Bechtel Corporation Subcontract Coordinator, Nights, Mechanical, WTCC (217661) in Richland, Washington

  • Requisition ID: 217661

  • Position Title: Subcontract Coordinator, Nights, Mechanical, WTCC (217661)

  • Project: WTCC

  • Location: Richland, WA

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check and physical

Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington State. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.

The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) and AECOM. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project.

This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Selected applicant needs to be willing and able to work overtime and weekends as needed.

Role Overview

  • Oversite and coordination of subcontractors for permanent plant installations.

  • Technical oversight of assigned subcontractor’s safety, quality, schedule, and coordinated execution of the subcontractor’s scope of work.

  • Review and approved subcontract submittals.

  • Monitor and inspect the subcontractor’s quality of work.

  • Walk down subcontracted commodities against subcontract deliverables to ensure commodities were installed as designed and specified.

  • Identify and document installations deficiencies.

  • Obtain subcontract support to correct deficiencies in the facilities and prepare documentation as required.

  • Accept subcontractor work; receive and accept closure documentation.

  • Monitor the subcontractors daily progress, prepare daily subcontract reports, review subcontractor-initiated reports and correspondence for claim related issues, and assist the subcontract administrator in the management of subcontract scope.

  • Provide oversight over the installation and final configuration of fire protection features (e.g., fire protection systems, fire-rated construction, etc.) to the approved design.

  • Review, approve, and witness the performance of routine system testing.

  • Ensure that installed subcontractor installed commodities comply with WTP program requirements.

  • Validate subcontractor’s monthly progress payments and invoices, monitor subcontractor.

  • Turnover of subcontract commodities to Startup/Operations.

  • Principle responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Adhere to the principles of Integrated Safety Management System.

  • Operates with considerable latitude, exercising independent judgment, and utilizing construction knowledge and experience in resolution of typical questions and problems, which may arise.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent from an accredited university and 6 years of construction, engineering, contract, subcontract, or other related experience. In lieu of a degree, 12 years of experience in construction, engineering, contracts, subcontracts or other related fields.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check which includes verification of employment and education. Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.

  • Structure/Mechanical system installation and inspection experience.

  • Working knowledge of structure/mechanical engineering principles in the design and installation of structures, systems, and components.

  • Strong ability to read, understand and interpret structure/mechanical construction drawings.

  • Strong understanding of change management and configuration control processes.

  • Technical knowledge of a specialized engineering discipline, cost, scheduling and contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes.

  • Strong understanding facility system completion walk-downs, pressure testing, punch list management, turn over packages

  • Computer literate in word processing and spreadsheet

  • General knowledge of state, federal, and local contracting requirements.

  • Experience working with, supervising and administering subcontractors.

  • Support facility work planning and field coordination.

  • Ability to interface with diverse construction disciplines as well as all levels of management.

  • Related experience includes but not limited to:

  • Working in a field construction environment interpreting specifications, procedures, and codes.

  • Scoping, preparation and execution of Inspection and Test Plans, Surveillances, and QVRP documentation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess Nuclear Construction knowledge preferred.

  • Familiarity with current industry quality standards.

  • Knowledge of project specific environmental compliance requirements.

  • Possess right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.

  • Experience with subcontract change management and EVMS.

  • Knowledge of project specific environmental compliance requirements.

Shaping tomorrow together!

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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.