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Project Controls Engineer - WTP (210185)

  • Requisition ID:  210185
  • Position Title: Project Controls Engineer - WTP (210185)
  • Project: WTP
  • Location:  Richland, WA
  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check and physical

 

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are performed with respect to Cost Analysis and Control activities:

  • Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, cost coding, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports. Performs performance monitoring and control functions for specific applications.
  • Determines scope definition requirements for a discipline or other specialty and works with Area/Functional support personnel and other sources to coordinate the production of required data to conform to the overall estimate preparation plan.
  • Performs cost data analysis and development.
  • Coordinates quantify estimates for trends/baseline change proposals.
  • Assists in developing specific project control accounts and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions. This includes training in the proper use and definitions for the cost accounts.

 

The following duties are performed with respect to Scheduling activities:

  • Identifies scope of schedule activities. Determines schedule dates for work activities within a discipline area or specialty. Determines milestones to support project schedule.
  • Works with Area/Functional personnel to coordinate work sequences with the total project plan. Conforms work sequence and activity durations per project’s execution plan for a specific discipline or specialty. Determines inter-discipline constraints or interfaces that define activity sequences.
  • Assists discipline groups in determining what information is required from other disciplines to support schedule activities and how to interface with the assigned discipline or specialty. Provides schedule knowledge on a continuous basis to assist in discipline planning and interfacing with others.
  • Performs schedule monitoring, including identifying critical activities and updating functions for specific applications, disciplines, or specialties. Assists in the development of requirements for updating and monitoring the schedule.

 

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management or related discipline from an accredited university and 1 year of professional experience or, in lieu of a degree, 7 years of project controls experience on EPC job or equivalent job.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrates intermediate level understanding of Project Controls general technical skills.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
  • Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in using multiple discipline specific applications (PC Works, Primavera, Cobra costing system, etc.).
  • 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.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of P6 & Cobra applications.
  • Previous Earned Value Management System experience on an EPC job.
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.
  • Previous or current WTP work experience.
  • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

 

Shaping tomorrow together!

 

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.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.