Bechtel Corporation Electrical Engineer, WTP (214649) in Richland, Washington

  • Requisition ID: 214649

  • Position Title: Electrical Engineer, WTP (214649)

  • Project: WTP

  • Location: Richland, WA

  • Posting End Date: 12/13/18

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • Position to be Panel Interviewed? No

  • Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check

Project Overview:

Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington State. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The cleanup project is one of DOE’s most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities.

Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other work locations may work a 9-80’s schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Extended hours as needed.

Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to) :

  • Performs Electrical Controls and Systems engineering activities, which may include the use of SETROUTE, BlockDraw, and ETAP for the HLW design.

  • Individual must have extensive understanding of all engineering discipline drawings and electrical discipline wiring diagrams, control logic diagrams, system descriptions, system calculations, 1-line and 3-line drawings, schematics, and be able to size equipment and perform cable sizing calculations.

  • Performs special tasks and calculations/studies.

  • Responsible to produce basic and higher-tier drawings and documentation in accordance with established conceptual design and scope. Conducts checking as required.

  • Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements, for the preparation of electrical design documents, specifications, material requisitions and system descriptions related to design tasks.

  • Ability to cope with conflicting deadline, frequent interruptions and multiple tasks.

  • Must be a self-starter and capable of independent creative design, with direction, using Bechtel and industry proven concepts, and procedures.

  • Must have experience with an electronic Cable Management System, such as the SETROUTE program, and be able to input and complete corrections to the data base.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate, and work well with others, other disciplines and groups within a team environment.

  • Must know how to use computer programs such as the Microsoft WINDOWS suite of programs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical engineering with 1 year of related electrical design experience.

  • Candidates possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hands-on Microsoft office programs Knowledge & application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards.

  • Knowledge on electrical systems, schematics and electrical equipment layouts Experience with ETAP and other industry wide electrical system design tools, such as CAD 2D and cable designing and routing software.

  • Experience with an electronic Cable Management System.

  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.

  • EIT Certification or able to obtain within 12 months of employment

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.

  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PE Registration

  • Hands-on experience with SETROUTE program, and be able to input and complete corrections in the data base.

  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience.

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.

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.