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Junior Pipe Stress Engineer - Richland Wa. - REMOTE POSITION

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Bechtel is looking for a junior level pipe stress engineer for a direct hire REMOTE opportunity with 2-4 years experience for the Hanford project. MUST BE A US CITIZEN.

Project Overview:

Bechtel is a global engineering, construction and project management company that has “built the world” for more than 120 years, having constructed Hoover Dam, the English Channel Tunnel, entire cities in the Middle East, the second-largest solar thermal power project in the world, and millions of miles of roads and pipelines. We produce a lasting, positive legacy by creating jobs, growing economies, connecting communities to resources, shoring up and expanding infrastructure, and making the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

Join us as we make history at the Hanford Vit Plant, known as the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. We are designing and building a one-of-a-kind facility that will turn radioactive and chemical waste left over from World War II and Cold War plutonium production into a form safe for disposal. Your efforts will help protect the nearby Columbia River and the communities, salmon, and wildlife along its shorelines throughout the Northwest.

Sitting at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers near two mountain ranges, our community provides access to year-round outdoor recreation, 300 days of sun a year, more than 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius, and the amenities of large cities just a three-hour drive (or short flight) to Seattle and Portland.

This position is a full-time role that offers full-time telework in accordance with current business requirements, and works a 9/80 schedule, offering every other Friday off. This position may require periodic travel to the Richland, Washington project office via business trips. Relocation to the Richland, Washington project office or job site may be required in the future if business requirements change.


Essential duties include performing pipe stress analysis of systems in accordance with ASME B31.3 Code.
The stress work includes the modeling of the piping systems to verify piping flexibility, stability and qualification of equipment nozzle loads.
Work closely with layout personnel and pipe support engineers to deliver a quality and cost-effective design.
Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and vendors as required.

Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

Basic understanding of ASME B31.3 and other relevant industry piping codes and standards.
Prior experience using a computer pipe stress analysis program.
Project citizenship requirements.

Grade education/experience:

Grade 23 - BS degree with 2 years of related experience.
Grade 24 - BS degree with 4 years of related experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.
Possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

EIT certification or PE registration.
Prior experience using pipe stress analysis programs ME101 and/or Bentley AutoPIPE.
Previous Bechtel project experience.
Previous DOD/DOE project experience.

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