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Senior Procurement Engineer

Requisition ID: 263584 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Accompanied 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Richland, WA 

 

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

As a Senior Procurement Engineer, you will be working as part of the Engineering team that implements the WTP Engineering CGD process. The ideal candidate will have a detailed experience in several areas, including: engineering, procurement, manufacturing, and quality assurance requirements associated with the nuclear CGD process.

 

This position is a full-time role that offers part-time telework flexibility in the Richland, Washington project office. This position works a 9/80 schedule, offering every other Friday off. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Providing expertise necessary to develop and implement procurement strategies
  • Performing failure mode analyses on safety-related items and equipment
  • Develop commercial grade dedication strategies, directly interfacing with the WTP supply chain
  • Reviewing diverse manufacturing processes (e.g., machining, welding, heat treating, factory acceptance testing)
  • Implementing detailed requirements associated with quality assurance (e.g., NQA-1, DOE 414.1D, ISO-9000), and applicable codes and standards (e.g., ASME Section VIII, ANSI B31.3, AWS D1.1/D1.6)
  • Performing detailed technical evaluations of both simple and complex items (mechanical, electrical, structural, and instrumentation and controls) 
  • Developing and optimizing procurement strategies
  • Performing failure analysis of safety-related items and equipment
  • Developing detailed critical characteristics, acceptance criteria, and acceptance methods based on project requirements and supplier capabilities
  • Performing detailed reviews of supplier CGD programs, process
  • Developing CGD Survey and Source Verification criteria
  • Partnering with suppliers on CGD and other supply chain issues to ensure success
  • Performing detailed technical and quality reviews of supplier’s CGD quality documentation
  • Interfacing with the Department of Energy.

 

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Level 1 - B.S. in Engineering or Science discipline plus 6 years of CGD experience; or 9 plus years of nuclear experience 
  • Level 2 - B.S. in Engineering or Science discipline plus 9 years of CGD experience; or 12 plus years of nuclear experience 
  • Detailed knowledge and actual experiences with CGD processes in NRC or DOE regulated facilities
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft office products (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Manufacturing experience
  • Previous Bechtel project experience
  • Previous DOD/DOE project experience
  • Familiarity with relevant Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), design standards and guides, and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs)
  • Quality Assurance experience 

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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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