Black & Veatch Project Field Manager/Site Manager (EPC) – Contract in Bangkok, Thailand

Project Field Manager/Site Manager (EPC) – Contract



Date published:14-Jul-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:CNS


Primary Purpose:

With the exception of the supply of the Gas Turbine & Steam Turbine Black & Veatch is responsible for the engineering, procurement, site technical management and startup activities for a 2 x 700MW combined cycle power plant in Thailand.

The Project Field Manager will be responsible for

• Leading site management team and responsible for all onsite activities including construction and commissioning;

• Technical leadership of the site including the oversight and direction of the Construction partner

• Continuation of the positive client relationship

• Reviewing and updating the construction execution plan;

• Review and refine the plan as the Project progresses;

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for implementing and updating the Construction Execution Plan.

• Reviews and refines the plan as the project progresses.

• Directs overall construction effort including coordination of erection activities, suppliers, startup and testing activities, and the owner.

• Directs implementation of the Construction Processes and Procedures Manual (CPPM) and insures requests for deviations are submitted when necessary.

• Manages overall construction management and startup cost to meet established budgets.

• Reviews, analyzes, and reports monthly on project construction management budget, safety, schedule, and quality performance and takes appropriate action to return the project to plan.

• Directs implementation of established project controls processes and procedures

• Establishes and maintains relationships and develops a high level of trust and credibility with clients, owners, alliance partners, craft labor, subcontractors, and suppliers.

• Leads the site management team.

• Directs implementation of project construction Safety & Health and Loss Control procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the project meets the agreed safety targets.

• Directs implementation of project quality assurance procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the established level of quality is achieved.

• Directs implementation of project commissioning and testing plan and is responsible for ensuring that the necessary resources are provided to commissioning.

• Directs implementation of project field materials management procedures.

• Approves field purchases, equipment rentals, extra work authorizations, B&V professional time sheets, and B&V professional expense reimbursements.

• Coordinates with project manager to identify and execute change orders to contract with owner.

• Directs the resolution of all back charges, collection of conformed to construction records, and other contract closeout activities.

• Establishes project field staffing needs and coordinates with Project Manager and construction department to staff project field office.

• Mentors project field staff, promotes internal and external team building, and maintains morale.

• Adheres to Safety, Quality, Ethical Standards, Lessons Learned, and Performance Management programs in accordance with C&P Policies, Standards, Guides, and Contractual commitments.

• Is responsible for producing and implementing site specific procedures as required. Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value.

• Champions implementation of LEAN concepts and continuous improvement efforts.

• Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.

• Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.

• Acts as project manager with responsibilities for the management of a multi discipline project team.

• Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Degreed: Extensive experience (10+ years) on similar projects in construction management role with a minimum of 3 years experience at PFM 1. Non-Degreed: Extensive experience (15+ years) with 5 years at construction management role on smaller projects or 3 years as PFM 1.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

• Bachelor Degree in Engineering/Construction/Equivalent

• At least 20 years of relevant experience in power plant construction and commissioning, of which 10 years must be functioning at site managerial level.

• Specific experience of working successfully with combined cycle power plants would be highly advantageous.

• Demonstrated success in leading and working collaboratively with multidisciplinary site, engineering staff and contracted resources.

• Excellent oral, written communication, and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels in English.

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