Bechtel Corporation Lead Field Engineer, Electrical (Wellsville, OH) in Wellsville, Ohio

Requisition ID: 211766

Anticipated start date for this assignment is January 2019.


Provides engineering assistance to superintendents, directs assigned personnel in meeting cost and time schedules, verifies materials, equipment, workmanship and assures results meet design requirements. Leads construction engineers in a broad range of construction engineering work within a specific engineering discipline for a particular area of the project. May act as Project Field Engineer on a moderate sized project. On a large job, performs assigned activities in one discipline, interfacing with other disciplines in all areas of the job. On a medium to small job, functions as a lead discipline engineer, coordinating all related discipline activities and interfacing with all other areas/disciplines on the job.


  • Provide technical direction and assistance to Electrical Superintendents and crafts;

  • Directs assigned personnel in meeting safety, quality, schedule and costs

  • Perform inspections of all electrical work in progress on a continual basis and complete final checkout of electrical installations to ensure quality and conformance to specifications and codes prior to turnover to client for startup

  • Assist project controls and supervision in the establishment of detailed work plans and mini-schedules

  • Perform takeoffs and initiate and track field purchased materials for electrical commodities

  • Coordinate and document client and vendor required verifications of instrument/electrical installations and tests

  • Assist the technical coordination the activities of the lock-out and tag-out program

  • Coordinate with vendor Technical Advisors as required

  • Coordinate with Engineering to resolve drawing and set-route issues

  • Inspect permanent plant materials during the receiving process to ensure they meet project standards and drawings

  • Issue FMR for purchase of permanent plant materials

  • Coordinate and inspect subcontractors in the electrical field; Experience in construction and technical inspection in the areas of installation and testing of electrical systems.

  • Must be familiar with National Electrical codes and NEMA standards for electrical installations.

  • May act as Project Field Engineer on a moderate sized project


  • B.S. in engineering or related field plus 5-7 years’ experience in construction/technical inspection OR equivalent work experience.

  • Previous experience working on large industrial construction projects.

  • Familiarity with automation tools particularly Setroute.

  • Must be computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

  • Must be familiar with current industry quality standards and have a good working knowledge of Building codes for installation and design standards.


  • Previous or current Bechtel experience.

  • Previous experience working on a combined cycle power plant.

  • Previous supervisory experience.

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