General Counsel
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc.

Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Posted in Oil and Gas

$156,300.00 - $248,520.00 per year

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Job Info

Location: Monroeville, PA
Job Title:BPMI General Counsel
Career Level: Experienced
Status: Full Time
Job Code: 10PAGC
Annual Salary Range: $156,300 - $248,520

Job Summary:

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is seeking a General Counsel for its Monroeville, PA location, which is just a few miles from Pittsburgh. You will perform your work primarily at BPMI's Monroeville. PA office, you will have the ability to telework on an as-needed basis, depending on personal and business needs. The BPMI General Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice and counsel on all matters affecting BPMI activities at all BPMI locations, including Pittsburgh, PA, Schenectady, NY, Mishawaka, IN, and Barberton, OH locations.

The BPMI General Counsel will independently and proactivelyidentify organizational needs and address as appropriate. The BPMI General Counsel will carry out complex and varied assignments requiring a high order of original and creative analysis from the BPMI General Manager and require extensive input from various departments of the BPMI organization; will make primary legal determinations in matters of substantial importance to BPMI; will maintain contact with and receive direction from the Board of Directors and interface Bechtel's corporate legal department; andwill direct and review work of outside counsel, as needed.


Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as senior counsel and advisor to BPMI General Manager on the full range of BPMI activities and performing assignments as requested.
  • Provide counsel regarding government contracting and prime contract compliance issues.
  • Act as legal resource to BPMI management regarding employment law issues, Labor Relations, union matters, and employee benefit issues, including ERISA.
  • Carry out assignments independently and make final legal determinations in matters of substantial importance to BPMI.
  • Proactively identify issues and needs of BPMI and work collaboratively with BPMI management to address and resolve needs.
  • Interface with company management, provide support to the BPMI Board of Directors as needed, and confer and negotiate with attorneys representing other companies and with the Government and the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP).
  • Advise BPMI management regarding subcontracting and procurement in the government contracting environment.
  • Advise on Export Control matters including federal regulations/licensing under International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
  • Collaborate with BPMI management in the development and application of company policies, procedures, and business practices.
  • Provide counsel in prevention, handling and settlement of lawsuits, charges, and claims.
  • Advise on the legal aspects and implications on the full range of federal and state laws and regulations affecting the BPMI organization.
  • Advise on and support EEO and Environmental, Safety, and Health program objectives.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

What You Can Expect:

  • Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to the United States Navy and global security.
  • Top-notch, dedicated colleagues
  • Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization
  • Career advancement and professional development programs
  • Work-life balance fostered through flexible work opportunities and wellness initiatives.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • J.D. degree from accredited law school program plus 10+ years' experience as an attorney representing a corporation, the U.S. Government, U.S. Government contractor, or other related corporate law experience.
  • Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain Limited In-House Corporate Counsel License within 6 months.

Preferred Job Requirements:

  • Current license to practice law in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Current Secret government clearance
  • Previous legal experience working with the NNPP.
  • Additional education and/or experience in government contracting.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
  • Experience working as counsel for a government contractor.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Keen attention to detail.


Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is a project engineering organization supporting the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. BPMI provides design, manufacturing, and supply chain management of the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of nuclear power plant components installed in submarines and aircraft carriers. In addition, BPMI provides upgraded replacement components in support of refueling and overhaul activities, and aids in the ultimate storage and disposition of spent naval fuel. BPMI also delivers information technology and operational solutions to the Nuclear Navy, enabling them to fulfill their critical mission.


BPMI is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.

BPMI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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