Schuff Steel
  • Schuff Steel - Gulf Coast
  • Humble, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package


Summary 

Assists in managing the flow of technical information between, the Schuff Steel Project Management team, customers, and subcontractors and vendors through verbal and nonverbal communication.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews design drawings and 3D BIM Models for accuracy and completeness, and coordinates resolution of discrepancies and/or missing information with customers, design team, other trades, detailing, shop, & field as may be necessary.
  • Coordinates project sequencing and basic detailing job setup including advance bills and shop and erection drawings.
  • Provides instructions and guidance to steel detailers in preparing models and shop drawings per project requirements and standards.
  • Monitors project schedules regarding submittals, approvals, and shop fabrication releases. Identify and communicate possible delays or problems to project management team.
  • Organize detailing RFI process through formal RFI to customer and informal RFI's with the engineer, architect, and general contractor.  Facilitates and fulfills other documentation efforts and duties and as may be required.
  • Distribute and route drawings. Work closely with Document Control to avoid delays and maintain logs.
  • Act as a liaison between shop, field, detailers and subcontractors to resolve fabrication and erection difficulties.
  • Communicate with Schuff Steel project team.
  • Provides assistance to the Project Management Team in achieving successful project results.
  • This position requires travel to design and coordination meetings, fabrication facilities and job sites.
  • Coordinates the detailing efforts of various common subcontractors.
  • Serve as a direct link between Detailers, Project Managers, and other production departments, and customer, other contractors, and Design Team as may be required.

Additional duties & Responsibilities

(The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required by management).

Required qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) to perform essential functions of this position:

Core Competencies:

  • Effective Communication methods
  • Steel Erection/Fabrication methods
  • Heavy Equipment/Technology comprehension
  • Computer Modeling/Drafting/Blueprint Drawing Interpretation
  • Advanced Software comprehension
  • Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Result Driven/Critical Thinking
  • Effective Problem-solving
  • Resourcefulness

Education/Training

High School Diploma or GED required.

Work Experience

At least five (5) years related experience in the coordination of structural steel projects. Associates degree or training from an approved and accredited technical school in engineering or detailing/drafting may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Construction Management, Structural/Civil Engineering, or Business may substitute for 3 years of the required experience.

Specialized Knowledge

Ability to read and interpret shop and design drawings.  General understanding and knowledge of basic drafting skills,  Tekla practices, REVIT and NAVISWORK or other similar 3D modeling software is preferred.  Also about fabrication and erection standards, standard technical terminology, common structural steel practices, and drafting room procedures. 

Software, Technology and Equipment used

Personal computer; phone; computer software includes: MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook. Primavera Scheduling/Contract Manager, Fabtrol, and Tekla references.

Work Environment

Position requires as many hours needed to fulfill the daily and weekly obligations required to carry out the functions.  Working long days including evenings and weekends can be required for this position.  Position requires frequent out of state air/road travel as needed and required.  A clean driving record will be required due to required road travel.  Current and valid driver's license and proof of acceptable insurance is required.  This position is generally indoors in a climate controlled office.  However, frequent visitations to the outdoor plant facilities will be required.  Travel time is up to 50%.   Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for those who have disabilities that qualify under the American with Disabilities Act. 

Schuff Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer with and Affirmative Action Plan.

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