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FirstEnergy Corp. Construction Site Coordinator V - JCP&L Territory in Reading, Pennsylvania

Construction Site Coordinator V - JCP&L Territory

Location:

Reading, PA, US, 19612-6001

Job Function: Transmission

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 35772

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of 3,780 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co. a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU]

This position will be located within the JCP&L Territory.

The individual in this position has responsibility to coordinate and supervise pre-construction, construction, and post-construction activities for Transmission and Distribution substation and line projects.

CSC V will generally be assigned to coordinate and supervise larger sized substation and line projects and is expected to be versed in both construction environments. The CSC V must also be able to mentor others (include knowledge transfer, risk mitigation & quality control) within the FET construction organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Fostering a high performing safety culture through personal conduct and utilization of human performance principles.

  • Participating with the project team to develop the contractor bid packages and simultaneously assist the team in reviewing the received bids.

  • Participating in pre-bid meetings, document, and follow up on the action points.

  • Performing constructability reviews. Reviewing the conceptual scope with the entire project team and the project manager. Conducting preliminary site reviews and gather local expertise feedback on various aspects of the project.

  • Coordinating the material request, need date & location, delivery and verification of materials at the project site, staging, and monitoring for contractor use.

  • Coordinating staking of structures, wetlands and vegetation as part of the project’s scope assessment.

  • Ensuring adherance to safety and quality standards and specifications.

  • Inspecting work performed by contractors against design and construction standards.

  • Documenting project site meetings with contractors that address issues such as safety, performance, quality control, or adherence to construction schedules.

  • Ensuring all the stakeholders have necessary permit copies.

  • Maintaining digital / printed copy of the red line drawings of the project site.

  • Participating in contractor evaluation, project review meetings and meetings concerning “lessons learned.”

  • Reviewing the construction schedule and outage strategies.

  • Verifying critical contractor field testing, including but not limited to soil compaction, concrete (slump) testing, cylinder testing, and grounding testing.

  • Performing post energization testing and identify long term incomplete items.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelors in Construction Management, or related technical field with 8 years’ experience in commercial or industrial construction required. In lieu of degree, 12 years’ of experience in commercial or industrial construction required.

  • Ability to provide constructability review feedback for projects through initial and detailed engineering plans review. Proactively identifies potential issues relating to all facets of project construction and safety and offers suitable alternatives to design teams.

  • Ability to lead construction related scope change discussions with vendors' site representatives.

  • Ability to provide expert construction input during the scope development phase of the project.

  • Ability to provide input on the timing of construction activities and milestones during the development phase of the projects.

  • Ability to Mentor junior CSC’s in relationship to all Time Management activities. Ability to review schedules and identify unreasonable durations, missing logical links, or potential ideas for improvement on time performance.

  • Ability to provide input on the cost of construction activities, and that related to access, matting, and other means and methods driven costs, during the development phase of the projects.

  • Ability to Mentor junior CSC’s in relationship to all Cost Management activities. Ability to review schedules and identify unreasonable durations, missing logical links, or potential ideas for improvement on time performance.

  • Document project quality outcomes and lessons learned in a format suitable for comparison and analysis.

  • Mentor junior CSC’s in respect to quality standards, interpretation of quality requirements and other quality control and assurance knowledge.

  • Document project resource utilization metrics and identifies gaps and areas for improvement.

  • Mentor junior CSC’s in respect to resource management.

  • Communicate designated staff and vendor responsibilities, authority and personal performance measurement criteria, to ensure clarity of understanding of the work on site.

  • Conduct peer risk review for high-risk projects to ensure all risks are identified, and a plan is in action to mitigate those risks.

  • Mentor junior CSCs on the development and implementation of risk management plans.

  • Mentors junior CSC's on development of Project Communications Plan. Provide quality assurance on completeness of communication plans.

  • Actively participates in initial contractor coordination meeting, closeout meeting, and other major milestone meetings.

  • Provide Supply Chain with scoring and evaluation for suppliers and vendors that includes performance evaluation, lessons learned, and opportunities for improvement.

  • Complete payment and invoice reviews as outlined by FET Policies and Procedures.

  • Conduct regular project assessment sessions with various stakeholders associated within the project.

  • Mentors junior CSCs on stakeholder management practices.

  • Improve understanding and effective implementation of safety management systems — enable individuals to increase their knowledge of the specific ways in which hazards are managed, as well as their ability to apply and implement the actual Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) processes.

  • Personalize safety outcomes — make OH&S more obvious, relevant and emotional for the individual to personalize their role in preventing and eliminating risks and hazards.

  • Engage with sub-contractors in OH&S performance management

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Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.

Safety

Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Exempt

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