Bechtel Corporation Lead Field Welding Engineer Job in Brandywine, Maryland
Requisition ID: 178820
Unless otherwise indicated, applicants for construction positions must have heavy industrial direct hire construction experience commensurate with the type of work to be undertaken and the requirements identified below.
The Lead Field Welding engineer will implement the site welding program. This includes, but not limited to, the following:
Implement and maintain Bechtel Field Welding program for all welding operations
Provide technical assistance to field superintendents and crafts.
Ensure that all supervision and craft personnel involved in welding operations are educated and aware of applicable code and project requirements
Provide leadership, direction, supervision and support to assigned field welding engineers in Train 1 area.
Provide specialized welding engineering support to ensure construction meets all code and Bechtel procedures.
Provide technical expertise for ASME, API, and AWS or other code designed and fabricated items.
Help manage pre- and post-weld heat treatment program whether self- performed by Bechtel or subcontracted
Establish and manage rod room and rod room attendant to ensure all weld filler materials are controlled and meet Bechtel and Code requirements
Help manage the NDE subcontract, including scheduling and coordination between construction and subcontractor
Set up, manage and monitor welding test lab to insure high quality welders are being tested and hired
Work with craft supervision to maintain welding documentation and ensure the credibility/accountability of the Welding Program
Manage issue and maintain welder qualifications and welder stamps
Perform field inspections of welding work to ensure workmanship and materials are in conformance with project requirements. Document welding and inspections on an ongoing basis.
Advise on rectification of quality behaviors and defects prior to final inspection
Verification of materials, workmanship and specification/code requirements
Implementation of project quality control program for welding.
Interface with home office welding engineering
Responsible for the requisitioning and set up of the welding consumables program
Assist field procurement in inspection and receipt of welding materials.
Implement weld inspection tracking system using TEAMWorks/WITS applications
Degree qualification in Engineering is desired but may be waived if equivalent industry experience can be demonstrated.
Knowledge of engineering and construction methods and processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience
Strong piping experience especially in piping design drawings and specifications is a definite asset
Strong background in welding with experience in preheat & post weld heat treatment is required
Must have knowledge and understanding of Bechtel's SWPP 4MP-T81-03701 Welding Program, 03702 Welder Training & Instructor Qualification, 03703 Positive Material Identification, and 03705 Welding & NDE Documentation
Must be knowledgeable in ASME, AWS and other applicable industry standards.
Displays effective communications skills crucial to motivating team members and presenting plans in a clear and concise manner
Strong supervision experience including the ability to lead and manage change is desirable
Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
TEAMWorks and WITS database experience is desirable
Strong experience of liaising with and coordinating contractors
Excellent problem solving ability
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.
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