Bechtel Corporation PBS Specialist in Iquique, Chile

Requisition ID: 207763


Works independently to develop, implement, and supervise the execution of process improvement efforts. Duties require high degree of accuracy, judgment, initiative, and sound technical understanding of ES&H processes, procedures, policies, and automation tools that may include the ES&H Assessment Process and People-Based Safety (PBS).

For salary grade determination, see Addendum.


A. Supervision Received

  • Receives administrative supervision and technical guidance from the Manager of Process Improvement or designee. Objectives are defined and results are subject to supervisory review.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Supervises and provides technical oversight and direction to subordinate process improvement specialists and other assigned personnel.

C. Contacts

  • Maintains relationships across ES&H and with relevant functional representatives to coordinate the implementation of ES&H process improvement functions on projects and facilities and to keep them advised of changing ES&H issues/processes.

  • Maintains contact with jobsite and other global business unit (GBU) based personnel to keep them informed of ES&H issues.

  • Works closely with corporate, GBU, and project ES&H personnel, as well as functional learning and development organizations, through process improvement management.


1. Provides input and recommendations to the corporate-wide missions, goals and strategic objectives for process improvement for ES&H across Bechtel. Understands and applies the ES&H Management System approach to process improvement activities.

2. Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs process improvement activities including, but not limited to:

  • On-line and instructor-led training materials

  • Design for functional marketing and communication tools and resources

  • Third-party vendors to provide process improvement tools where applicable such as course design, translation services, subscription services and other departmental supported outside resources

  • Departmental corporate-wide correspondence, alerts and bulletins

1. Supervises, coordinates, directs and reviews the work of process improvement specialists and assigned personnel and delegates work to meet completion dates.

2. Participates in and/or leads, at manager’s discretion, department staff meetings and advises if tasks are on schedule or adjustments need to be made.

3. Prepares or directs the preparation of learning, training and marketing (e.g., brochures, media, and print materials).

4. Ensures that work being performed is within scope of services and budget and ensures support staff is working within parameters of budget and schedule.

5. Coordinates with process improvement manager and/or corporate ES&H management to obtain approval on work.

6. Supports projects with specialized training requests.

7. Supports process improvement manager on corporate development needs such as employee skills requirements matrices and training initiatives.

8. Performs performance reviews for subordinate personnel and provides appropriate on-the-job training and/or resources for their professional development.

9. Identifies problems and exercises discretion and independent decision-making with regard to process improvement activities and tasks.


  • Technical knowledge of computer-based training development and web-based software and development.

  • Technical knowledge of Adobe Suite desktop publishing software, SharePoint web developer, FrontPage programming code, and Flash incorporation into training products.

  • Knowledge of learning and development systems, applications of both ES&H and automation methods, and application of computers to associated process improvement tasks.

  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, practices and criteria pertinent to ES&H learning and development needs.

  • Knowledge of government regulatory record keeping requirements.

  • Experience and proficiency in matters of business administration including the preparation of budgets and schedules.

  • The above is normally acquired through:

  • Recognized degree from an accredited college or university, or

  • Sufficient number of specialized courses, or

  • Comprehensive, progressive work experience in ES&H and learning and development functions

  • Demonstrated skill in group presentations.

  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication.


Grade 26

  • Experience in writing and overseeing production of training, marketing and communication tools.

  • Trained in personnel matters of annual reviews, administration of personnel actions, and recruitment of new hire candidates.

  • Experience in learning and development practices, ES&H behavioral and assessment programs, and six sigma-related activities.

  • Knowledge of Environmental, Safety, and Health procedures and processes.

  • Knowledge of budget preparation and coding.

Grade 25

  • General knowledge of writing and producing training, marketing and communication tools.

  • Trained in personnel matters of annual reviews and recruitment of new hire candidates.

  • Understands learning and development practices, ES&H behavioral and assessment programs, and six sigma-related activities.

  • Knowledge of Environmental, Safety, and Health procedures and processes.

All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Chile.

Position for Quebrada Blanca Fase 2 Project Early Works, Chile .

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 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.