Bechtel Corporation Sr. Piping Designer (211815) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • Requisition ID: 211815

  • Position Title: Sr. Piping Designer (211815)

  • Project: Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)

  • Location: Oak Ridge, TN

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • Internal Candidate Under Consideration: No

  • US Citizenship Required: Yes

  • Badging: Must be able to obtain badging

  • Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

UPF will be will be built by 2025 for $6.5 billion and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provided enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.

The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard work week is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00am-3:30 pm.

Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable.

Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • 3D modeling of piping and equipment in a 3D model environment,

  • preparation of drawings/documents for General Arrangements and piping isometrics drawings,

  • Assist with coordination of 3D model activities, i.e. input, interference reconciliation, etc. with other physical related disciplines,

  • Assists with plans and schedules and prepare/maintain design procedures, standards to provide quality design documents,

  • Interface with stress and pipe support engineers, construction, and suppliers during the preparation of piping designs for the purpose of model/space control, etc.,

  • Perform coordination review of specifications and other documents prepared by others.

  • Candidate should possess an advanced knowledge of piping codes such as ASME B31.3 or B31.1.

Basic Qualifications

  • AA/AS degree with 8 years of related design experience; in lieu of education a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 12 years related design experience

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Must be able to acquire a “Q” clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SmartPlant 3D software

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Previous UPF experience

  • Previous Bechtel project experience

  • Previous DOD/DOE project experience

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, procurement, 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. The reliability of our performance, the enduring quality of our projects, the strength of our ethics, and the seriousness of our commitment to safety and sustainability are evident in everything we do. Bechtel delivers for its customers what others can only promise.

Build your career as you build some of the most challenging and complex projects in the world today.

Bechtel is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer.