2024 University Graduate (UK) - Systems Engineer

Systems, Software, Project Management.

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Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

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To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants.

Bechtel Energy provides responsible and sustainable solutions for our customers in the storage, conveyance, conversion, and transformation of energy. Our range of projects typically include carbon capture plants, carbon reduction of existing facilities, liquified natural gas, petrochemicals and oil and gas processing. 

Our Graduate Development program will give you first-hand experience across all the business processes targeting all elements of Engineering. You will be at the very heart of our business. 

Bechtel’s Graduates have a wide range and variety of opportunities available to them, with truly international career prospects. Experience on a project site, both in the UK and abroad is offered and encouraged right from the start; so that you see world-class work taking place on the ground. From day one, you can look forward to working on challenging projects

Position Summary

This position is for a System Engineer who will work within a multi-year United Kingdom (UK) nuclear infrastructure programme for which Bechtel will provide PMO (including Project, Engineering, Commercial and Construction Management) services.

The System Engineer will provide safety case development support to the Project Assurance Manager for a major construction project. The individual will contribute to radiological hazard analysis, criticality studies, development of safety functional requirements and interfacing with engineering to support design development. The candidate will provide input to the development of project schedules and support regulatory presentations to accomplish project mission.

The position is open to United Kingdom (UK) Nationals only. Candidate must be able to obtain a minimum of SC security clearance.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop system models using Model Based Systems Engineering methods and tools (e.g., IBM® Rationale DOORS®)
  • Define facility/system functions, behaviors, and other design requirements, prepare the criteria documents and coordinates and facilitates technical discussion to resolve system design issues
  • Coordinate system-level design verification, requirements verification, test requirements specifications, and requirements flow down and traceability
  • Coordinate work and collaborates with other engineering disciplines
  • Provide technical assistance to other Systems personnel and interacts with project functions, the customer, and regulatory agency personnel in the resolution of complex regulatory issues
  • Provides assistance to project management in identifying and complying with project Systems requirements and in addressing issues as they arise during project execution

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in engineering or related field from an accredited university or college
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Ability to work on the client site in Aldermaston 3 days per week

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of systems engineering a benefit, ideally within a nuclear or other highly regulated environment
  • Experience working within a nuclear site a benefit
  • Ability to produce high quality, complex documentation
  • Experience facilitating multi-discipline meetings to resolve technical and related requirements compliance issues
  • Ability to read and understand engineering documents and drawings

Total Rewards/Benefits

For decades, Bechtel has worked to inspire the next generation of engineers and beyond! Because our teams face some of the world's toughest challenges, we offer robust benefits to ensure our people thrive. Whether it is advancing careers, delivering programs to enhance our culture, or providing time to recharge, Bechtel has the benefits to build a legacy of sustainable growth.


Job ID Number: 276862
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  • Information Technology
  • Project Management
  • Software
  • Systems
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