Senior Structural Engineer

Requisition ID: 270876 

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

Company Information:   

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. For over 70 years, Bechtel has been at the forefront of nuclear innovation delivering clean, reliable energy worldwide on over 150 nuclear power plants, adding more than 74,000 megawatts of nuclear generation capacity to the world.  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.   

 

Project Information:  

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, 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 Summary:

This role will support design development Structural engineering designs for the project by preparing studies, drawings, calculations, specifications, and evaluations, in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. Work with other Structural engineers and technical disciplines in a team environment.

 

This position will be based in Warsaw, followed by a short-term assignment (less than 12 months) at our US NS&E office in Reston, VA. At the culmination of this short-term assignment, the candidate will return to the Warsaw office to continue the position 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Originate and check complex structural engineering deliverables, such as steel and concrete calculations and specifications.
  • Reviews and coordinates technical documents with/from other engineering disciplines.
  • Prepare technical reports relates to specific design issues.
  • Manage specifically assigned project activities.
  • Provides technical direction to designers and less experienced engineers as directed.
  • Assist in constructability reviews.
  • Contacts counterpart in other disciplines, supplier/client representatives and project field personnel when directed, to either gather or give information.
  • Schedule and coordinate off-project review requirements for engineering deliverables.
  • Lead and/or participate in technical discussions with client, suppliers, construction, etc.
  • Prepare conceptual studies, designs, reports, or proposals.
  • Analyze structures using ANSYS or GTSTRUDL.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering (Civil/Structural or related), from an accredited university, with proven relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, demonstrate extensive relevant experience.
  • Must be authorized to live and work in country without sponsorship. 
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Possess active security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in a Nuclear Quality and Safety Environment.
  • Ability to independently execute the detailed design of complex steel and/or concrete structures.
  • Thorough knowledge and application of the AISC Steel Construction Manual, ACI 318, and ASCE 7.
  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis software such as GTSTRUDL or ANSYS.
  • Experience with CADD applications, such as MicroStation or AutoCad.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings, specifications, and material requisitions and of construction methods for concrete and steel structures.
  • Understands work processes of other disciplines and departments on projects.
  • Ability to express technical issues in a clear and concise manner, both written and verbally.
  • Ability to resolve design issues with subordinates, suppliers, other engineering disciplines, construction, and the client.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills are essential.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen, and background check.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have Poland Professional Engineering (PE) license.
  • Proficient in the use of Mathcad or similar software.
  • Thorough knowledge of the provisions of ACI 349, AISC N690, ASCE 4-98, ASCE 7, and IBC codes.
  • Familiar with Bechtel standard programs.
  • Familiar with all Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs) and their application to projects.
  • Knowledge of design standards and guides, and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPS).
  • Experience in the structural design of Nuclear facilities.
  • Necessary skills to present technical subjects with competence and confidence.
  • Experience in resolving field problems associated with FCNs, FCRs, NCRs, CRs, and/or SDDRs.
  • Experience with GE Nuclear Plant designs.
  • Modular reactor plant design experience.

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