Project Engineer

Reston, VA
Jan 21, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: 249207Requisition Posting End Date: 02/03/2022Since 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; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investments, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values - ethnics, 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.Project Overview:Bechtel is working for Northrop Grumman Corp. to deliver the US Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) system of inter-continental ballistic missiles and launch infrastructure. GBSD is a vital US Air Force program designed to modernize the nation's aging force of inter-continental ballistic missiles, which make up the ground element of the nuclear deterrent. As part of the Northrop Grumman GBSD nationwide team, Bechtel will is providing launch infrastructure design, construction, and integration.A major contractor for the United States and allied governments, Bechtel has handled such efforts as chemical weapons demilitarization projects, missile-defense, infrastructure, base operations, procurement and project management, and restoration and recovery spanning half a century. We use our expertise to help our customers securely and effectively transform mission delivery.We invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!Position Summary:The Project Engineer (PE) will be responsible for the design development of project facilities to meet the design requirements for all systems, structures, and components, through customer and end user review and approval. The PE will supervise multi-disciplinary engineering activity on the GBSD project for the assigned scope of work. The PE will also assume technical responsibilities for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments. The PE makes decisions independently concerning problems and opportunities, and maintains contacts with key personnel of client organization relating to engineering.The PE is involved in the planning and direction of various complex engineering assignments on the GBSD project.The PE key roles may include but are not limited to:Development of Mechanical, Electrical, Piping (MEP) and Structural design, coordinating design reviews with customers, interdisciplinary coordination, system boundary definition, bounding designs against unknown conditions, and interfacing engineering with construction and procurement functions.Development and execution of site specific engineering activities to align site design documents to site specific characterizations, enabling advancement and coordination of construction and procurement activities at each site.Coordinate remote execution teams, corporate resources, procedure and instruction development, and staffing activities.Oversees consistent use of standard planning tools and processes in the design execution.Coordinate resolution of comments, conditions adverse to quality, and leads a multi-discipline team in performance of support tasks to ensure the final product is coordinated within engineering and with interfacing organizations.Develops management deliverables and business processes to support design and construction execution strategy, in coordination with Document Control and Quality functions.Plan and develop engineering activities to support planning and scheduling, EVMS tracking, scope of work alignment verification; while ensuring overall coordination, development, and monitoring of deliverables, schedule, customer change proposals, and performance metrics and plans.Responsibilities:The PE key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:Directs and coordinates engineering activities for the project or assigned portion including supervision of engineers of all disciplines assigned to the project.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.Performs and manages the work in accordance with relevant Engineering Department Procedure Instructions (EDPs) issued on the project, design guides and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).Develops design and procurement schedules for approval.Prepares, approves or recommends approval of project procedures for engineering, as required.Coordinates engineering effort with Project Manager, Procurement, Operations, Startup, Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H), Client Regulators and Project Controls when assigned.Collaborates annual performance reviews with Engineering Management in accordance with approved procedures. Makes recommendation to Engineering Management of key personnel for project assignment.Reviews and approves design documents, change orders, material requisitions and specifications for construction or procurement use.Supervises the preparation of, reviews and endorses bid analyses and recommendations for procurement of equipment material and services within the Engineering scope of responsibility.Coordinates activities among the design groups on the project. Initiates requests for specialized professional services.Initiates Bechtel/Client correspondence related to the engineering portion of the contract. Reviews project engineering progress against approved schedules, evaluates changes and takes corrective action when required.Makes recommendation to Engineering Management of key personnel for project assignments. Manages the flow of information required from third parties to assure the timely progress of the engineering work.Prepares or directs the preparation of project studies, reports, forecasts, special engineering reports and plant data book.Reviews project engineering progress against approved schedules, evaluates changes, and takes corrective action when required.Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to client, project, and functional management.Ensures that Technical Risk Assessments are comprehensive and complete, safety practices and procedures are implemented, and engineering design documentation comply with project Quality Assurance plan and procedures.Establishes engineering budget and schedule for portions of a project or task.As directed, manages the complex organizational interactions that evolve from the participation of several Bechtel entities on the project or from client-established relationships with other contractors.Provides support to operations through design, cognizant system engineers, and automation department to ensure mission requirements are met. Acts as a member of the project senior management team to solve problems and direct resources to ensure project priorities are addressed.Perform constructability reviews with Construction and have recommendations incorporated. Generate Smart Staff updates, requisition postings, and coordination of staffing with HR/Functional.Coordinates and updates engineering project risks, opportunities, and treatment plans.Coordinate customer interfaces for package comments and administrative coordination of releases with prime contracts.Supports control account manager reporting, metrics, scheduling, and baselining activities for EVMS compliance, and engineering status and performance reports to Bechtel Management and customer personnel.Coordinate with other functions (procurement, construction, startup, project controls, and estimating etc.) to ensure alignment of data and deliverablesEngages with the customer to ensure alignment of delivery and design, and enhances communication opportunities.Develop design configuration packages for configuration control and change management.Coordinate with engineering disciplines in planning and executing work as an integrated team.Lead multiple small engineering task group(s), as required.Coordinate division of responsibility between Bechtel and customer functions and technical teams.Lead engineering planning, estimating, and scheduling activities and supporting document development including VAR development and support, change control implementation, and Job Hour Distribution tracking against actuals.Leads task teams developing material requisitions, service requisitions and monitors change control against project SCAS.Qualifications and SkillsBasic Qualifications:Grade 27: BS degree in Engineering, from an accredited university, with at least 13 years of relevant experience including at least 3 as an engineering group supervisor. In lieu of a degree, 19 years of relevant experience.Relevant experience includes leading multi-discipline teams including supervision, preferably in 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.United States Citizen per contract requirement.Able to obtain DoD Top Secret Clearance.Minimum Qualifications: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 operation practices and the economics involved and current knowledge of new methods of design and construction.Proficient knowledge on planning, application, and coordination of 2-D and/or 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) design processes on a project. Basic to advanced understanding of implementation of REVIT and other 3D plant modeling toolsKnowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a diverse group of customers. Demonstrated skill in supervision.Demonstrated strong organizational skills.Experience working with government agencies, preferably Department of Defense (DoD).Experience with or knowledge of non-engineering functions such as project controls, construction, startup, or estimating.Experience with or knowledge of interfacing with other engineering disciplines to deliver standard NSE engineering deliverables and understanding the key handoffs for the products delivered.Experience with or knowledge of procurement of components from vendors on a government project and interfacing with both vendors and procurements to successfully deliver.Experience with or knowledge of interfacing with other engineering disciplines to deliver standard NSE engineering deliverables and understanding the key handoffs for the products delivered.Experience with or knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and the engineering metrics required to obtain/maintain certification.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in engineering discipline.Prior operations experience on a DOD Project. Familiar with government System Engineering and Configuration Management Programs.Previous experience as a CAM in Engineering Value Management Systems (EVMS) and the engineering metrics required to obtain/maintain certification.Experience with engineering planning and tracking tools including SmartStaff, Unifier, and advanced excel skills.Experience developing equipment configuration packages for procurement and maintenance.Experience in the design of complex industrial facilities.Experience developing equipment configuration packages for procurement and maintenance.Experience with Primavera P6 schedule and reviewing schedule and providing status to Project Controls.Experience developing equipment configuration packages for procurement and maintenance.Experience with or knowledge of non-engineering functions such as project controls, construction, startup, or estimating.Experience with or knowledge of procurement of components from vendors on a government project and interfacing with both vendors and procurements to successfully deliver.Advanced excel user.Proficiency in Microsoft applications Power-BI, Access, and SharePoint.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.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.

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