Area Lead Cost Engineer, Uranium Processing Facility (Upf)

Bechtel Oak Ridge , TN 37831

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition ID: 254899

Requisition Posting End Date:

Project Description:

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel's government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

UPF is a multi-year, multi-billion dollar project and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy's largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration's largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provide enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.

The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard workweek is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; the successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable.

Role Overview:

Working in the UPF Project Controls Organization, which is responsible for management-level reporting, cost/schedule control, and corporate and project-level financial/management analysis. The role includes interfacing with department/senior managers, preparing analysis and reporting as key responsibilities.

Principle responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Prepares specific budgets in accordance with prescribed standards and procedures.

  • Directly interfaces with management as necessary for cost control monitoring, analysis, and reporting.

  • Performs cost data analysis and development.

  • Performs performance monitoring and coordinates cost/schedule and quantity trends when required.

  • Interact Daily with UPF Management and Federal Project team.

  • Assist Central Change Control in coordinating the interface of various subproject change control.

  • Performs Earned Value and Staffing Analysis at the Work Package and P6 activity level.

  • Coordinates with team members to develop, maintain and support Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and WBS-D.

  • Assists with EVMS compliance to ANSI 748.

  • Develops and writes the cost and schedule commentary that appears in the monthly progress and performance reports.

  • Performs performance monitoring and coordinates cost/schedule/quantity trends as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: BS/BA degree from an accredited university and at least 9 years of professional experience or, in lieu of a degree, must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 15 years of professional experience.

  • Level 2: BS/BA degree from an accredited university and at least 13 years of professional experience or, in lieu of a degree, must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 19 years of professional experience.

  • Must be a US citizen.

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check, which includes verification of employment and education.

  • Must be able to obtain a site security badge for access to the worksite.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Skilled in oral and written communication.

  • Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications.

  • Demonstrates an intermediate understanding of Project Controls general technical skills.

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

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet project requirements.

  • Experience with DOE or major EPC project principles and procedures.

  • Familiar with change management such as baseline change proposals and trending.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in cross-project coordination.

  • Knowledge of Quantity Unit Rate Report (QURR), Bechtel Procurement System (BPS), Cost & Commitment (COCO), and Subcontract Database (eSub).

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems compliant to ANSI 748.

  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.

  • Experience with DOE or major EPC project principles and procedures.

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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.

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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.


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