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Superintendent - Testing Furnace

Requisition ID:  221630


Assigned to a field construction organization in a project management capacity. Responsible for reviewing, reporting, inspecting and coordinating operations within assigned discipline or area on the Pennsylvania Chemicals site.  Ensures assigned construction operations and subcontractors performance are in compliance with specifications, schedules, and safety standards. Oversees general functions inherent in all supervisory field positions to ensure contractors are performing to industry standards.



A. Supervision Received

§ Receives technical and operational supervision from construction manager or other designated supervising superintendent.

B. Supervision Exercised

§ Provides technical and administrative direction to subordinate superintendents, field staff and others, as assigned.

§ Provides oversight and direction to construction contractor. Acts as representative for owner.

C. Contacts

§ Contacts are normally limited to jobsite contractor supervisory personnel.



Module erection, pipe installation, Pipe testing, E&I. Complex build interface between work groups.

Heavy rigging, Detailed scheduling,

• Allocate craft workers to specific work assignments on the project

• Comply with project direct hire work practices

• Set and meet project cost and schedule targets

• Coordinate direct hire work activities with subcontractor work activities as required

• Ensure construction site cleanliness and housekeeping requirements are met

• Ensure the quality of the work performed meets requirements

• Monitor quantity reporting process on a daily basis.

• Monitor construction equipment utilization and maintenance

• Ensure that site rigging work activities meet safety and site specific requirements

• Monitor the plan for project transportation services with the Indirects team.

• Develop forecast labor unit rates, field distributable rates, and construction equipment costs in his area.

• Resolve craft jurisdictional assignments via Labor Relations as required.

• Monitor work activities and craft timesheet approval process

• Monitor tool usage on the site

• Review the project design to identify potential changes which will improve the constructability of the work

• Ensure that project automation tools are being effectively used by craft workers on the project

• Approve craft staffing plans for the work to be performed

• Monitor actual work performance against the project budget and schedule

• Approve construction craft work performance and special skills input

• Approve the layout of required temporary construction facilities for the Area

• Establish a working relationship and lines of communication with Project Field Engineer, Field Procurement Supervisor, Contracts Manager, and other key supervisors on the project and in the unit.

• Support and develop as required craft training plan 

• Ensure that required design information is available to the crafts when needed

• Monitor the use of calibrated measuring and test equipment on the project and ensure its checked in per policy.

• Approve Field Material Requisitions for tools and consumables and ensure that the crafts have the tools they require to be productive

• Identify construction critical items that have the potential of impacting the work schedule

• Develop and implement a plan for system and area turnovers that coordinates the activities of all craft disciplines

• Monitor project compliance with the Environmental Control Plan

• Monitor jobsite work rule compliance

• Function on behalf of the Area Manager when the Area Manager is off-site or not available

• Supports Workface Planning efforts.



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

§ Knowledge of Bechtel’s Zero Accident Philosophy.  

§ Knowledge of the Project ES&H Handbook, the Supervisors ES&H Manual, the Project Safety Management Plan and the Bechtel Core Processes. Borouge procedures must be reviewed and implemented.

§ Knowledge of the Six Sigma program tools and methodologies.

§ Knowledge of supervisory functions relating to field activities.

§ Knowledge of Standard Work Process Procedures (SWPPs).

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

§ Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.

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

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

Knowledge is normally acquired through:

§ A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, or

§ Specialized courses in construction technology and management, and/or

§ Prior practical work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge described above.

§ Must proficiently read, write and speak technical and daily English.

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.