JOB DIMENSIONS:

A. Supervision Received

  • Receives technical and operational supervision from supervising construction engineer or assigned supervising discipline superintendent.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides technical and administrative direction to subordinate construction engineers and others, as assigned.

C. Contacts

  • Jobsite contacts are with superintendents and subcontractor’s personnel associated with construction engineering.
  • Continuous interfacing with client personnel, pertaining to negotiations on subcontract changes.
  • Interface with the engineering design functional group to identify and resolve design- related issues as implemented in the field.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the activities of assigned construction engineers, such as the application of drawings, specifications, and subcontracts.
  • Directs preparation of quantity listings of field purchased material and equipment. Initiates requisitions for field purchases.
  • Supervises preparation of construction drawings and schedules. Supervises design of temporary construction facilities and ensures preparation of “as built” drawings and other job plans.
  • Assists subordinate construction engineers and superintendents in:

Interpreting design drawings.

Monitoring equipment installation and planning for delivery of construction materials and equipment.

Assuring that proper warehousing and storage exists to ensure environmental protection.

  • Reviews specifications, purchase orders, subcontracts, inspection reports, delivery schedules, instruction manuals and technical data.
  • Administers assigned subcontracts to ensure contract remains up to date in areas such as drawings, specifications, cost and schedule.
  • Coordinates with the Field Construction Manager on activities affecting the contract administration operation.
  • Coordinates with engineering design on constructability issues.
  • Supervises subcontractor work efforts and administers routine subcontract changes and interfaces with client personnel. May represent the company in contractual discussions and negotiations.
  • Reviews and/or supervises, as assigned, the preparation of construction estimates, cost engineering studies, schedules and budgets.
  • Analyzes assigned construction activities to determine the scope, time and resource requirements.
  • Ensures that vendors’ bids for material and equipment are in conformance to specifications.
  • Coordinates the interfacing between the construction automation plan and the project controls program at the jobsite. Reviews project controls documents on progress relating to cost and schedule.
  • Performs personnel evaluation of assigned subordinate personnel and ensures they receive progressive training.
  • May direct minimal numbers of manual craft field forces during project closeout.
  • Works with various functions to ensure the project achieves corporate goals set for environmental, safety & health, quality, cost, and schedule.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

  • Technical knowledge of a specialized engineering discipline, cost, scheduling and/or contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes.
  • Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the application and requirements of the Project Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) Handbook and the Bechtel Core Processes as they relate to area of responsibility.
  • Familiar with Bechtel’s Business Ethics handbook and policies.
  • Prior experience supervising and administering subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Accidents” safety program.
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications in accordance with current Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards.
  • Knowledge of the use of subcontracts; knowledge of the contractor/ subcontractor’s responsibilities contained in subcontract documents.

This knowledge is normally gained through:

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, OR
  • Specialized courses in construction management, AND/OR
  • Work experience as a construction engineer, engineer or assistant superintendent leading to an understanding of the technical knowledge described above