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Job Ref:  166840
Employer:  Bechtel
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Reston
13/10/2016 01:02
Requisition ID:
Role Overview

This posting is for a Mechanical Engineer for design of tunnel ventilation systems for rail and highway tunnels. Must have the ability to use and interpret NFPA 502 requirements for design of ventilation systems using longitudinal jet fans including fan sizing and selection. Successful candidate will be responsible for generating one dimensional tunnel ventilation simulations for both normal and emergency ventilation conditions and must be able to use or learn one dimensional nodal simulation software such as SES, Tunven, or equilvalent. The ability to use or prior experience with three-dimensional CFD software is a plus.

Conduct independent work within a global business unit requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. The selected candidate will be expected to devise new approaches to solving problems while using working knowledge of: precedents in their specialty area, the principles and practices of related technical areas.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Liaise with other related disciplines and co-ordinate work with them.
  • Review design work or studies being carried out by others.
  • Provide support to the Construction Department and Field Engineering to resolve field changes.
  • Preparation and review of P&IDs, calculations, equipment specifications, material requisitions, subcontract packages, system descriptions, design criteria documents, design change packages, and technical bid evaluations.
  • Coordination of work activities with other project groups.
  • Review of supplier documents and coordination with suppliers.
  • Ensuring designs are consistent with project technical requirements, codes, standards, and estimates.
  • Providing support to the supervisor in developing and maintaining scope, schedule, and estimate for design activities, and directing/training junior engineers.
  • Explaining designs to outside agencies and clients.
  • Conducting field inspections and walk downs as necessary.

Basic Qualifications
  • Must have the right to work and remain in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (or a related degree) from an accredited college or university
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License
  • A minimum of5 years power industry engineering experience
  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and walk downs which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.
  • Conversant with the practices and procedures of International Design Codes and Standards
  • Experience of using Autodesk Revit software
  • Experience of Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be willing to travel to project sites (domestic or international, business trip or short/long term assignment)

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering (or a related degree)
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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