Bechtel Corporation Project Controls Engineer, WTCC (213080) in Richland, Washington

  • Requisition ID: 213080

  • Position Title: Project Controls Engineer, WTCC (213080)

  • Project: WTCC

  • Location: Richland, WA

  • 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 and physical

Bechtel is designing, constructing and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 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 project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work weekends as needed.

The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) and AECOM. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project.

Job Responsibilities

  • Obtains required schedule information by all disciplines/functions. Identifies restraints and effect on total project schedule. Coordinates with all departments to ensure understanding of total project schedule needs. Responsible for total integration of schedule activities. Identifies schedule considerations and problems resulting from inter-discipline or functional restraints and interfaces.

  • Monitors and reports critical path and schedule performance of the total project. Conducts project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities. Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.

  • Responsible for leading, when requested, the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including evaluation of additional resources/costs required to affect such plans.

  • Monitors cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards.

  • Responsible for the development and accuracy of cost reports. Verifies consistency with previous reports to ensure compatibility and consistency.

  • Responsible for cost engineering and cost analysis/control activities for projects with significant non-routine requirements or for discipline/projects/proposal cost activities which require a high degree of technical skilled experience. Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to cost engineering guidance to area & functions. Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management or related discipline from an accredited university and 3+ years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, high school diploma or equivalent and 9+ years of project controls experience on EPC job or equivalent job. Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills.

  • Knowledge of Primavera P/6 and COBRA applications.

  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing cost engineering functions, which include cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.

  • Skilled in oral and written communication.

  • Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Proficiency in using multiple discipline specific applications (PC Works, Cobra, Primavera, etc.)

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

  • Must possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship. Preferred requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6 and Cobra.

  • Previous Earned Value Management System experience on EPC job.

  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.

  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.

  • Previous Waste Treatment Project (WTP) 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.