Lead Welding Field Engineer (DMD)

Requisition ID: 277709 

  • Relocation Authorized: National/International - Single 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Dahej 


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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; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

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Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


Project Overview:

Bechtel is seeking to work with a major Indian corporation to provide Project Management Consultant (PMC) Services and Engineering Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) Services for offsites and utilities (OSBL) for a multi-billion-dollar upgrade / expansion of an existing petrochemical facilities in India. The PMC Services will be led out of India with personnel deployed in Mumbai region, the project sites in India, as well as several key contractor locations across India. The EPCM Services for OSBL will be led out of Bechtel’s India offices. Both scopes, PMC and EPCM, are substantial with multi-million job-hours estimated across them.

This position will start as an assignment in Mumbai, India (office) prior to the receipt of the full notice to proceed from the Owner and will eventually transition to the job site for the EPC execution of the project.


Job Summary:

Responsible for the organization and activities relating to construction engineering, subcontracts, and engineering liaison to the design functional group. Interprets design drawings and specifications. Supervises field verification of materials. Provides technical direction to contractors in construction engineering and design functions relating to welding field engineering in an area of the project.


Job Dimensions:

Supervision Received:

  • ·Receives technical and operational guidance from assigned Area Field Engineer or other assigned supervising manager.


Supervision Exercised:

  • Provides technical and administrative direction to assigned subordinate welding field engineers and contractors.



  • Jobsite contacts are with jobsite personnel including subcontractors related to construction engineering and the customer's resident engineering and operating personnel to coordinate construction activities.


Major Responsibilities:

  • ·Support the development of the construction engineering organization for approval by the Site Manager (or appropriate level of Project Management) and preparation of employee requisitions.
  • Coordinates with engineering on constructability and design issues and monitors the interfacing between the construction automation plan and the project controls program at the jobsite.
  • Establishes a Design/Field Engineering working relationship and lines of communication with the Area Field Engineer including agreement on engineering deliverables.
  • Responsible for quantity take-off, control, reporting and forecasting, and ensures the implementation of project environmental control plan(s) as required.
  • Reviews and provides input to project controls documents on progress relating to cost and schedule, and material receiving reports and warehousing to assure delivery of correct materials.
  • Develops project construction procedures.
  • Plans and recommends procedures to be implemented by construction contractors to ensure construction operations are within requirements of engineering design and specifications.
  • Maintenance of construction engineering records for job history. Supervises the receiving, distribution and filing of plans and specifications.
  • Works with customer's resident engineering and operating personnel to coordinate construction activities.
  • Implements controls over variables affecting job progress to ensure engineering and procurement provide timely delivery of drawings, materials, and equipment and to ensure that other corporate programs are fully utilized.
  • Coordinates with the Area Field Engineer for any work related to contract administration and activities affecting the contract administration operation.
  • Performs employee reviews for subordinate personnel, assists in their development and ensures that subordinate personnel receive progressive training.
  • Provides input to the project staffing plan for construction engineers and associated personnel.


Education and Experience Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:

  • A recognized degree in engineering or scientific discipline. Actual work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the technical knowledge described above.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge of all phases of welding technology     
  • Experience in inspection and certifying welding installation by contractors.
  • Knowledge of different types of welding and Non-destructive testing.
  • Experience in Brown Field works & pre-assemblies.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction activities as they relate to engineering disciplines, cost and scheduling, and contract administration.
  • Knowledge of Indian standards and specification and codes as applicable, including various safety procedures and practices associated with the construction activities.
  • Knowledge of approving welders’ test for craft professionals.
  • Familiar with Bechtel's Business Ethics handbook and policies.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of project-specific environmental compliance requirements.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel's "Zero Accidents" safety program.
  • Knowledge of the use of subcontracts; knowledge of the contractor/subcontractor's responsibilities contained in subcontract documents.
  • Prior experience supervising and administering subcontractors. 


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