Bechtel Corporation Senior Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas

Requisition ID: 211451

  • Internal Candidate Under Consideration: No

  • Relocation Authorized: None

  • Project No.: 00000

  • Grade: 25


Plans, schedules and conducts independent work in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in one discipline in a project or staff group. Coordinates detailed phases of engineering work requiring judgment in the application of techniques. 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 standard application programs 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. Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders. Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendations. Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.

Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design and normally uses conventional approaches to solving technical problems encountered. Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups to gather or give information. Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers, designers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in performing specific assignments.

Plans and conducts independent work within a GBU that requires judgment in evaluating, selecting, applying, and adapting engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Devises new approaches to solving problems. Manages the work of a small group of engineers.


A recognized degree in a job related engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university, or a professional license in an appropriate engineering discipline from a recognized licensing board, or sufficient number of specialized courses in relevant general engineering or appropriate engineering disciplines to meet job requirements.

Practical work experience in design engineering or relevant equivalent experience in all types of engineering sufficient to demonstrate competence as a trained engineer.

Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations. Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline. Broad knowledge of the application of engineering to plant constructability as applied to construction methods and materials. Understands the standard engineering work planning, scheduling and cost estimating.

Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of CAD (both 2-D and 3-D) and CAE and relevant standard computer applications to perform the work. Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.

Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved. Working knowledge of precedents in the specialty area, the principles and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating work with other technical disciplines.

Skill in oral and written communication.


E.I.T. / F.E. Certification is required.

Registration as Professional Engineer is preferred.

Bechtel Certification as Engineer or Senior Engineer is strongly preferred.

ETAP calculation experience is strongly preferred.

Previous experience leading FEEDs or Project Proposals is preferred.

Previous experience preparing estimated quantities, jobhour estimates, and schedule planning is preferred.

Ability to develop innovative ideas to reduce project total installed costs (TIC).

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