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Welding Field Engineer

Requisition ID:  217715

Project Overview:

 

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

 

  • Implement and maintain Bechtel Field Welding program
  • Provide specialized welding engineering support for construction to ensure construction meets all code and Bechtel procedures
  • Assist in the management of the pre- and post-weld heat treatment program
  • Assist in the management of the rod room and rod room attendant to ensure all weld filler materials are controlled and meet Bechtel and Code requirements
  • Schedule and coordinate with construction and subcontractors for the best possible shooting schedule at the least cost and least impact to construction
  • Manage and monitor the welding test lab to insure high quality welders are being tested and hired
  • Work with the team to keep up to date with weld documents and ensure the credibility/accountability of the Welding Program
  • Manage issue and maintain welder qualifications and welder stamps
  • Perform field inspections of welding work, and advise on rectification of quality behaviors and defects prior to final inspection

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction methods and processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience
  • Demonstrated field welding experience on a major capital project
  • Strong background in welding with experience in preheat & post weld heat treatment is preferred
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction methods and processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience
  • Displays effective communications skills crucial to motivating team members and presenting plans in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong supervision experience including the ability to lead and manage change is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with and coordinating contractors
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
  • TEAMWorks and WITS database experience is desirable
  • Must be knowledgeable in ASME, AWS and other applicable industry standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Bechtel's SWPP 4MP-T81-03701 Welding Program, 03702 Welder Training & Instructor Qualification, 03703 Positive Material Identification, and 03705 Welding & NDE Documentation is desirable
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • All applicants must have the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of Bechtel's SWPP 4MP-T81-03701 Welding Program, 03702 Welder Training & Instructor Qualification, 03703 Positive Material Identification, and 03705 Welding & NDE Documentation
  • Must be knowledgeable in ASME, AWS and other applicable industry standards.
  • Displays effective communications skills crucial to motivating team members and presenting plans in a clear and concise manner
  • To be considered for Grade 25: Degree qualification in Welding Engineering or equivalent, plus 6 years’ experience or have equivalent industry experience with a minimum 10 years’ experience in welding and/or heavy construction.

To be considered for Grade 26: Degree qualification in Welding Engineering or equivalent, plus 8 years’ experience or have equivalent industry experience with a minimum 12 years’ experience in welding and/or heavy construction.

 

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