Craig Albert is president of Bechtel Infrastructure. He was elected a senior vice president of Bechtel Group, Inc. in 2009 and a director in 2013. Craig brings more than 30 years of engineering, construction, business development, and executive leadership experience to the enterprise.
As president of Bechtel Infrastructure, Craig is responsible for a worldwide portfolio of power, communication, aviation, rail, and civil infrastructure projects. The business unit is headquartered in London.
Before leading Bechtel Infrastructure, Craig served as the president of Bechtel’s Nuclear, Security & Environmental global business unit, setting the course of a company with a diverse portfolio spanning the full facility lifecycle including R&D, design, engineering, construction, operations, decommissioning, and site restoration. Previously, he served as the operations manager of Bechtel’s Nuclear Power business line, responsible for the company’s work on nuclear new generation projects.
Prior to that, he served as project manager of the Queensland Curtis Liquefied Natural Gas project in Australia for Bechtel’s Oil, Gas, & Chemicals business unit; project manager for the Elm Road Generating Station project in Wisconsin; and project manager at the $12.2 billion Waste Treatment Plant project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford site in Washington state.
Craig joined Bechtel in 1998 in a senior business development position focused on defense and environmental programs. He began his career with Westinghouse Electric Corp. as a design engineer and project engineer. He was later appointed manager of business development for Westinghouse’s government business.
Craig earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.