Project Mechanical Construction Coordinator - Martinez, CA

Shell - Martinez Refinery, California

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Job ID 114659BR

The Construction Coordinator works with both Operations and Engineering Design team to help develop and execute projects.

  • Works closely with the Project Team, specifically the Shell HSE Representative and Construction Safety Manager, in the construction planning phases of the project to assure safety performance is a leading success factor in all projects and construction safety is at the forefront of any constructability reviews. Supports the MPO Safety Roadmap plan to ensure project and contractor team maintain a safe work environment.
  • Works closely with Operations to assure an appropriately prepared work area.
  • Actively participates in both Shell and contractor safety meetings, regularly leading meetings and sponsoring discussion topics.
  • Participates in or leads Construction Kick-Off meetings, with safety as a leading agenda topic.
  • Leads and/or participates in investigations of significant "near misses" or OSHA recordable associated with projects.
  • Works closely with Project Team and contractors to assure a quality installation through adherence to all drawing specifications and construction standards.
  • Monitors construction productivity through established metrics and works directly with the Project Team to assure issues are quickly resolved and established productivity targets are met.
  • Works directly with the Project Team and contractors to support the development of the project construction schedule during the planning phases and execute per this plan.
  • Participates in all pre-bid meetings and construction kick-off meetings representing the Site's Project Team.
  • Supports the Project Controls Team with the issuance and management of Purchase Orders for service vendors.
  • Monitors construction process and work progress to assure cost effective manpower loading, supervisor to craft ratios, and addresses any other factors that negatively impact overall productivity of craft.
  • Manages project RFI process through Prolog (web-based application) by supporting generation of new RFI’s, directing questions to appropriate individuals for resolution, and communicating responses back to team/contractors in a timely manner. Change-orders derived from the RFI process requires administrative support from Coordinator while seeking approval (i.e., gathers and delivers all pertinent info required for Project Engineer approval).
  • Responsible for capturing "key learning’s" relative to construction for the Project Look back process.
  • Serves as an in-house expert in construction practices, often seeking outside training or participation in construction seminars, to keep appraised of leading industry practices.
  • Actively participates in Constructability Reviews to provide recommendations on how the project can better support field execution through lessons learned, best practices, safety, cost effectiveness, and schedule attainment.
  • Works closely with Safety and Operations to assure the day-to-day needs of all parties are met (i.e., addresses any work permitting issues, work stoppages due to operational situations, equipment preparation issues, lack of tools/equipment, rework questions, etc.).
  • Works directly with the Project Team as the Site's construction representative to plan / manage all deliveries of "oversized" (large) major equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • With at least High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience preferably in refinery Maintenance, Turnaround or Capital Project.
  • Technical skills in Piping, Mechanical, Civil, and Structural Construction is an advantage.
  • Knowledge in reading plan drawings, specifications, P&ID’s, and Piping Iso’s a plus.
  • Previous experience in managing and directing field construction (Brown Field) preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in construction methods, MPO Construction Procedures and design requirements.

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

Additional Information

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  • Post Date
    Aug 6, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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