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Construction Supervisor II Job

Date: Apr 5, 2018

Location: Wyandotte, MI, US

Company: BASF

Construction Supervisor II-1801860

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Construction Supervisor-Wyandotte (1801860)

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to manage the construction of small ($50,000) to medium ($15 Million) size projects within the Midwest, Northeast, Regional Service Center Sites as well as BASF Canada sites. You will provide front-end input to project managers to develop construction strategies and schedules, as well as provide the interface between the BASF project team and the construction contractors. As an expert in Construction Management your primary responsibilities will include management of the construction sites with regard to safety, quality, schedule, cost and compliance to specifications. Your ability to troubleshoot is essential to installation and execution activities and resolving field problems. Your strong safety background and deep understanding of OSHA will enable you to provide and maintain a safe worksite allowing you to be pro-active with contractors to prevent accidents and injuries. In addition, your experience will enable you to do the following:
- Coordinate site visits, interpret bid specifications, and explain site specific security and safety regulations
- Conduct incident investigations
- Closely monitor contractors and provide guidance to ensure full understanding of the scope and minimize construction claims. Must be able to analyze and choose low cost alternatives in execution of the work.
- Continually inspect the construction work to assure that job schedules are maintained and that work is being performed safety as per codes and design specifications.
- Ensure that the quantity and quality of materials, equipment and contract labor meet contract requirements
- Document field activities and products necessary reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
- Coordinates duties of other construction engineers and/or contract inspectors.
- Supports Project Team in the review and authorization of field changes.
- Verifies and approves invoices to validate accuracy with respect to work performance and/or equipment delivered, and recommends approval for payment.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success
- Leveraging your educational background in a technical discipline preferably Construction Management, and/or your extensive professional experience in chemical plant construction, you will be able to apply your experience in petro-chemical plant construction techniques and demonstrated knowledge of various engineering design disciplines.
- Your solid knowledge of chemical process equipment including, but not limited to rotating equipment, heat transfer, solids handling, storage tanks, vessels mechanical equipment installation, pipe fitting and HVAC will allow you to provide technical expertise and consultation (constructability) in the design contract development/ bidding and construction phases of projects.
- Your background in project execution will allow you to manage non-technical phases of construction (planning and scheduling, material receiving, progress tracking, etc.)
- Your strong communications skills will be a valued asset as you provide feedback and consult with the supervising manager regarding most daily and weekly activities.

**BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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