Control Systems and Instrumentation Engineer

  • Bechtel
  • CL - N/A - Santiago
  • 5 days ago

Company Name: Bechtel

Location: Santiago, N/A, CL

Job Duration: 2021-10-14 to 2021-11-13


Requisition ID:  237319

Requisition Posting End Date: 08/17/2021

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 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

Bechtel is seeking a Control Systems and Instrumentation Engineer for the Mining & Metals team, based in Chile. The position will be responsible for evaluating, selecting, and performing high-level control systems engineering activities. Provides a review of and input to Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs), preparation of Logic diagrams, functional block diagrams, and instrument datasheets. Possesses responsibility for the preparation of specifications, material requisitions, data sheets and selection of instruments based on system application requirements and the review of vendor drawings to ensure proper interface and compliance with the technical requirements.




The Control Systems and Instrumentation Engineer  is principally responsible for:

  • Prepares control system engineering reports for clients as required.

  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports, or proposals.

  • Coordinates control systems engineering efforts in assigned areas with specialty groups, engineering disciplines, the client, vendor, contractors, construction, and other functional groups.

  • When delegated, provides technical guidance to other control systems engineering personnel for specific tasks or projects.

  • Provides assistance to project and construction management in identifying and complying with project control system requirements and in addressing issues as they arise during project execution.

  • Mentors and assists more junior control systems team members.

  • Completes control systems documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.

  • Performs a variety of engineering work in the initial planning and design phase of equipment, systems, or processes by preparing specifications and defining requisitions and subcontracts.

  • Reviews and checks the work of others as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

The Control Systems and Instrumentation Engineer shall be knowledgeable and/or experienced in:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, AND Specialized courses in electrical, electronic or automation engineering. Minimum of 8 – 10 years of relevant experience


Additional Qualifications

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Networks and connects with senior internal and external personnel in their own area of expertise.

  • Minimal supervision with wide latitude for judgment.

  • May assist less-experienced team members.

  • Fluent Spanish and English level intermediate.



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.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to or call +1-800-749-2372 for assistance. Determinations on request for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Juntos formando el mañana

Bechtel es una de las empresas de ingeniería, construcción y gestión de proyectos más respetadas a nivel mundial. Junto con nuestros clientes, entregamos proyectos emblemáticos que fomentan el progreso y el crecimiento económico a largo plazo. Desde 1898, hemos completado más de 25.000 proyectos extraordinarios en 160 países de los siete continentes. Operamos a través de cuatro unidades de negocios globales: Infraestructura; Nuclear, Seguridad y Medio Ambiente; Energía; y Minería y Metales. Nuestra empresa y nuestra cultura se basan en más de un siglo de liderazgo y una adherencia incesante a nuestros valores, cuyo núcleo son la seguridad, la calidad, la ética y la integridad. Estos valores son lo que creemos, lo que esperamos, lo que entregamos y lo que vivimos.

Bechtel es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Todos los postulantes calificados serán considerados para su contratación sin distinción de raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad y expresión de género, edad, nacionalidad, discapacidad, estado de ciudadanía (según lo autorice la ley), estatus militar, información genética y cualquier otra característica protegida por la ley federal, estatal o local.

Postulantes en situación de discapacidad, que requieran de ajustes razonables para cualquier etapa del proceso de reclutamiento y contratación, pueden enviar su solicitud por correo electrónico a para recibir apoyo. Determinaciones referentes a los requerimientos de ajustes razonables serán revisados  caso a caso.