Bechtel Corporation Assurance Engineer (Ottawa) in Ottawa, Ontario

Requisition ID: 214818

Job Summary

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is seeking an Assurance Engineer. This position provides engineering support to a team of professionals on a major light rail transit expansion project in Ontario, Canada. The Assurance Engineer will be responsible for

planning and conducts independent work within the project requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Will assist in the development and implementation of technical assurance strategies and procedures that clearly define responsibilities for delivering Systems Assurance across the project; including Civil, Station, Rail Systems, Depots activities. This position will report directly to Safety and Security Certification Manager and will work within a team of related disciplines to support the delivery of the project.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assurance management of all rail and associated systems according to applicable standards, in close cooperation with the (potential) end users, in terms of safety, operational, environmental and technical requirements in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Advise designers of assurance options and safety considerations affecting their design solutions.

  • Plan and manage the safety culture appropriate to the project including the facilitation of HAZID & HAZOP workshops and other assurance activities.

  • Liaise with any Independent Safety Assessors engaged directly by the project or on behalf of the client.

  • Plan, program and manage the resources applied within the scope of this activity such that agreed project objectives of assurance in quality, timeliness and safety will be achieved.

  • Support the development of expertise across the project.

  • Maintain and support ongoing business relationships with key clients and customers.

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management or related field with 6 years of experience in design Or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree 10 years of relevant experience in engineering design, construction or infrastructure industry.

  • Professional Engineer(P.E) and a member of a relevant professional body preferred.

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the railway sector, with knowledge of the development and delivery of assurance cases for railway projects.

  • Awareness and knowledge of CENELEC standards EN50126, EN50128 & EN50129, Yellow Book and Common Safety Method.

  • Understanding of risk assessment planning for large railway projects and knowledge of operational conditions affecting logistics and design.

  • Working knowledge of implementing engineering safety management in the railway environment.

  • Knowledge of systems engineering, whole project life cycle and its implementation on large railway infrastructure projects. Proven ability in successful delivery using established railway acceptance and approval processes.

  • Good interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined management team.

  • Self-starter with strong communication skills both verbal and written.

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 four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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. at

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, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.