Senior Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Requisition ID: 272487 
  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Richland, WA 
  • Salary Range: $105,060 - $160,220 annually (Determined by function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant.) 

 

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

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.

 

Upon initial hire and onboarding, the position will require full time presence in the Richland, Washington project office, then may offer part-time telework flexibility. This position works a 9/80 schedule, offering every other Friday off.

 

Responsibilities

  • Primary engineering activities will be to provide the engineering design for HLW electrical systems and equipment for the entire facility in preparation for procurement and construction. 
  • This work includes the extensive use of ETAP and may include use of SETROUTE, BlockDraw for the HLW design.
  • Individual must have extensive understanding of all engineering discipline drawings and electrical discipline wiring diagrams, control logic diagrams, system descriptions, system calculations, 1-line and 3-line drawings, schematics, electrical equipment layout and be able to size equipment and perform cable sizing calculations.
  • Performs special tasks and calculations/studies.
  • Conducts checking as required.
  • Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements, for applicability to electrical design documents, specifications, material requisitions and system descriptions related to design tasks.
  • Ability to cope with conflicting deadline, frequent interruptions and multiple tasks.
  • Must be a self-starter and capable of independent creative design, with direction, using Bechtel and industry proven concepts and procedures.
  • Must have experience with an electronic Cable Management System, such as the SETROUTE program, and be able to input and complete corrections to the data base.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and work well with others, and within a team.
  • Must know how to use computer programs such as the Microsoft Windows suite of programs. 
  • May lead or supervise small groups of engineers, designers, and technologists.

 

Qualification and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college with 9 years of related experience.
  • 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.

 

Additional Qualifications

  • Hands-on Microsoft office programs.
  • Knowledge & application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards.
  • Knowledge on electrical systems, schematics, and electrical equipment layouts.
  • Knowledge on electrical equipment specification and material requisitions process, and developing procurement documentation in BPS.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with ETAP and other industry wide electrical system design tools, such as CAD 2D and cable designing and routing software.
  • Experience with an electronic Cable Management System.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • EIT Certification or able to obtain within 12 months of employment.
  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college with 7 years of related experience, desirable.
  • PE Registration.
  • Lead or supervisory experience.
  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience.

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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.  
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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.

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