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Project Controls Engineer - WTP (212260)

  • Requisition ID:  212260
  • Position Title: Project Controls Engineer - WTP (212260)
  • 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

 

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.

 

Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) are on a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All other work locations (Richland WA and Reston VA are on a 9-80s schedule), M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Extended hours as needed. 

 

Position Overview

Performs schedule development, maintenance and monitoring activities.  Conducts cost engineering analysis, and control activities.  Prepares and reviews the preparation and presentation of cost engineering and planning activities.  Supports project organizational and administrative activities.  Responsible for cost engineering and cost analysis/control and planning and scheduling activities for projects with significant non-routine requirements or for discipline/projects/proposal cost and planning activities which require a high degree of technical skilled experience.  Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to cost engineering and schedule guidance to projects.  Ensures work is completed as scheduled.  Identification of cost trends for management attention.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Obtains required schedule information by all disciplines/functions. Identifies restraints and effect on total project schedule. Coordinates with all departments to ensure understanding of total project schedule needs. Responsible for total integration of schedule activities. Identifies schedule considerations and problems resulting from inter-discipline or functional restraints and interfaces.
  • Monitors and reports critical path and schedule performance of the total project. Conducts project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities. Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.
  • Responsible for leading, when requested, the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including evaluation of additional resources/costs required to affect such plans.
  • Monitors cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards.
  • Responsible for the development and accuracy of cost reports. Verifies consistency with previous reports to ensure compatibility and consistency.
  • Responsible for cost engineering and cost analysis/control activities for projects with significant non-routine requirements or for discipline/projects/proposal cost activities which require a high degree of technical skilled experience.  Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to cost engineering guidance to area & functions.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management or related discipline from an accredited university and 6 years of professional experience. 
  • In lieu of a degree, high school diploma or equivalent and 12 years of project controls experience on EPC job or equivalent job.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills.
  • Knowledge of Primavera P/6 and COBRA applications.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing cost engineering functions, which include cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • 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, Cobra, Primavera, 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.