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


Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Our engineers use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers.

The various Electrical Engineering tasks demand detail-oriented individuals with multifaceted skills, particularly in-depth technical expertise, flexibility, enthusiasm for individual and team tasks, and analytical problem-solving capabilities.

As an Electrical Engineer, you will work in multidisciplinary teams and provide expertise in the design of electrical power systems and equipment for a variety of industry projects.

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

General Job Duties:

This entry level position will allow you to perform assignments that will develop professional working knowledge and abilities through the application of applicable codes and standards, as well as engineering calculations and techniques, procedures and criteria. You will exercise limited, but increasing, judgment in performing your assigned duties using methods prescribed by your supervisor.


Typical Activities of the Electrical Team

Prepare single-line, metering and relaying, schematics, and protection logic drawings

Perform electrical system, equipment sizing, and auxiliary system calculations

Size, select, and specify transformers, switchgear, motor control centers, and distribution panels

Size, select, and specify power, control, and instrumentation cables

Size, select, and specify direct-current/uninterruptible power supplies and emergency generator systems

Perform raceway, grounding, lighting, and cathodic protection designs

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering 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 United States without sponsorship.

Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university within twelve (12) months of graduation date.

Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA. 

Prior co-op or internship experience. 

Excellent written and oral communication skills.