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Welding Superintendent (SPLNG)

Requisition ID:  221652

Project Overview:

The Sabine Pass Liquefaction (SPLNG) Project is a grass roots 2 Train Liquefied Natural Gas Facility that will be constructed on Louisiana, (near Port Arthur, TX), adjacent to the existing Sabine Pass Gasification Plant.  It will be performed predominantly on a Direct Hire basis with some specialized scope Subcontracted (Soil Stabilization, piling, insulation, etc.).  Unless otherwise indicated, applicants for construction positions should have heavy industrial Direct Hire construction experience commensurate with the type of work to be undertaken and the requirements identified below.

Role Overview:

The Welding Superintendent has direct construction and construction management responsibilities for a number of module assembly operational requirements. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

- Foster and promote safety as a core value in all works which includes participating, holding and attending daily and weekly safety meetings. Ensure safety toolbox is incorporated into daily prestarts. Attend safety walks with HSE leads and Area Superintendents.

- Coordinate with Discipline Superintendents and the Lead Field Welding Engineer to validate manpower and welder qualification requirements.

- Provide direction to Welding General Foremen and Foreman as necessary to support welding initiatives across the project, ensuring the welders assigned to each task have the skill sets necessary to satisfactorily provide first time quality with minimal rework.

- Review weekly scheduled work plans with discipline superintendents for pipe commodities to ensure the project have the welder resources available with the proper qualifications to support the planned work scopes.  

- Ensure that scheduling concerns and constraints are identified and elevated to module yard construction management team.

- Provide input to weekly production meetings to ensure sufficient welder support is also scheduled and available by area.

- Supervise and coordinate daily with direct hire and subcontract representatives on pipe construction activities. Included but not limited to fabrication team, AQIS and materials management team.

- Responsible for ensuring the welding commodities, equipment, and consumable gases are staged in assigned areas and are sufficient to support the scheduled work scopes. Provide oversight to ensure compliance according to the project housekeeping, preservation, pipe cleanliness and AQIS procedures and standards.

- Ensure validation of AQIS records and check sheets as per sub contract procedures.

- Prepare weekly/monthly reports and job manpower forecasts as necessary.

- Provide oversight and assist with fit-up and fabrication processes as necessary to support completion of spooled piping.

- Participates in development of constructability log issues/ideas.

- Works/ interfaces with the Contractor, Subcontractor, and the responsible Discipline Superintendents to assist in delivering work packages as defined to support module fabrication.

- Interface with Design and Field Engineering teams as necessary to support construction welding activities.

- Ensure current revision documents are utilized for installation.

- Responsible for the implementation of corporate/project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned operation position of Area Superintendent.

- Ensure that all Bechtel, State and Federal safety codes, requirements, and standards are being complied within assigned area of responsibility.

- Experience in project execution, welding and pipe spool fabrication, shop steel fabrication, shop supervision and construction management processes are essential.

- Must have knowledge and understanding of Bechtel's SWPP 4MP-T81-03700 series for welding & NDE, 03502 U/G Pipe, 03503 A/G Pipe, 03504 Pipe Supports, 03505 Pipe System Cleanliness, 03506 Pressure Testing of Pipe, 03510 Insulation, ASME B31.1 and Boiler Code Pipe.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in welding and welding supervision with a minimum 3 years Bechtel       experience.
  • Knowledge of supervisory functions relating to field welding activities
  • Must have extensive experience and practical skills for SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW welding processes.
  • Knowledge of initial site mobilization activities
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling development
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Smart Plant Review, Document database navigation

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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.