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Tie-in Engineer - Expression of interest

Requisition ID:  234449

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.


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 Engineer. The Tie-in Engineer Supervises the engineering activity (all disciplines) on a project, or designated portions of a project, for a global business unit. Plans and directs engineering assignments on the project. Has technical responsibilities for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments.



  1. Directs and coordinates engineering activities for the project or assigned portion including supervision of engineers of all disciplines within a global business unit.
  2. Establishes or assists in establishing the detailed project execution plan and the development of the overall project engineering budget and schedule. Inputs to and owns the engineering elements of a project capital estimate (proposals and execution) quantities and budgets.
  3. Performs and manages the work in accordance with relevant Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), design guides, and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).
  4. Develops design and procurement schedules for approval.
  5. Prepares, approves, or recommends approval of project procedures for engineering, as required.
  6. Coordinates engineering effort with Project Manager, Procurement, Construction, Startup, Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H), and Project Controls when assigned.
  7. When assigned directs engineering activities in preparation of project proposals, including estimates for engineering staffing, quantities, scope reviews, schedules, and coordination with Business Development and other functional groups.
  8. Conducts annual performance reviews in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development discussions.
  9. Reviews and approves design documents, change orders, material requisitions, and specifications for construction or procurement use.
  10. Supervises the preparation of, reviews, and endorses bid analyses and recommendations for procurement of equipment material and services within Engineering’s scope of responsibility.
  11. Resolves field-initiated questions on engineering.
  12. Visits job site as required for exchange of information.
  13. Coordinates activities among the design groups on the project.
  14. Initiates requests for specialized professional services.
  15. Initiates Bechtel/Client correspondence related to the engineering portion of the contract.
  16. Reviews project engineering progress against approved schedules, evaluates changes, and takes corrective action when required.
  17. Makes recommendations to Engineering Management of key personnel for project assignments.
  18. Manages the flow of information required from third parties to assure the timely progress of the engineering work.
  19. Prepares or directs the preparation of project studies, reports, forecasts, special engineering reports, and plant data book.
  20. Ensures that Technical Risk Assessments are comprehensive and complete, safety practices and procedures are implemented, and engineering design and corresponding design documentation are in compliance with project Quality Assurance plan and procedures.
  21. Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to the client, project, and functional management as directed and as appropriate.
  22. Champions the creation of a project work environment, supported by leadership on the project/program, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  23. Supervises the engineering activity on a medium size project or designated portions of a very large or complicated project.
  24. May exercise operational supervision over assigned project engineers.
  25. As directed, manages the complex organizational interactions that evolve from the participation of several Bechtel entities on the projector from client-established relationships with other contractors.
  26. Establishes and maintains access to technical experts in the advanced technologies pertinent to the project, and sets up channels of communication to bring this expertise to bear effectively on the engineering effort.
  27. Requires a broad knowledge of administrative practices.


Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, an engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university, OR a professional license in an appropriate discipline from a recognized licensing board, OR Specialized courses in relevant general engineering, architectural design or an appropriate engineering discipline, AND Progressive work experience, including supervision, preferably in a project and staff design engineering or architectural design but may include other relevant types of engineering including startup, field engineering or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or engineering/construction firms.
  • Technical knowledge of related engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering and construction methods and materials, and engineering application of computers.
  • Proficient knowledge of project engineering processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of related construction practices and economics involved and current knowledge of new methods of design and construction.
  • Proficient knowledge of planning, application, and coordination of 2-D and/or 3-D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) design processes on a project.
  • Knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated skill in supervision.
  • All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Chile.


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.