Senior Counsel

Reston, VA
Oct 02, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Requisition ID: 239583Requisition Posting End Date: 10/21/2021Role Overview:Provide leadership on legal and commercial issues involving Bechtel's Infrastructure Global Business Unit (GBU) including:Work closely with Business Development and GBU Operations Management in structuring, preparing, negotiating and concluding the transaction for projects worldwide, with a particular focus on the Americas.Advise and support the GBU Operations personnel on legal issues during the execution of projects.Provide advice and assist in the negotiation and settlement of claims with clients, subcontractors and vendors.Advise Business Development and GBU operations on the Company's internal protocols and procedures to ensure that compliance is maintained.Under the overall supervision of the GBU's Head of Legal, the Senior Counsel will usually work on transactions independently with the GBU Business Development and Operations personnel. Senior Counsel will retain legal service from outside counsel as appropriate.The legal work associated with the position is typically complex and difficult - the issues to be addressed are often unique and require a high order of original and creative legal analysis for their resolution.Basic Qualification:Must have a Juris Doctor Degree.Must be prepared to travel on an as-needed basis.Minimum of 7 years work experience with contracts for Engineering, Construction and projects - from a major law firm or major Engineering, Procurement and Construction firm.Preferred Qualifications:Excellent oral and written communication skills.Well-honed advisory, negotiation and drafting skills.A high degree of business acumen and a strategic approach.Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within the company.Capable of directing and reviewing the work of other attorneys.Shaping tomorrow togetherBechtel 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.