Piping Superintendent

Karratha, N/A, AU
July 3, 2024
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Requisition ID: 277528 

  • Relocation Authorized: National/International – Camp 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Karratha WA 

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Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. 

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. 

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Project Overview:

Pluto Train 2 is the expansion of a second LNG train at the existing Pluto LNG onshore facility near Karratha in Western Australia run by Woodside Energy. 

Woodside Energy is Australia’s leading natural gas producer, and Bechtel is excited to be working with this key customer to help meet the increasing global demand for LNG as a transitional energy source.

Job Summary:

In this role, you will lead a team and supervise superintendents and/or craft professionals on a project. You will direct craft professional activities and work schedules, and coordinate subcontract work activities and team development. Your oversight will ensure craft professionals have the tools required to be productive, comply with project policies, procedures, and job site work rules and procedures, and perform within specifications, schedules and budgets. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and/or directs craft professional activities as assigned and works with Construction Field Engineers, Supervision and Craft Professionals, in interpreting Engineering design documents, vendor documents, and other technical documents.
  • Schedules work to be performed and reviews work accomplished by each craft. 
  • Determines workforce requirements. 
  • Coordinates established area operational plans. 
  • Monitors tool and equipment usage on the site manages the preparation of Field Material Requisitions for tools and consumables. 
  • Other responsibilities as designated.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Requires bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) and 8 -10 years of relevant experience or 12-14 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong supervision experience including the ability to lead and manage change is desirable.
  • Must have previous direct hire experience.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Displays effective communications skills crucial to motivating team members and presenting plans in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong technical knowledge of LNG facility installations.
  • Strong experience of liaising with and coordinating contractors and vendors.
  • Strong technical knowledge of heavy industrial civil /piping/mechanical/electrical facility installations.
  • Knowledge of multi-discipline construction or engineering operation.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma program tools and methodologies.

Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer & commit to respond to every applicant. 

Additional Information

This position has responsibilities that include exposure to changing environmental, construction, and operational conditions, which may include: extensive walking in and around an active construction and/or operations site, climbing ladders, working at heights from work platforms including scaffolding, and mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), use of personal fall arrest equipment, walking and working on uneven surfaces, working in constricted and/or confined spaces, variable work shifts (e.g., day, night, weekends, 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift, etc.), and work in inclement weather. Some lifting may be required. Candidate must be able to use standard issued Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required for each assigned task (i.e. respirator, harness, life vest, hearing protection, etc.).

The Pluto Train 2 Project is a Major Hazard Facility meaning this is a non-smoking site and no tobacco products – i.e. cigarettes, vapes, lighters, tobacco – are permitted to be brought to the site. 

This position is available to both local and non-local personnel. For non-locals (FIFO/DIDO), the working roster is 3/1.

Total Rewards/Benefits

There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and challenging local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live a healthy life.

With a market aligned salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business – promoted through our strong health and safety focus and private health cover including access to a leading employee assistance program.

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As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent.

We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of “One Team,” respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy.