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Lead Field Co-ordinator (Irvine, CA)

Requisition ID:  223104

Job Summary

The Bechtel AT&T Mobility project provides project management, site development, procurement and construction services to the AT&T customer to build new cell sites, upgrade existing sites with new technologies, add bandwidth to existing sites and decommission old technologies. The project has markets located in various regions throughout the U.S.


The Lead Field Coordinator is responsible for identifying and mitigating scope variance risk in all phases of the project; site development, procurement and construction. The scope coordinator will function as an integral part of the project team and must have an in depth understanding of the contract, and pricing models and our historical basis for performing work. The candidate should also have good communication and customer interface skills.


Job Responsibilities


  • Reads and fully understands the prime contract and supplements that affect the work in the market, including contract negotiation notes and questions as applicable
  • Manage and coordinate all construction-related functions for the timely completion of assigned cell sites or work scopes.
  • Coordinate with Bechtel team members (SMEs)  for input and approval of scope clarifications
  • Coordinate with the PCA and other Market Scope Coordinators to ensure consistency across the markets
  • Participate in scope identification and constructability reviews with Construction and Subcontracts to ensure the scope provided to the subcontractors is within the boundaries of the prime contract and supplements (do not exceed or are not below contractual requirements)
  • Ensure the warranty program falls within the boundaries of each supplement
  • Coordinate with the local customer as needed to be the initial notification when disputes arise concerning scope.
  • Review procurement procedures and processes to ensure backcharge policies are included in the purchase orders with the suppliers and implemented on project
  • Identify trends in the market that are beyond the intent of the contract, customer needs vs. customer “wants”
  • Interface with all team members and articulate trend impacts to the project
  • Mentor team members to identify out of scope issues “see something, say something”
  • Provide ongoing scope training as required
  • Review changes or potential changes against approved scope
  • Participate in scoping/pricing of new unit prices as  required
  • Monitor the closeout process to ensure turnover documentation provided is within the contract boundaries
  • Develop and implement a market-specific escalation process that integrates with the PMO escalation process
  • Identifies and highlights project execution risks, per the Project Risk Management process
  • Participates in site execution / do-ability reviews as part of the Site Acceptance Process


Job Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management or related field with 6-9 years of relevant experience Or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree 12-15 years of experience working in the construction or infrastructure industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of integrated project delivery in the communications business line.
  • 5+ years of experience in the execution of EPC or EPCM projects. 
  • At least 5 years of experience in construction projects with an understanding of the scope and execution of the work.
  • Recent ATT project execution experience helpful.
  • Must have
    • High energy
    • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving problems
    • Advanced interpersonal, teamwork and creative solution skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Strong leadership and proactive listening skills


Preferred Qualification

  • Contract negotiation experience
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred. 

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.