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Civil Superintendent (Piles)

Requisition ID: 258670 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Richmond, TX 

Project Overview:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals.


Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. Bechtel’s focus on renewables and clean energy is helping our customers deliver transformational renewables and clean energy projects. Bechtel renewables team will perform the project management, engineering, procurement, and construction for a 218MWac / 271MWdc utility-scale solar photovoltaic (“PV”) generating plant to be located in Fort Bend County, Texas. Position is based on project award.   


Position Summary:

The Civil Superintendent (Piles) is responsible for supervising and directing operations within the applicable discipline. Supervises and directs craft, craft supervisors and others, as assigned. Ensures assigned construction operations and contractors performance are in compliance with specifications and within schedules and budgets. Reports to Project Site Superintendent for daily scheduled work priorities, coordination between other disciplines and assigned specific tasks. 



  • 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 (ESH) Lead. 
  • 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 piling are 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 three 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 civil work activities or applicable project specific policies and procedures. 
  • Coordinate with the General Foreman to hire craft labor to execute work.  Coordinate with other discipline superintendents with established 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.
  • Prepare material requisitions for tools and consumables and coordinate through Supply Chain to obtain these materials. 
  • Prepare reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecasts.  Perform employee reviews and identify training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel. 
  • Perform other duties as required by Bechtel management.


Qualifications and Skills:

Basic Qualifications and Skills:

  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree in relevant technical discipline and a minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience or 6-8 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) and commitment to a Zero Accident safety program. 
  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walkdowns which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, walking on uneven surfaces, and lifting up to 40 lbs.  
  • 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.


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.

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.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.