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Inventory Specialist III (Warehouse)

Requisition ID:  222156


In jobsite applications, is responsible for material management functions and the receipt, storage custody, and issue of consumables, tools, bulks, spares, equipment, and permanent plant materials to be used in construction.  Oversees materials management records and documentation, and Bechtel Procurement System (BPS) data entry relating to receiving, inventory management, and material issuing.



A. Supervision Received

  • Reports to and receives operational direction from the project Inventory Supervisor.
  • Receives functional guidance from the global business unit Field Procurement Manager.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides direction to assigned material specialists, craft, and clerical personnel, as assigned.

C. Contacts

  • Maintains direct working relationship with Field Engineering and Construction concerning the receipt and availability of materials for issue to the field.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Purchasing and Expediting concerning material delivery schedules and shipments.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Project Quality Control/Field Engineering regarding documentation and inspection for materials received.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with Accounts Payable regarding documentation for materials received and resolution of invoices on the hold report.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with assigned crafts and clerical personnel in the process of receipt, storage custody, and issue of project materials.
  • Maintains direct working relationship with carriers and vendors concerning the receipt and delivery of project materials.



  1. Directs the physical count and inspection of arriving material.
  2. Oversees the preparation of purchase order reviewing documentation including commercial invoices, reviewing packing lists and bills of lading for completeness and accuracy.
  3. Reviews Material Receiving Reports (MRRs) for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness.
  4. Continually audits BPS data for accuracy and timeliness, generates reports and graphs to illustrate metrics.
  5. Ensures documentation to record unsatisfactory over, short, and damage conditions of material received; ensures that corrective action is expeditiously completed and that formal Unsatisfactory, Over, Short & Damaged Reports are prepared for permanent record.
  6. Provides direction to assigned personnel to ensure that material is stored in accordance with the project procurement storage plan and that the location of material in storage is properly recorded on the appropriate storage records (manually or automated).
  7. Reviews the accomplishment of physical inventories on a timely basis to ensure valid records are continuously maintained.
  8. Participates in the project materials protection program in conjunction with other responsible groups within the project organization.
  9. Maintains custody of project materials.
  10. Provides guidance to Inventory Specialists to ensure that issues are property controlled and documented in accordance with project procedures.
  11. Disposes of surplus project materials as approved by project management and directed by Field Procurement Management.
  12. Oversees preparation of shipping documents and registers for materials shipped off temporary operating and jobsite locations.
  13. Develops Individual Jobsite Instructions for performance of work within area of responsibility.
  14. Provides on the job training for assigned employees.
  15. Ensures that control registers are prepared and maintained for industrial gas bottles and returnable reels and containers.
  16. Responsible for the preparation of construction equipment inspection reports for all rental equipment.
  17. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of the construction equipment register.
  18. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of Inventory Control Records (manual and automated).
  19. Responsible for and administers the tool crib inventory on site, including data entry into the tool management system.



  • Experience in the specialized area of construction material management.
  • Proficiency in planning, personnel guidance, and knowledge of procedures concerning shipping, receipt, storage, and issue of construction materials and the administration of documentation associated with these actions.
  • Experience and knowledge of the Microsoft office suite, and BPS or other material management system.
  • Experience in controlling on site Min-Max inventories, consignments, and on site service contractors.


All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Chile.

Position for Los Pelambres Project in Site, Chile.

Salary will be based on current market rates and the posted grade will not be adjusted to suit the successful candidate.


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.