MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL FIELD SERVICES SUPERVISOR

CLIENT – SERVICE RESULTS

  1. Provide existing condition surveys for design purposes.
  2. Ensure all work is installed in accordance with contract documentation and adheres to all applicable codes, standards and regulations.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Complete survey of building systems to indicate existing conditions and in preparation of new designs.
  2. Investigative work of an inoperable or poor performing system.
  3. Ensure all work is installed and operational in accordance with contract documentation and adheres to all applicable codes, standards, and regulations.
  4. Attending meetings, relaying pertinent information to design teams, and issuing appropriate paperwork.
  5. Production of reports, contemplated change orders (CCO), change orders (CO), site investigation (SI), monthly progress billings, memos, letters, and field observation reports (FOR).
  6. Certifying project completions.

 

EFFORT

  1. Interaction
  2. The work requires meeting with design engineers, clients, contractors, suppliers, manufacturers for construction purposes. The interaction requires interpreting their needs, dealing with controversial issues, demonstrating a diplomatic and unbiased position, gathering information.

  3. Thinking Challenge
  4. The work involves understanding building systems, design intent, relating problems to designers and recommending changes required.

  5. Physical Demands
  6. The work performed is both on construction sites and within an office demands as follows:

    • focusing eyes for long periods when reviewing drawings
    • climbing and standing on ladders and scaffolding to examine installations
    • wearing of safety boots and a safety helmet
    • holding drawings open when reviewing construction sites
    • looking up at ceilings for long periods of time for survey or installation review purposes
    • crawling through/under/over ductwork, pipes, tunnels, crawlspaces, etc.
    • standing for long periods of time
    • alot of walking involved
    • removal of panel covers.

 

RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Influence
    • scheduling inspections to correlate with project schedules.
  2. Work of Others
    • relating site observations to design team and ensuring that this information is clearly transferred to drawings
    • the work involves providing direction to contractors
    • explaining system operations to clients.
  3. Care of Individuals
    • no direct responsibility of others.
  4. Financial Resources
    • assist project engineer in evaluating project changes.
  5. Technical Resources
    • the work involves using sound, light, AMP meters, camera, temperature/humidity recorder, air tester and other equipment as deemed necessary to carry out duties
    • full working knowledge of this equipment
    • preparation and upkeep activities include cleaning and checking for defects.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Environment
    • the work includes significant time on construction sites
    • daily exposure to general construction fumes, dust, noise, and other atmospheric conditions
    • there is a constant demand to travel from one site to another with time pressure to meet deadlines while dealing with simultaneous and conflicting demands
    • becoming familiar with environment before proceeding with work.
  2. Risk to Health
    • the work involves walking construction sites and working from heights
    • removal of panel covers.

 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  1. Context
    • the work involves examination of existing and new construction and the reporting of conditions
    • a thorough knowledge of building systems and applicable codes.
  2. Acts and Regulations
    • the work involves monitoring of construction and knowledge of corrective action to be taken
    • a thorough knowledge of building codes, acts, regulations and standards applicable to mechanical/electrical systems and to ensure awareness by contractors and clients.
  3. Theories and Principles
    • a working knowledge of mechanical/electrical engineering theories and principles to assist in installation and operation of systems.
  4. Methods, Techniques and Practices
    • company policies and regulations.
  5. Communication
    • written and verbal communication skills are required to provide construction documents, and briefings to designers, clients, contractors, and jurisdictional authorities on progress of construction, and corrective action of installations required or recommended.
  6. Physical Dexterity
    • set up and use of small tools, electrical equipment, and measuring tools
    • ability required for walking at heights (ladders, scaffolding, rooftops, etc.).