Senior Mechanical Drafter

Requisition ID: 274181 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Warsaw 

Company Overview

Since 1898, Bechtel has 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 and 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 commitments – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


For over 70 years, Bechtel has been at the forefront of nuclear innovation delivering clean, reliable energy worldwide. Bechtel has performed engineering or construction services on over 150 nuclear plants adding more than 74,000 megawatts of new nuclear generation capacity to the world. As a trusted global partner, we leverage the experience from completed projects and apply it to our present-day work.


Project Overview

Bechtel and Westinghouse Electric Company have partnered to deliver the first nuclear power reactors in Poland for our customer, the Polish Entity Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe (PEJ). Bechtel will be the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contractor for the project. As the EPC contractor, our responsibilities will include providing the design for the Turbine Island and Balance of Plant as well as the construction of the entire facility.


This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity, and we are looking for the talent that will help expand Poland’s nuclear base and build a strong and long-lasting energy future for generations to come.


Position Overview

  • As a Senior Mechanical Drafter, you will support design development of Mechanical Systems and equipment for the Poland Nuclear Project. 
  • Upon initial hire and onboarding, the position will require full time presence in the Warsaw execution office. 
  • Part-Time telework flexibility may be an option as the project progresses.



  • Prepare 2-D CAD Intelligent Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) based on sketches and engineering redlines. 
  • Provide assistance and/or training to other drafters, if necessary.
  • Review/check models, drawings, and documents prepared by others to ensure incorporation of drafting standards, procedures, discipline standards, and other national standards, as required.
  • Responsible for data integrity of model information. 
  • Point of contact for support and troubleshooting of P&IDs and associated databases for line, equipment, valve, and component information. 
  • Design Building Information Modeling (BIM) and coordination with other disciplines.
  • Execute schedule requirements while maintaining a high degree of quality in work product.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA/AS Degree Equivalence (Vocational/Technical School) with 10 years of related design experience, or 14 years of related design experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Must be authorized to live and work in Poland without sponsorship.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in reading/interpreting/drafting P&IDs and incorporating complex redline changes into the drawings.
  • Experience in working with equipment, line, valve, and in-line component lists and associated data.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards.
  • Prior experience with industry-wide design/drafting tools such as AutoCAD, Bentley MicroStation, PDS2D, PDS3D, Smartplant P&ID and associate component databases.
  • Experience working in a project team environment to resolve issues and improve processes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, planning, and organizational skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with intelligent P&IDs.
  • Experience with SmartPlant P&ID.


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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

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