• Nuclear Safety & Quality
  • Vitrification 101
  • Tank Waste
  • My Mission - Mark, Project Engineering Manager


In southeastern Washington State, Bechtel National, Inc. is designing and constructing the world’s largest vitrification facility to convert radioactive wastes stored in underground tanks to solid glass. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), also known as the Vit Plant, is located on the Department of Energy’s Hanford Site, near Richland, Wash.

Job Opportunities

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Bechtel WTP Jobs
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URS Corporation


It takes major talent to build a plant as complex as the Vit Plant. One of Bechtel’s core guiding principles is to attract, develop, motivate and retain highly competent, committed and creative colleagues of diverse origins who are the best in their fields.


Bechtel National, Inc. offers employees an attractive benefits package, in addition to market-driven base salaries and other incentive programs.

Core benefits include the following:

  • Life insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Nine paid holidays a year
  • Fifteen days paid time off

Flexible benefits include the following:
A choice of a Point of Service, an indemnity and a Health Management Organziation plan, each including the following:

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible spending account
  • Voluntary personal accident insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Vacation purchase option

Retirement benefits include the following:
Employees may participate in the Bechtel Trust & Thrift Plan. The plan includes a qualified 401(k) plan with a company match of up to 6 percent of your contributions as well as a discretionary profit-sharing contribution.

Additional benefits employees may elect to participate include the following:

  • Group universal life insurance program
  • Loans for education
  • Matching gift program for qualifying colleges and universities
  • Scholarship program
  • Adoption assistance
  • People development program


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