Craig Albert
President, Chief Operating Officer

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Craig Albert is president and chief operating officer of Bechtel Group, Inc. He is responsible for the management and oversight of Bechtel’s global operations, is chairman of the operating committee, and serves on the company’s board of directors. He is based in the company’s corporate headquarters in Reston, Virginia.

Craig has held a series of executive leadership, operational, and management positions throughout Bechtel over the course of his 22-year career with the company.

Most recently, he served for fours years as president of Bechtel’s Infrastructure global business unit in London, with responsibility for a worldwide portfolio of power, communication, aviation, rail, and civil infrastructure projects.

He also served previously as president of the Nuclear, Security & Environmental (NS&E) global business unit for five years, with responsibility for leading Bechtel’s environmental, defense and national security business, as well as its commercial nuclear power operations.

Craig joined Bechtel in 1998 from Westinghouse Electric Corporation. He went on to hold senior business development and project management roles on key energy, environmental, and national security projects in the U.S., Australia, U.K., the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union.

Craig was elected principal vice president in 2001, became a senior vice president in 2009, and joined the board of directors in 2013. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from University of Pittsburgh.


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 Energy; Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

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