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Requisition ID:  255835

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/06/2022

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; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are 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 costumers can expect, and how we deliver.


Position Summary


Bechtel is seeking a Procurement/Contracts for the Mining & Metals team, based in Chile. The position will be responsible for Providing supervision to a project team of contracts personnel, performing formation and administration of all types of commitments when required by workload, complexity or other factors. Developing and monitoring project work-hour estimates, and master contracts forms. Participating in the planning, staffing, training and development of contracts personnel.



The Procurement/Contracts is principally responsible for:

  • Supervising assigned personnel in the formation, award and administration of project contract commitments through established policies and procedures. Undertaking formation and administration of commitments when required by workload, complexity or other factors.

  • Conducting annual reviews of assigned subordinates. 

  • Indoctrinating all newly assigned contracts personnel to the requirements and procedures of the project and client. Monitoring personnel to ensure they receive appropriate training and development to satisfy job performance criteria and company personnel development objectives.

  • Supervising preparation and maintenance of project bidder lists, ensuring supporting input is received from all contracts functions and other functional groups.

  • Supervising preparation of bid request packages, addenda and other bid cycle correspondence to ensure proper format, content and project requirements are met.

  • Reviewing bid tabulations for accuracy, bidder recommendation, completeness, and approves selection of suppliers within delegated approval authority. Ensuring all commitments made by subordinate personnel are accurately presented and follow established approval and signing authorities contained in company policies and procedures. Reviewing and recommending bid selections that require higher approval authority. Executing commitments within delegated signing authority.

  • Communicating with Engineering and Construction supervision to assist, guide and plan the processing of service requisitions for all project contracts.

  • Developing project contracts operating procedures for review by designated supervisor and inclusion into the project contract procedures.

  • Developing and coordinating project work-hour estimates for the contracts function. Monitoring project work and the expenditure of work-hours within approved budgets.

  • Developing and coordinating the contracts personnel staffing plan to ensure staffing levels support project workload and contract personnel are added and released in an orderly manner.

  • Reviewing prime contract between client and Bechtel and makes recommendations to Contracts Manager to ensure appropriate provisions are reflected in the general, special, and pricing conditions of the master contracts forms.

  • Developing, monitoring, and maintaining project master contracts forms, including legal and commercial terms and conditions to be included in the project contracts documents.

  • Directing negotiations and prepares proposed negotiating plan in the commitment and resolution of commercial conditions of contracts when such action is agreed as necessary by the designated supervisor.

  • Ensuring that project contracting of goods and services is consistent with established directives, management instructions and contract procedures.


Qualifications and Skills

The Procurement/Contracts shall be knowledgeable and/or experienced in:


  • Broad experience in the formation, negotiation and award of all types of contracts.

  • Experience in developing complex contract types, fee arrangements, terms and conditions.

  • Experience in contract administration.

  • Working knowledge of change management procedures pertaining to Requests for Information (RFIs), change notices, change orders, amendments, and claims and dispute resolution.

  • Skill in working and communicating effectively with all levels of project functional groups.

  • Experience, skill or training in supervising personnel, workload distribution and execution of work.

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.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to or call +1-800-749-2372 for assistance. Determinations on request for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Juntos formando el mañana

Bechtel es una de las empresas de ingeniería, construcción y gestión de proyectos más respetadas a nivel mundial. Junto con nuestros clientes, entregamos proyectos emblemáticos que fomentan el progreso y el crecimiento económico a largo plazo. Desde 1898, hemos completado más de 25.000 proyectos extraordinarios en 160 países de los siete continentes. Operamos a través de cuatro unidades de negocios globales: Infraestructura; Nuclear, Seguridad y Medio Ambiente; Energía; y Minería y Metales. Nuestra empresa y nuestra cultura se basan en más de un siglo de liderazgo y una adherencia incesante a nuestros valores, cuyo núcleo son la seguridad, la calidad, la ética y la integridad. Estos valores son lo que creemos, lo que esperamos, lo que entregamos y lo que vivimos.

Bechtel es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Todos los postulantes calificados serán considerados para su contratación sin distinción de raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad y expresión de género, edad, nacionalidad, discapacidad, estado de ciudadanía (según lo autorice la ley), estatus militar, información genética y cualquier otra característica protegida por la ley federal, estatal o local.

Postulantes en situación de discapacidad, que requieran de ajustes razonables para cualquier etapa del proceso de reclutamiento y contratación, pueden enviar su solicitud por correo electrónico a para recibir apoyo. Determinaciones referentes a los requerimientos de ajustes razonables serán revisados  caso a caso.