• Bechtel Corporation
  • Reston, VA
**Requisition ID:** 195021
**The successful candidate for this senior position:**
+ Initially reports directly to the Engineering Manager Civil and will work within a team of transportation and highway related disciplines to support business development and the execution of studies, for all stages of Engineering Design for projects around the world. This role will ultimately transition to a project specific assignment, typically with a lump sum Design-Build contract basis.
+ Supervises the self-perform design work for a broad range of engineering disciplines and manage/oversee specialty design subcontractors during Project Bid and Execution phases.
+ Plans and conducts independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to specific transportation and highway projects.
+ Has broad working knowledge of precedents in the transportation and highway industry, the principles and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating work with other technical disciplines.
+ Is fluent in applicable codes in US and Canada governing transportation/highway design including AASHTO.
+ Coordinates technical issues with other departments on projects which may include constructability requirements, project controls, prime contract management and technical reviews.
+ Has broad knowledge of precedents in the transportation/highway industry and all relevant disciplines applicable to highway engineering design, including highway and interchange geometrics, grading, drainage, highway signing and marking, bridge, signals, ITS and utilities.
+ Has extensive experience of undertaking and managing self-perform transportation and highway design from feasibility to detailed engineering, commissioning and as-builts.
**1.** Primary Responsibilities
+ Delivering the design portions of the Project per the agreed baseline cost/schedule
+ Ensuring conformance with Contract Requirements relating to Engineering
+ Conforming Bechtel Standard procedures to Project Requirements and ensuring their implementation
+ Supporting the Engineering Manager Civil in planning and implementing a program to develop self-perform engineering capabilities and resources
**1.** Supervision Received
+ Performs most assignments independently with instructions as to the general results expected.
+ Once on Project supervision would typically be from Design-Build Project Manager or
+ Receives technical guidance from Engineering Specialists or Supervisors on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed project plans.
**C.** Supervision Exercised
+ Provides overall design guidance for specific transportation and highway projects and pursuits
+ Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers, designers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in performing specific assignments.
+ Builds, strengthens, guides and mentors the global engineering design functions as delegated by the Engineering Manager Civil.
+ Able to support whole life-cycle costings and feasibility assessments.
+ Provides engineering support to proposal documents.
+ Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates self-perform engineering work during all phases of transportation/highway projects
+ Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.
+ Maintains an up to date knowledge of current trends and implements this into practices and procedures
+ 6Exercises both line management and functional direction over assigned Engineers, Engineering Supervisors and Project Engineers.
+ Conducts annual performance reviews in accordance with approved procedures.
+ Has extensive knowledge of field engineering, construction and T&C activities.
+ Oversees design, constructability and Value Engineering reviews on projects.
+ Supports and creates a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
**Project Specific**
+ Manages the process for the development of equipment, material or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment or works.
+ Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.
+ Assigns lead technical roles over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks.
+ Ensures the provision of on-the-job-training of assigned personnel and provides input for their performance evaluations.
+ Oversees the process for technical reviews of contractors, shop drawings, product data, material samples, etc.
+ Oversees the preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.
+ Oversees the performance of problem analysis and original design.
+ Prepares and/or provides oversight in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.
+ Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.
+ Oversees and ensures the integration the various transportation related engineering systems and disciplines.
+ Acts as primary contact with the client on matters relating to project engineering deliverables, progress and quality.
+ Ensures Engineering Quality Design of independent engineering firms that are carrying out the detailed engineering design.
# Job Knowledge
+ Thorough knowledge of discipline engineering techniques, the design of engineered systems, and engineering and design calculations.
+ Understanding of Engineering Department Procedures, relevant Bechtel design guides. Broad knowledge of the application of engineering to plant constructability as applied to construction methods and materials.
+ Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.
+ Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved.
+ Understanding of industry or regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the transportation/highway industry.
+ Skill in oral and written communication.
+ Minimum 4-year degree from an accredited college program in Civil Engineering.
+ Minimum 15 years of experience in design, construction and operation of highway infrastructure,
+ Minimum 10 years in the Management of self-perform Engineering for major Design/Build Highway Projects including Engineering/Procurement/Construction (EPC)
+ \*\*\*\*The position will require travel, some could be extensive and may result in relocation
**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._

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