Steve Kuxhausen
Manager of Internal Audit

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Steve Kuxhausen manages the Internal Audit function for Bechtel's non-defense global operations. He oversees a team of auditors who assess the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with company policies for Bechtel projects, offices, and joint venture operations. The Internal Audit group also performs special investigations for the Legal Department. 

Steve brings 38 years of international accounting, finance, tax, and commercial experience that includes structuring and negotiating aspects of some of the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG), refining, chemical, and pipeline projects. He has worked on proposals and execution on more than 36 LNG production trains across the globe throughout his career. 

Prior to his current role, Steve was Chief Financial Officer for Bechtel's Infrastructure global business unit for two years and for the Oil, Gas and Chemicals (OG&C) global business unit for over ten years. He was also commercial manager for OG&C, providing input into policy letters, proposals, contract negotiations, joint venture arrangements, and project execution issues. Steve was elected a principal vice president in 2008. 

Prior to joining Bechtel in 2003, Steve served as chief accounting officer and corporate controller, vice president of finance and shared services, finance director, tax director, and senior international tax manager at KBR and its predecessor M.W. Kellogg. He spent his early career at Price Waterhouse, where he was a senior tax manager, management consultant and auditor. He also worked for two commercial banks. 

Steve earned an MBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University. He holds four professional certifications, including Certified Public Accountant.  

About Bechtel

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. 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. 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.  

Bechtel serves 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.

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