Project Procedures Specialist

Requisition ID:  272462

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Grade:  23
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  No
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Richland, WA 
  • Employee Referral Amount: $1,000.00 
  • Salary Range: $67,860- $103,490 annually (Determined by function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant. A 15% salary uplift is provided on top of base salary for positions that are worked in New York City or San Francisco, which is subject to change depending on market conditions.).

Company Overview:

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 120 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.


Position Summary:

This position reports to the Requirements Infrastructure & Project Training Manager and is responsible for supporting the Project-wide institutional programs that govern implementation of a document hierarchy. This position is responsible for supporting project-wide, baseline standards, and practices for requirements hierarchy (policies, management directions, program descriptions, procedures, and guides). The incumbent will ensure documents implement industry/nuclear best practices, are human factored, and provide alignment with the requirements management process.Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other work locations may work a 9-80’s schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Please be advised that the 9/80 schedule designation of the position may be changed in the future at the discretion of the company or project.



  • Support the development and implementation of a graded improvement strategy for the suite of project procedures.         
  • Update policies, management directions, program descriptions, procedures, and guides according to project baseline standards.  
  • Provide support and coordination to Senior Project Procedures staff and line functional personnel in the preparation, development, and writing of primarily new or revised policies, management directions, procedures, or guides in adherence to established standards.   
  • Participate in the procedure change processes and procedure change request processes as directed.
  • Interface with requirements area managers and [WM1] procedures groups.


Qualifications and Skills
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, procurement, construction, or other related discipline from an accredited university and 1 year of work related experience or in lieu of a degree, 7 years of progressively responsible work experience.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a broad knowledge of procedure development skills that may be specific to or across various disciplines of administrative policies, engineering, procurement, construction, startup, and/or operations
  • A demonstrated understanding of procedure quality principles and human factoring experience
  • Working understanding of systematic approach to training requirements and methods             
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills            
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of personnel   
  • Ability to express ideas in writing, read, and interpret [WM2] requirements
  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments within a fast-paced environment         
  • Ability to successfully serve as a team leader based upon proven leadership skills and abilities
  • 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)
  • Must possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Visio, and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives
  • Past experience on WTP, DOE, or commercial nuclear projects


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, 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 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.

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.