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Bechtel Corporation Senior Structural Engineer, PCAPP (218644) in Pueblo, Colorado

  • Requisition ID: 218644

  • Position Title: Senior Structural Engineer, PCAPP (218644)

  • Project: Pueblo

  • Location: Pueblo, CO

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single

  • US Citizenship Required: Yes

  • Surety Program: UAP

  • Other Requirements: Security Investigation, Drug/Alcohol Testing and Medical Examination, Adherence to AR (Army Regulation) 50-60, random drug and alcohol testing, Badge requirements

Project Background

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

Role Overview

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for a Senior Structural Engineer at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the Design Assistant Project Engineer at the PCAPP project and be responsible for producing design in support of modifications to an operating process facility. The Sr. Structural Engineer will be responsible for coordinating extensively with other engineering disciplines as well as other departments on the Project in order to independently produce quality deliverables within a set schedule. The selected candidate is expected to provide informed code interpretation to support various parts of the Plant, and to present design options to management for consideration and approval. A Grade 26 Senior Structural Engineer may be responsible to lead a small team.

This is a 12-month short-term assignment with a 9-80s schedule. The work hours are from 6:30am 4:00pm Monday Thursday, and 6:30am 3:00pm every other Friday. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.

Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Originate and check complex structural engineering deliverables, such as steel and concrete calculations and specifications

  • Review and coordinate technical documents with/from other engineering disciplines.

  • Prepare technical reports relates to specific design issues.

  • Provide technical direction to designers and less experienced engineers as directed.

  • Assist in constructability reviews.

  • Contact counterparts in other disciplines, supplier/client representatives, and project field personnel when directed, to either gather or give information.

  • Schedule and coordinate off-project review requirements for engineering deliverables.

  • Lead and/or participate in technical discussions with clients, installers, subcontractors, etc.

  • Analyze structures using ANSYS or GTSTRUDL.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Civil/Structural engineering, from an accredited University and 6 years of progressive related engineering experience.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be physically fit and able to work safely at a construction site. Must be able to work a flexible schedule and/or additional working hours during Key Project initiative time periods.

  • Skill in assessing the scope of problems and developing practical solutions.

  • Ability to independently execute the detailed design of complex steel and/or concrete structures.

  • Thorough knowledge and application of the AISC Steel Construction Manual, ACI 318, and ASCE 7, as well as other industry codes and standards.

  • Proficient in the use of structural analysis software such as GTSTRUDL or ANSYS.

  • Experience with CADD applications, such as MicroStation or AutoCad.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings, specifications, material requisitions, and of construction methods for concrete and steel structures.

  • Ability to express technical issues in a clear and concise manner, both written and verbally.

  • Ability to resolve design issues with peers, suppliers, other engineering disciplines, construction, and the client.

  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen, and background check.

  • Basic skill in oral and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in Engineering with 4 years of relevant engineering experience

  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills.

  • Good understanding of work processes of other disciplines and departments on projects.

  • Experience working on a Department of Defense Project.

  • Have a U.S. Professional Engineering (PE) license.

This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:

_____ None / No Program

_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

__X__ This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

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