Construction Lead (Civil & Mechanical work)

Brooklyn, United States

Job Reference 1240901

Location Brooklyn, United States

Industry Renewables - Onshore Wind

Function Construction

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 1, 2024

Airswift is working with a leading Oil and Gas company to find a Construction Lead (Civil & Mechanical work) to join their team in a 1 year contract in Brooklyn, NY including benefits and possibility of extension.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the on-site performance management of the Empire Wind 1 Onshore Substation construction scope with focus on safety, quality and schedule. Strong collaboration with other construction engineers and contractor to ensure overall project delivery as expected.
  • Responsible for the field oversight and coordination of the Empire Wind 1 Onshore Substation at South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, NY.  Work scopes overseen include site civil work, deep foundation piles, rebar, concrete, below grade utilities, structural and ornamental steel installations, architectural details/finishes, and mechanical, electrical, plumbing building installations and commissioning.  Focus will be on oversight of civil work, with some mechanical and electrical work overseen.
  • Responsible for being the on-site Construction Supervisor as required by New York State Article VII process.  Interface with and report to Empire’s Project management on construction progress and activities, and coordinate with the Project’s internal and external resources.
  • Construction Lead is responsible for ensuring contractor safety compliance, environmental compliance, schedule adherence, coordination of work with other contractors, verification of work progress, verification of on-site labor and equipment, verification of timesheets & daily reports, agency permit compliance, compliance with contract drawings and specifications, resolution of technical field issues, coordination with 3rd party New York City Department Of Buildings inspection firm, safety inspections/spot checks, liaise with local stakeholders (residents, other utilities, etc), manage schedule, attend punch list walks, follow up on punch list items, verify Mechanical Completion checklists.
  • Experience working with New York City Agencies (DOB, DEP, FDNY) and New York City trade Union Labor is required.
  • Ability to manage a team of field engineers/inspectors is required.
  • This role will report to the Empire Wind 1 Onshore Substation Construction and Commissioning Manager.
Personal qualifications:
  • 7-10+ years of related experience in engineering and construction management.
  • Engineering discipline experience in utility industry/substation design and construction is required.  
  • Experience from construction projects in New York City is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline is required. Years of relevant construction experience may compensate for design experience. Safety trainings are required.
  • Collaborative, enthusiastic and curious attitude. Able to lead the follow-up team, influence contractor’s management in a positive manner and deliver results.
  • Highly effective communicator with clear and concise writing and presentation skills. Able to deliver safety and priority messages to the company and contractor team.
  • Ability to professionally interact with regulatory agency representatives is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of local construction practices, systems, standards and regulatory framework, including labor relevant specifics.

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