Superintendent - Insulation at Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. in Monaca, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Babcock and Wilcox Construction Co., LLC is seeking an Insulation Superintendent for a jobsite in Monaca, PA. This position will report to a manager from Great Arrow Builders LLC (GAB). GAB is a consolidated joint association formed to support direct hire construction work for the Pennsylvania Chemicals Project (Petrochemical Facility).

Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Determines workforce requirements
  • Coordinates established area operational plans
  • Schedules work to be performed and reviews work accomplished by each craft
  • Monitors work activities and ensures the quality of work performed
  • Ensures the most current design document is used to complete the work and that all design changes are approved prior to implementation
  • Approves craft time records using established automated tools
  • Prepares reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, craft personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecast
  • Monitors tool usage on the site
  • Prepares Field Material Requisitions for tools and consumables and ensures that the crafts have the tools they require to be productive
  • Monitors the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules
  • Responsible for the implementation of corporate/project policies, procedures, and instructions within assigned operations
  • Coordinates activities with other disciplines or areas and clients' resident representatives, as instructed by construction management
  • Performs employee reviews and identifies training and development opportunities for subordinate personnel
  • Ensures local/national safety codes, requirements, and standards are being complied with within assigned area of responsibility
  • Ensures the Zero Accident Philosophy is incorporated into every aspect of construction operations
  • Actively participates in scheduled safety meetings
  • Implements Six Sigma tools, analysis, and decision making in the execution of duties


  • Familiar with material insulation and insulation systems
  • Experience specific to cryogenic insulation design, installation, and/or inspection is a definite asset
  • Technical knowledge and experience with insulation field construction activities, in addition to cost, scheduling and contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes
  • Knowledge of a single or multi-discipline construction or engineering operation
  • Knowledge of the Project ES&H Handbook, the Supervisors ES&H Manual, and the Project Safety Management Plan
  • Knowledge of the Six Sigma program tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of supervisory functions relating to field activities
  • Knowledge of Standard Work Process Procedures (SWPPs)
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications
  • Demonstrated leadership in a team-based environment
  • Knowledge of the use of subcontracts, and the contractor, and subcontractor's responsibilities contained in subcontract documents
  • Experience working with, supervising and administering subcontractors, and/or Direct Hire workforce
  • Experience working with, supervising USA Building Trades Unions

Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to navigate the terrain of an industrial construction site (uneven surfaces, etc.)
  • Ability to successfully maneuver/operate required tools for the position

Additional Information:


  • This position is a full time, contracted (~9 -12 month assignment), hourly position that operates in the field on a jobsite
  • Must be willing to park offsite and get transported into the jobsite