Startup, management and operations, and maintenance support

Bechtel offers startup programs, management and operations, and maintenance support roles for facilities all around the world. The organization is staffed with a multidisciplinary pool of talent, including experts in skill areas such as systems engineering, instrumentation and controls, rotating equipment, high-voltage electrical generation and transmission, water chemistry and wastewater treatment process operations, systems integration, process controls, and tuning and optimization.


  • Nuclear, thermal, renewable, and hydropower stations
  • Transmission substations and switchyards
  • LNG and and other hydrocarbon process plants (upstream and downstream)
  • Petrochemical process plants
  • Pipelines, compressor stations, and pumping stations
  • Makeup water and wastewater treatment plants
  • National laboratories
  • Hazardous waste remediation, vitrification, and neutralization
  • Alumina refineries, aluminum smelters, and copper concentrators
  • Coal export terminals and large-scale material handling systems
  • Rail systems
  • Airport infrastructure and communications systems

What we do

  • Plant operability reviews 
  • ‚ÄčTest-program development
  • Facility startup and commissioning
  • Procedure development 
  • Operations and maintenance training
  • Turnkey commissioning
  • Facility operations
  • Facility outage support
  • Facility inspections
  • Process safety management

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