Working at Bechtel

Benefits

In addition to building some of the most complex and challenging projects in the world, Bechtel offers its colleagues the opportunity to “build a better you.” Our Build a Better You program includes wellness initiatives in addition to some of the most sought-after benefits in the business. 

The benefits offered vary based on location. A list of benefits available in some of our primary office locations is included below.

Australia

  • Accident insurance
  • Australia superannuation plan
  • Employee assistance program: confidential counseling services for employees offered at no cost
  • Employment Cost Plan (ECP): tailored the mix of taxable salary and other benefits to maximize tax benefits
  • Health care: offered to employees and their families
  • Learning and development: includes Bechtel University, online training, mentoring and leadership programs, tuition reimbursement for approved courses, and professional membership reimbursement

Additional benefits in Australia include service and milestone awards, health and well-being activities, multiple salary sacrificing options, scholarship availability for children of full-time employees, and more.

India

  • Mediclaim insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Retirement benefits: includes a superannuation fund and continued medical insurance
  • Term life insurance 

Additional benefits in India include service and milestone awards, reward and recognition programs, special allowance for 3D skilled professionals, health and well-being activities, merit scholarships for children of full-time employees, company-sponsored credit card, and more.  

United Kingdom

  • Accident insurance
  • Bechtel Limited career pension plan
  • Best Doctors: access to world-class consultants who will provide a definitive second opinion based on the most advanced and up-to-date medical knowledge available
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Confidential counseling services for employees offered at no cost
  • Eye tests
  • Learning and development: includes Bechtel University, online training, mentoring and leadership programs, tuition reimbursement for approved courses, and professional membership reimbursement
  • Long-term disability Insurance
  • Private medical insurance: offered to employees and their families
  • Season ticket loans
  • Wellness programme: includes incentives for maintaining a healthy lifestyle

United States

  • Accident insurance
  • Bechtel Trust & Thrift: includes pre-tax 401(K) and after-tax Roth 401(k) retirement plan in which the company makes matching contributions on the first 6 percent of pay contributed by the employee and an annual profit sharing contribution
  • Best Doctors: access to world-class medical professionals who will provide a definitive second opinion based on the most advanced and up-to-date medical knowledge available
  • Domestic partnership recognition: for all applicable benefits
  • Employee assistance program: confidential counseling services for employees offered at no cost
  • Flexible spending accounts: can be used for health care costs, child care and eldercare expenses
  • Flextime
  • Health care (medical, dental, and vision): offered to employees and their families
  • Learning and development:  includes Bechtel University, online training, mentoring and leadership programs, tuition reimbursement for approved courses, and professional membership reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Time off
  • Holidays: Nine paid U.S. holidays a year
  • Paid Time Off: 20 days (160 hours) of paid time off per year, up to 80 days. Paid time off is used for vacation, sick leave, personal time off, or religious observance
  • Vacation Purchase Plan : Allows employees to “buy” an additional 40 hours of vacation
  • Wellness Program  Includes incentives for maintaining a healthy lifestyle
Additional benefits in the U.S. include scholarship availability for children of full-time employees, adoption assistance, child-care and commuter discounts, service milestone awards, matching gifts for colleges and universities, and more.