> High Speed 1
St Pancras Station, London
Developing St Pancras Station involved
carefully turning one of the city’s oldest
landmarks into the major hub of the
UK’s first high speed rail link.
> 22,000 projects
> 140 countries
> 42,500 people
It's a big world
(come and see it)
We are a global business with a global project With Bechtel projects completed and ongoing in
portfolio. Bechtel offers many people the more than 140 countries and a sustained presence in all
opportunity to spend time working on different corners of the world, you could have the
continents with different cultures. A willingness to opportunity to travel extensively during your time
appreciate the traditions and customs of new places with us.
is vital for a career with us.
For a full list of our projects and locations, visit
Across the world, Bechtel people are respected for www.bechtel.com
their appreciation of the working practices and
cultural conventions of the people they work with.
The great variety of cultures that we work with is
reflected in our own staff. We value diverse
backgrounds, experiences, and views.
Above Left: Stephen Smith. Geographical Information Systems, Abu Dhabi
Center: Darby Kimball. Senior nuclear engineer, San Francisco
Right: Nisha Desai. Contracts specialist, Tube Lines, London
Shape the planet
Our values are integral to the way we do business: You’ll also help people develop new skills to work
on our projects, improving sustainability in our
business, and in the communities where we work.
ethics – excellence – fair return – mutual respect
safety – sustainability Bechtel has played a key role in developing the
global landscape for more than 110 years. We
need you to help us meet the challenges of the
Building projects that balance economic, next century and continue to protect and sustain
environmental, and community values is key to human and natural resources for future
Bechtel’s approach to sustainability. generations.
As a member of our team you’ll help us meet the We plan and act for the future – for the long term
need for clean energy sources, now and in the good of our company, our customers, and our
future. world. Join us.
Above Left: High-performance glazing systems serve 77 percent of occupied areas with natural light in Shanghai
Center: Fjardaal Aluminum Smelter where latest technologies assure minimum environmental impact
Right: Photovoltaic panels at Oberlin College's Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies
> committed to renewable energy
> innovative approaches to sustainability
> improving standards of living and quality of life
> Plantronics Consulting
Sustainability was a prime objective in designing a new Plantronics
facility in China. Rain water and snowmelt are collected in ponds for
later use in irrigation and fire protection.
LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,
standard for ‘green’ building design) building and one of the first
buildings in China to be certified.
> Akshay Prabhakar
Read Akshay’s story at bechtel.com/akshay
E-mail Akshay at email@example.com
“I could have taken an easy job, but I’d just be
bored. I need a challenge. I need to push my own
Hard work is good
We haven’t achieved our reputation by luck. It has If you don’t want to be stretched and tested in
taken us a lot of hard work. Time and again our your work, we’re not for you.
work has demonstrated that the only limits on
human achievement are those we place on
ourselves. But if you want your work to be more than just a
job – to be something that motivates and inspires
you, where you can see your efforts come to
A career at Bechtel means reaching beyond your fruition and your hard work rewarded – choose
limits to achieve what you never thought possible. Bechtel.
We seek individuals who are ready to meet these We can help you turn your dedication and energy
challenges and committed to ensuring the success into a rewarding and fulfilling career.
of their team.
Above Left: Nitrogen Tanks Utility Complex; Jamnagar Refinery, India
Center: As the sun sets over the desert sands of Dubai, the night shift begins work on the brightly illuminated modules of
the control riser platform that will sit offshore in the Bay of Bengal
Right: Checking scrambling codes at a Vodafone 3G site Sydney, Australia
> EG LNG Train 1
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Children at the Basile Orphanage where Bechtel employees at the EG
LNG Train 1 project site, and in Houston, helped raise more than $20,000
to purchase and deliver toys, food, and other much needed items.
> getting involved in local communities
> helping to change lives
> making friends for life
Find more than
just a job
Although your work with us will require a lot from While our primary focus is delivering successful
you, we believe that you will achieve more if you projects, Bechtel believes that there is always time
have an active and enjoyable work/life balance. for a business to fulfill its corporate responsibility in
the community and make a positive contribution
Everyone needs time to pursue personal interests.
With opportunities for flexible work schedules –
you’ll have time for the things you love. It’s all a question of balance.
What’s more, we’ll help you find ways to expand
your interests, giving you opportunity to join
teams, volunteer for community projects, and
achieve things you never knew you could.
Left: Bechtel employees compete in the three-day BG U.S. Challenge in the Pocono Mountains raising over $58,000 for
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 2008
Center: Teams from Bechtel participate in the Anaconda Adventure Race in Western Australia raising funds for the Burnet
Foundation that helps find cures for common diseases, 2007
Right: A fun-filled day at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park for children from the Chornobyl area of the former Soviet Union
Launch your career
When we hire, we do it to make Bechtel stronger. Those who join Bechtel can expect the benefits of
Potential is everything. We’re looking for the next working and training with the world’s best.
wave of Bechtel people who can manage and
deliver projects like no one else in the market.
And once we’ve made that investment in you, we
want to keep you with us. You can expect high
We will devote time, energy, and expertise getting earning potential, the opportunity for fast-track
you to a position where you can make the career progression, and the continued support and
contribution that we believe you’re capable of. mentoring of your colleagues.
You can achieve big things and we’ll apply the full
range of our resources and experience to help you
fulfill your potential, including mentoring
programs, online and classroom training, and
Above Left: Students discuss the design of a metro station in Northern Virginia
Center: Early career conference participants at the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building, Washington DC
Right: Members of the Bechtel chapter of NA-YGN (North American Young Generation in Nuclear)
“At Bechtel I get to work with such great engineers and to learn so much
from them. In the next five years, I want to get my masters in civil
engineering, and be a professional licensed engineer. I’m gaining the
leadership skills needed to lead a group of engineers in a project.”
> Melissa Sanchez
Read Melissa’s story at bechtel.com/melissa
E-mail Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bechtel is the world's No. 1 choice for engineering, construction, and project management. In 2008, Bechtel
celebrates 110 years at the forefront of the engineering industry.
Our diverse portfolio encompasses energy, infrastructure, communications, mining, oil and gas, and
government services. We currently have projects in dozens of locations worldwide,
from Alaska to Australia.
Privately owned with major offices in Brisbane, Frederick, Houston, London, Montreal, New Delhi, San
Francisco, and Shanghai, we are a major presence throughout the world with more than 42,500 employees.
Bechtel hires graduates for careers in the following fields: Construction, Contract Administration,
Engineering, Environmental, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Procurement, Project
Controls, Quality Assurance, Safety & Health, Startup, and more.
To apply to Bechtel, visit www.bechtel.com/university
or e-mail your questions to email@example.com