Senior Civil Engineer – Engineering Services Business Development

Job title: Senior Civil Engineer – Engineering Services Business Development

Company: Bechtel

Job description: Requisition ID: 242524

Requisition Posting End Date: 11/09/2021

Project Overview:

Bechtel is one of the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. In our Nuclear, Security, and Environmental (NS&E) global business unit, the demand for our expertise is growing as we deliver the entire project life cycle: from research and development through engineering, procurement, construction and operation to decontamination and decommissioning. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that make the world cleaner and safer. The Engineering Services team is structured to provide efficient and reliable architecture-engineering (AE) services to our U.S. Government clients for smaller engineering-only projects and task orders. Consisting of architectural, civil, control systems, electrical, mechanical, plant design, systems and project engineers, NS&E Engineering Services uses a “shared resources” model where team members work together in support of the full AE task order life cycle – industry engagement, proposal, and project delivery.

The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs.


This role will support design development civil engineering designs for the project by preparing studies, drawings, calculations, specifications, datasheets, and evaluations, in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. Work with other civil engineers and technical disciplines in a team environment. The ideal candidate will have solid experience in executing design development and producing design documents for government customers in accordance with Unified Facilities Criteria and the Whole Building Design Guide, including drawings, UFGS specifications, and calculations.

  • Development of grading and backfill design and drawings.
  • Road design and design documents.
  • Foundation design and drawings.
  • Assist with boring oversight, and site inspection and review of existing facilities.
  • Perform formal calculations and drawings.
  • Review vendor information from subcontractors and integrate it into the design solution.
  • Execute to schedule requirements while maintaining a high degree of quality in work product.
  • Coordinate closely with other technical disciplines in planning and executing work as an integrated team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Grade 25: BS degree in Engineering (Civil or related), from an accredited university, with at least 6 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, at least 12 years of relevant experience.
  • Grade 26: BS degree in Engineering (Civil or related), from an accredited university, with at least 9 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, at least 15 years of relevant experience.
  • US citizenship is required per contract requirements.
  • Possess active security clearance or the ability to obtain a security clearance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the USA (Civil or Structural Engineering).
  • Familiar with the provisions of AASHTHO, ASTM, ACI, ASTM, FHWA, MUTCD and WBDG UFC codes. Knowledge of construction materials and construction details and techniques.
  • Work experience should emphasize Civil Site design of heavy industrial type facilities.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to utilize office automation tools effectively.
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards, as well as Bechtel Corporate guides and standards.
  • Relevant experience includes related specifications.
  • Broad knowledge of the application of Civil engineering design principles.
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering deliverables, such as drawings, calculations, and specifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in Civil or related Engineering, from an accredited university.
  • Advance experience in the use of AutoCAD, Civil3D and Revit.
  • Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs such as ISO-9000.
  • Prior experience working with government agencies, preferably the Department of Defense or DOE.
  • Experience with use or knowledge of Revit and/or InRoads.
  • Intermediate knowledge of developing CSI MasterFormat specifications, or SpecsIntact.
  • Design experience with Unified Facilities Criteria and the Whole Building Design Guide.
  • Experience in complex excavation approaches and construction execution, field experience is preferred.
  • Experience in the sitework, earthwork, roadway, drainage and structural design (steel and concrete) for industrial facilities.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Expected salary:

Location: Reston, VA

Job date: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 23:35:07 GMT

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