Senior Vice President, Bechtel Corporation
Brian Reilly is a Senior Vice President with Bechtel, one of the world's leading engineering and construction companies. He is currently serving as the Project Director for the Uranium Processing Facility Project at the Department of Energy's Y-12 complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In this role, he is responsible for directing all engineering, procurement, construction, and start-up activities associated with this $6.5 billion facility that will replace World War II era production facilities built for the Manhattan Project.
Mr. Reilly has 37 years of engineering, construction, and project management experience and has been a consistent leader in the power industry. His previous positions with Bechtel span the spectrum of services from engineering/construction to management of major projects to key positions in business line management. Before coming to Y-12 in 2014, Mr. Reilly was the global manager of operations for the Bechtel Nuclear Power business, encompassing operating plant services, major modifications, and new generation.
Mr. Reilly holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University. He 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; a member of the Board of Directors of the East Tennessee Economic Council; and a member of the Advisory Board for the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN.