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Job Ref:  176768
Employer:  Bechtel
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Reston
10/10/2016 01:02
Requisition ID:
Role Overview:
Executes assignments concerned with specialized or unique engineering / scientific requirements in a global business unit.
Has technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, and coordinating these assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and may involve development of novel concepts, approaches and solutions.

Plans and coordinates signaling and control engineering work on the project and is accountable for the delivery of the associated preliminary engineering.
This work includes all railway infrastructure fixed equipment for signaling, telecommunications, central control and on-board/mobile signaling and telecommunications equipment.
Manages the complex interfaces with railway system design and oversees the detailed design prepared by multiple design contractors.
Manage the use of relevant techniques and procedures Quantified and Qualitative Risk Assessment and HAZOP analysis in relation to the signaling system.
Exercises both line management and functional direction over assigned Engineers, Engineering Supervisors and Project Engineers.
Participates in contact with the client on matters relating to project engineering progress and quality.

  • Responsible for all rail systems signaling and control design and construction technical coordination and interface issues.
  • Provides technical coordination between the Stakeholders, Consultants, Engineering, Construction and the Contractor's staff. Reviews and approves design documents, material requisitions and specifications for construction or procurement use.
  • Manage design, constructability and Value Engineering reviews.
  • Supervise the preparation of, reviews and endorses bid analyses and recommendations for procurement of equipment material and services within engineering scope of responsibility.
  • Check and ensure Engineering Quality Design of independent engineering firms that are carrying out the detailed engineering design.
  • Perform technical reviews of contractors' shop drawings, product data, material samples, etc.
  • Reviews major changes or deviations in project scope, project material quantities, budget or schedule, and assists particularly with defining the change, obtaining accurate estimates of the hours involved, and recommending budget adjustment.
  • Provide technical input to the management of contract change process.
  • Prepare and / or review design change requests / notices.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline and 15+ years of experience or 15+ years of related experience.
  • Managed railway engineering activities on a large, complex project / program or on multiple lesser size projects.
  • Must be familiar with American and European, civil engineering and railway codes and standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of signaling equipment, systems and processes, including signaling design and testing & commissioning procedures.
  • Communication skills: Advanced Written & Oral
  • Computer literacy: Advanced MS Office suite
  • Advanced detailed knowledge of project engineering procedures
  • Contract Administration: Preparation of Scope of Works documents:
Advanced knowledge relating to the construction of railway infrastructure works

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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