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

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Babcock and Wilcox Construction Co., LLC is seeking a Superintendent - Instrumentation 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).


Role Overview

The Instrumentation Superintendent will be responsible for supervising and directing operations within the instrumentation field. The Instrumentation Superintendent is responsible for ensuring scope of the associated Instrumentation work is completed on schedule, within budget, and in compliance with the project safety standards, the project quality standards and the design/specifications as well as performing general functions inherent in all supervisory field positions.


Responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for overseeing hazard area inspections and hazard area compliance to legislative requirements, installation of DCS and fibre optic network, field instrumentation, testing, loop checking and pre commissioning activities.

  • Responsible for overseeing the storage, inspection and testing of instrumentation prior to installation as per Manufacturer's and legislative requirements.

  • Responsible for jobsite operations including onsite activities of Bechtel, subcontractors, suppliers, clients and their representatives and others as may be assigned within area of responsibility

  • Approves craft time records using established automated tools

  • Preparing reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress and craft personnel 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 staff within area of responsibility

Basic Qualifications


  • Strong supervision experience including the ability to lead and manage change is desirable
  • Displays effective communications skills crucial to motivating team members and presenting plans in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong experience of liaising with and coordinating contractors and vendors
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Experienced at managing site safety and quality control
  • Tertiary qualification in engineering, construction or project management is desirable
  • Sound knowledge of reverse osmosis plant installation and waste water treatment plants

Additional Information:


  • 1-2-year term position


  • 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
    • working in small or confined spaces and 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.)


  • This position is a full time, (~6-9 month assignment), hourly position that operates in the field on a jobsite
  • Must be willing to park off site and get transfered into the jobsite