Construction Material Specialist
Company: Parsons Corp.
Posted on: May 17, 2019
Ready to take your construction experience to the next level to
work on a mega-project in Antarctica* Parsons is now hiring a
Construction Material Specialist for our expanding team located in
Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your
emerging knowledge of construction policy and procedures, will
propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with
top performance. We need our Construction Specialists to be
versatile, experienced leading teams and who have exceptional
communication, analytical and management skills.
In this role, you will oversee the scheduling and control of
construction materials and equipment to ensure effective and timely
completion of the project. You may develop design of the main field
warehouse, warehouse office, outside storage yard, and other
related facilities for total materials and equipment handling and
technical operation of the field warehouse and tool room.
Coordinates all available data to give accurate advance delivery
information to the senior construction site manager and staff for
future job planning.
* Serves as the focal point for the scheduling and control of
construction materials and equipment at the port.
* Expedites both field and home office purchase orders to ensure
timely delivery of materials and equipment.
* Oversees receiving, off-loading, storage, and issuance of
* May be responsible for field purchasing.
* Tracks material deliveries from all over the US.
* Identifies materials by using the drawings and
* Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as
may be appropriate.
AIMS CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM
The Antarctic Infrastructure and Modernization for Science (AIMS)
project is an initiative of the National Science Foundation's (NSF)
United States Antarctic Program (USAP) and is a major capital
investment effort to support the United States' world-class science
program in Antarctica. The infrastructure modernization being
proposed under the AIMS project is to ensure that McMurdo Station
remains a viable platform for supporting Antarctic science for the
next 35 to 50 years.
This Program consists of the construction of 6 state-of-the-art
major building between 2019 and 2026 at McMurdo Station in
Parsons is the general contractor and design-builder for the
Antarctic infrastructure improvement efforts under the Leidos
Antarctic Support Contract with the National Science Foundation.
Parsons will perform all activities from demolition and earthwork
to electrical, mechanical and interior fit-out. Parsons team
maintains a permanent office presence at the site and comprehensive
US team to assist in this critical national program.
Parsons is looking for excited and qualified individuals to join us
on this mega-project located at the bottom of the planet. It will
be the largest construction project on the continent and recognized
as an engineering and construction marvel.
ABOUT MCMURDO STATION
All personnel will be based at McMurdo station. This includes
lodging and meals. McMurdo is the largest station on the continent
and includes over 1,000 personnel.
The station includes many facilities to keep people busy during
off-work hours including gyms, a basketballs court, climbing wall,
libraries, church, and places to relax with others.
The community has many clubs and activities including a concert,
sports equipment rentals, and fitness classes. Groups meet weekly
to play basketball, volleyball, soccer, and dodgeball.
There are many exciting activities to enjoy in Antarctica including
hiking, mountain biking, penguin and whale watching and more.
A normal concern for personnel would be weather, but during the
summer months, it is no different that north America during the
winter. Cold weather construction gear and Extreme Cold Weather
Gear are provided for all personnel.
Personnel will travel from their local airport and through New
Zealand to Antarctica.
Parsons prides itself on teamwork and providing a safe work
environment. Safety is a priority along with employee
* 4-year degree in construction-related field (or equivalent
construction-related work experience)
* 4 to 6 years of experience in field construction is required
* Experience as a Construction Material Coordinator on a large
civil/structural and/or industrial construction project is
* Requires a working knowledge of construction-related processes,
as well as a familiarity with industry practices.
* Proficient PC skills including a familiarity with various
software used for inventory control, such as Document and Materials
Controls System (DMCS), are also required.
Ready for action* We re looking for the kind of people who see this
opportunity and don t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the
world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical
skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest
challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
PARSONS REFERRAL PLAN
Maybe this opportunity isn t the right fit for you, but you know
someone who is* Why not join our Parsons external referral program*
When you refer other top professionals and they are hired, you are
rewarded with an incredible financial incentive. Help us find top
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to
diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected
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