Bechtel Corporation Engineering Specialist (Electrical), PCAPP (211516) in Pueblo, Colorado

  • Requisition ID: 211516

  • Position Title: Engineering Specialist (Electrical), PCAPP (211516)

  • Project: Pueblo

  • Location: Pueblo, CO

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • US Citizenship Required: Yes

  • Surety Program: UAP

  • Other Requirements: Security Investigation, Drug/Alcohol Testing and Medical Examination, Adherence to AR (Army Regulation) 50-60, random drug and alcohol testing, Badge requirements

Project Background

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

Role Overview

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for an Engineering Specialist at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the Electrical/I&C Engineering Group Supervisor at the PCAPP project and be responsible for performing equipment inspections, providing informed code interpretations, and producing design in support of modifications to an operating process facility. The Engineering Specialist will be responsible for coordinating extensively with other engineering disciplines as well as other departments on the Project to independently produce quality deliverables within a set schedule.

This is a long-term assignment with a 9-80s schedule. The work hours are from 7:00am 4:30pm Monday Thursday, and 7:00am 3:30pm every other Friday. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.

Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment with limited oversight.

  • Performs equipment inspections for code compliance

  • Acts as an NFPA 70 subject matter expert (SME) for the Project.

  • Performs electrical engineering design, including the development of single line diagrams, panel schedules, schematics, connection diagrams, load lists, etc.

  • Develops bills of material for off-the-shelf equipment and components.

  • Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements, for the preparation of electrical design documents, specifications, and system descriptions related to design tasks.

  • Conducts document and design checking as required.

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Provide guidance on code interpretation, engineering/constructions methods, procedures and criteria to expand the skillsets of peers

  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

  • Day to day responsibilities may include support to: operations, maintenance, operations support, acquisitions, safety, and/or quality

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in electrical engineering and 9 years of progressive relevant experience is required.

  • In lieu of a degree, 15 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Must be a United States citizen

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be physically fit and able to work safely at a construction site. Must be able to work a flexible schedule and/or additional working hours during Key Project initiative time periods

  • Must have strong understanding of engineering discipline drawings and design/construction methods.

  • Ability to size equipment and perform cable sizing calculations

  • Experience with Microsoft office programs, VISIO, and other common computer programs

  • Extensive knowledge and application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards

  • Extensive knowledge on electrical systems, schematics and electrical equipment layouts

  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills.

  • Technical knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, application of engineering methods and materials.

  • Broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and of principles and practices of related technical areas.

  • Knowledge of current industry or regulatory codes and standards and study criteria pertinent to the electrical engineering discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PE Registration

  • Bechtel Certification in Engineering

  • Experience working on a Department of Defense Project

  • Experience with the SETROUTE program

  • Documented experience providing code interpretations or AHJ judgements

  • Classroom training in NEC interpretation and year-to-year code changes

  • Field experience supporting installation or troubleshooting of installed and operating equipment/components

  • Experience working within an engineering group in an operating facility

This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:

_____ None / No Program

_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

__X__ This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

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