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Government Property Specialist

Requisition ID:  238985

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/06/2021

Project Overview:

Bechtel is designing, constructing and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 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 project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities – Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory – as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.

Position located at the Material Handling Facility (MHF) Warehouse 3010 Battelle Blvd. Richland, WA on a 9-80s schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Extended hours as needed.


Position Summary:

Provides project support in the administration of the government property control program and related systems. Responsible for gathering and compiling data assisting with the assembly and maintenance of baseline requirements and the implementation of property management procedures. Coordinates or performs property management tasks as assigned. Monitors compliance with regulatory requirements and prime contract obligations. Conducts investigations and inquiries into specific property management problems and may provide assistance in problem analysis and resolution. Organizes material for presentations and assists in the preparation of status reports. Acts on own initiative on assigned property control activities of increasing complexity with little supervision. Conducts investigations and inquiries into specific government property control management problems. Reports to and receives operational guidance from a Government Property Manager. This is a non-teleworking position.


Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):

  • Implements property management processes pertaining to acquisition, receiving, identification, records, inventories, subcontractor control, storage, movement, utilization, maintenance, reports, relief of stewardship, disposition, contract closeout and fleet management.
  • Assists managers and administrators in completion of various tasks required by the Government Property Management Manual compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and property records management systems.
  • Interfaces with property custodians to facilitate implementation of procedures and to monitor compliance with prime contract obligations, as assigned.
  • Conducts investigations and inquiries into specific government property control management areas, as assigned.
  • Drafts correspondence and assists in the preparation of periodic status reports.
  • Conducts inventories, reconciles reports and prepares reports and metrics.
  • Processes excess property for disposition including segregation, documentation and turn-in.
  • Assists with and or develops procedures, instructions, forms, and training programs
  • Maintains property record databases for uniquely identified property, summary records, subcontractor property, excess property and disposed property
  • Prepares various property reports upon request such as government inventory and government property status
  • Prepares trend analyses
  • Participates in government property related meetings and organizes materials for the preparation of meetings, presentations and training sessions
  • Acts on own initiative on assigned property control activities of increasing complexity with little supervision. Conducts investigations and inquiries into specific government property control management problems.
  • May oversee and administer programs with the property control system, as assigned.
  • May be assigned other assignments within Material Management group as needed.


Skills and Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and a minimum of 1 year experience including but not limited to Procurement preferably in an engineering, procurement, and construction environment.

·        In lieu of formal degree a minimum of 7 years of progressive related experience including but not limited to Procurement, preferably in an engineering, procurement, and construction environment.  

·        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.

·        Candidates must possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.


Minimum Qualifications

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Knowledge of standard computer applications.

·        Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills.


Preferred Qualifications

·        Knowledge of Bechtel policies and ability to interpret contract language.

·        Basic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations Part 45 and applicable Agency Supplements.

·        Basic understanding of governmental contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

·        NPMA CPPS certified or willing and able to attain.


Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position. Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.


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.