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Lead Civil Superintendent, Vogtle (214705)

Requisition ID:  214705

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Project No.:  26139
  • Location: Waynesboro, GA
  • Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug and alcohol screen, background check and obtain badging

 

 

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country.

 

At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on site.  These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists and many others.

 

This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays.  All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.  The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required.

 

Role Overview:

The Lead Civil Superintendent is responsible for supervising and directing operations within the civil discipline. Supervises and directs civil contractors, subordinate supervisors and others, as assigned. Ensures assigned construction operations and contractors performance are in compliance with specifications and within schedules and budgets.  Primarily reports to Building Superintendent for daily scheduled work priorities, coordination between other disciplines and assigned building specific tasks.  Also, reports functionally to Lead Civil Discipline Superintendent for coordination of technical and site specific prioritization of work activities and craft crew distribution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides senior 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 civil commodities such as concrete, steel, architectural and excavation 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 civil work activities or applicable project specific policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with the General Foreman and Foreman to hire civil 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 other duties as required by Bechtel management.
  • Explain priorities, goals, and timelines to team members
  • Implement policies and processes established by management
  • Provide activitiy update to their Supervisor
  • Provide oversight and guidance on day-to-day work tasks and activites
  • Provide input on how work should be structured and allocated
  • Organize, facilitates, and participates in work
  • Solves day-to-day operational work problems
  • Provides input on resource requirements
  • May provide input for hiring, termination, and promotion decisions
  • Identifies training needs
  • Provides performance information on team and individuals to next line supervisor
  • Coaches employees

 

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 the absence of a degree.
  • 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, 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.
  • Must be able to pass nuclear security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to a nuclear power facility.

 

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.
  • 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:

  • Currently maintains unescorted access authorization at Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4
  • Knowledgeable of Clients software
  • Knowledgeable of Plant procedures and training
  • Actively has an ESS clearance with Southern Nuclear

 

 

Shaping tomorrow together

 

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote.

 

Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

 

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.