Bechtel Corporation Asst.Chief Engineer Electrical and Instrumentation (Vadodara) in Vadodara, India

Requisition ID: 212441

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

Asst.Chief Engineer Electrical and Instrumentation (Vadodara)


Organizes and coordinates assignments. Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of technical standards within the Electrical and Instrumentation. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation, including the development of novel concepts and approaches when required. Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field.


A. Supervision Received

Receives administrative and technical supervision from a Manager of Engineering or Chief Engineer in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

B. Supervision Exercised

Exercises administrative and technical supervision over specialist staff.

Provides functional oversight of the Electrical and Instrumentation.

C. Contacts

Maintains contacts with suppliers to keep abreast of developments. Maintains contact with project management to ensure that a project is receiving adequate numbers of technical support personnel and that the quality of design work is satisfactory. Maintains contact with outside technical consultants. Maintains close contact with other Chief engineers within Bechtel and the project to ensure uniformity of compliance with company policies, procedures, and standards. Also maintains contact with counterparts in the same Electrical and Instrumentation within Bechtel for control of staffing, transfers and exchange of technical information. Contacts client representatives as appropriate to provide technical advice.


  • Manages engineering activities within a Electrical and Instrumentation within a global business unit establishing and maintaining the technical standards.

  • Acts independently on field related technical matters.

  • Maintains continuous contact with work in progress by reviewing or approving, design basis, key drawings or design concepts and specifications developed by the project groups and reviewed by the Electrical and Instrumentation staff. Audits project application, implementation and compliance with a project’s Execution Plan, Project Procedures Manual, and with Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs). Reviews and approves project Design Control Check List (DCCL) and Design Review Notices (DRNs).

  • Provides technical/expert support to project teams and ensures technical quality.

  • Establishes the Electrical and Instrumentation training needs, obtains budgeting approval and directs the development of personnel training programs.

  • Conducts annual performance reviews for direct reports and manages, reviews, and approves performance reviews prepared by supervisors. Holds career development discussions.

  • Inputs to and owns the engineering elements of a project capital estimate (proposals and execution) quantities and budgets for the Electrical and Instrumentation. Inputs to, reviews and influences project schedule.

  • Reviews project staffing requirements and assigns qualified technical personnel from within the Electrical and Instrumentation.

  • Directs the development of and approves design guides, standard specifications, work processes, Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) and design procedures in the Electrical and Instrumentation and oversees coordination between Electrical and Instrumentation.

  • Monitors the Electrical and Instrumentation engineering; scientific or programs for a global business unit, including staff planning and personnel administration, and approvals of personnel actions.

  • Reviews unusual or complex design problems, provides guidance for their solution either personally, by subordinate staff or by outside consultants.

  • Maintains knowledge of new developments in the Electrical and Instrumentation through technical literature and by contacts within and outside Bechtel.

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


Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of systems, calculations, BSAPs, applications of methods, materials and the use of computers and 2-D and 3-D computer aided design (CAD) automation within the Electrical and Instrumentation.

  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory codes and standards and design criteria used in the Electrical and Instrumentation.

  • Knowledge of corporate and global business unit activities and administrative practices.

  • Knowledge of practices and procedures for project control, construction, procurement, quality assurance, environmental safety and health; of the EPC and TIC (total installed cost) businesses; and of the proposal and bid processes.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Positions require:

  • A recognized degree in engineering, from an accredited college or university, AND

  • A professional license in an engineering or scientific Electrical and Instrumentation, or a license to practice architecture, from a recognized licensing board, AND

  • Extensive progressive work experience, including supervision, preferably in project and staff design engineering, scientific or design or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or engineering/construction firms.

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.

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