Field Construction Superintendent

K And A Engineering Consulting Augusta , ME 04332

Posted 2 months ago

Field Construction Superintendent

  • Portland, Maine

K&A is a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of.

Our Utilities division is a talented team of experts working together to provide solutions that are vital to energizing our future. We provide full-service electrical engineering services to support electric utilities nationwide. We're also fortunate to support wind farms, DER renewables and transmissions systems.

Job Overview

Due to company growth we are seeking Field Construction Superintendent to join our Distributed Generation Program in Portland, Maine.

Job Description:

The Field Construction Superintendent, led by the Construction Project Manager coordinates and supervises all construction and on-site electromechanical tasks, as well as the civil work. The FCS coordinates the schedule with the Construction Project Manager with regard to the required site progress, the resources required and their mobilization and demobilization in time, and the corrective measures necessary in order to accomplish the work as far as safety, quality, schedule, and cost.

Responsibilities:

  • Field Support to Fix Problems Being Proactive

  • Make notifications to open and close daily work. Check perimeter of substation/ ROW at beginning and end of shift. Call Energy Control Center & Security Ops Center as needed

  • Must do Reporting Weekly Report, Monthly Reports, site weekly minutes of meetings.

  • Monitor Schedule

  • Look Ahead vs. PM - Review contractor invoices and schedules
  • Attend the contractors safety, environment, and Quality meetings and maintain updated the H&S, Environment, and Quality project binder

  • Conduct weekly project progress meeting/ Request the contractor two-week look-ahead schedule at each weekly meeting

  • Must be always On-site whenever work is being performed (make a frequent observation of contractors activities and adherence to M&PT when in public ROW). Immediate notification to PM of any and all problems or foreseeable issues throughout construction or any complaint presented by the general public

  • Coordinate Material delivery between the Clients Stockroom, and Contractor and Inspect all project-related construction material for damage and completeness for the project execution

  • Inspect work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications, quality, and adherence to construction schedules

  • Facilitate resolving construction problems, discrepancies, procedures, and methods by working with engineering personnel, inspectors, contractors, and suppliers

  • Minimize Change Orders. Support Project Manager Services to review any requested Change Orders/Notices or other claims submitted by Construction Contractors

  • Adhere to company policies, programs, and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and NEC

  • Review and understand the project Documentation and any related documentation and provide input to enhance the constructability of the project, taking into account schedule, cost, and quality

  • Maintain a project change order and correspondence log

  • Maintain a daily on-site as-built project plans

  • Continuously communicate (written and verbally) with the associated PM

  • Coordinate with all local and state municipalities throughout project execution

  • Assist with Review and concurrence of HASP from each contractor

  • Create and maintain Quality and Safety Inspections, Reports, Documentation

  • Provide Safety Orientation to the workers and to ensure the test is filled as well as carry out daily safety briefing prior to work start (and get a copy of the contractor daily brief)

  • Ensure that visitors have an escort during the visit

  • Daily safety inspections and supervision of the activities and at least to carry out a weekly written inspection

  • Ensure that any accident, incident, near miss or injury is reported and investigated and collaborate in Client incident report

  • Propose Corrective Action reports and Preventive Action Report (CAR/PAR) to the SHEQ manager and collaborate in the implementation

Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent education with 5+ years of professional experience in electric utility construction

  • 3+ years prior supervisory experience in utility construction strongly preferred

  • Utility construction experience must include low voltage installation of equipment (i.e. solar), pole placement, some civil work, and permitting

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project

  • Proven experience in verification of data with commissioning and testing Engineers and Distribution Field planning group

  • Demonstrated proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering diagrams and construction drawings; distribution lines, ITP (inspection and test plan)

  • 1+ years of Microsoft Project or Primavera P6 experience is highly appreciated.

  • Proven ability to create plans daily, weekly, and two-week forecast to ensure materials on site on time and maximize construction day

  • OSHA 10 or 30 Hour Certification or ability to complete same within thirty days

  • Must have a valid, clear Drivers License

  • Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day to day basis to attend meetings and work outside on-site under varied weather conditions

  • Current US Work Authorization is required; Maine residents will receive first consideration

K&A Engineering Consulting, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) including disability/vets. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Field Construction Superintendent

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