-term assignment with 9-80’s work schedule. The work hours are from 7:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Thursday and 7:00am – 3:30pm every other Friday. Flex Schedule options available within prescribed range. Position will initially be executed via remote work location / telework until relocation is feasible.



  • Provide guidance and direction to all affected personnel (Senior Management, Area Project Managers, Control Account Managers (CAMs), Project Controls Engineers, and other support personnel) to assure that they are sufficiently knowledgeable of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) requirements, processes, and procedures to execute their work scope in full compliance with contractual requirements and successfully maintain the Waste Treatment Plant EVMS certification with the Department of Energy (DOE).
  • Conduct internal surveillances to ensure US government certified EVMS requirements are being met.
  • Coordinate internal assessments, surveillance plans and response activities for external project EVMS surveillance reviews.
  • Conduct training classes, mentor project personnel, and provide program oversight for establishing EVMS best practices.
  • Coordinate with all affected project organizations/functions regarding the implementation of project recommended and agreed upon earned value management process and procedure changes.
  • Establish and maintain the CAM Notebook webpage, storyboards that flow chart EVMS work processes, Work Authorization Documents (WADs), and Project Authorization Document (PAD).
  • Review and support the ongoing updates to EVMS metrics.
  • Significant interface with Control Account Managers.


Basic Qualifications 

  • Level 1 :Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 6 years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and 12 years of related experience. 
  • Level 2: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 9 years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and15 years of related experience.
  • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check including verification of employment, education, and travel.

Additional Information

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous US government certified Earned Value Management System experience.
  • Requires understanding of US government certified EVMS, deliverable content, issue identification/resolution, etc.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, or reviewing cost engineering functions, which include cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Proven project experience as a cost engineer and/or scheduler
  • Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, and providing management briefings


Preferred requirements:

  • Earned Value Management (EVP) certificate 
  • Multiple years US government certified Earned Value Management System experience. 
  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6 and Cobra. 
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across project organizations.


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.

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.