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Mechanical Field Engineer, Technical Support Specialist 4
US Citizenship Required - 1 position
Support The Savannah River Site NNSA Capital Projects, Aiken, SC
$61.00 - $71.00
TOPR 635855 / contract: 1 year with 1 option year / Deadline 2022-11-28
The purpose of this position is to provide support to National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Capital Projects for construction project management with the Savannah River Site (SRS). This support is in the form of Constructability Design Integration expertise specializing in mechanical engineering. This position will play a key role in providing input and recommendations based on sound constructability principles such as reviewing design documents, engineering specifications, purchase orders, subcontracts, inspection reports, delivery schedules, work sequencing, instruction manuals, and other technical data to ensure project constructability issues are minimized. In addition to using sound constructability principles, the Subcontractor will use industry-leading hardware and software technologies to achieve the constructability goals of the project. Work with other functional groups such as engineering, planning, procurement, and construction to review and recommend specific actions to facilitate constructability. The Subcontractor will be a leader and advocate for constructability principles and will work with auxiliary groups to teach constructability concepts, best practices, construction details, and lessons learned. Safety is a primary responsibility for all employees working on and off SRS. The subcontractor shall obtain safety training, obey safety rules, and make safety an integral part of each task. The Mechanical Lead Field Engineer is responsible to the Project Field Engineer for ensuring the quality of all mechanical/piping construction work on the project. Subcontractor duties include but are not limited to the following:
Perform Constructability Reviews on the project
Utilize project automation tools
Implement project Construction Quality Control requirements including inspection and testing of in-process and completed installations
Assists construction supervision in planning construction methods and procedures. Coordinates engineering or construction problems with superintendents.
Interprets design engineering drawings and prepares construction working drawings for the use of superintendents as required, including. Temporary construction facilities.
Creates Field sketches of revisions and additions and coordinating/preparing "as built" drawings.
Reviews design drawings, study Interference problems and reviewing related vendor drawings and installation instructions.
Prepares or directs preparation of field bulk material purchase requisitions, including estimating the quantities and material takeoffs of the field purchases of materials.
Verify/record installed commodities on quantity tracking systems or other computer database programs as required.
Assists in coordination of vendor material deliveries, storage of materials, expediting and engineering reports related to the schedule.
Prepares projections and schedules for manpower, material, and equipment requirements.
Prepares field change notices, extra work orders and back charge notices.
Reviews project controls documents on progress.
Prepares cost estimates and reviews project design and engineering bills of materials to ensure their completeness.
May be required to provide input on employee reviews of assigned subordinate personnel.
Monitors installation of materials and equipment to assure conformance with drawings and specifications
Provides technical assistance to the Mechanical/Piping Superintendents and keeps them informed on matters relating to mechanical work.
Communicates with Design Engineering to understand design requirements and resolve field problems.
Works closely with other discipline field engineers and coordinates efforts and activities to meet the project requirements.
Performs quantity take-offs from design drawings as required and provides input into the project quantity tracking system.
Prepare field design changes for the project
Reviews the project schedules. Working with Mechanical/Piping Superintendents,
develops weekly work schedules as required.
Inspects mechanical/piping work in progress and prepares appropriate inspection records.
Witnesses tests and completes final test acceptance records before system turnover.
Assists the Mechanical/Piping Superintendent in resolving construction issues.
Determines the scope of any installations not shown on the design drawings, such
as temporary Pipe or equipment supports.
Develops punch lists and work lists of to-go work for use in completing the mechanical/piping installations.
Perform system/area turnovers including preparation of applicable as built documents and inspection records required by the contract
Candidate must demonstrate a minimum of 25 years in supporting commercial, federal science, or nuclear engineering projects or other task relevant programs with typically 5 to 10 years supporting projects in a management role.
Experience developing and implementing Mechanical field engineering programs and processes, including installation and testing means and methods on a large capital project, EPC, NQA-1, and commercial quality practice standards preferred
Experience and working knowledge of national consensus codes and standards related to the respective candidate’s discipline is required. This would include ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel codes, ASME B31.1 and B31.3, NQA-1, IPC, NFPA, and SMACNA
Experience and working knowledge of developing Mechanical estimates
Experience with Mechanical labor productivity tracking
Experience in Mechanical work package planning