APTIM Fuels Construction Manager in FPO, United States

Assignment Description:

Looking for candidate for long-term role supporting work located at the Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP) Diego Garcia -- Repairs to 4 fuel tanks (British Island, naval support base, tank farm). Candidate will be the Project Site Superintendent / Construction Manager and Alternate Site Safety and Health Officer (SS/CM/SSHO) for the onsite field activities. The SS/CM shall have five years of construction-related management including three years of consecutive on-site field experience (in SS/CM role) with repairs to DoD Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants (POL) facilities. Experience with private industry POL facilities will be considered acceptable experience. This responsibility consists of supervision of labor (self-performed and subcontractor), knowledge of safety controls (EM385-1-1 and OSHA), transportation, equipment, tools, supplies, materials control, field engineering, project administration, adherence to permits and clearance requirements, and incorporation of other incidental tasks required to complete the scope of work.

The Project Scope includes, but is not limited to, the following disciplines and incidental related work:

  • Mechanical

  • Clean and repair fuel storage tanks concurrently

  • Tank calibration and strapping

  • Abrasive blasting of steel surfaces

  • Interior and exterior coating repairs and coating inspection

  • Miscellaneous welding and NDE

  • Install new internal Fire Suppression Systems

  • Non-destructive examination

  • Replace spiral tank stairs and roof guardrail

  • Site Safety

  • Lock Out/Tag Out

  • Confined space entry

  • Fall protection

  • LBP removal

  • Hazmat handling, transportation and disposal

Work shall be performed in accordance with codes/standards from the American Petroleum Institute (API), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS), and other applicable federal, state, local, and military service requirements.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Superintendent on projects similar in scope, size and complexity

  • Experience with installation of Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel fuel piping in accordance with UFGS specifications

  • Experience with pneumatic and hydrostatic testing of pipelines

  • Experience with commissioning POL systems

  • Experience with installation of various types of pipe supports and structural concrete work

  • Experience in the three-phase QC process required by the project and shall complete the course entitled "Construction Quality Management for Contractors" prior to the start of


  • Ability to provide safety leadership on the project site in all activities. Responsible for working safely on the jobsite and coordination with the SSHO for providing direction to all personnel on the jobsite concerning safe work practices.

  • Perform material takeoffs as required to confirm material, equipment, and adequate personnel are onsite as needed to complete the work according to the project schedule.

  • Monitor project schedule and provide input to the APTIM field team on performance improvements, production challenges, and float maintenance relating to project schedule.

  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing.


Implements the construction portion of the assigned project through day-to-day direction of all field activities, manages site resources and is responsible for all job site activities. Will be the primary client contact for all project field activity. Ensures all construction is in compliance with design specifications, is completed on schedule, adheres to budget, meets accounting and financial requirements and is built to quality standards. Develops project metrics and daily burn rates. Adheres to SOW implementing the approved project execution plan, and identifies changed conditions for RFIs. Supports the field management and home office team during project closeout activities. Fills in as Alternate SSHO

  • The Project Superintendent must attend the Post Award Kickoff (PAK) Meeting, Project Construction Coordination Meeting, and the Pre-work (Safety) Conference.

  • Continuously review and amend the APP, including AHAs/JSAs/JHAs in coordination with the SSHO and Quality Control System (QCS) Manager.

  • Attend each Preparatory Control meeting conducted by the QCS Manager for each Definable Feature of Work (DFOW).

  • Participate in a coating pre-application Preparatory Control meeting.

  • Observe the Initial Control phase of each DFOW to ensure that the work complies with Contract requirements.

  • Coordinate execution of work with subcontractor personnel.

  • Provide support to the SSHO and QCS Manager as required to fulfill Contract requirements.

  • As Alternate SSHO must have completed the 30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course within the last five years (or equivalent training) and have at the minimum one year full time safety experience working on similar type projects.

Participate in final acceptance inspections with field management and Government personnel

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing HRQuestions@cbifederalservices.com or calling 855.343.5600 for assistance.