This position will be responsible for the administration and supervision of construction activities at the Refinery in Los Angeles, while working closely with the responsible Project Engineer.
The Construction Coordinator will be a strong safety performer and responsible for coordination of activities during the construction phase of project execution including constructability analysis, contracting, field coordination, cost control, punch listing, commissioning and closeout. These responsibilities are performed through the utilization of the incumbent’s education, experience and abilities. The environment in which these responsibilities are performed include both field and office work areas, however the position is predominantly (about 80%) a field-oriented position.
The incumbent should have direct experience in the construction (installation and erection) and maintenance of piping systems, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, fired heaters, storage tanks, rotating/reciprocating machinery and to a lesser extent, knowledge of the design and installation of electrical and instrumentation.
The incumbent will be expected to read and understand the scope of work as defined by construction drawings, specifications, contracts and verbal interaction with the Project Engineer, the Client Department, and various service organizations.
The incumbent will be expected to interact with various departments within the refinery organization as necessary to execute field activities. A partial list of activities includes work permit administration, quality control, material procurement and storage, and status reporting.
Jointly with the Project Engineer, the incumbent will be responsible for participating in the development of a contracting strategy, coordination and performance of the “job walk”, and review, selection and award of the contract. In some circumstances, it may be appropriate that the incumbent take sole responsibility for the above. Contracts may be awarded on a lump sum, cost reimbursable, or incentive basis as best fits the needs of the project.
The Construction Coordinator will be expected to perform the work in compliance with company policies and procedures, engineering standards, and common practices; industry codes, recommendations and standards; and government codes, laws, regulations and rules.
The assignment involves the coordination of activities of contractor personnel either on a lump sum or cost reimbursable basis. The Construction Coordinator will be expected to understand the nature of the contract as awarded to the contracting company, and oversee the execution of the work in accordance with the contract terms.
• Supervise the daily activities contracting companies (5 to 6 per day).
• Assign/delegate work to the appropriate contractor personnel.
• Review and comment on project specifications and drawings prior to construction.
• Measure progress, cost and quality of construction projects, correct deficiencies when necessary.
• Apply the Phillips safety programs to personnel working within the control of the PE&C Department.
• Audit (field and office) compliance with the companies safety program, including contractor orientation.
• Conduct investigations of safety incidents and report findings, apply corrective action were appropriate.
• Review and approve daily work plans.
• Assist in development of a contracting strategy for construction work
• Participate in contractor procurement activities (pre-qualification, selection, job walks, etc.)
• Measure contractor compliance to contract terms, correct deficiencies when necessary.
• Establish appropriate manpower levels for reimbursable contractor staffing.
• Provide periodic updates and other information to the Superintendent of PE&C.
• Able to lead safety meetings and provide feedback on management reviews on near misses and incidents.
• Have some basic computer skills, word, excel.