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Laydown Supervisor

Requisition ID:  254922

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/24/2022


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


What we offer
At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business promoted though private health cover and access to a leading employee assistance program.  Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives.


Project Overview

Pluto Train is the expansion of a second LNG train at the existing Pluto LNG onshore facility. Pluto Train 2 will process Scarborough gas and have an LNG capacity of ~5 million tonnes per annum. As part of the construction of Pluto Train 2, additional domestic gas infrastructure will be installed to increase capacity to ~ 225 Terajoules per day.

On 1 January 2022, Woodside issued Full Notice to Proceed (FNTP) to Bechtel (Western Australia) Pty Ltd and Bechtel International, Inc (Bechtel) for the Pluto Train 2 Project Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) scope of work. Woodside is Australia's leading natural gas producer, and Bechtel is excited to be working with this key customer to help meet the increasing global demand for LNG as a transitional energy source.


Position Overview

The Module Yard Laydown Supervisor is responsible for the physical receipt, handling, storage, preservation and distribution of all permanent and temporary materials in laydown areas for the Batam Indonesia Module Fabrication jobsite location for Pluto Train 2. The role will report to the Warehouse Manager and require daily coordination with the project Materials Management and Construction teams for material deliveries and for the priority loading and movement of material from laydown areas for delivery to the fabrication job front in accordance with the project execution plan. 


What you bring

  • Supervises Laydown Area operations in respect to material control in field operations of personnel assigned to the project temporary operating and jobsite locations to ensure conformance to corporate, global business unit and project policies and procedures in all disciplines and functional areas for which material management is responsible including: The receipt, inspection, storage, inventory control (manual and/or automated), physical security and issue of materials and equipment from Mod Yard Laydown areas.
  • Prepare and implement safe, efficient laydown area locations strategy to optimize space available and the materials flow to construction.
  • Prepares recommendations for laydown facilities and equipment necessary to provide for professional material management operations at project temporary and jobsite locations, as specifically directed by the PFPM. This activity begins as early as practical in the planning stages and continues throughout the project.
  • Identifying the need and completing the action for all unsatisfactory, over, short and damaged material and equipment received at project temporary operating and jobsite locations.
  • Initiating actions to identify and dispose of material and equipment that is declared excess to project needs by project management.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of initial organizational charts for material control activities at temporary operating locations.
  • Submits proposed changes for approval of the Project Field Procurement Manager (PFPM).
  • Assists Project Field Procurement Manager in preparing Field Procurement workhour estimates.
  • Monitors employee utilization throughout the duration of the project, recommending applicable changes to the PFPM.
  • Assists the PFPM in staffing project temporary operating and jobsite locations.
  • Recommends long-range personnel requirements and assists PFPM in coordinating the timely staffing of required positions.
  • Directs the preparation of procedures and instructions establishing material control responsibilities and methods of operations pertaining to material management activities at project temporary operating and jobsite locations. This responsibility specifically includes but is not limited to project procedures, which must be in compliance with approved Integrated Work Process Procedures with approved variations if required.
  • Continually reviews performance at the temporary operating and jobsite locations in order to validate personnel staffing requirements and determine that performance conforms to standards as reflected in project Procurement procedures and jobsite instructions.
  • Establishes data to be collected to measure performance on a regular basis in alignment with corporate standards.
  • Directs the distribution of these metrics for management review, both functional and project.
  • Assists PFPM in establishing and monitoring a continuing program to dispose of surplus materials and equipment as it is identified as excess to project needs by project management.
  • Implements on-going training program for assigned personnel  


About you

  • Knowledge of materials management automated systems, interfaces between systems, and how data is shared and managed.
  • Ability to blend materials management with project work packaging strategy.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of the full scope of materials management functions on a construction project, including personnel required to execute known workload.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Broad understanding of standard field procurement procedures, including knowing the requirements set forth in the Integrated Work Process Procedures. 
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of the Procurement System (DSCS)
  • Advanced knowledge of work packaging and materials status reporting Minimum 10 years experience in the EPC industry
  • Demonstrated experience in directing or leading craft professional workforces.
  • Will be assigned to the Mod Yard location.


Our commitment
Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust  among others. These values help define our culture and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationality, age, military, or veteran, marital or disability status.


Candidates will be appropriately qualified, demonstrate a strong safety focus and value the development and maintenance of client relationships. Sound communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment are essential.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career with global opportunities, then this could be the role for you.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.