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Superintendent - Electrical

Requisition ID:  221625

Pennsylvania Chemicals is a world-scale facility that will use ethane to produce 1.6 million tonnes of polyethylene per year. The project will involve up to 6,000 workers during its construction and is expected to employ 600 permanent employees when completed. The ethylene / polyethylene complex will be located in the Ohio River Valley north of Pittsburgh. It comprises an ethane cracker and three polyethylene units, plus OSBL including a gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration unit and a large storage-in-transit rail yard.


Role Overview

1. Responsible for field construction operations within Electrical discipline. Responsible for effective direct hire execution of all electrical commodities – Cable Tray, Conduit, Cable-pulling, Terminations and Electrical Equipment installation.

2. Determines workforce requirements. Coordinates established area operational plans. Schedules work to be performed and reviews work accomplished by each craft and subordinate superintendents. Monitors work activities and ensures the quality of work performed.

3. Ensures the most current design document is used to complete the work and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation.

4. Approves craft time records using established automated tools.

5. Prepares reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecast.

6. Monitors tool usage on the site. Prepares Field Material Requisitions for tools and consumables and ensures that the crafts have the tools they require to be productive.

7. Monitors the activities of subcontractors and direct hire craft to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules.

8. Responsible for the implementation of corporate/project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned operations.

9. Coordinates activities with other disciplines or areas and clients’ resident representatives, as instructed by construction management.

10. Performs employee reviews and identifies training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel.

11. Ensures that Bechtel and local/national safety codes, requirements and standards are being complied with within assigned area of responsibility. Ensures the Zero Accident Philosophy is incorporated into every aspect of construction operations. Actively participates in scheduled safety meetings.

12. Implements Six Sigma tools, analysis, and decision making in the execution of duties.


Basic Qualifications

1. Knowledge of a single or multi-discipline construction or engineering operation.

2. Knowledge of Bechtel’s Zero Accident Philosophy.

3. Knowledge of the Project ES&H Handbook, the Supervisors ES&H Manual, the Project Safety Management Plan and the Bechtel Core Processes.

4. Knowledge of the Six Sigma program tools and methodologies.

5. Knowledge of supervisory functions relating to field activities.

6. Knowledge of Standard Work Process Procedures (SWPPs).

7. Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications in accordance with current Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards.

8. Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.

9. Knowledge of the use of subcontracts, and the contractor and subcontractor’s responsibilities contained in subcontract documents.

10. Experience working with, supervising and administering subcontractors and/or Direct Hire workforce.

11. Experience working with, supervising USA Building Trades Unions.

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.