Requisition ID: 238342
Requisition Posting End Date: 10/19/2021
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.
The UPF Construction project works on various schedules with differing start times, and may require employees to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and/or night shift as business needs arise.
Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable.
Assigned to the Construction organization in a supervisory capacity as a Mechanical Superintendent. Responsible for supervising and directing operations of construction craft personnel. Supervises and directs Construction craft activities assigned to Uranium Processing Facility (UPF). Ensures assigned construction operations are performed safely, in compliance with specifications and within budget and schedules. Performs general functions inherent in all supervisory construction (field) positions. Responsible for managing craft personnel in adherence to the Construction Labor Agreement (CLA). Position responsibilities include:
- Responsible for field construction operations within assigned discipline or area.
- Safely directs assigned construction work in accordance with Bechtel’s safety program.
- Determines manual staffing requirements.
- Coordinates established area operational plans.
- Schedules work to be performed and reviews work accomplished by each craft.
- Monitors work activities, ensures the quality of work performed.
- Ensures the most current design document is used to complete the work and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation.
- Approves craft time records using established automated tools.
- Prepares schedules, construction methods and procedures.
- Supervises and directs subordinate personnel and craftsmen in construction activities within the assigned area.
- Supports Area Management (Project Management, Area Superintendent, etc.) on a “day-to-day” basis to meet area priority requirements.
- Prepares reports and forecasts, including a summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecast.
- Monitors tool usage on the site. Prepares Field Material Requisitions for tools and consumables and ensures that the crafts have the tools they require to be productive.
- Monitors the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules.
- Responsible for the implementation of corporate/ project policies, procedures and instructions within assigned operations.
- Coordinates activities with other disciplines or areas, and clients’ resident representatives as instructed by construction management.
- Performs employee reviews and identifies Training and Development opportunities for subordinate personnel.
- Assesses needs and identifies craft training requirements.
- Monitor job site work rule compliance.
- Ensures that all Bechtel, State and Federal safety codes, requirements and standards are being complied within the assigned area of responsibility.
- Level 1: B.S. Degree in Engineering or similar and 9 years of experience or 15 years related experience in lieu of degree.
- Level 2: B.S. Degree in Engineering or similar and 13 years of experience or 19 years related 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 and education.
- Must be able to obtain a site security badge for access to the worksite.
- Must be physically able to conduct field inspections and participate in project walk-downs which may require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, using surfaces and maneuvering around very small and/or confined spaces.
- Knowledge and experience of DOE, DOD and/or commercial nuclear construction projects is required.
- Must have a working knowledge of the Bechtel Standard Work Processes Procedures (SWPPs) and the related Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).
- Candidates should be self-starters, highly motivated, requiring little supervision, and be able to work well in a team environment.
- The candidate should have a good working knowledge of current design codes and standards such as UPC, IBC, SMACNA, ASME, NFPA and NQA-1 requirements.
- Knowledge of environmental compliance standards required on NNSA/DOE projects.
- Knowledge of Bechtel’s “Zero Accidents” safety program.
- Familiarity with nuclear quality and commercial practice standards is desired.
- 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, and climbing in very small and/or confined spaces.
- Previous experience as a Mechanical Superintendent at a large EPC Project.
- Previous experience installing large pipe and mechanical commodities (including rigging and hoisting activities).
- Previous experience NQA-1 Piping (small bore) and Specialized Mechanical Equipment (Glove Boxes, equipment skids, multi-discipline pipe racks).
- Previous experience using TeamWorks or Pipe Fighter Tools/Applications (Bechtel).
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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.