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Site Supervisor

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Renton, Washington, USA

Company: Voith Group

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About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.


The Voith Hydro Field Service Department, is looking for:


Site Supervisor  
Remote - Candidate can be located nationwide

Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package including 401K with up to 5% Match AND a 3% Company Contribution to Start
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits

 

Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development, team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world.

 

Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.

 

Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.

 

Summary:   This position is responsible to plan, prepare and supervise the disassembly and installation of hydro power plant equipment at field sites. The work scope includes hydro-turbines and generators as well as required control and support equipment. The position directs craft labor crews and subcontractors and ensures work is performed in accordance with technical procedures, safety and quality standards, schedule, and within planned budgets.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed planning and preparation of assigned work scope, including interfaces and “hand-offs“ with support groups
  • Direct work to foreman, craft labor crews and subcontractors and oversee execution
  • Interface with engineering and quality to clarify technical procedures, drawings and field data requirements
  • Analyze and identify potential safety and quality risks; mitigate in planning and execution
  • Ensure materials and components are free of defects and meet specification for installation
  • Plan and ensure availability of fixtures, tools and other required equipment
  • Ensure quality requirements are understood, measurements and inspections are performed and documented as required
  • Planning and optimization of work force capacity together with Site Manager
  • Execute leadership regarding safety, quality and performance together with site manager
  • Promote professional and supportive work environment with craft labor and subcontractors
  • Identify and document deviations from plan regarding schedule, budget and quality
  • Lead incident investigations at site for safety and quality incidents and drive corrective actions

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required
  • Substantial success in an industrial environment
  • Experience in construction, hydro or journeymen trades
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with craft labor
  • Communication and interpersonal skills essential - works well and collaborates with people – team builder
  • Welding or fabrication experience is a plus
  • Must have the ability to make logical decisions under pressures to resolve field problems
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, control and/or hydraulic systems
  • Position requires location at site and willingness to travel

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.