Construction Coordinator

Geismar, Louisiana, United States

Construction Coordinator

Geismar, LA.

Job Summary:

Candidate needs to have strong mechanical knowledge and basic understanding of civil and structural steel as well as instrumentation and electrical. Most of the projects are mechanical work.  Position organizes and coordinates mechanical, technical, and operation resources, materials, and activities according to Westlake’s project schedules and plans to achieve the project goals and objectives.  Oversees and schedules contractors, plant production and maintenance.  Ensures that plant safety requirements are followed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans and oversees layout of equipment, office and production facilities.
  • Plans with production and maintenance groups to schedule new construction activities in conjunction with routine production and maintenance operations.
  • Organizes set-up and dismantle of temporary facilities for projects.
  • Conducts studies in operations to maximize workflow and spatial utilization.
  • Communicates with Construction Managers, Specialists, Contract Specialists, Contractor Management, Superintendents, Foremen and Project Engineers.
  • Provides project leadership under the direct supervision of a Construction Manager.
  • Responsible for designated project results.
  • Reports on status of project in the assigned work to Construction Manager.
  • Establishes and defines assigned project organization.
  • May supervise in-house, lump sum and subcontractors to achieve project requirements. 
  • Administer contractor activities from setting up to conducting kick-off meetings.
  • Maintains detailed up-to-date project files.
  • Interfaces with the engineering and design groups on project details, field changes and interference's.
  • Works toward providing customer satisfaction with project results
  • Complies with all CDI operating guidelines and standards, including ISO – 9001 standards.

Job Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 
  • 6+ years of construction experience in a plant.
  • Some knowledge of, but primarily of own discipline, project construction, material management, cost control.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Leadership capability and above average communication skills.
  • Demonstration of the ability to solve problems and make decisions at a task force level.
  • Planning and organizational talent.
  • Manages a group of construction workers.


High school education or equivalent with basic construction knowledge from a vo-tech or other applicable program with a minimum of six years of inspection or construction experience.      


CDI Engineering Solutions is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer

Type: Contract

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