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Risk Lead - Expression of interest

Requisition ID:  234460

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/17/2021

Important: Please note that this job requisition is for the early identification of potential candidates for prospective work that may become available during next year. You will only be contacted once your profile matches a position that has become available and you may be required to apply as usual.


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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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 customers can expect, and how we deliver.

This job requisition is for the early identification of potential candidates for prospective work that may become available during the year. You will be contacted if your profile matches a position that has become available, and you may be required to apply again.


This job requisition is for the early identification of potential candidates for prospective work that may become available during the year. You will be contacted if your profile matches a position that has become available, and you may be required to apply again.

M&M are 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 around 95 ktpd, with its associated infrastructure and auxiliary facilities to new over 150 ktpd concentrators with desalination plants, water and copper concentrate pipeline and port facilities.

Typically, the scope consists of the detail engineering, procurement and construction of the Concentrator Plant from the primary crusher station, stockpiling of coarse ore to the filtration of copper concentrates and discharge of thickened tailings to a Tailings Storage Facility. Typical facilities include primary crushing, coarse ore storage, in-plant conveying systems crushing with SAG / HPGR and secondary ball milling, bulk flotation, concentrate regrind and flotation cleaner stages, bulk and copper concentrate thickening and filtration, tailings thickening.


Position Summary

Our team in Chile is growing and looking for potential candidates with broad knowledge and experience in Project Controls. The Project Risk Lead is the central point of focus for risk identification, administration and management of the risk program during the study and execution phases of the project. The Project Risk has professional experience or recognized qualifications in risk management with knowledge of various risk analysis tools. The candidate will ideally have broad experience in construction or mining with an understanding of business, execution and operation risk.

The role plays an important part in the project delivering its agreed objectives including meeting budget and schedule targets. The role reports to the Project Manager and functionally to the PRM GBU Risk Manager.

The Project Risk Lead is well organized and a 'people' person with strong verbal and written communication skills. They will be able to drive organizational change, create a focus for the team on risk, quickly grasp underlying structures of the business and gain cooperation all with a minimum of fuss.



  1. Deliver to the Project Execution Plan.
  2. Liaise with Bechtel and customer leaders in all aspects of the project risk management program.
  3. Facilitate risk assessment workshops.
  4. Ensure the review of risk activities is performed.
  5. Coordinate the timely delivery of risk status reports to project management.
  6. Mentor projects leaders in risk awareness.
  7. Maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  8. Provide training on the risk management process and risk assessment techniques to project staff.
  9. Act as the custodian for project risk management processes.
  10. Ability to work with limited supervision to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously under pressure.


Qualifications and skills

  1. Academic qualification (post-secondary diploma, university degree, or equivalent) in the area of project management, risk management, information systems, or a related field and a minimum of 2 years of relevant risk management experience
  2. Proficiency with at least 2-5 years experience in project risk management, including development and facilitation of workshops.
  3. Experience in leading teams.
  4. Analytical approach to problem-solving
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  6. Knowledge of Bechtel and industry an advantage.
  7. Competent working knowledge of computer skills, especially the Microsoft Office suite.
  8. Knowledge and use of risk management software an advantage i.e. ARM.
  9. Familiarity with risk management philosophy.




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.

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; Petróleo, Gas y Productos Químicos; 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.