Bechtel Corporation Senior Plant Design & Piping Specialist in Santiago, Chile

Requisition ID: 212941

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 Senior Plant Design & Piping Specialist to be part of the Copper Center of Excellence (CCoE). The Specialist 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, develops, coordinates and reviews complex engineering work within a discipline on large, complex projects or assignment in support of a global business unit.

  • Coordinates and interfaces with the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, scientists, specialists, designers and drafters.

  • Manages technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators) to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.

  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly.

  • Develops Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Bechtel design guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAPs) and administrative practices.

  • Coordinates with client representatives to obtain approval on phases of work.

  • Reviews significant bid summaries, major drawings and staffing estimates and schedules.

  • Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations, including field and design documents relating to the discipline.

  • Coordinates assigned engineering work with other project groups.

  • Mentors engineers, scientists, designers and drafters by providing appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development.

  • Openly communicates with conviction and confidence in all technical and business matters throughout the company.

  • Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline

  • +15 yearsof relevant experience

  • Proven knowledge and experience in the using of tools for drawing and modelling 2D & 3D

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 one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. at

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.