Requisition ID: 248961
Requisition Posting End Date: 01/20/2022
Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.
Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.
We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation, and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.
Bechtel is seeking a Lead Pipeline Superintendent for our MLP INCO Project, based in Salamanca. Minera Los Pelambres is an existing copper mine north of Santiago, Chile. Bechtel built the original project and subsequent expansions. Since 2016, Bechtel has been working on the development of a brownfield expansion of the existing copper concentrator that will add 40,000 tpd to its current production, and in September 2017 commenced the detailed engineering. The project also includes a 400-liter per second desalination plant and a 65-km, 24-inch water pipeline.
Responsible for field construction operations within assigned discipline or area. Determines workforce requirements. Coordinates established area operational plans. Supervises and directs craft activities, subordinator superintendents and others through scheduling work to be performed and reviewing work accomplished by each craft. On a large project, schedules and directs the sequence of work for several crews of related crafts operating within a single area. On a small- to medium-sized project, coordinates and directs multi-discipline craft activities within a specific area of the project, or all related crafts of a single discipline covering all areas of the project.
Monitors work activities and 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 reports and forecasts, including 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.
Ensures that Bechtel and local/national safety codes, requirements and standards are being complied with within assigned area of responsibility. Ensures a Zero Accident Philosophy is incorporated into every aspect of construction operations. Actively participates in scheduled safety meetings. Implements Six Sigma tools, analysis, and decision making in the execution of duties.
Performs employee reviews and identifies training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel.
A recognized degree in a job related engineering or scientific discipline or specialized courses in construction technology and management and/or prior practical work experience leading to a thorought understanding of the knowledge described below.
Knowledge of a single or multi-discipline construction or engineering operation. Knowledge of the Six Sigma program tools and methodologies, and of supervisory functions relating to field activities.
Knowledge of the use of subcontracts, and the contractor and subcontractor’s responsibilities contained in subcontract documents. Experience working with, supervising and administering subcontractors and/or Direct Hire workforce.
Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
An understanding of the application and requirements of Project Environmental, Safety & Health. Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment.
JOB SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS
15 plus years experience in pipeline construction
Fluent in Spanish
good working knowledge of all aspects of pipeline construction from ROW prep, stringing, bending, welding, NDT, coating, bedding, lower-in, backfill, tie-ins, hydrotest and ROW restoration
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.
Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to or call +1-800-749-2372 for assistance. Determinations on request for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Juntos formando el mañana
Bechtel es una de las empresas de ingeniería, construcción y gestión de proyectos más respetadas a nivel mundial. Junto con nuestros clientes, entregamos proyectos emblemáticos que fomentan el progreso y el crecimiento económico a largo plazo. Desde 1898, hemos completado más de 25.000 proyectos extraordinarios en 160 países de los siete continentes. Operamos a través de cuatro unidades de negocios globales: Infraestructura; Nuclear, Seguridad y Medio Ambiente; Energía; y Minería y Metales. Nuestra empresa y nuestra cultura se basan en más de un siglo de liderazgo y una adherencia incesante a nuestros valores, cuyo núcleo son la seguridad, la calidad, la ética y la integridad. Estos valores son lo que creemos, lo que esperamos, lo que entregamos y lo que vivimos.
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