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Bechtel Corporation Synchro 4D Planner in New Albany, Ohio

Requisition ID: 262327

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Accompanied

  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project

  • Work Location: New Albany, OH

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.

Position Summary

As part of the Construction function and reporting to the Advanced Work Packaging Manager (AWPM), the Synchro 4D Planner is responsible for development and maintenance of the 4D Planning tool for the project. 4D Planning is a powerful method of visualizing the project’s sequence and plan as related to the 3D model provided from our Engineering tools. The ability to provide visual animations of work sequences and scenarios allows our construction personnel to understand the results of a proposed plan as related to installation and conflict resolution across disciplines and areas. The ability to visualize the results of sequencing is valuable in both the development of a plan as well as the demonstration of the plan to various stakeholders via animation.


  • Loading the project’s 3D model and P6 schedule into the 4D planning tool with updates as required

  • Participation in the sequencing of the 90-day lookahead to demonstrate visually the results of the plan for the purpose of identifying potential constraints and successes

  • Providing periodic animations and storyboards to project management and customer stakeholders

  • Continually influencing the project’s schedule with the end in mind system turnover and physical completion

  • Supporting Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) scoping, planning, and visualization

  • Hosting regular 4D model review sessions with field engineering and supervision

  • Coordinates across functions, both peer-to-peer and vertically, to develop tangible execution strategies

  • Communicates execution plans and strategies to project and site management, other key project stakeholders, and customer personnel where appropriate

  • Ability to interface with personnel of varying backgrounds and skill sets

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Expert in using Synchro 4D and experience with Primavera P6 & 3D modelling tools (i.e., Navisworks, Revit etc.)

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to help teams define strategic direction for the purpose of developing practical action plans

  • Ability to think ‘outside the box’ to help resolve challenges and roadblocks as they arise

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Previous experience in Engineering, Startup, or Project Controls is beneficial

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; 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.


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.