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This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Plaquemines Parish, LA

The successful candidate is expected to lead the construction of assigned multi-discipline micro projects (less than $300 thousand), as well as larger projects valued from $300 thousand to $20 million from inception to final closeout. The Construction Field Coordinator is expected to work with project managers in managing project execution. Utilization and adherence to all Client procedures and systems is required, specifically the Refining Engineering Practices (REPs), Safe Practice Procedures (SPPs), Incident Reporting, IMPACT Reporting, Cardinal Rules and the Management of Change (MOC) process.


The Construction Field Coordinator reports to the Construction Lead. He/she is responsible and accountable for the construction execution phase of the project and must manage the construction in compliance with the Client’s Refining Engineering Practices (REPs), Safe Practice Procedures (SPPs), Incident Reporting, IMPACT Reporting, Cardinal Rules, Management of Change (MOC) process and the Project Development and Management System (PDMS).

The successful candidate for this position is responsible for the following:

Pre-Execution Phase:

- Reviews early design for constructability.

- Prepares or reviews/confirms, with project manager, project execution & schedule.

Execution Phase:

Either coordinating the work directly, or by working through subordinate coordinators (contract or Client):

- Works with project manager to execute the construction phase of the project through mobilization, installation, commissioning, demobilization and handover to Operations.

- Takes responsibility for all matters related to appropriate construction contractor staffing to manage the project.

- Seeks and obtains approvals for change orders to maintain necessary budget controls.

- Takes leadership during constructability reviews for project plans including scope change control during project execution.

- Works with the project manager to answer any Field Change Requests (FCRs), Requests for Information (RFIs) and to evaluate the quality of work, contractor safety commitment and ensure schedule compliance.

In the Closeout Phase:

- Works with project manager to ensure all Process Safety Management closeout documentation has been completed.

Required and Preferred Skills

- Strong leadership and coordination skills

- Strong communication skills - written, verbal, and computer

- Good grasp of construction coordination/management concepts, including project budgeting, project cost and project schedule control

- Strong people skills and good team player Troubleshooting/problem solving skills

- Understanding of Primavera scheduling tools and capabilities

- Ability to perform tasks in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project)


- Adaptability—Demonstrate Adaptability And Learning

- Building Collaborative Relationships—Build Partnerships

- Communication—Communicate Professionally

- Judgment—Exercise Professional Judgment

- Results Orientation—Optimize Results


- Ten years construction execution experience.

- Five to ten years minimum related construction coordination experience.

- Should have an engineering knowledge across multiple disciplines with emphasis on discipline interfaces and information flow.

- Working knowledge of material management processes, construction and site issues.

- Strong leadership presence, motivational skills, and customer service oriented.

- Assure that adequate Project Controls for the project are in place and are functioning.

- Capable of leading and communicating with the construction management team and project engineering team to ensure complete understanding and fulfillment of project objectives.

- Refinery, petrochemical, or chemical industry experience is required.

Additional Information

This job entails spending at least 80% of the time outside, entering confined spaces (infrequently during normal operations and more frequently during turnarounds), climbing stairs and/or ladders up to 200 steps occasionally, and exposure to dirt, dust and wet and/or humid conditions frequently. It also entails exposure to high and continuous levels of noise, vibration, extremes of temperature and hot equipment, hydrocarbon vapors, fumes and the potential for exposure to refinery chemicals including for example Hydrogen Sulfide, Carbon Monoxide, Benzene, HF Acid. Lifting up to 25 pounds may be required.

Employee must be willing and able to climb through and up equipment, towers, vessels, etc. to provide technical guidance during inspection and construction.

The employee is expected to comply with all legal requirements of the job including, but not limited to: strict observance of ethical guidelines, strict observance of environmental and engineering laws, guidelines and standards, and to provide leadership in health, safety and environmental performance. Additionally, this person is expected to follow all corporate HSE policies and guidelines.

All candidates must pass background checks, drug screening, qualify for issuance of TWIC credentials, and pass client site specific safety training requirements.



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