Would you like to work at the only nuclear new build in the US? If you are eligible to work in US and have 10+ years of nuclear construction management experience, we’d love to hear from you!

Role description

The Construction Oversight (CO) Member is a key member of the Nuclear field construction management team who is dedicated to ensuring project success in achieving project performance objectives plus on-schedule and on-budget major milestone accomplishment. Construction Oversight members interact frequently and directly with construction contractors at the Area Manager / General Superintendent / Superintendent levels to help those construction leaders succeed. Construction Oversight also interacts directly with the system completions team to help ensure success in turning systems over to the site testing team. The CO members have a high level of initiative and are typically assigned to small teams that support site and nuclear construction include back (night) shift.

The work environment is an active heavy construction site and will include both office and field settings.  Work will require exposure to heat/cold/rain. The successful candidate will spend most of the workday walking to various work areas and standing while interfacing with construction personnel.  They will also need to traverse tight areas, climb ladders, and wear appropriate fall protection while working at heights.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Develop a strong team relationship with contractor field leadership and management for assigned scopes of work to help the project succeed.
  • Relentlessly pursue successful achievement of assigned major milestones.
  • Understand the construction end-state, construction completion sequence options, and construction schedule by specified area, commodity, system, and milestone.
  • Identify, pursue, and take advantage of opportunities to improve construction and project performance.
  • Help manage value and seek to optimize the balance between cost and schedule performance.
  • Provide leadership in solving problems and establishing priorities for construction.
  • Communicate facts, required actions, trends, recommendations, questions, and advice to constituents to inform and influence project decision-makers and help establish priorities for the project.
  • Record and document areas where contractors are not meeting performance requirements to identify opportunities for cost recovery from errors, performance gaps and inefficiencies.
  • Help optimize contractor resource allocation.
  • Analyze project information to inform and influence project leaders and project outcomes.
    • Define problems
    • Determine significance
    • Determine urgency
    • Determine risks
    • Offer solutions and coordinate efforts to achieve successful outcomes

Essential skills

Minimum Requirements:

  • Capable of acquiring and maintaining Nuclear Project clearance.
  • Thorough understanding of construction management and project management.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction scheduling, document control, and records requirements.
  • Experience and skill in identifying problem areas, investigating alternative solutions, and determining solutions with appropriate paths forward in a dynamic and fast-paced construction environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with experience preparing clear, concise, and impactful reports.

Education and Experience: 

  • Position typically requires a recognized degree in engineering, or construction, and/or a minimum of eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired skills

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of construction practices, construction field management, Field Engineering, construction scheduling and Area Manager responsibilities.
  • Strong familiarity with Standard Work Process Procedures.
  • Experience with Nuclear or other major construction including Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Welding, HVAC, Fire Protection, Instrumentation and Control.
  • Experience with system and/or component functional testing and commissioning turnover.
  • Experience with nuclear Quality Assurance requirements.
Fred Simmons
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