Bechtel Corporation Plant Design and Piping Specialist in Santiago, Chile

Requisition ID: 212899

Job Overview:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is seeking a Plant Design & Piping Engineer to be part of the Copper Center of Excellence (CCoE). The PD&P Engineer will take part on new technology development, also will actively participate on conferences, technical group meetings and recognized venues that will contribute to and represent the CCoE. It is expected to do site visits from time to time to review installations and future modifications.

Job responsibilities:

  • Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work for a global business unit usually in one discipline in a project or staff group. Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.

  • Performs work using Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) and appropriate 2-D and 3-D computer aided design and computer aided engineering (CAD and CAE) tools.

  • Plans, coordinates or prepares equipment or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment.

  • Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.

  • When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks.

  • Assists in on-the-job-training of assigned personnel and provides input for their performance evaluations.

  • Prepares letters to vendors and clients.

  • Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendation.

  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.

  • Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design.

  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.

  • Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.

  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline

  • +7 years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of CAD (both 2-D and 3-D), CAE and relevant Bechtel Standard Computer Applications to perform the work.

  • Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.

  • Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the PD&P discipline.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Understanding on process equipment and mineral processing facilities in general

  • Capability to solve complex problems and define systems (piping, conveying, storage, etc.) and to estimate quantities and materials

All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Chile, no relocation considered for this role.

Salary will be based on current market rates and the posted grade will not be adjusted to suit the successful candidate.

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.