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Mech Superintendent - Feed Prep (Day)

Requisition ID:  232697

Requisition Posting End Date: 03/07/2021



Project Overview

An opportunity exists within the Bechtel project team to work closely with our customer on the SCM21 Project. BHP selected Bechtel as the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contractor for Olympic Dam’s Smelter Campaign Maintenance 2021 (SCM21). SCM21 is the second project in a planned series of major shutdowns for the Olympic Dam (OD) surface operations that aim to improve the integrity of critical plant and infrastructure to deliver safe and reliable production performance, productivity improvements in bottleneck areas and sustainable cost reductions in non-bottleneck areas.


SCM21 will build upon the scope recently completed in SCM17 and is focused on delivering the next phase of the long-term strategy of decreasing the required OD smelter outage days by at least 20% (over a 20-year period post SCM17) while maintaining an acceptable risk profile throughout the subsequent campaign. The project works cover many areas of the Hot Metals (HM) and Non-Hot Metals (NHM) areas and are being delivered under a series of packages. 


Position Summary

Assigned to the field construction organisation in a supervisory role. Responsible for supervising and directing all operations within the relevant discipline and/or area. Supervises and directs Contractor activities, and others, as assigned. Ensures assigned construction operations and subcontractors performance are in compliance with specifications and within schedules and budgets.



Provide technical and administrative direction to contractor workforce, field staff and others, as assigned.

Responsible for field construction operations within assigned discipline and/or area.

Determine workforce requirements. Coordinates established area operational plans. Schedules work to be performed and provides necessary inputs to 3 Week Look Ahead. Reviews completed work against applicable work packages. Monitors work activities and ensures the quality of work accomplished.

Ensure the most current design documentation is used to complete the work and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation.

Approve direct report time records using established automated tools.

Prepare reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecast.

Monitor the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance and quality.

Responsible for the implementation of corporate / Project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned operations.

Coordinate activities with other disciplines, areas and clients' resident representatives, as instructed by construction management.

Perform employee reviews and identifies training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel.

Ensure Bechtel and local safety codes, requirements and standards are being compiled within their assigned area of responsibility. Ensures the Zero Accident Philosophy is incorporated into every aspect of construction operations.


Qualifications and Skills

Minimum 10-15 years relevant work experience including experience with supervision of manual workforce.

Engineering degree or equivalent trade experience necessary.

Shutdown experience is preferred

Previous experience managing EPCM contracts.

A strong understanding of Bechtel's procedures and management tools.


Essential Company Requirements

Ethics: Commitment to the Project's Ethical standards as demonstrated by success on prior projects

Quality: Commitment to the Project's Quality standard as demonstrated by prior Supervisors' evaluations of work performance

ES&H: Demonstrated commitment to the Project's Zero Incident philosophy by prior active engagement and demonstration of ES&H Leadership



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.

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.