Bechtel Corporation Civil Superintendent (Rebar), UPF (191186) Job in Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Project Description:

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 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 pending project needs.

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.

Role Overview:

Assigned to the Construction organization in a supervisory capacity. 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 assigned area.

  • 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.

  • 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 assigned area of responsibility.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or similar and 9 years of experience or 15 years related experience in lieu of degree

  • Must be a U.S. 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 site security badge for access to work site

  • 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, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, and lifting up to 60 lbs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience of DOE, DOD and/or commercial nuclear construction projects is required.

  • Must have 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 able to work well in a team environment.

  • The candidate should have a good working knowledge of current design codes and standards such as ACI, AISC, ASME, as well as 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.

  • Recent Bechtel experience with as a Rebar Superintended at a Major EPC Project

  • Extensive experience laying out and operating an onsite rebar fabrication yard and training craft to meet the project Safety/Quality requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in pre-assembly and modularization of rebar and the required support (facility and equipment) for it to be successful