Senior Vice President, Bechtel Corporation
Brian Reilly has 37 years of engineering, procurement, construction, and project management experience and has been a prominent leader in the commercial nuclear power and environmental management industries. In his current role at Bechtel, Mr. Reilly is responsible for directing all activities associated with the design and construction of the $16 billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Project being built for the U.S. Department of Energy in Richland, WA. His previous positions with Bechtel span the spectrum of services from project engineering to management of the entire engineering, procurement, and construction scope of major projects, including supervision of field work and management of start-up activities. Before his current assignment, Mr. Reilly led Bechtel's work on the Uranium Processing Facility Project in Oak Ridge, TN. Prior to the UPF Project, he led Bechtel's expansion of nuclear decommissioning and environmental services worldwide. For the six years prior, Mr. Reilly was the global manager of operations for Bechtel Nuclear Power, encompassing operating plant services, major modifications, and new generation. Under his direction, Bechtel maintained industry leadership and sustained nuclear construction capabilities, even during an overall downturn in industry demand.
Mr. Reilly is a member of the Engineers Without Borders-USA Board of Directors; Chairman of the Rutgers University School of Engineering Industry Advisory Board; past Chairman of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s Supplier Advisory Committee; and on the Board of the TriCities Economic Development Council. Mr. Reilly holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Rutgers University.