Black & Veatch Field Engineering Manager 1 in Smithton, Pennsylvania

Field Engineering Manager 1



Date published:22-Apr-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Corporate Const/Procurement

Business Plan:CNS


Primary Purpose:

Provide subcontractors/craft with information and direction, as outlined within contract specifications, to allow work to proceed as scheduled. Interpret technical requirements and provide solutions in conjunction with discipline engineer and superintendent, to provide drawings and data, and to direct work irrespective of discipline. Performs subcontract administration of contracts as assigned. Interpret and administer commercial issues. May negotiate back charges and other issues in coordination with site manager. May perform as a field superintendent. May be responsible for directing startup efforts. May be performing project controls function on smaller, less complex projects. Maintain full EPC responsibility – foreign or domestic

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provides technical direction/interpretation of design drawings and specification requirements as well as general guidance to subcontractors on overall design. • May sign-off on field designs or re-designs performed in the field. • Reviews, maintains records, and responds to requests. • Administers assigned subcontractor(s) for compliance with contract documents. • Monitors construction activities for compliance with the schedule. • Prepares and issues extra work authorization requests. Coordinates with field administrator, as needed. • Maintains a daily log for site record purposes. • Directs and/or performs quantity take-offs as required to support construction planning and invoice approval. • Reviews all subcontractor progress payment requests for acceptance. • Monitors technical service representative (supplier) logs and reviews/approves submitted timesheets. • Compiles and maintains construction records and list markups as assigned, or directs staff in this regard. • Establishes site document control activities for design documents. Responsible for ensuring usage of latest IFC revisions as well as intermediate changes. • Assists in performing inspections and verification of tests. • Provides supervision, training, development and performance management of direct reports. • Adheres to safety and quality standards as appropriate for level of duties and accountabilities. • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. • Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates. Supervises field discipline engineers, field coordinators, subcontract administrators, document control professionals, clerical and administrative professionals, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either an ABET accredited program in the USA or an engineering program, offered by a foreign institution, accepted as valid in the home country or the country in which the individual is practicing. 6+ yrs c All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Preferred Competencies: • Knowledge of cost control, scheduling, engineering drawings and other documents. • Ability to set-up and perform project controls functions on smaller, less complex projects. • Ability to do material takeoffs and field estimates. • Communication skills • Organizational skills • Safety Regulations • Discipline engineering experience • Supervisory skills • Contract Administration • Ability to direct craft activities/understand craft dynamics.

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