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Rigging/Civil Field Engineer, Cape Canaveral, FL (219448)

 

  • Requisition ID:  219448  
  • Position Title: Rigging/Civil Field Engineer, Cape Canaveral, FL (219448)  
  • Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Relocation Authorized:  None  
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check

 

 

 

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

The ML2 Project is the design and construction of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  The purpose of ML2, located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), is to provide a launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America’s need for deep space missions.  ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems.

 

This project is currently a prospective project within the NS&E Global Business Unit within Bechtel.  The successful candidate will receive a contingent offer based on the prospective award of this new contract.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides engineering assistance to superintendents, directs assigned personnel, veri­fies materials, equipment, and workmanship and assures results meet design requirements. Leads construction engineers in a broad range of construction engineering work within a specific engineering discipline for a particular area of the project. May act as Project Field Engineer on a moderate sized project.  May direct minimal numbers of manual craft field forces during project closeout.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the activities of assigned construction engineers.
  • Directs preparation of quantity takeoffs 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, discipline Superintendents, Foremen, and Craftsmen, in:
  • Interpreting Engineering design documents, vendor documents, and other technical documents
  • Monitoring equipment installation, planning for delivery of construction materials and equipment.
  • Assuring that proper warehousing and storage exists to ensure environmental protection.
  • Reviews engineering design documents to ensure their completeness and constructability.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of field change documents and requests for information. Coordinates engineering solutions with Subcontractors, Superintendents, and Foreman.
  • Assigns discipline scopes and subcontracts to subordinate Construction Engineers.
  • Prepares Construction Work Packages for assigned scopes and reviews Construction Work Packages for subordinate construction Engineers.
  • Provides technical administration and supervision of assigned subcontracts. Ensures compliance with contract documents.
  • Reviews subcontractor submittals and requests for information and coordinates responses.
  • Drafts contract change notices and amendments in support of Contract Administrators.
  • Tracks progress of assigned subcontracts and provides input to project schedules and cost reports.
  • Coordinates with the appropriate site management on activities affecting the contract administration operation.
  • Reviews and/or supervises, as assigned, the preparation of construction estimates, cost engineering studies, schedules and budgets.
  • Analyzes assigned activities to determine the scope, time and resource requirements.
  • Reviews vendor material and/or equipment submittals to ensure conformance to engineering requirements, as assigned.
  • Coordinates the interfacing between the Construction Automation Plan and the Project Controls program at the jobsite. Reviews project controls reports on progress relating to cost and schedule.
  • Performs employee reviews of assigned subordinate personnel.
  • Ensures assigned subordinate personnel receive progressive training.
  • Assists discipline Superintendents and General Superintendents in planning construction execution.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

  • Broad knowledge of civil construction discipline, rigging, cost, scheduling and contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes.
  • Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.
  • Knowledge of project-specific environmental compliance requirements.  General awareness of environmental laws.
  • Knowledge of government compliance standards in assigned discipline and awareness of other government compliance standards.
  • Knowledge of current industry standards
  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Accidents” safety program.
  • Broad knowledge of construction techniques in civil discipline and rigging.
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
  • Familiar with current Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards.
  • Familiar with Standard Work Process Procedures (SWPPs), Nuclear Work Process Procedures (NWPPs), and/or Nuclear Operating Plant Work Process Procedures (PWPPs).
  • Knowledge of project and Bechtel Quality Assurance program.
  • General awareness of local labor laws and issues.
  • Experience working with, supervising and administering subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of subcontract management processes and procedures.

 

This knowledge is normally gained through:

 

  • A recognized degree in an engineering, scientific, construction management, or other related discipline, AND/OR
  • Specialized courses in related engineering disciplines or construction management, AND/OR
  • Actual work experience providing exposure and on‑the‑job training in a technical or administrative role as a construction engineer or superintendent

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or similar and 6 years of experience or 12 years related experience in lieu of degree
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walk-downs which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Broad knowledge of civil construction discipline, rigging, cost, scheduling and contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes.
  • Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.
  • Knowledge of project-specific environmental compliance requirements.  General awareness of environmental laws.
  • Knowledge of government compliance standards in assigned discipline and awareness of other government compliance standards.
  • Knowledge of current industry standards
  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Accidents” safety program.
  • Broad knowledge of construction techniques in civil discipline and rigging.
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
  • Familiar with current Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards.
  • Familiar with Standard Work Process Procedures (SWPPs), Nuclear Work Process Procedures (NWPPs), and/or Nuclear Operating Plant Work Process Procedures (PWPPs).
  • Knowledge of project and Bechtel Quality Assurance program.
  • General awareness of local labor laws and issues.
  • Experience working with, supervising and administering subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of subcontract management processes and procedures.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated experience developing rigging plans of loads greater than 200 Tons either as a rigging engineer or in coordination with Bechtel Equipment Operations.
  • Demonstrated experience participating in a constructability program for a medium or large project.

 

 

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