Construction Supervisor - Mechanical and Piping

Location: Superior Arizona Posted Date: May 18, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 65696942 Careermine Job Id: 1542141
Location: Superior, AZ, United States

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

[Company] is currently seeking a Construction Supervisor - Mechanical and Pipingin Superior,Arizona.The selected candidate will work as part of the Project’s EPCM team. The successful candidate for this position will become a member of the EPCM construction management team staff and will assist the Construction Manager, the Superintendents, the Project Controls Staff, the Field Engineering Staff, the Commissioning Staff and Quality Assurance Staff.This position is for local hire. This position requires the ability to pass all physicals necessary to make field visits and inspections of on-going construction including construction under various field conditions.This role supports the Construction Manager (CM) to ensure on behalf of the EPCM that the works comply with the Contract requirements.

The Construction Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Works are undertaken safely, in compliance with the Contract and Regulatory requirements;
  • Observing workmanship;
  • Identifying quality issues;
  • Observing and undertaking tests and inspections;
  • Record and report defects;
  • Record and track progress, quantities, schedule and cost.
  • The Construction Supervisor must be sufficiently experienced in construction of major underground work packages including:
  • Piping systems installation and testing underground;
  • Mechanical systems installation and testing underground;
  • Steel structures;
  • Quality and completion systems;
  • Codes and regulations pertaining to safety, piping and mechanical systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the management of safety on site including the safety of the site work force, safety of the permanent works and the safety of property;
  • Assist in the management and oversight of the main construction works contractor and monitor the technical requirements around the mechanical and piping systems;
  • Form a collaborative team with the other Supervisor staff;
  • Perform duties in a spirit of mutual trust and cooperation with the Client, the EPCM and the Contractor, and in accordance with the highest professional standards;
  • Become fully conversant with the Contract drawings, specifications and commercial details to ensure that the works are constructed or installed in accordance with the Contract;
  • Complete as required surveillance, observations and daily and weekly reporting;
  • Monitoring the Contractor to ensure that proper processes are identified and implemented to achieve the required quality compliance;
  • Undertake ITP Intervention points;
  • Provide input into engineering solutions to resolve site based queries and coordinating resolution of issues;
  • Reviewing and commenting on the ITPs/Material Approvals and Method Statements;
  • Contribute to continuous improvement, best practice and lessons learned;
  • Assist with defect reporting and notification of corrective measures;
  • Advise senior management of potential problems, work interferences and schedule difficulties while assisting in resolving conflicts.

Qualifications and Experience:

Five to eight years’ experience as a Superintendent/Inspector/Supervisor with experience on underground projects as outlined above, which should include:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of underground safety and can demonstrate a Health, Safety, Environmental and Community focus in construction phase of project delivery;
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the associated Quality requirements for Piping / Mechanical installations;
  • A degree or equivalent construction experience;
  • Knowledge of underground mine construction operations relating to field activities of engineering disciplines, construction technologies and jobsite supervisory functions;
  • Effective leadership, communication, negotiation, problem-solving, planning and organizational skills required to manage Contractors and foster a team environment;
  • Able to understand and effectively interpret all elements within technical specifications and drawings;
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control and engineering drawings;
  • Ability to manage, review and interpret data, specifications, drawings received from engineering, contractors and vendors;
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with contractors and Company’s representatives to resolve field problems in a timely manner;
  • Able to run and manage multiple shift operations;
  • The ability to quickly identify problem situations, evaluate alternative causes, produce workable solutions and assist lead a team to successful completion;
  • Strong scheduling experience with a proven ability to develop, maintain and execute both long term and short-term schedules;
  • Efficient report-writing, communication and managerial skills;
  • Proficient PC skills including a working knowledge of MS office suite;
  • Experience using tablets or other form of electronic data capturing.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. [Company] is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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