Bechtel Corporation Subcontract Technical Representative, Civil/Structural (192949) Job in Waynesboro, Georgia

* Requisition ID: 192949

  • Position Title: Subcontract Technical Representative, Civil/Structural (192949)

  • Project: Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 Construction Services

  • Location: Waynesboro, GA

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check and must be able to obtain proper clearance and access to the site.

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:

Responsible for the management of construction, maintenance, or site services subcontracts from conception to closeout. Implements construction, maintenance, or site services subcontract management in accordance with established policies and procedures. Oversees and monitors performance in accordance with the terms and conditions of complex subcontracts and site-specific requirements. Coordinates with Design Engineers, Construction, and other Subcontractors in the performance of the work. Provides support to more experienced sub-contract technical representatives in the management of contracts. Receives functional and operational direction from First Line Manager, Contracts Manager, and/or Lead STR


  • Maintain required safety, quality, and security training. Ensuring compliance including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises quality or security.

  • Adheres to policies and programs, providing feedback to Functional and Project Management with issues pertaining to implementation of the procedures.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the Owner Project Team and the subcontractor.

  • Assembles and submits the requisition package including;

  • Participation in Development of the Scope of Work.

  • Working with Engineering and Document Control to ensure development the Technical Documents List (TDL).

  • Working with the Safety Representative to determine the appropriate clauses to invoke to properly define the subcontract ES&H Requirements.

  • Working with the Security Representative to determine the appropriate clauses to invoke to properly define the subcontract Security Requirements.

  • Working with the Quality Engineer to ensure development of the subcontract Quality Requirements.

  • Working with each exhibit owner to ensure the appropriate submittal requirements from each exhibit are included in the Schedule of Required Vendor Data (SORVD).

  • Preparation of Field Conditions and Subcontractor Training Matrix.

  • Assisting with generation of the Technical Evaluation Criteria, if required.

  • Assisting the Subcontract Administrator (SA) with preparation of the solicitation package to ensure commercial language and Special Conditions are tailored to satisfy project requirements.

  • Review of the completed solicitation package prior to issue.

  • Participating in technical evaluations of proposals/bids.

  • Provides oversight of the program and subcontract compliance with safety, quality, cost, schedule, security, and environmental subcontract performance within the terms of the contract at all tiers of the subcontract.

  • Ensuring the appropriate Subject Matter Expert (SME) are assigned to perform verification of jobs in progress to ensure subcontractors meet all requirements of safety, security, specifications, environmental control, workmanship and schedule.

  • Maintains expert level knowledge of the subcontract and initiates trends/deviations for approved changes or any change that impacts the cost and schedule of the subcontract.

  • Coordinating Owner provided training for subcontract personnel.

  • Coordinates arrangement for site access and de-conflict competing site activities.

  • Confirms that all required permits, clearances, work documents, and other requirements are in place prior to the subcontractor commencing work.

  • Ensuring Coordination, tracking and timely processing of subcontractor RFIs, submittals, Non Conformances and Technical Change Documents.

  • Oversees and monitors day to day performance of complex subcontracts.

  • Informs Management of Project Health and Safety Issues.

  • Conducts and/or supports progress review and coordination meetings including the Pre-Proposal, Pre-Construction and walk-downs as required.

  • Generates a Daily Activity Report and Monthly STR Subcontract Report.

  • Support the SA and participates in change negotiations.

  • Review and approval of subcontractor's invoices.

  • Supports the subcontract close out activities including but not limited to acceptance inspections, punch list, closeout of claims, completing a Subcontractor Performance Report, etc.

  • Assists the SA with maintaining subcontract files.

  • Researches, assembles, and/or evaluates information or data regarding industry practices or applicable regulatory changes affecting subcontract policies or programs; recommends sound, practical solutions to complex issues.

  • Fosters a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

  • Provides oversight and technical guidance to subcontract support, subordinates and/or clerical employees, if assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction or contracts law discipline and 6 years of related experience or in lieu of a formal degree, 12 years of related experience.

  • Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

  • 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:

  • Proficient in the formation and administration of subcontracts through the several steps of bidder pre-qualification, compilation of bid requests, receipt of bids, bid evaluation, award, monitoring the performance of contractors, back charge procedures, resolution of claims and disputes, and other such related steps.

  • Expert level knowledge of the site's organizational structure.

  • Expert level knowledge of subcontract policies and procedures.

  • Expert level knowledge of government regulations contract management.

  • Experience in the preparation and presentation of oral and written reports.

  • Relevant work experience and knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices, applicable government and commercial regulations and practices, and work practices.

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.

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