Construction Lead (EI&C work)

Brooklyn, United States

Job Reference 1240902

Location Brooklyn, United States

Industry Renewables - Onshore Wind

Function Construction

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 29, 2024

Airswift is working with a leading Oil and Gas company to find a Construction Lead (Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls 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 below grade electrical, high voltage electrical cables/terminations, conduit installation, control wiring installation, termination and testing, electrical panel/switchgear installation, high voltage (345kV) transformer installations, control room installation.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for following electrical installation work into commissioning, assisting with Mechanical Completion process (handover from construction to commissioning) and oversight of contractor performed commissioning. Ability to manage a team of field engineers/inspectors is required.
  • Ability to manage a team of field engineers/inspectors is required.
  • Experience working with New York City Agencies (DOB, DEP, FDNY) and New York City trade Union Labor 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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