Bechtel Corporation Project Controls Engineer Job in Irvine, California

Requisition ID: 178836


Supports cost estimating, analysis, and control activities and schedule development, maintenance, reporting, and monitoring activities, as directed.

For a large project or staff group, duties encompass a variety of tasks, but remain within parameters established by the procedure or process being supported. For a medium project staff group, duties encompass a variety of tasks that are required to support the project/group.


The following duties are General/Common across disciplines within the Project Controls function:

Collects or receives, as directed, drawings and other scope definition documentation that applies to assigned discipline or commodity specialty, and verifies adequacy and completeness.

Performs, as directed, routine quantity takeoffs, within discipline or commodity specialty, from engineering and construction drawings. Collects and tabulates quantity data for summary comparisons and reconciliations, or verifies quantities provided by others.

Prepares and presents cost/schedule information at meetings, as directed.

The following duties are performed with respect to Scheduling:

Assists in identifying the scope associated with schedule activities, as directed.

Gathers appropriate information that defines general work requirements for a performing organization and unit. Prepares broad activity logic and any required interfaces between activities on schedules.

Prepares durations for schedule activities within a discipline or specialty, as directed.

Gathers and organizes appropriate quantity and work force information for an assigned discipline or specialty. Assists in routine quantity/work force loading in support of discipline or specialty work logic.

Identifies information needs from other disciplines to support activities for an assigned discipline or specialty.

Traces critical-path events or activities, as directed.

Performs routine assigned tasks related to preparation and application of schedule update and monitoring activities. Reports schedule deviations on assigned tasks related to a discipline or specialty. Gathers information to support specific schedule studies, as directed. Gathers schedule work force and quantity data for updating and providing current actual information (status) for discipline or specialty progress and performance reports, as directed.


Experience performing quantity takeoffs, statistical analysis, and computer operations. Skilled in understanding technical processes, engineering drawings, quantity determinations, and mathematical and financial records.

Beginning level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.

Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management or business management or equivalent years of experience

Minimum 2 years of previous Project Controls experience

Intermediate level of proficiency in Excel

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license

Experience in other areas of project controls (planning, scheduling, estimating, etc.) desirable

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.