Bechtel Corporation Field Engineer, Electrical, WTCC (209858) in Richland, Washington

  • Requisition ID: 209858

  • Position Title: Field Engineer, Electrical, WTCC (209858)

  • Project: Waste Treatment Plant (WTP)

  • Location: Richland, WA

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

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

Bechtel is designing, constructing and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 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 project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.

The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) and AECOM. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project.

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 am to 5:00 pm. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work night shift (5:30 pm to 4:00 am) and weekends as needed.

Role Overview

  • Assist construction supervision in planning construction methods and procedures.

  • Coordinate engineering or construction problems with Engineering and superintendents.

  • Interpret design-engineering drawings and prepare construction working drawings for the use of superintendents as required.

  • Prepare or direct preparation of field bulk material purchase requisitions, including estimating the quantities and material takeoffs of the field purchases of materials.

  • Track commodities on quantity tracking systems or other computer database programs as required.

  • Prepare field change notices, extra work orders and back charge notices.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university within twelve (12) months of graduation date.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check which includes verification of employment and education. Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.

  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Knowledge in current industry quality standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Zero Accidents safety program.

  • Prior Bechtel experience and nuclear construction knowledge preferred.

  • Prior government experience

  • Possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.

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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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