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Solar Superintendent

Requisition ID:  235916

Requisition Posting End Date: 08/04/2021

Bechtel Infrastructure - Leading engineering, construction and project management company that brings a blend of international expertise and local capability to our projects worldwide. Practitioners with deep technical insight and knowledge in renewables, clean energy, motorways, rail, aviation and communications allowing us to deliver integrated EPC services. A values-driven team that puts sustainability and innovation at the heart of our business, delivering real value for money for our customers. 

 

Job Summary: 

The Solar Superintendent is responsible for the coordination, planning and execution of all aspects of engineering, procurement and construction work performed by Bechtel direct hire craft and subcontractors as assigned by the Project Construction Manager. The Superintendent will fill in the Project Construction Manager in his absence or as directed.  

 

Key Job Duties: 

  • Supervises and/or directs craft activities as assigned. 
  • Schedules work to be performed and reviews work accomplished by each craft. 
  • Performs general functions inherent in all supervisory field positions. 
  • Participates in the development of contract, subcontract, or vendor scopes of work, budgets, contract formation, and negotiations. 
  • Supports, coordinates and reports field activities of construction subcontracts. 
  • Manages multiple work fronts across a portfolio of solar EPC projects. 
  • Determines workforce requirements. 
  • Coordinates established area operational plans. 
  • Coordinates and directs multi-discipline craft activities within a specific area of the project as instructed by construction management. 
  • Interface with Industrial Relations for craft recruitment to support direct hire execution as required. 
  • Prepares Field Material Requisitions for tools and consumables and ensures that the crafts have the tools they require to be productive. 
  • Optimize the use of construction equipment and tools on the project - Supervise layout, construction and maintenance of temporary facilities with the Project Construction Manager. 
  • Provide constructability reviews providing risk analysis, suggestions, and input to ensure successful delivery and execution. 
  • Liaise with Core Renewables Team to provide project updates related to scheduling and coordination of work. 
  • Coordinate inspections with local jurisdictions and utilities.
  • Ensures the most current design document is used to complete the work and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation. 
  • Ensures assigned construction operations and subcontractors’ performance are in compliance with specifications and within schedules and budgets. 
  • Ensures the implementation of corporate/project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned operations. 
  • Monitors the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules. 
  • Monitors work activities and ensures the quality of work performed. 
  • Provide leadership for the safety, accident prevention and fire prevention programs which include: Safety orientation of new employees, Prepare safety procedures and monitor Bechtel and subcontractor safety meetings, inspect the site for unsafe conditions and practice and take appropriate corrective action to correct all observed problems & Lead tool box safety meetings. 
  • May support costs estimating, constructability review, scheduling, and coordinating of request for proposals. 
  • Receives assignments with clear goals and the process by which to meet goals.
  • Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance.
  • Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees. 
  • Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies. 
  • Management reviews work to measure meeting of objectives. 
  • Frequently interacts and partners with subordinate supervisors and functional peer groups.
  • Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules.
  • Supervises the work of Support-level personnel (e.g. technicians, designers, etc.) 
  • Assists with management decisions and activities. 
  • Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other supervisors. 

 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. In lieu of degree, 10 years of related work experience required. 
  • Minimum 5 years renewable (preferably Solar) EPC experience. 
  • Minimum 2 years prior Field Non-Manual Supervision on medium to large sized EPC projects. 
  • Must have the right to work and remain the in the Unites States. 

 

Preferred Skills:  

  • Utility scale solar project experience >100MW.  
  • Utility scale wind experience >100MW. 
  • Prior large-scale EPC experience .
  • Prior Direct Hire / Craft supervision experience. 
  • High geographical mobility 
  • Cross discipline experience. 

 

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; Energy; 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.  
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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, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.