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Bechtel Corporation Project ES&H/Orientation in Marshalltown, Iowa

Requisition ID: 266897

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single

  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project

  • Work Location: Marshalltown,IA

Bechtel Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customer’s objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining and Metals; and Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values-ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants-integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers expect, and how we deliver.

Project Overview

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through five global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; energy and manufacturing and technology. Today, we team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. Bechtel’s focus on renewables and clean energy is helping our customers deliver transformational projects improving the global carbon footprint on a path to net zero. The Bechtel renewables team will perform project management, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and startup for onshore renewable wind production throughout various locations in the US. The work location for this project is Marshalltown, IA. This position is contingent upon project award.


  • Performs work in the safety field on a small-to medium-sized project

  • Provides input on bid decisions, proposal development, and estimates (scope, constraints, schedules, budgets) with respect to integration and compliance with safety requirements

  • Provides technical support to safety studies, health assessment studies, and project risk assessments

  • Coordinates appropriate consideration of safety requirements with internal organizations (e.g. subcontracts, engineering, and construction personnel) as assigned

  • Provides safety technical support and assistance to projects and coordinates safety requirements and formulation of risk reduction measures with project-assigned safety personnel, engineering, construction, and onsite ES&H representatives during construction

  • Participates in meetings with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of safety requirements that may affect project design, schedule, and cost and to exchange information on technical advances and new technologies

  • Drafts comprehensive ES&H plans, project specific risk reduction plans, safety awareness training programs, and technical reports

  • Provides recommendations and input for revising safety procedures, work processes, and other quality improvement measures

  • Conducts safety inspections/assessments of project construction activities to monitor compliance with applicable safety and health requirements including contractual commitments, permits, and the project's ES&H plan

  • Maintains contact, as appropriate, with government regulatory and resource agencies to obtain current information on new regulations, program initiatives, and technical requirements and standards

  • Maintains contact with other safety personnel to keep them informed of changing requirements and to provide technical assistance

  • Directly supervising other safety specialists/engineers, implements personnel policies (e.g., conducts employee performance evaluations) and provides technical direction/oversight to staff and industrial hygiene subcontractors

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences (e.g., biology, public health) or physical sciences (e.g., chemistry, physics), or in engineering from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience

  • Safety/health-related certifications from national/international accrediting organizations/associations

Additional Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge in a field of science, process engineering, or related discipline

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes and knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution

  • Demonstrated ability in scientific/safety engineering concepts i.e. safety procedures, engineering systems, principles, and methodologies

  • Knowledge of national and international safety laws/regulations and regulatory agencies, processes and responsibilities, industry standards/practices for safety and health compliance, and best management practices for minimizing potential safety risks during project execution

  • Knowledge of hazardous materials and physical risk exposures and Personal Protective Equipment standards as well as People Based Safety processes and procedures

  • Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of safety and/or health subcontractors or consultants. Experience in safety inspections/assessments during construction

  • Prior practical work experience in office settings (e.g., managing safety and health programs, budgets and staff) and field locations (e.g., construction execution and/or operating facilities) performing the responsibilities listed above; requires knowledge of administrative practices

  • Skilled in oral and written communication

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.