Bechtel Corporation Senior Mechanical Systems HVAC Engineer, UPF () in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Requisition ID: 212031
Position Title: Senior Mechanical Systems HVAC Engineer, UPF (212031)
Project: Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)
Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Relocation Authorized: National - Family
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Badging: Must be able to obtain badging
Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education
Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
UPF will be will be built by 2025 for $6.5 billion and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provided enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.
The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard work week is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00am-3:30 pm.
Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable.
You will be working as part of the Mechanical Systems team designing and/or procuring the plant systems. You will be preparing technical reports and studies and design documentation, performing calculations using engineering software, and preparing specifications for complex mechanical equipment and supporting systems. The ideal candidate will have solid experience in HVAC system design and will be capable of developing design documents, including ventilation and instrument diagrams and equipment data sheets, that incorporate the applicable design requirements, including nuclear safety requirements. You will be interfacing and coordinating with other engineering disciplines and the client in the development of the design. Experience in procurement of packaged equipment is a plus.
The primary role of the Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer is to plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work for a global business unit usually in one discipline in a project or staff group. Must have ability to work independently, use engineering judgment, and devise new approaches to solving problems. Perform work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements. Perform work using Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) and appropriate 2-D and 3-D computer aided design and computer aided engineering (CAD and CAE) tools. Other duties include planning, coordinating or preparing equipment or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment. In addition, it will be required that the candidate prepare communications to vendors and clients, review bid analyses and make recommendations, and prepare or assist in the preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals. Additionally, perform or assist in the performance of problem analysis and original design. Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders. Review and disposition of field change notices and non-conformance reports. Review, coordination and status of vendor submittals. Support the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. In addition, it will be required that the candidate have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), can be the “face” of Bechtel by promoting our leadership, quality, and safety values, to external partners including vendors, construction companies, and other subcontractors. When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completion of specific tasks.
BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Nuclear Engineering from an accredited university or college with 9 years of related experience.
Related experience includes, but is not limited to, experience in Ventilation and Instrument Diagram (V&ID) development, HVAC system design, heat transfer and thermodynamic calculations, and HVAC equipment specification development for waste processing, nuclear, refinery, power, or chemical process facilities.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Must be able to obtain site security badge for access to work site.
Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and a background check for DOE security clearance.
Understanding of construction roles, practices, and economics.
Practical work experience in equipment design and procurement.
Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards.
Knowledge of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Professional Engineers license in Mechanical, Chemical, or Nuclear Engineering.
Previous UPF experience.
Knowledge of Bechtel Corporate guides and standards and relevant CAD, CAE, and Bechtel standard computer applications.
Experience with the Bechtel Procurement System (BPS).
Shaping tomorrow together
Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.