Date published: 26-May-2018
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Power
Business Plan: WHS
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch company, provides construction services in the open/merit shop arena. Since 1996, OCI has been an industry leader in building vital infrastructure and provides a comprehensive range of construction services in the areas of power generation, power delivery, telecommunications, and water. Tailored to fit our clients' project-specific needs, services are available through direct hire or subcontract options utilizing open or merit shop labor in support of EPC projects, as well as construction-only work for the water, energy and telecommunications markets.
Performing daily operations for project warehouse facilities including material receiving and handling, inventory maintenance and control, filing of field requisitions, staging and preparation of materials for field installation, issuance of material, tools, equipment and fleet with significant interaction with discipline superintendents, construction teams, site management and office personnel.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, or containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, or other equipment.
• Sort cargo before or after loading or unloading.
• Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.
• Observe incoming materials, equipment or systems to determine hazards and act in a manner so as not to expose yourself or others to the observed hazards.
• Understand and handle shipping and receiving documentation; read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
• Assist with project mobilization and demobilization planning and coordinating.
• Verify purchase orders against packing list
• Evaluate small tools and equipment and complete necessary repairs. Perform routine maintenance work.
• Examine/inspect tools and equipment conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving opportunities that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective action needed.
• Data entry in automated asset/materials systems and maintenance of accurate data.
• Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested. Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries. Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised. Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional. If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved.
• Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed.
• Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards.
• Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens).
• Understand, support, and follow lockout tag out procedures. Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training.
• Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment.
• Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately.
• Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate.
• Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job.
• Provide on-the-job training and/or mentoring to helpers and laborers you are working with.
• Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards.
• Read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
• With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications and plan, lay-out, diagram, and install equipment.
• Inspect helper's work for compliance with the, contract plans, specifications, and industry standards. Point out deficiencies, explain them, and take corrective action needed.
• Observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. Notify supervision of any hazards observed and utilize safety stop work authority as needed.
• Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed reporting any issues to your supervision.
• If certified to operate equipment ensure that construction equipment is correctly operated, maintained, in good working order, and Daily Equipment Inspections are completed for equipment being used.
At least 3 years of experience working in a warehouse or similar craft, and a strong working knowledge of warehouse and receiving. Must have working knowledge of and experience in material receiving and handling, inventory management, staging and preparation of material for field installation, and the issuance of materials, tools, and equipment. Ability to understand and follow directions. In addition, must have all necessary tools (see Warehouse Tool List). Must be at least 18 years of age.
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
One or more of the following NCCER Certifications:
NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations
Facts and Figures
- OCI is moving our Headquarters to the Raleigh, NC Area in the summer of 2015 to allow better alignment with our parent company, Black & Veatch, and one of their engineering execution offices, also located in the Raleigh, NC Area.
- OCI has a presence in several key markets across the US and has the capabilities and infrastructure to fully execute complex EPC projects domestically.
- OCI worked a total of 1,722,510 + Man Hours in 2014
- OCI employed over 1,591 Craft Professionals and over 622 Salaried