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Senior Electrical Field Engineer - Concentrator

Requisition ID:  232034 

  • Organization:  M&M
  • Location:  Los Pelambres 
  • Grade:  26
  • Project: 26148 - MLP INCO EPC 

 

SUMMARY:

The Construction Electrical Field Engineer is responsible for activities relating to construction engineering within the electrical discipline. Duties include interpreting electrical design drawings and specifications, cable installations and terminations, field verification of materials, and technical direction to field electrical personnel as required. This position is not considered the design authority for the project, but only to enforce electrical construction per design.

 

JOB DIMENSIONS:

A. Supervision Received

  • Receives technical and operational supervision from supervising construction engineer or assigned supervising discipline superintendent.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides technical and administrative direction to subordinate construction engineers and others, as assigned.

C. Contacts

  • Jobsite contacts are with superintendents and subcontractor’s personnel associated with construction engineering.
  • Continuous interfacing with client personnel, pertaining to negotiations on subcontract changes.
  • Interface with the engineering design functional group to identify and resolve design- related issues as implemented in the field.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Coordinate with engineering on constructability and design issues relating to the electrical discipline such as installation and testing of electrical systems, lighting systems, high voltage equipment and grounding, and DCS systems.
  • Establish an electrical design/field engineering working relationship and lines of communication with the Project Engineer, including agreement on electrical engineering deliverables and overall construction application configuration management.
  • Responsible for quantity take-off, control, tracking, reporting and forecasting for electrical discipline.
  • Specify the electrical criteria for construction of temporary construction facilities as required.
  • Direct the preparation of requisitions for field procured materials, material substitution, services and equipment including panels, motors and switchgear.
  • Approve field requisitions as delegated by the Project Field Engineer.
  • Review material receiving reports and warehousing to assure delivery of correct electrical materials.
  • Coordinate and monitor the interfaces for electrical data exchange to support the construction automation plan and the project controls program requirements at the jobsite.
  • Develop and manage the electrical construction quality program.
  • Direct preparation of cost estimates for electrical construction activities and coordinate the preparation of cost reports, forecast and progress reports.
  • Coordinate with Field Supervision and Subcontractors to plan/support construction schedules.
  • Plan and recommend electrical procedures to be implemented by Field Supervision to ensure construction operations are within requirements of engineering design and specifications.
  • Work with customer’s resident engineering and operating personnel to coordinate electrical construction activities.
  • Coordinate subcontract activities to ensure electrical materials, equipment and quality comply with design plans and specifications.
  • Implement controls over variables affecting electrical installation progress such as raceway, cable, terminations and equipment. Also ensure engineering and procurement provide timely delivery of drawings, materials and equipment and that other corporate programs are fully utilized.
  • Administer major subcontract changes regarding the electrical discipline and represent the company in major contractual discussions and negotiations.
  • Perform other duties as required by Bechtel management.
  • Validate and submit (discipline) construction quantities for Quantity Unit Rate Report (QURR) tracking.
  • Interface with Project Controls for submittal of quantities to ePCWorks.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical discipline from an accredited university as well as a minimum of six years relevant work experience, or 12 years relevant experience in the absence of a degree.
  • Experience in construction and technical inspection of electrical/design in areas such as installation and testing of electrical systems, lighting systems, high voltage equipment, grounding, DCS systems and cable pulling activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H). Demonstrated commitment to a Zero Accident safety program.
  • Familiar with Bechtel’s Business Ethics handbook and policies.
  • Prior experience supervising and administering subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Accidents” safety program.
  • Must be computer-literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
  • Must be familiar with current industry quality standards.
  • Basic ability to utilize the TeamWorks suite and SetRoute application as the Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).
  • Basic knowledge of UNIFIER for routing and resolving Requests for Information (RFIs), Field Change Documents (FCDs), and Non Conformance/Compliance Reports (NCRs) between project sites, contractors, clients, and home office.
  • Basic knowledge of work packaging and basic ability to manipulate completions module and PunchWorks for interface with the start-up team.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Intermediate understanding of production management including scheduling.
  • Intermediate communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of cost management including estimating and forecast development.

 

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

Position for INCO Project Concentrator, Chile. With the purpose of being accredited to perform in the field, the position will begin in Santiago until receiving the corresponding authorization and then will move to the field as soon as possible to join the respective shift.

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

 

In case you are in a situation of disability, please let us know if you require any adjustments to participate in the recruitment and selection process, to guarantee equal opportunities.

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