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Civil/Structural Senior Designer

Requisition ID:  234485

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/16/2021

This job requisition is for the early identification of potential and qualified candidates for prospective work that may become available during the course of the year. You will be contacted should your profile match a requisition that has posted, however, and you may be required to apply again.


M&M is engaged in multiple projects, based in Santiago for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction of copper concentrators. Our projects range in scope and complexity from new concentrator plants with a nominal processing capacity of approximately 95 ktpd, including its associated infrastructure and auxiliary facilities, to new copper concentrators with a capacity of 150 ktpd, which also includes a desalination plant, water, and copper concentrate pipeline and port facilities.


Role Overview

This position is for work relating to the design of a civil infrastructure. 

Assists engineers in developing working drawings in Microstation/AutoCAD, and in determining drafting expression and arrangement of components.

Provides technical guidance to design and drafting personnel in preparation of drawings.

Assists in the development of basic layout drawings for civil/structural data or other purposes to be used in working drawings.

Assists in computer-related activities, such as preparing input data and using computer programs for computerized solution of technical problems including the use of CAD Systems for drawing preparation.

Assists in the selection of equipment to satisfy design requirements and the preparation of specifications for procurement.

Assists in the development and updating of flow charts for planning and scheduling engineering.

Gathers data for simple engineering problems. Develops preliminary analyses and simple calculations for presentation to supervisor.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or ITI draftsman course in Civil Engineering or other related stream.

Minimum 10-15 years of industry experience.

Experience in the following industries: Heavy Civil, Bulk Water Supply, industrial infrastructure. Specialized courses in a technical field or practical work experience

Knowledge of drafting, engineering techniques and calculations, familiarity with applications of computers to engineering problems.

Should have exposure to design office practices using computer aided drafting and 3D modeling tools.

Proficiency in use of 3D Structural Modeling software like Tekla, Frameworks, SP3D, Microstation, AutoCAD, Revit etc. is essential.

Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations.

Skill in oral and written communication.




Grade 27

Responsible for the activities on a medium size project in an engineering or scientific discipline.

Supervises and provides technical direction to subordinate engineering supervisors, engineers, specialists, scientists, designers and drafters.

Advertises complex technical issues and recommends solutions to upper management.

Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations and bid summaries.

Requires a broad knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.

Requires a good knowledge of Bechtel’s administrative practices and supervisory experience.


Grade 26

Responsible for a portion of the activities on a major or medium size project, or a relatively small size project in an engineering or scientific discipline.

Supervises and provides technical direction to engineers, scientists, technicians, designers and drafters.

Regularly informs the senior Engineering Supervisor, Chief Engineer, or Project Engineer of technical activities, staffing, budgets and schedules.

Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendations.

Requires knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.

Requires a basic knowledge of Bechtel’s administrative practices.

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.