Bechtel Corporation Subcontract Specialist (199435) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Requisition ID: 199435

  • Position Title: Subcontract Specialist (199435)

  • Project: Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)

  • Location: Oak Ridge, TN

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • US Citizenship Required: Yes

  • Badging: Must be able to obtain badging

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

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 scheduled to be completed by 2025 within a $6.5 billion budget 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 work week is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00am-3:30 pm. During subcontract performance for field work the schedule shifts to 4x10’s to align with the Construction Labor Agreement work hours.

Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; 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 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:

Forming, administering and closing-out of moderately complex subcontracts in accordance with established policies and procedures. Performs tasks as assigned, including bidder prequalification, bidder lists, bid solicitation, bid analysis, negotiation and execution of subcontracts, administration and close-out.

Participates in planning, work hour calculations and budgeting as it relates to project subcontracting activities. Develops and monitors project work-hour estimates, and master contracts forms.

Principle responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Gathers and compiles support data for the preparation of documents and the administration of subcontracts.

  • Assists Subcontract Manager or Subcontract Administrators in completion of the various administrative tasks required by the Contract/Subcontract Management Manual; Standard Work Process Procedures and automated subcontract management systems.

  • Monitors areas of subcontract performance, as assigned.

  • Conducts investigations and inquiries into specific subcontracts problems, as assigned.

  • Develops and organizes materials for the preparation of meetings, presentations and training sessions.

  • Assists in the preparation of periodic status reports.

  • Acts on own initiative on assigned subcontracts of increasing value and complexity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in related field plus a minimum of 1-3 years professional, related experience OR In lieu of degree, 7-9 years of professional, related 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 site security badge for access to work site

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of procurement regulations, policies and practices.

  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Some basic knowledge of contract types, terms and legal requirements.

  • Some basic knowledge of contract law, negotiations, accounting or cost engineering gained through education or experience.

  • Basic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Basic understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

  • Basic understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialized courses or experience in pricing, contract law, negotiations and administration.

  • Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices and Bechtel policies, procedures and work practices.

  • Solid knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Solid understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.