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2023 University Graduate - Infrastructure (Construction Field Engineer)

Requisition ID: 260644 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Sydney, NSW 


About Bechtel

Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Our people use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our business and customers.


Bechtel's construction teams are proud of their role as builders, completing projects around the world - often under difficult conditions in challenging locations. Supervisors, superintendents, and field engineers are the on-site pros who bring a project to life. There is a world of career opportunities for Construction professionals at Bechtel, including field engineering, project estimating, scheduling & cost control, and craft supervision.


Bechtel is synonymous with construction. We have been a construction-driven company from the beginning. The industry is constantly changing, and the challenge must be met with innovative, self-starting field engineers who possess strong technical backgrounds and the ability to develop working relationships throughout the many facets of the organization.


About the Opportunity
As a Graduate Field Engineer at Bechtel you will assist in providing technical direction to superintendents, craft workers or subcontractors to complete our projects safely, efficiently, and cost effectively, while meeting required technical and quality standards. As a Field Engineer you will work in multi-disciplinary teams and provide design support for a variety of industry projects where you'll have the opportunity to work in flexible roles in the office, on site or a mixture of both.  


Key Responsibilities 
•    Supporting the team to achieve project goals and milestones
•    Helping coordinate contractors works through planning and execution
•    Providing technical input on site as appropriate
•    Monitoring construction activities to ensure quality, project schedule adherence and compliance with
•    drawings, and specifications and codes, through regular inspections
•    Conducting site visits for the purpose of producing daily reports of the work and/or subcontractor activities
•    Preparing punch lists to track incomplete work
•    Maintaining the highest level of safety awareness and ensure all tasks are completed to the highest safety standards


About You 
•    Recent graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering degree program in Civil Engineering at an accredited university
•    Right to live and work in Australia without employer sponsorship
•    Prior internship experience
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Demonstrated teamwork skills


Our Commitment

Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust among others. These values help define our culture to Harness the Power of our Differences to Make a Difference for each other, our customers, and the communities we serve. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, faiths, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things.


What We Offer
At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business promoted though private health cover and access to a leading employee assistance program. Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives.


Our broader employment package includes
There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and rewarding local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering employees the benefits and resources to live healthy lives.


With a competitive salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - with access to specialist medical advice (‘Best Doctors’) and a leading employee assistance program.  


We are serious about setting you up for success from the very beginning. Experience an established online onboarding process, gain access to learning and development opportunities via the Bechtel University and participate in our Talent Management and Reward and Recognition programs.


Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so don't delay in applying to join the Bechtel team where everyone who applies will receive a response. If you have any questions about the role or want to know more about what it’s like to work for Bechtel before you apply via our website? 


Please contact Brianna Tyler from our Talent Acquisition team on 07 3167 5701 or email


Please note, Right to Work in Australia without employer sponsorship is required.


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.


In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.