Bechtel Corporation Sr. Electrical Designer, WTP (207902) in Reston, Virginia

  • Requisition ID: 207902

  • Position Title: Sr. Electrical Designer, WTP (207902)

  • Project: Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)

  • Location: Reston, VA

  • Relocation Authorized: None

  • US Citizenship Required : Yes

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

The assignment for this Sr. Electrical Designer will be approximately a 3 months.

Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington State. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The cleanup project is one of DOE’s most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All other work locations (Richland WA, San Francisco CA and Reston VA) work a 9-80’s schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off.

Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

  • Electrical Physical (and circuit and raceway)

  • Designer responsible for raceway design, equipment location and layout, C&R schedule inputting and update, conduit and aboveground raceway design for BOF/LAB/DF design.

  • Works under the direction of more senior engineers/designers.

  • Responsible to produce drawings and documentation in accordance with established design and scope including design of lighting, grounding layout, grounding designs/calculations, and lightning protection systems.

  • Must be a self-starter and capable of independent creative design, with direction, using Bechtel and industry proven concepts, and procedures.

  • Must work well with others, other disciplines, and groups.

  • Must have proven 2D and 3D CADD skills.

  • Must have experience with an electronic Cable Management System, such as the SETROUTE program, and be able to input and complete corrections to the data base.

  • Responsibilities also include ensuring that the electrical systems designs comply with all applicable installation codes, regulations and standards. May interface with Construction and Subcontractors.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate, and work well with others and within a team.

  • Must be able to work well with other disciplines.

  • Must know how to use computer programs such as the Microsoft WINDOWS suite of programs.

  • Ability to cope with conflicting deadline, frequent interruptions and multiple tasks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA/AS degree with 8 years of related electrical design experience; or 12 years related electrical design experience in lieu of degree.

  • Hands-on use or working knowledge of using industry wide electrical design/drafting tools, such as CAD 2D, cable designing and routing software and 3D electrical model design platform

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hands-on schematics and electrical equipment layouts

  • Hands-on Microsoft office programs

  • Knowledge & application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards

  • Excellent oral & written communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on use or knowledge using a 3D electrical model design platform

  • Hands-on experience with SETROUTE program, and be able to input and complete corrections in the data base

  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience

Position located in Reston, VA. Assignment Duration: 3 months

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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