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Bechtel Corporation Lead Piping Superintendent in Reston, Virginia

Requisition ID: 254571

Requisition Posting End Date:

Project Overview:

The Piping Superintendent will work with project controls to gain a full understanding of the schedule and cost components that will be utilized for tracking progress and performance in the field. The responsibilities of the Piping Superintendent include the following:

  • Implementing the project ES&H program and quality control program.

  • Providing leadership and championing the “Zero Accidents” philosophy.

  • Coordinating craft safety training and enforcing safe work practices at all times in conjunction with the ES&H staff.

  • Planning the craft manpower and interfacing with Industrial Relations for craft recruitment, hiring, and skills training programs.

  • Supervising and coordinating the work activities of piping craft and maintaining overall responsibility for piping quality.

  • Coordinating the needs of the piping crews for craft personnel, subcontractor support, construction services, construction equipment, tools, and consumables as well as optimizing their utilization.

  • Preparing the weekly work plans in conjunction with the area planners.

  • Preparing material requisitions for all tools and consumables required to execute the work and coordinating with procurement to obtain materials.

  • Ensuring all rigging and lifting activities are done in a safe manner.

  • Ensuring current revision documents are utilized for piping installation.

  • Interfacing with the field engineering staff to resolve installation conflicts and fabrication errors and to obtain technical assistant for the craft supervisors and work force.

  • Working closely with other discipline superintendents and coordinating efforts and activities to meet the overall project requirements.

  • Providing input to the quantity tracking application and reporting weekly installed quantities to the responsible field engineer. Maintaining a high level of housekeeping throughout the work area.

  • Managing scaffold erection and removal to support piping installation, testing, and inspection activities.

  • Coordinating and supporting all piping-related subcontractor work activities.

  • Performing employee reviews for subordinate personnel and assisting in their development.

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of the piping phase of construction operations at the jobsite.

  • Previous experience in a supervisory role such as a Lead Discipline Superintendent required.

  • Must have experience with construction in the areas of underground and above ground pipe, pipe supports, piping system cleanliness, pressure testing of pipe, and applicable piping codes.

  • Must be familiar with the Bechtel Business Ethics handbook and policies.

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the Bechtel Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) Core Processes and Bechtel’s “Zero Accidents” philosophy.

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of Bechtel's Standard Work Process Procedures (SWPPs).

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAP) standards and other automation tools which are used on Bechtel projects.

  • Must be computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications in accordance with current BSAP standards.

  • Must be familiar with current industry quality standards and applicable code requirements.

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of the formation and administration of construction subcontracts.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.


Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.