KBR HVAC Superintendent in DJI, Djibouti

Title: HVAC Superintendent


Other Locations: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1048088

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law


HVAC Superintendent

Assists Project Management to identify key success factors, timing of design and procurement deliverables, and establishing common work breakdown structures. Provides leadership to cause the creation of organizational structure and processes required to fully execute the requirements of services and is responsible for the execution of HVAC O&M services, quality, subcontractor performance, and construction cost. Evaluates HVAC service execution for compliance to contract, design data, schedule, cost budgets, and quality, advising the project team of status, issues, impacts, risk, and cost influence factors within scope. Monitors the implementation of safety orientations, safety indoctrinations and tool box meetings and provides coaching and mentoring for improvement. Monitors crews for organizational structure sizing crew mix ratios and wage compliance. Reviews and monitors cost and man-hour budget for installation process and develops a staff facilities equipment and tool requirement plan.

Totally accountable for quality installation of the project. Review submittal, accuracy and compliance. Identifying potential change orders, Customer relations, Conduct weekly safety meetings, Attend cost/job reviews. Schedule manpower and also responsible for hiring workers. Interpret plumbing and HVAC drawings for craft installation. Plan, schedule, and coordinate on-site functions. Perform material take-offs, ordering tools and equipment in a timely fashion to maximize field productivity. Coordinate installation between trades and monitor sub-contractor progress Ensure all on-site employees comply with OSHA standards and work instructions.

Typically requires at least 5 years of experience in the building construction industry with extensive experience in related craft. Safety indoctrinations and gang box meetings and provides coaching for improvement.

Additional requirements:

Must be fluent in English

Must possess passport book (not passport card) with at least 12 months of remaining validity AND with at least 4 blank visa/stamp pages remaining

Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity




HVAC Mechanical Engineer

Ability to trouble shoot and effect repairs to the following system installed on board the installation:

Trane Series R Air Cooled Helical-Rotary Liquid Chiller – 250T capacity with modular Air Handling Units, Recovery Wheel, Water Chilled Pumps, VAV, MAU and DDC panels controlled via Designo Insight BMS

Petra Chiller PSC series with Hermetic Scroll Compressor, Central Station Air Handling Units, HVAC controls, Chilled Water Pump controlled via Johnson Controls BMS

Daiken Air Cooled Screw Compressor Chiller 350T capacity with modular Air Handling Units, ERV, VAV, HVAC controls and Water Chilled Pump system.

Will be connected to a BMS system with centralized controls for Energy Management.

York Model YLAA Air Cooled Scroll Chillers, Micro Channel Condenser Coils with capacities from 70 to 250T, Modular Air Handling Units, Energy Recovery System, VAV, HVAC controls, Chilled Water Pumps controlled via a centralized BMS system

REFPLUS Refrigeration Systems

DX Type TRANE CRAC system

Water chilled Liebert CRAC units

It should be noted that it is intended that this position will be 80% field work and 20% office based

Hand On trouble shooting and repair work along with some experience of training and mentoring employees is required

Previous experience working within Africa, the Middle East or other areas with extreme temperature variations with first-hand knowledge of how this affects HVAC systems would be advantageous

It should be understood that employment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.

Job: Project Management/Operations