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Night Shift Piping Superintendent, UPF

Requisition ID:  224002

 

 

Project Description:

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

 

UPF will be built by 2025 for $6.5 billion and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provide enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.

 

Role Overview:

The Piping Superintendent is responsible for supervising and directing craft resources within the piping discipline. Supervises and directs General Foremen, Foremen, craft and others, as assigned. Ensures assigned construction operations performance are in compliance with specifications and within schedules and budgets.  Primarily reports to Area Managers for daily scheduled work priorities, coordination between other disciplines and assigned building specific tasks.  Also, reports functionally to the Lead Piping Superintendent for coordination of technical and site specific prioritization of work activities and craft crew distribution.  Coordinates with Field Engineering for questions with design documents, materials, and other work control documents.

 

This position will be assigned to night shift and will require working overtime.

 

The UPF project has multiple work schedules that are subject to change and may require employees to work overtime and/or night shift when a business need arises. The core construction working hours are between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Work schedule and overtime are to be approved in advance by supervisors.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership for environmental, safety, health, injury/accident and fire prevention on the project.  This includes safety orientation, preparation of safety procedures and leading direct hire safety meetings.
  • Inspect building and area for unsafe conditions, behaviors and practices and take appropriate corrective action to mitigate and eliminate.
  • Coordinate safety training and enforce safe work behaviors and practices at all times in conjunction with the Environmental Safety and Health Supervisor.
  • Be the Champion for the ZERO Accident Program.  Ensure that Bechtel Core processes and local/national safety codes, requirements and standards are being complied with within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ensure the applicable design document for piping commodities is provided to direct hire craft personnel to complete work, and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation.
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and optimization of craft labor and maintaining the four week look ahead schedule for labor and equipment.
  • Interface with Labor/Industrial Relations for craft recruitment and training programs. Approve workforce job requirements and review work accomplished by each craft.
  • Review craft time records using established automated tools.
  • Review and approve major equipment mobilization and demobilization.
  • Responsible for implementing corporate project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned work activities or applicable project specific policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with the General Foreman and Foreman to hire craft labor to execute work.
  • Coordinate with other discipline superintendents with established building or area construction work activities and plans.
  • Lead the preparation and implementation of the 3-week look-ahead and four-week rolling schedule and budget control with support from Field Engineering and Project Controls.
  • Provide input to Field Engineering for quantity tracking application and report weekly installed quantities.
  • Prepare material requisitions for tools and consumables and coordinate through Procurement to obtain these materials.
  • Prepare reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecasts.
  • Plan the manpower and equipment required to execute the job.
  • Perform employee reviews and identify training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel.
  • Perform other duties as required by Bechtel management.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical discipline from an accredited university as well as a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience, or 12 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check, including verification of employment, education and travel
  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walk downs which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of EPC and EPCM construction programs, technologies, means and methods.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of supervisory functions relating to construction field activities.
  • Working knowledge with ASME NQA-1 1994, 2008 and Addendum 2009, ASME B31 series, testing and flushing of piping systems.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) and commitment to a Zero Accident safety program.
  • Basic to Intermediate experience in construction management of nuclear power and non-reactor nuclear facility EPC projects.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intermediate knowledge of EPC and EPCM construction programs, technologies, means and methods.
  • Intermediate knowledge of supervisory functions relating to construction field activities.
  • Intermediate knowledge with ASME NQA-1 1994, 2008 and Addendum 2009, ASME B31 series, testing and flushing of piping systems.
  • Intermediate experience in construction management of nuclear power and non-reactor nuclear facility EPC projects.

 

 

 

 

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.  
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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, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.