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Electrical Construction Coordinator

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Electrical Construction Coordinator in Luling, LA.


  • The Electrical Construction Coordinator is a critical role in the Engineering and Construction Team and a core part of the team’s success. This position will be responsible for working with the Site Engineering and Construction Team to support Engineering, Project Controls and Construction across the Luling site in the execution of capital and expense projects.
  • The focus of this position will be the responsibility for performing all aspects of construction management for moderately complex engineering assignments. This work will be performed under minimal supervision.
  • This role involves working on the project owner’s behalf to review, integrate, and make recommendations regarding contractor schedules to aid in keeping the project on track.
  • Additional responsibilities will include routine and special project work that involves the retrieval, preparation, processing, manipulation and management of data including one-line diagrams, circuit schematics, instrument settings, construction drawings, piping drawings, site specific installation details, etc.
  • The ability to adapt to frequent and rapid change, work in high pressure situations and to utilize skill and judgment to solve problems is required.
  • Experience with MS project is important as schedules will be maintained in this environment.
  • Estimation ability of capital projects to a +/- 30% accuracy is considered a plus.

Essential Duties:

  • Extensive knowledge of construction safety requirements, with a commitment to a zero accidents environment. Ability to ensure contractor’s activities are planned and executed with safety first.
  • Familiarity with and utilizing the Luling Engineering and Construction Department’s standards.
  • Familiarity with project scope, specifications and design criteria upon assignment to a task.
  • Ability to manage technical activities by contractors on one or more projects of various sizes in parallel.
  • Promote continued relationships with contractors and all Bayer personnel.
  • Participate in field construction efforts, design phase services and all subcontracting as well as participating in all major technical, cost, scheduling and performance decisions.
  • Recognize and communicate scope and design changes promptly.
  • Provide on-site in field assistance during startup.
  • Coordinate work activities with other staff members and the discipline lead.
  • Consult with design leaders to ensure the smooth flow of vital information necessary for the scheduled completion of the project.
  • Advise the senior engineer concerning design or scope changes, which have been identified.
  • Assist engineers with project design specifications, layouts, feasibility and constructability.
  • Assist in the development of construction bid packages for on site or external contractors.
  • Interface with project engineers and contractors on assigned projects to control/manage project cost and schedule. Assist engineering in reconciling cost deviations.
  • Able to develop basic project schedules with tracking ability.
  • Review and check vendor drawings and other discipline drawings for input.
  • Review construction specifications.
  • Review fabrication drawings and other construction submittals for conformance to engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Must possess the ability to read, interpret and redline documents such as single lines, loops, P&IDs, cable schedules, etc.
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills are required. Utilization of and hands-on experience in using meters for electrical troubleshooting activities is a must
  • Deep working knowledge of NEC codes and regulations
  • Deep understanding of DCS and other control systems design, installation and utilization with focus on Emerson Delta V systems
  • Deep understanding of electrical system design and installation of both low voltage (? 480V) and high voltage systems (480V – 15KV)
  • Ability to lead small teams in parallel to deliver on commitments.
  • Knowledge and application of Bayer company business standards and good practices.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the function of all engineering disciplines, procurement, and construction processes.
  • Ability to manage Bayer - Contractor relationships in complex situations.
  • Ability to relate easily to others in the business community such as suppliers, contractors, and Bayer employees.
  • Communicates with plant design draftsmen in the execution of project design work;
  • Review of E&I work packages.
  • Capture of redlines and submission to Drafting for capture in permanent drawing record.
  • Establishes proactive relationships with environmental, and safety and health personnel to ensure regulatory/corporate compliance.
  • Effectively communicates project direction to contractor supervision and across all crafts.
  • Train and support designated team members on construction coordination tasks as needed.
  • Coordinate with Construction Lead to develop construction and contract strategies for constructability of projects as it pertains to logistics and safety.
  • Promote Site and Area’s safety initiatives (Empart, BBS, Unit Compliance, etc.)
  • Become a member of / participate in Bayer Luling Electrical Safety Team;
  • Ensuring incorporation of best practices into Bayer Luling practices, and
  • Aiding dissemination of Bayer Luling practices to Bayer and contract personnel.
  • Become a member of / participate in Bayer Luling E&I Network.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Construction Science, Building Science or related field from an accredited university preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant industrial construction and administration experience in a chemical plant, refinery or other industry / service
  • Hands-on installation of cabling and electrical equipment is a must
  • Proficiency with MS Project and MS Office products
  • Provides construction execution support for projects and maintenance work packages up to $30MM+ USD
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Knowledge and application of company business standards and good practices.
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly communicate expectations and requirements to team members.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of the function of all engineering disciplines
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Results Driven / Self Motivated
  • Perpetual drive towards learning, developing, growing and improving
  • Strong ethics
  • Ability to set priorities
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to coordinate Electrical project deliverables with the project deliverables of other disciplines to meet project goals.

Job Number: 2110137162
Job Location: Luling, LA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 09/14/2021
Attention: Mike Simmerman
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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