Project Leader, Construction

Title: Project Leader, Construction
Location: US-US-PA-Mill Hall
Job Number: 1069468
When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.
With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.
Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.
KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
This position is a short term assignment at a client site in Mill Hall, PA.
The incumbent will manage the construction of a $3.5MM capital project at existing Chemical Manufacturing site, managing multiple contractors and trades.
Key responsibilities of the job include:
Managing safety among all workers.
Day to day coordination of various contractors
Completing safe work permits. Leading tool box talks. Performing JSA?s.
Implementing the sites safe work practices
Monitoring and ensuring construction quality
Monitoring conformance to construction drawings
Monitoring and reporting contractor performance
Administering construction contracts
Monitoring contractor hours and T&M work as needed
Communication with project team members.
Attend bid meetings, and provide input into bid scopes
Participate during detailed design to plan construction and provide input
years? construction experience, with a good understanding of all trades associated with commercial and industrial construction
Refinery, Chemical, Pharmaceutical industry experience required.
Strong, broad background in construction encompassing buildings, chemical process equipment and piping, electrical / instrumentation and civil site prep is ideal.
Knowledge and understanding of safe work practices related to construction and ability to manage work permit process.
Ability to communicate written and verbally to client, team and management
Ability to lead meetings and take meeting minutes
Ability to work with minimal supervision in daily tasks
Knowledge of technical vocabularies and terminology common to construction industry.
Must be able to read or understand:
? P&ID?s
? Isometric piping drawings
? Wiring diagrams and single line diagrams a plus
? Equipment drawings
? Steel erection drawings
Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including word processing, spreadsheets and applications
Work includes field inspections and the physical ability to conduct field inspections which require the following activities:
extensive walking in and around a construction site, climbing ladders, climbing scaffolding, working on elevated platforms, working on uneven surfaces and working in small or confined spaces.
Some lifting may be required.
Must have the ability to walk into and out of the project (enter/egress).
Must be able to use appropriate standard issued Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required for each assigned task (i.e. harness, life vest, lift buckets, etc.)
Excellent verbal and written communication, listening and interpersonal skills
Must be able to maintain positive relationship through daily communication with the client
Job: Construction Management

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