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Bechtel Corporation Senior Structural Engineer - Expression of Interest in Perth, Australia

Requisition ID: 217980

Expression of Interest - Dependent on the award of the contract.

The Company

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth.

Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. With continuous operations in Australia for over 60 years, we operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals; all of which have active projects in Australia today. 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.

SUMMARY:

Plans and conducts independent work within a global business unit requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Applies broad knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering in the preparation of engineering analyses. Makes decisions concerning problems within the discipline on the project and devises new approaches to solving problems.

JOB DIMENSIONS:

A. Supervision Received

  • Performs most assignments independently with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives technical guidance from Engineering Specialists or Supervisors on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed project plans.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers, designers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in performing specific assignments.

C. Contacts

  • Independently contacts vendor’s representatives and project field personnel to gather or give information. Contacts client counterparts as directed.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

1. Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work for a global business unit usually in one discipline in a project or staff group. Performs 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.

2. Performs 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.

3. Plans, coordinates or prepares equipment or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment.

4. Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.

5. When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks.

6. Assists in on-the-job-training of assigned personnel and provides input for their performance evaluations.

7. Prepares letters to vendors and clients.

8. Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendation.

9. Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.

10. Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design.

11. Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.

12. Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.

13. Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

PREVIOUS JOB EXPERIENCE:

1. 8 years minimum bulk materials handling experience.

2. Experience with major clients such as BHP, RIO TINTO & FMG preferable

3. Experience using STAAD Pro, Strand 7, and Limcon preferable

4. Experience front end engineering preferable

5. Experience working in a multiple discipline / transglobal team preferable

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations.

Understands the application of Engineering Department Procedures, relevant Bechtel design guides. Broad knowledge of the application of engineering to plant constructability as applied to construction methods and materials.

Knowledge and understanding of technical and cost issues related to selection of design features within the discipline.

Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of CAD (both 2-D and 3-D), CAE and relevant Bechtel Standard Computer Applications to perform the work.

Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.

Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved.

Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.

Skill in oral and written communication.

The above is normally acquired through:

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university, OR

  • A professional license in an appropriate engineering discipline from a recognized licensing board, OR

  • Sufficient number of specialized courses in relevant general engineering or appropriate engineering disciplines to meet job requirements, AND

  • Practical work experience in design engineering or relevant equivalent experience in allied types of engineering sufficient to demonstrate competence as a trained engineer.

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.

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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.

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