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Bechtel Corporation Civil STR/Field Engineer, BGCAPP (Short term) in Richmond, Kentucky

Requisition ID: 224540

Project Background

Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass is the systems contractor selected by the Department of Defense’s Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program to design, build, systemize, test, operate, and close a facility to destroy the chemical weapons stockpile at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of mustard and nerve agent in projectiles and rockets. Neutralization followed by supercritical water oxidation is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the nerve agent, while the Explosive Destruction Technology will be used to destroy the mustard in the Blue Grass chemical weapons stockpile.

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule. This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.

Role Overview

The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) is looking for an Civil Field Engineer at the Richmond, KY site location. This position will report to the Construction organization at the BGCAPP project.

This BGAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires BGCAPP to provide employees with benefits and wages no less than the amounts the Department of Labor has established for the location and classification in which the employee will be working.

This is for a short term assignment, working a 4-10s schedule. The work hours are from 6:30am 5:00pm. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.

Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists construction subcontract supervision in planning construction methods and procedures. Coordinates engineering or construction problems with subcontract supervisors and craft.

  • Interprets design engineering drawings and prepares construction working drawings for the use of subcontract supervisors as required, including:

  • Temporary construction facilities.

  • Field sketches of revisions and additions and 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. Track 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.

  • Prepares assigned Project Controls programs. Reviews project controls documents on progress. Assures the project controls programs are fully automated for use in the field.

  • Prepares cost estimates and reviews project design and engineering bills of materials to ensure their completeness.

  • Maintains records of costs and quantity information, evaluates data, prepares applicable reports as requested by project management utilizing established, standardized automation tools

  • Monitors the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

  • Administers change notices and amendments audits contractor requests for progress payments.

  • Maintains updated subcontractor schedules, as assigned.

  • Monitors installation of materials and equipment to assure conformance with drawings and specifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or other relevant field with 9 years of experience; or 15 years relevant progressive experience in lieu of degree.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *

  • Must be physically capable to conduct field inspections and participate in project walk-downs which require the following activities: extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, walking on elevated platforms, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing in very small and/or confined spaces, wearing safety harness, and lifting up to 40lbs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience of DOE, DOD and/or commercial nuclear construction projects is required.

  • Candidates should be self-starters, highly motivated, requiring little supervision, and able to work well in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of environmental compliance standards required on NNSA/DOE projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent Bechtel experience as a Civil Engineer or Lead Civil.

  • Previous experience working on a Chemical Demilitarization project.

  • Previous experience working on a project for the Department of Energy (DOE).

This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:

None / No Program

This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

X This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

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