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Bechtel is a leading engineering, procurement, construction, and project management contractor supporting the United States and United Kingdom governments in the areas of national security, scientific research, and environmental cleanup.

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.

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Bechtel Government Services


Bechtel’s U.S. government work has historically been for the U.S. Energy and Defense departments, but today Bechtel brings government and private sector practices to a diverse set of government customers with four market-focused business lines: defense and security, environmental, nuclear security and operations, and U.S. Naval programs.

Within these business lines, Bechtel’s government services work covers a wide range of activities, including:

  • Designing, constructing, and operating complex, first-of-a-kind facilities to treat radioactive waste or eliminate obsolete chemical weapons
  • Engineering, construction, and logistics services in support of defense and homeland security
  • Providing engineering and construction management expertise to help combat bioterrorism and support the demilitarization of biological weapons facilities in U.S. ally countries
  • Environmental cleanup, decommissioning, and restoration at former nuclear weapon production sites
  • Operating laboratories and providing design and procurement management services to support the U.S. Navy nuclear submarine and aircraft carrier fleet 
  • Operating premier national laboratories to maintain the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, and to foster scientific research