Bechtel Corporation Field Engineer Civil/Structural (192953) Job in Waynesboro, Georgia

* Requisition ID: 192953

  • Position Title: Field Engineer Civil/Structural (192953)

  • Project: Plant Vogtle 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, background check and 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.

Job Overview:

The Construction Civil Field Engineer (Structural), under supervision, provides support to more experienced construction engineering personnel by performing routine construction engineering assignments. Assigned to a discipline position within a construction organization in an administrative or technical capacity. Completes assigned tasks under routine supervision and technical directions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspects construction work for compliance with drawings, specifications and codes.

  • Reviews design drawings for constructability.

  • Reviews and interprets working drawings to determine if information is adequate for successful completion of construction. Revises prints as indicated by drawing change notices; draw field sketches, as‑built drawings.

  • Assists supervisory personnel in phases of construction engineering and installation of materials and equipment.

  • Prepares material requisitions, as assigned.

  • Maintains records of quantities and construction inspection work and may input to quantity tracking databases and other computer databases as required.

  • May prepare material and installation portions of subcontract bid packages.

  • Prepares daily progress reports, periodic photographic progress reports and keeps supervisors informed on progress of assigned tasks.

  • Prepares change notices and amendments, as directed.

  • Reviews project design and engineering documents to ensure their completeness.

  • Monitors the cost versus budget performance during construction, as assigned.

  • Assists the Project Controls Engineers in their functions and performs planning and scheduling as directed.

  • Assists other Construction Engineers as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical discipline from an accredited university; in lieu of education a minimum of six years’ relevant work experience is needed.

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

  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walkdowns which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of structural construction operations.

  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H). Demonstrated commitment to a Zero Accident safety program.

  • Must be computer-literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

  • Must be familiar with current industry quality standards.

  • Working knowledge with ASME NQA-1 1994, 2008 and Addendum 2009.

  • Basic to intermediate experience in field engineering activities of nuclear power and non-reactor nuclear facility EPC projects.

Additional Requirements (optional):

  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications in accordance with current Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards.

  • Awareness of environmental compliance laws and requirements.

  • Awareness of government compliance standards.

  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Accident” safety program.

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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