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Sr Project Controls Engineer, WTCC

Requisition ID:  234071

Requisition Posting End Date: 07/27/2021

Project Oveview:

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. This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing wo work weekends as needed. The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) and AECOM. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project. 



  • 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:

  • Level 1 - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and at least 6 years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, high school diploma or equivalent and at least 12 years of professional experience.  
  • Level 2 - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and at least 9 years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, high school diploma or equivalent and 15 years of professional experience.  
  • Must possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.  
  • Must be able to complete pre-employment background screen and drug screen.

Desired Qualifications:·      

  • Proficient in 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.)


Preferred Qualifications: ·      

  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6 and Cobra. 
  • Previous Earned Value Management System experience on 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 Waste Treatment Project (WTP) experience 


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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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.