Workface Planning Coordinator (ECU)

Requisition ID:  208941



As part of the Construction function and reporting to the Workface Planning Manager (WFPM), the Workface Planning Coordinator (WFPC) is responsible for facilitating the inputs into the project’s Workface Planning (WFP) program with primary responsibilities associated to constraint removal, strategizing execution of field work with responsible supervision, ensuring detailed construction input is represented in project systems, and coordinating across the project’s EPC functions to ensure constant alignment to the field execution strategy.


The Workface Planning Coordinator (WFPC) is responsible for:


  1. Workface Planning:
    1. Input to the 90-day and 3-week lookahead by Installation Work Package (IWP).
    2. Ensuring the accuracy of the Level 4 schedule for all commodities.
    3. 4D planning and modeling the construction installation sequence.
    4. Ensuring constraint-free IWP’s are made available to the field: Tracking readiness and providing visibility to constraints at pre-construction intervals of 150-days, 90-days, and 3-weeks as well as driving removal of constraints via cross-functional communication and coordination.
  2. Validating the sequence of IWP development to ensure it aligns with the field execution strategy.
  3. Establishing metrics and dashboards for monitoring the performance of the Workface Planning program and its effectiveness toward improving construction productivity.
  4. Providing strategy and solution-based input to the site leadership team.


The Workface Planning Coordinator (WFPC) provides input to:


  1. Area/System-based work package scoping during FEED or front end of detailed Engineering.
  2. Construction Work Packaging (CWP) and Installation Work Packaging (IWP) scope and schedule as produced by the Project Field Engineer (PFE).
  3. Project schedules as produced by Project Controls.
  4. Field execution sequence and strategy as produced by the Field Superintendents.
  5. Material delivery and sequencing as defined by the Field Procurement Manager.
  6. Startup systems sequencing and testing as defined by the project Startup Manager.
  7. Project Automation plans and data exchanges to facilitate the Workface Planning program.
  8. Subcontractor integration within the Workface Planning Program.



General skill sets:


Management and Communication – Coordinates across functions, both peer-to-peer and vertically, to develop tangible execution strategies.  Communicates execution plans and strategies to project and site management, other key project stakeholders, and customer personnel where appropriate.  Capable of summarizing large amounts of project data into clear and concise report outs.  Ability to interface with personnel of varying backgrounds and skill sets.


Conceptualization and Problem-solving – Ability to help teams define strategic direction for the purpose of developing practical action plans.  Ability to think ‘outside the box’ to help resolve challenges and roadblocks as they arise.


Technical – Strong understanding of Bechtel construction practices, process improvement methodologies, and innovative trends within the construction industry.  Previous experience in Engineering, Startup, or Project Controls is beneficial.  Working knowledge of developing unit rate and performance factors is a plus. Strong knowledge of BSAPs and standard programs used on Bechtel EPC projects such as Integraph’s Smart Plant design tools, TeamWorks, Infoworks, Digital Supply Chain, Synchro 4D, Bechtel Production System, etc. is preferred.

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Full time
Monaca, PA 15061, US