Bechtel Corporation 2019 University Graduate (U.S.) - Innovation Engineer ( KY) in RICHMOND, Kentucky


Have you ever wondered how companies with a long history such as Bechtel’s keep up to date with current technology, figure out how to continuously improve tried and true processes, and encourage a learning environment where new ideas from our colleagues are tested and actually implemented?

At Bechtel, we have a long tradition of engineering, construction and project management (EPC) excellence in supporting multiple industries. To maintain that excellence and ensure we retain our premier position in the EPC industry, Bechtel has recently launched its Innovation Office, a program and team dedicated to helping Bechtel strengthen its competitive edge.

University Hires that will be supporting the various Innovation teams will help us harness the explosion in technology advances and apply them to our business.

The total number of graduate hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions. Locations will vary based on project needs and may include Houston, Texas or Reston, Virginia, along with various project sites.

General Job Duties

The Innovation team may be responsible for:

researching and testing new technologies;

assisting with the management of innovation ideas as they progress through the process – prototype, pilot implementation;

overseeing product development; and

assisting with the marketing and communications of the program and its ideas.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree program in Engineering, or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Construction Management, Marketing, Visual Arts, Industrial Design, Psychology, or Game Theory, from an accredited college or university within twelve (12) months of graduation date

Ability and willingness to relocate and/or travel to domestic and/or international project jobsites

Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA

General understanding of the Engineering and Construction industry

Excellent visual, written and oral communication skills

Creative problem solver

Interest in emerging technologies