Mechanical Superintendent (FAB MEP)

Requisition ID: 274205 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: New Albany, OH 


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Position Summary:

Assigned to a field construction organization in a supervisory capacity. Responsible for supervising and directing operations within assigned discipline or area. Supervises and directs craft activities, subordinate superintendents, and others, as assigned. Ensures assigned construction operations and subcontractors’ performance follow specifications and within schedules and budgets. Performs general functions inherent in all supervisory field positions. 


Job Dimensions:

Supervision Received

  • Receives technical and operational supervision from assigned construction superintendent or other designated supervising superintendent.

Supervision Exercised

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


  • Contacts are normally limited to jobsite personnel, including craft and subcontractor personnel, or others as designated by supervising superintendents.



  • Responsible for field construction operations within assigned discipline or area.
  • Determines workforce requirements. 
  • Coordinates established area operational plans. 
  • Schedules work to be performed and reviews work accomplished by each craft. 
  • Monitors work activities and ensures the quality of work performed.
  • Ensures the most current design document is used to complete the work and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation. Approves craft time records using established automated tools.
  • Prepares reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecast.
  • 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.
  • Monitors the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules.
  • Responsible for the implementation of corporate/project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned operations.
  • Coordinates activities with other disciplines or areas and clients’ resident representatives, as instructed by construction management.
  • Performs employee reviews and identifies training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel.
  • 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.
  • Implements Six Sigma tools, analysis, and decision making in the execution of duties.
  • On a large project, schedules and directs the sequence of work for several crews of related crafts operating within a single area.
  • On a small- to medium-sized scope, coordinates and directs multi-discipline craft activities within a specific area of the project, or all related crafts of a single discipline covering all areas of the project. 


Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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 below.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Prior experience managing Union craft.
  • 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. 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.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management or related field with 9-13 years of relevant experience Or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree 15-19 years of experience working in the Construction or infrastructure industry.
  • 10 years' experience in large industrial plant construction with 5 years' experience in craft supervision. 
  • Extensive Equipment and pressure vessel field installation experience within a heavy industrial environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, planning and scheduling experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, reading & interpreting and working to: -Piping design drawings (isometric and orthographic), design guides, specifications.
  • Understand Equipment Drawings and specifications and maintain, promote, and cultivate a safe work ethic and positive work environment within the craft.
  • Able to work extended work schedules and night shift as required to support the project execution plans and schedules.
  • Must have work authorization within the United States of America.
  • Expertise in aligning pumps motors.
  • Able to work with Crane and Rigging to plan and execute lift, upending and setting of equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance plan to protect equipment until Turnover to Commissioning.



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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.