Bechtel Corporation Marine Structural Engineer (Reston, VA) in Reston, Virginia

Requisition ID: 208741

Role Overview

This position is for work relating to the design and construction of complex building structures and loading terminals of marine structures (MOLF, dolphins, walls, slabs, berths, ramps, etc).

  • Structural Engineer is responsible for complete structural design including calculations, specifications and material take-off.

  • Assists Senior engineers in developing working drawings in Microstation or Revit and in determining drafting expression and arrangement of components.

  • Design of large Loading Platform Structures, Approach and Pipe Trestles, Truss, Retaining Walls, Mat Foundations, Spread Footings, Pipe Trestle Abutments.

  • Works as a member of the Civil/Structural/Marine team reporting to Engineering Group Supervisor/Project Engineer.

  • Working knowledge of precedents in the specialty area, the principles and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating work with other technical disciplines.

  • Understands the standard engineering work planning, scheduling and cost estimating, and conducts independent work requiring judgment in the application of engineering techniques. Normally uses conventional approaches to technical problems encountered.

  • Schedules and monitors work plans consistent with prime contract requirements

  • Reviews and coordinates documents from other disciplines, customer and outside agencies

  • Coordinates reviews with other disciplines and departments

  • Coordinates technical issues with field

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

  • Has EIT/FE Certification

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the building and infrastructure industry

  • Concrete design training / experience

  • Experience and knowledge of computerized 2D and 3D structural finite element analysis using STAAD, or similar software

  • Analysis of foundations using LPILE, FOUNDS, STAAD Foundation, or similar software

  • Working knowledge of MicrostationV8i and AutoCAD 2017 or later

  • Candidate should have experience in the following industries: Heavy Civil, industrial infrastructure

  • Familiar with methods of procurement, including bid and evaluation process

  • Knowledge of preparing standard discipline deliverables, using company standard work processes and tools

  • Understands standard engineering work planning, scheduling, and cost estimating

  • Understands standard contract requirements and scope as they relate to civil structural discipline work

  • Familiar with technical issues related to discipline and how to discuss with third parties (customer, suppliers, and regulators)

  • Ability to coordinate technical issues within discipline, with other disciplines, and with engineering staff

  • Strong organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills, and works well with others

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software — Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Access

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. in Structural Engineering.

  • Registered Professional Engineering Certification

  • Knowledge of advanced dynamic and seismic analyses, and related structural design

  • Working knowledge of Revit, In-Roads or similar Information Modeling software

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.