• Piping Field Engineer

    Bechtel Corporation Port Arthur, TX 77640

    Job #2425604506

  • Requisition ID: 265627

    • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

    • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project

    • Work Location: Port Arthur, TX

    Project Overview

    Port Arthur LNG, LLC (PALNG) is developing a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production and export facility on a site located on the western shoreline of the Port Arthur Canal in Jefferson County, Texas. The project base scope will include two (2) identical LNG trains, two (2) LNG Storage Tanks, one (1) LNG Carrier Berth, and associated utilities/facilities. The Project is to be constructed on a parcel of land located at State Highway 87 south of Port Arthur, Texas, between the inner coastal waterway bridge and Keith Lake.

    Unless otherwise indicated, applicants for construction positions must have heavy industrial direct hire construction experience commensurate with the type of work to be undertaken and the requirements identified below.

    Position Summary

    The Piping Field Engineer will report to the Lead Piping Field Engineer. This individual is responsible for providing technical assistance, direction, and support to field supervision for construction and installation activities.


    • Performing inspections and initiating supporting documentation for all discipline system installations on an ongoing basis.

    • Providing support to field supervision in establishing requirements for manpower, tools, equipment, and material requirements for a given work evolution.

    • Preparing short- and long-term schedules, and interfacing with the superintendents and other discipline field engineers.

    • Executing field material takeoffs from "Issued For Construction" drawings.

    • Providing input to the quantity tracking applications and reporting on weekly installed quantities to Project Controls.

    • Preparing field material requisitions for equipment and materials, and monitoring status of purchase orders and deliveries.

    • Trouble-shooting the design, resolving issues with engineering and/or fabricator using formal field documentation processes.

    • Ensuring all installations are per latest revisions of design drawings, specifications, standards and codes.

    • Acting as point of contact for coordination and resolution of all technical issues related to select contractors on site who provide technical services for the execution of the permanent plant piping systems scope of work.

    • Completing and verifying quality documentation per inspection and test plans.

    • Completing final system walk-downs, deficiency tracking and close-out.

    • Completing and reviewing as-built documentation.

    • Monitoring actual work performance compared to the project budget and schedule.

    • Provide support for underground piping for temp facilities.

    Qualifications and Skills

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Construction experience assigned to a construction site.

    • Heavy industrial direct hire construction experience commensurate with the type of work to be undertaken.

    • Knowledge of engineering and construction methods and processes customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

    • Displays effective communications skills crucial to motivating team members and presenting plans in a clear and concise manner.

    • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

    • Excellent problem-solving ability.

    Preferred Experience :

    • University/B.S degree in Engineering or Construction Management plus 6 years of experience or 10 years of equivalent industry experience in-lieu of a degree.

    • Experience managing technical services subcontracts.

    • Experience on an LNG construction site especially along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

    Additional Information

    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.).

    Shaping tomorrow together

    Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.


    Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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