Bechtel Corporation Sr. Pipe Stress Engineer (211811) in Reston, Virginia

  • Requisition ID: 211811

  • Position Title: Sr. Pipe Stress Engineer (211811)

  • Project: UPF

  • Location: [[location]]

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • US Citizenship Required: Yes

  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check

  • Other Requirements: Badge requirements

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):

Essential duties include performing pipe stress analysis of systems in accordance with ASME B31.3 Code. The stress work includes the modeling of the piping systems to verify piping flexibility, stability and qualification of equipment nozzle loads. Work closely with layout personnel and pipe support engineers to deliver a quality and cost-effective design. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and vendors as required. Working knowledge of dynamic analysis and ASME B31.3 or B31.1 Codes.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 6 years of related experience.

  • Must be a United States Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience using pipe stress analysis program such as ME101, Caesar II, and/or Bentley AutoPIPE.

  • EIT certification or PE registration

  • Prior experience using Bentley AutoPIPE pipe stress analysis program

  • 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.