Field Engineer - Electrical

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Recruiter Bechtel

Location Monaca, Pennsylvania

Salary Competitive

Posted 17 Oct 2019

Closes 16 Nov 2019

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Sector Oil and Gas

Category Electrical, Skilled Trades

Contract Type Permanent

Hours Full Time

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Project Overview:

Pennsylvania Chemicals is a world-scale facility that will use ethane to produce 1.6 million tonnes of polyethylene per year. The project will involve up to 6,000 workers during its construction and is expected to employ 600 permanent employees when completed. The ethylene / polyethylene complex will be located in the Ohio River Valley north of Pittsburgh. It comprises an ethane cracker and three polyethylene units, plus OSBL including a gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration unit and a large storage-in-transit rail yard.

Role Overview

The FE Electrical Engineer will report to the Area Field Engineer. This individual is responsible for providing technical assistance, direction, and support to Bechtel and subcontractor field supervision for construction and installation activities for all disciplines associated with the ISBL equipment and materials. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Performing inspections and initiating supporting documentation for all discipline system installations on an ongoing basis.

Providing support to field supervision in establishing requirements for manpower, tools, equipment, and material requirements for a given work evolution

Developing installation work packages for scopes of work in support of the construction schedule

Preparing short- and long-term schedules, and interfacing with the superintendents and other discipline field engineers

Executing field material takeoffs from Issued For Construction drawings

providing input to the quantity tracking applications and reporting on weekly installed quantities to Project Controls

Preparing field material requisitions for equipment and materials, and monitoring status of purchase orders and deliveries

Assisting field procurement in receipt inspection and reporting of associated equipment and materials and preventive maintenance requirements

Trouble-shooting the design, resolving issues with engineering and/or fabricator using formal field documentation processes

Ensuring all installations are per latest revisions of design drawings, specifications, standards and codes

Acting as point of contact for coordination and resolution of all technical issues related to select subcontractors on site who provide technical services for the execution of the permanent plant electrical systems scope of work, including initiating all formal subcontract change documentation to support the subcontract administrator

Completing and verifying quality documentation per inspection and test plans

Completing final system walk-downs, deficiency tracking and close-out

Completing and reviewing as-built documentation

Monitoring actual work performance compared to the project budget and schedule

Basic Qualifications

Degree in any of the engineering disciplines or equivalent work experience/qualifications. Recommended work experience 2-3 years.

Knowledge of engineering and construction methods and processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience

Experience managing technical services subcontracts is desirable

Demonstrated ability to manage teams

Displays effective communications skills crucial to motivating team members and presenting plans in a clear and concise manner

Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications

Excellent problem solving ability

Must already have project approval site access to Pennsylvania Chemicals

Grade 24

On a large project, performs assigned activities in one discipline, interfacing with related tasks being performed in more than one discipline within a single area.

On a small to medium-sized project, performs assigned activities in one discipline interfacing with other disciplines in all areas of the project.

Grade 23

Assigned to a single discipline within a single area of a project.

On a large project, performs a variety of assigned duties, interfacing with related tasks being performed within a single discipline.

On a small to medium-sized project, performs assigned duties relating to all activities within a single discipline and interfacing with related tasks being performed in more than one discipline.

Receives technical direction in the form of moderate supervision.

Additional Information

Work includes field inspections and the physical ability to conduct field inspections which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, working on elevated platforms, working on uneven surfaces and working in small or confined spaces. Some lifting may be required. Must have the ability to walk into and out of the project (enter/egress). Must be able to use appropriate standard issued Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required for each assigned task (i.e. harness, life vest, lift buckets, etc.).

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, weve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.


Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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