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Field Logistic Supervisor

Requisition ID:  231770

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/31/2021


Supervises Logistics personnel and/or responsibilities on a project, within Procurement in a global business unit, within Bechtel Global Logistics (BGL).  Establishes and/or implements Logistics plans, procedures, work processes, and resources to ensure the safe, timely, and economical delivery of goods to meet project requirements.




A. Supervision Received

  • Depending upon assignment, reports to and receives operational direction from one of the following:  project Logistics lead, Project Procurement Manager, global business unit Procurement Manager, Corporate Manager of Global Logistics.
  • Receives functional guidance from BGL Operations Lead or Corporate Manager of Global Logistics.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides operational direction to assigned project Logistics Specialists.

C. Contacts

  • If assigned to a project, maintains close working relationships with other disciplines within the project team and BGL.
  • If assigned to Procurement in a global business unit, maintains relationships with the Procurement team, project Logistics leads and BGL.
  • Maintains contacts with government regulatory agency personnel, Logistics service providers, and goods suppliers.
  • Maintains contact with Logistics industry sources and information resources to remain informed and to advise of industry trends, tools and best practices.
  • If assigned to BGL, maintains relationships with project Logistics personnel.


  • Oversees the activities of assigned personnel to ensure timely completion of individual and team responsibilities.
  • Establishes and implements plans, instructions, procedures and work process improvements to ensure the safe, timely and economical delivery of goods to meet project requirements.
  • Ensures the timely and accurate completion of milestone and performance reports to satisfy project information requirements.
  • Ensures Logistics service provider services are acquired in accordance with Bechtel Corporate and Procurement policies and procedures.
  • Provides cost, transportability, service, and terms and conditions analysis as requested to assist with project proposals, materials/equipment purchases, and the selection of Logistics service providers.
  • Represents Logistics at supplier/contractor kickoff meetings to review supplier/contractor delivery and BGL requirements contained in purchase and contract documents.
  • Prepares and presents Logistics service provider bid tabs, commitment authorizations, and contract documents for approval by project and or client management.
  • Negotiates Logistics service provider agreements to maximize Bechtel’s commercial and technical interests.
  • Develops Logistics costs, job-hour requirements and reports for project or functional budget formation and management.
  • Prepares Logistics studies including site and service provider facility visits.
  • Oversees Logistics service provider performance to ensure services are carried out as contracted for and to ensure that project requirements are satisfied.
  • Conducts annual performance reviews and assists with development plans for assigned personnel.
  • Ensures safety requirements and measures are integrated into all Logistics activities.
  • Knowledge of the authorization manual for special transports
  • Knowledge of the configuration of equipment and weights per axle
  • Basic knowledge of types of construction equipment such (Excavators, Cranes, Sidebooms)
  • Knowledge of the process of processing road permits for both oversized cargo and overweight cargo



Knowledge and proficiency that is consistent with the salary grade determination (listed below), with the following:


  • Bechtel and Supply Chain instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Bechtel  Logistics procedures (Supply Chain College)
  • Logistics service provider pricing, services, operations and terms and conditions
  • BGL corporate agreements
  • Bechtel procedures and instructions for compliance with governmental regulations affecting the movement of goods and technology
  • Bechtel cargo insurance requirements and their integration into goods purchase orders and Logistics service provider agreements
  • Industry packing, marking, and shipping requirements and their application to Bechtel purchased equipment
  • Formalities and processes for importing and exporting globally
  • Trade and delivery terms and export credit agency requirements
  • Elements of cost and resource requirements for preparation and management of Logistics budgets
  • Arranging for movement of over-dimensional, over-weight or hazardous materials/equipment via all modes of transportation
  • Project Logistics execution plans and procedures
  • Supervisory methods and techniques to maximize team and individual performance and ensuring employee satisfaction
  • Bechtel e-Procurement tools and techniques

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 and expression, age, national origin,  citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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.