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PD&P Lead Designer

Requisition ID:  256424

Requisition Posting End Date: 07/05/2022

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 PD&P Lead Designer for the Mining & Metals team, based in Chile. The position will be responsible for assigned activities within an engineering or design discipline in a global business unit.  Applies broad knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering in the preparation of designs and deliverables.  Makes decisions concerning problems within the discipline on the project.  Represents the discipline on the project and with the client as directed to resolve technical questions.

 

Responsibilities

The PD&P Lead Designer is principally responsible for:

  • Plans, develops, coordinates and reviews design work within a medium-size discipline work group on projects of medium size or assignments in support of global business unit.

  • Coordinates and interfaces as directed with the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, scientists, specialists, designers and drafters.

  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to upper management.

  • Facilitates technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators).

  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly.

  • Develops Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Bechtel design guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Computer Applications (BSAPs) and administrative practices.

  • Coordinates with client representatives as delegated to obtain approval on phases of work.

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

  • Coordinates assigned design work with other project groups.

  • Mentors designers and drafters by providing appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development.

  • Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

The PD&P Lead Designer shall be knowledgeable and/or experienced in:

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, from an accredited college or university, OR A professional license in an appropriate engineering or scientific discipline, from a recognized licensing board, OR Specialized courses in relevant general design or an appropriate engineering discipline, AND Broad progressive work experience in design or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants, or engineering/ construction firms.

Additional Qualifications

  • Knowledge of systems, equipment, applications of design methods, materials, and computers for preparation of analyses and development of project design deliverables within the discipline.

  • Knowledge and understanding of technical and cost issues related to selection of design features within the discipline.

  • Good working knowledge of application of 2-D and 3-D CAD tools in development of conceptual designs and production design deliverables of some complexity.

  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.

  • Knowledge of precedents in the discipline and of principles and practices of related disciplines.

  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved.

  • Broad knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards, and design and/or layout criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.

  • Good knowledge of Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Bechtel design guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Computer Applications (BSAPs) and 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.  
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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.

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

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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.

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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 acesstmt@bechtel.com para recibir apoyo. Determinaciones referentes a los requerimientos de ajustes razonables serán revisados  caso a caso.