Bechtel Corporation Expediting Specialist (193201) Job in Waynesboro, Georgia

Requisition ID: 193201

Position Title: Expediting Specialist (193201)

Project: Vogtle Plant Units 3 and 4 Construction Services

Location: Waynesboro, GA

Relocation Authorized: National - Family

Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Other Requirements: Must be able to obtain proper clearance and access to the site.

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country.

At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on site. These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists and many others.

This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required.


Performs expediting activities on a project, in a support office, or at a jobsite to ensure the timely delivery of materials and equipment to meet project needs. Responsible for the input and assessment of project job-hour and monetary budgets.


Supervision Received

  • Reports to and receives operational direction from the project Expediting Supervisor.

  • Receives functional guidance from the Expediting Manager.


  • Responsible for coordination with project and project procurement management, engineering, construction, startup, planning and scheduling, area expediting, and other procurement personnel assigned to the project team.

  • Maintains contact with suppliers to monitor the progress of material and equipment orders.

  • Coordinates with area expediting personnel assigned to perform project visits.


  • Contacts suppliers to obtain timely submission of engineering data and to follow-up on material acquisition, production progress and shipment.

  • Evaluates production schedules and progress reports from suppliers to determine if their programs and work progress meet jobsite requirements.

  • Compiles data needed to prepare the critical items reports or other supplementary reports as required. Coordinates the accumulation of data from project expediters and issues reports for the expediting group.

  • Coordinates with planning and scheduling, field material coordinators or jobsite project expeditors and construction to establish priorities, sequences and required delivery dates and instructs suppliers accordingly.

  • Expedites Bechtel engineering for the timely review, approval and return of engineering data submitted by suppliers.

  • Represents expediting at project team meetings.

  • Maintains a working file of expediting related documents and memoranda of conversations to record expediting activities. Maintains a system to initiate follow-up actions at appropriate times.

  • Provides information for area expediting assignments for prime and suborders as necessary.

  • Monitors outstanding area expediting assignments, reviews expediting reports, and takes corrective action on problems identified in the reports.

  • Updates Bechtel Procurement System (BPS) and Supplier Performance Database (SPD) in a timely manner.

  • Obtains copies of supplier’s orders for material, performs sub-supplier expediting, where necessary, and works closely with supplier quality representatives to ensure awareness of materials subject to quality performance and their locations of manufacture.

  • Participates in pre and post-award meetings to review and discuss schedules and potential problem areas that may impact required shipment dates.

  • Coordinates shipping arrangements or tracking requests with the project traffic representative.

  • Reviews material receiving reports against shipping documents to verify that material has been received at jobsite. Assists in tracing missing material.

  • Subject to project requirements, monitors the issuance of material requisitions, and other project and procurement actions affecting material deliveries.

  • When assigned to jobsite:

  • Maintains continuing contact with the office project expediting staff to exchange information about jobsite requirements and current order status.

  • Attends construction coordination meetings, coordinates with construction, planning and scheduling, jobsite engineers, and other field procurement staff to ensure that field material requirements receive timely attention and follow-up action.

  • Coordinates customs clearance (on international jobs) of critical material and equipment with traffic and logistic representatives.


  • Good oral and written communication skills regarding technical and production matters with both project and supplier personnel.

  • Good knowledge of general business practices and administrative procedures.

  • Proficient in organizing tasks for completion by an agreed deadline.

  • Knows how to deal professionally with suppliers and project personnel.

  • An understanding of production steps and methods.

  • Thorough understanding of materials and equipment being expedited.

  • Basic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Basic understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

  • Basic understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work.


  • Related Bachelors degree plus one year of related professional experience.

  • In lieu of formal degree, at least 7 years' related professional experience.

  • Must possess legal right to work in US without sponsorship.

  • Must be able to pass nuclear security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to a nuclear power facility.

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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.

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.