Field Engineer

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Executive / senior industry position

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 customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals 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 can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview 

This position is for an aviation prospect in Ireland. The project has not been awarded yet and offers will be extended post project award. Bechtel will be working in an integrated team with our client to support the delivery of a Capital Investment Plan of circa €2bn within an operating airport environment. 


The ideal candidate would be a team player capable of adaptation to an integrated team environment. A driven self-starter, confident, agile, articulate and capable of leading change by example. Collaborative and flexible to meet all the demands of the client. 


Role Overview 

  • Monitor compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental issues. 

  • Actively promote a positive safety culture in the team and on site. 

  • Attend safety leadership meetings as required. 

  • Review construction quality plans and inspection plans. 

  • Perform construction quality assurance and control on design and build projects to establish confidence that the quality of the work being performed meets requirements. 

  • Review and comment on contractor RAMS for submittal into the Client’s Permit System. 

  • Monitor, comment and track progress against the contract programme. 

  • Keep a comprehensive site diary. 

  • Assist in the management of RFI’s, Change requests and Technical Queries. 

  • Assist in reviewing the Project Safety File. 

  • Establish and agree KPI’s to measure contract performance. 

  • Manage and close out construction defects. 

  • Attend and provide input to design meetings.  

  • The Project Engineer shall (where required) fulfil the responsibilities of the NEC Supervisor.  


  • Experience in airport construction or a similar, highly regulated environment preferred. 

  • Experience in developing and implementing policies, standards and procedures. 

  • Experience of dealing with a range of stakeholders at all levels across the organisation influencing the improvement of process and guidance to support project delivery. 

  • Knowledge of NEC and FIDIC suite of contracts. 

  • Experience in contract management and administration across several contract types preferred. 

  • Experience delivering high quality construction outputs that meet ES&H standards. 


  • Ability to take decisive action based on own judgement, experience and knowledge. 

  • Ability to analyse problems and create solutions. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with different disciplines. 

  • Excellent stakeholder negotiation and management skills. 


  • Relevant postgraduate degree preferred. 


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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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