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Superintendent - GTW

Requisition ID:  220025


Assigned to a field construction organisation in a supervisory position. Responsible for the organisation and direction of construction and related activities within a multi-area and multi-discipline construction project. Responsibilities are to ensure assigned jobsite operations are in compliance with design/specifications, completion on schedule, within budget and to quality standards. Responsible for the organisation and direction of construction personnel and activities relating to subcontracts for all packages of work. Coordinates construction activities between all parties, stakeholders and subcontracted packages on the overall project.


The project involves the extension of existing airport pier facilities, passenger gate lounges/services, creation of additional aircraft stands, taxiway/pavement interfaces and supporting utility provisions, and candidate should have experience of similar scope.


The multi-discipline construction project involves subcontracting packages, including construction logistics, groundworks, structural steel, building envelope, MEP, architectural fit out, lifts and escalators, passenger boarding bridges and SPMT transportation.



A. Supervision Received

  • Receives technical and operational guidance from assigned Project Field Superintendent.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides technical and administrative direction to coordinators, administrators and others, as assigned.

C. Contacts

  • Jobsite contacts are with jobsite personnel including superintendents and subcontractors related to construction engineering. Additionally, contact and management of customer’s resident engineering and operating personnel including airfield and terminal stakeholders to coordinate construction activities.
  • Office contacts are with all levels of construction, engineering, and other functional support groups.
  • Maintains continuous direct contacts with client representatives, subcontractors, suppliers and as authorised with third party stakeholders.



  • Responsible for jobsite operations including onsite activities of GAL, subcontractors, suppliers, clients and their representatives and others as may be assigned within area of responsibility.
  • Ensures field workforce organisation is comprised of qualified and knowledgeable personnel, and ensures subcontractors effective personnel utilisation.
  • Coordinates and monitors subcontractor construction schedules, manning charts, and material and equipment requirements.
  • Responsible for overall supervision of personnel in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Allocate tasks and responsibility to project team members and ensure effective personnel utilisation. Motivate and manage staff and ensure correct level of inter project communication is prevalent.
  • Maintains an effective relationship with functional departments through continued engagement and following procedures. Utilise the functional team to seek advice and guidance on schedule, project, staffing or personnel issues.
  • Ensures works are carried out in accordance with the project security plan.
  • Implements procedures to ensure construction operations are continuously adhering to engineering designs, specifications, quality standards, schedules and budget.
  • Responsible for coordination of construction operations to ensure they coincide with the overall established schedules. Coordinates with other superintendents and subcontractors to plan construction schedules.
  • Maintains relationships with the client and their representatives, as assigned.
  • Ensures implementation of a compliant Environmental, Health & Safety program for the overall project, including contractor activities. Ensures construction is undertaken in accordance with CDM regulations, EHS laws and regulations, and customer and Bechtel Standards.
  • Ensures the Zero Accident Philosophy is incorporated into all aspects of construction operations.  Actively participates in scheduled safety meetings. Leads by example in maintaining a high level of environment, health and safety compliance.
  • Performs general administrative functions inherent in jobsite supervisory positions.
  • Coordinates with Field Engineering on constructability and design issues. Establishes a Field Engineering working relationship and lines of communication with the Lead Field Engineer. 
  • Supports constructability reviews during project design and execution.
  • Strives for a high level of quality in the work method and product. Right first time.
  • Coordinates all jobsite contractual activities. Ensures required permits, licenses and airport communications are in place prior to the start of the affected work at site.
  • Encourage innovation from both staff and contractors to the benefit of the project. Promote continuous improvements within the project team.
  • Set targets to improve productivity and efficiency across the project including KPIs for EHS, sustainability, defects, etc.
  • Supports full project close out and handover activities (PHO1 to PHO Final).
  • Reviews and provides input to project controls documents on progress relating to cost and schedule.
  • Identify and report project risk, and issues, and escalate to Programme and Construction Manager where required.



  • Knowledge of all phases of construction operations relating to field activities of engineering disciplines, construction technologies and jobsite management. Preferable that the candidate has knowledge and experience of building construction from foundations to MEP installation to architectural fit out.
  • Knowledge of the Project ES&H Handbook, the Supervisors ES&H Manual, the Project Safety Management Plan, Bechtel Core Processes and Standard Work Process Procedures.
  • Knowledge of the Project Construction Environmental Control Plan. Awareness of environmental compliance laws and requirements.
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications in accordance with current Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards.
  • Experience in complex stakeholder management and negotiation.
  • Knowledge of cross functional work processes and interface knowledge, especially Project Controls, Supply Chain management, Quality management and the ability to manage the relationships/interfaces with management and functional groups.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills, interpersonal skills, open-minded with an energetic and proactive personal style.
  • Familiarity with current industry quality standards.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Accident” safety program.


This knowledge is normally gained through:

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline coupled with work experience lead to an understanding of the technical knowledge described above, OR
  • Specialized courses in construction management, AND/OR
  • Prior work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge described above.



  • All the mandatory training required by Bechtel and GAL as detailed in the Pier 6 Training Matrix.
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)


Grade 27:

Candidate has previously managed subcontractors on a direct hire or construction management project. Has coordinated and administered large, multi-function projects that involve a single business line. Has working knowledge of project processes through undertaking the role of Superintendent or similar on a previous project.


Preferably achieved Lead Discipline Field Superintendent B-Cert or has required experience that matches the B-Cert requirements.

Preferably progressing Project Field Superintendent (LDFS) Tier 1 B-Cert.


Grade 26:

Candidate has previously coordinated subcontractors on a direct hire or construction management project. May have managed and administered medium, single function projects that involve a single business line. Has working knowledge of project processes through undertaking the role of Superintendent or similar on a previous project.


Progressing Lead Discipline Field Superintendent (LDFS) B-Cert or has required experience that matches the B-Cert requirements.



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