Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Construction Manager, Site Engineer
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Construction Project Coordinator 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The purpose of the Project Coordinator is to ensure all field activities within the Area are completed in accordance with the contract document, Company specifications, project schedule, and budget.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
-Report to the Construction Manager/ Construction Supervisor / Sr. Construction Coordinator on an as needed or as requested basis.
-Develop and maintain project staffing requirements to effectively manage Area Construction projects.
-Assist with overseeing Safe Excavation Pressure (determined by others) are on the Work Authorization and in place prior to the beginning of excavation.
-Assist in preparing Construction contracts and scopes of work for RFP packages and SROs.
-Assist in selecting proposed pipeline routes and proposed compressor and metering facility sites.
-Assist in ensuring proposed pipeline and/or facility sites are located to minimize impact to wetlands, forests, parks, rivers, populated areas, etc.
-Assist in preparing construction estimates for the field activities necessary to install the proposed facilities.
-Act as a liaison between the Field Construction Inspection Team and Enbridge Operations and Maintenance staff.
Coordinate arrangements with operations to facilitate pipeline or facility construction activities inside Company facilities.
-Assist in the preparation and issuance of Safe Work Permits when required.
-Ensures all applicable personnel are issued drawing revisions and are informed of any changes to the design.
-Ensure MOC processes are followed for any design changes or material substitutions.
-Update the Construction Manager detailing various milestones completed and to be completed in the form of weekly progress updates.
-Assist with the coordination and control of the activities of third-party contractors i.e. NDE, survey and ensure their performance is consistent with established guidelines and procedures, and take corrective action where required.
-Ensures that the information produced by the construction survey contractor is in accordance with the company specifications and terms of their contract.
-Ensures that Craft Inspectors are alerted to and aware of important engineering and safety requirements, in advance of the Contractor starting construction on these features.
-Assist Operation/Commissioning with commissioning activities if required.
-To review contractor submitted hydro test plans and review post hydro test documentation for accuracy and completeness.
-Ensure contractor is completing red line mark ups on a daily basis.
-Communication with Pipeline Operations for any field activities which may result in an interruption to service of the
pipeline operating system.
-Comply with Company Safety and Environment policies and procedures and support field inspection staff in managing Contractor safety and environmental performance.
-Prepare cost forecast of third-party construction costs attributable to assigned projects and updates monthly.
-Evaluate key third-party inspectors, radiographers, and survey party chiefs to ensure their performance is consistent with established guidelines and procedures and take corrective action where required.
-Delegate responsibility and accountability to tasks to the personnel executing those tasks and accept responsibility for quality of all tasks executed on the project under the span of control for the Project Coordinator.
-Encourage a "Safety First" culture for the Company's employees and contractors. Safety is also a priority beyond the individual. Maintaining the integrity of the Company's pipelines and other facilities will ensure the health and safety of customers and communities. Motivate personnel to complete projects while meeting the highest quality and safety standards.
-Select proposed pipeline routes and proposed compressor and metering facility sites.
-Determine the most practical route based on distance, cost, constructability, and environmental impact.13/04/2023, 11:23 Fieldglass: Requisition… 
-Ensure proposed pipeline and/or facility sites are located to minimize impact to wetlands, forests, parks, rivers, populated areas, etc.
-Prepare plot of proposed alignment on USGS quads, state highway, or local county maps indicating significant topographical features.
-Prepare construction estimates for the field activities necessary to install the proposed facilities.
-Provide information to other Engineering Divisions to determine viability of the proposed project.
-Prepare an initial timeline estimate for construction related activities, and ensure that field activities can be completed within the overall project framework.
-Develop gas outage schedule for the Area Manager of Construction and review with Division Operations and Gas Control. Continuously monitor outage schedule and contractors' status in order to adjust when necessary.
-Assist and liaison with Operations for Outages and Outage planning activities.
-Conduct schedule review sessions on critical projects with management of the contractor and develop alternatives when necessary.
-Prepare the applicable contract exhibits for all Area bid documents, and coordinate with the Manager of Construction and Houston Construction Office on all E-Contract bid documents.
-Develop a detailed Scope of Work for the Contract.
-Develop special instructions associated with the Work and Contract.
-Develop contract pay items for the Work.
-Plan and lead pre-bid and pre-job meetings
-Clarify questions from the prospective bidders concerning the contract specifications, drawings, or site-specific information.
-Coordinate the actual construction schedule with the successful bidder, and review the project scope, safety issues, and delegation of authority for contract revisions, etc.
-Provide assistance to the Area Manager of Construction as necessary to support operations for the Construction Office.
-Represent the Construction Office during meetings with construction contractors, gas producers, other transmission companies, and governmental agencies involving installation of new facilities.
-Review contract specifications and recommend changes based on evolving technology (i.e. automatic welding or ultrasonic weld inspection), construction methods, and cost effectiveness.
-Provide assistance in the preparation of budgets and forecasts for projects.
-Promote and instill leadership qualities to members of the department.
-Serve as a good steward of Company resources and interests, and demonstrate integrity and trust through words and actions.
-Motivate others, deal with ambiguous information, and use initiative to overcome issues.
-Demonstrate organizational agility in order to seek information and harness resources to successfully execute projects.
-Must be approachable and receptive to questions and challenges from direct reports, as well as critiques from his or her
manager. The Project Coordinator must be capable of performing self-inventories from time to time to identify personal weaknesses to improve upon and strengths to leverage.
-The Project Coordinator must listen effectively to ideas, complaints, and questions, and use his or her experience and
expertise to develop thoughtful, strategic, and effective responses.
-Must have the ability to influence others.
-The Project Coordinator must communicate effectively to audiences of various sizes and backgrounds, using a variety of communications mediums/venues including, but not limited to, face-to-face, conference, telephone, email, instant
messenger, or other.
-Ability to manage diverse relationships, build effective teams, and seek conflict resolution in a professional manner.
-Ability to prioritize multiple tasks/responsibilities that are well organized, and results driven.
-Ability to travel as needed.
-Is responsible for understanding the criteria by which his or her performance, and the performance of his or her direct reports (if applicable) is evaluated as well as seeking clarifications from his or her manager if that criteria is not known or

Basic Qualifications:
-The minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in engineering, with six (6) years of design, construction, operations experience, or an equivalent of ten (10) years of experience in the industry supervising plant and pipeline construction.
-Knowledge of jurisdictional regulatory requirements, safety regulations and applicable code requirements (Referencing the "Inspection and Project Supporting Roles and Responsibilities" document: see Table I for regulatory considerations based on jurisdiction and see Table II for listing of major codes).

Fundamental understanding of:
•Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer
•Project lifecycles
•Project management concepts
•Construction contracting

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.