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Bechtel Corporation Market Scope Lead in San Diego, California

Requisition ID: 244159

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/01/2021

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; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investments, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values ethnics, 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:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

The Bechtel AT&T Mobility project provides project management, site development, procurement, and construction services to the AT&T customer to build new cell sites, upgrade existing sites with new technologies, add bandwidth to existing sites and decommission old technologies. The project has markets located in various regions throughout the U.S.

Position Summary:

The Market Scope Lead is responsible for identifying and mitigating scope variance risk in all phases of the project; site development, procurement and construction. The scope coordinator will function as an integral part of the project team and must have an in-depth understanding of the contract, and pricing models, and our historical basis for performing work. The MSC should also have good communication and customer interface skills.


  • Reads and fully understands the prime contract and supplements that affect the work in the market, including contract negotiation notes and questions as applicable.

  • Coordinate with Bechtel team members (SMEs) for input and approval of scope clarifications.

  • Coordinate with the PCA and other Market Scope Coordinators to ensure consistency across the markets.

  • Participate in scope identification and constructability reviews with Construction and Subcontracts to ensure the scope provided to the subcontractors is within the boundaries of the prime contract and supplements (do not exceed or are not below contractual requirements).

  • Ensure the warranty program falls within the boundaries of each supplement.

  • Coordinate with the local customer as needed to be the initial notification when disputes arise concerning scope.

  • Review procurement procedures and processes to ensure back charge policies are included in the purchase orders with the suppliers and implemented on the project.

  • Identify trends in the market that are beyond the intent of the contract, customer needs vs. customer “wants”.

  • Interface with all team members and articulate trend impacts to the project.

  • Mentor team members to identify out-of-scope issues “see something, say something”.

  • Provide ongoing scope training as required.

  • Review changes or potential changes against the approved scope.

  • Participate in scoping/pricing of new unit prices as required.

  • Monitor the closeout process to ensure turnover documentation provided is within the contract boundaries.

  • Develop and implement a market-specific escalation process that integrates with the PMO escalation process.

  • Identifies and highlights project execution risks, per the Project Risk Management process.

  • Participates in site execution / do-ability reviews as part of the Site Acceptance Process.

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management, or related field with 13 years of relevant experience or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree 19 years of experience working in the construction or infrastructure industry.

  • Strong technical background in wireless communication facilities.

  • Experience with Nokia OEM Equipment.

  • 10+ years of experience in the execution of EPC or EPCM projects.

  • At least 5 years of experience on construction projects with an understanding of the scope and execution of the work.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of integrated project delivery in the communications business line.

  • Must have high energy.

  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems.

  • Advanced interpersonal, teamwork, and creative solution skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Strong leadership and proactive listening skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Contract negotiation experience.

  • Recent wireless project execution experience helpful.

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.