Kansas Works Veterans Jobs

Kansas Works Logo

Job Information

Evergy, Inc. Field Construction Coordinator in Burlington, Kansas



JOB TITLE: Field Construction Coordinator


DEPARTMENT: Strategic Projects

LOCATION: Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station, Burlington, KS

PAY RANGE: 15B - $79,100 - $105,400

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing construction and administrative assistance and carrying out the duties required for the day to day operations of moderate to complex construction projects under the direction and supervision of the WCNOC Construction Supervisor, and/or ensure timely, predictable and safe implementation of assigned construction/plant modification projects.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Project Managers, Project Engineers and Design Engineers to ensure constructability issues are identified and addressed early in project design phases.

  • Attend constructability meetings and assist with determination of project requirements

  • Inspect / oversee construction projects to ensure the project meets WCNOC procedural and design requirements.

  • Inspects all phases of construction projects, including but not limited to: trenching, pipe installation, manholes, water services, firelines and hydrants, structures, roadways, sidewalks, building, electrical installations (raceway, cable, etc).

  • Works with Project Manager, Planner, Construction Supervisor, or Craft Superintendent to resolve field issues or conflicts in a timely manner. Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the project team.

  • Assist Craft Superintendents in storage and tracking of material for construction projects

  • Attend craft start of shift kick-off meetings to ensure quality of meetings are adequate and specific items such as the plan of the day, safety, quality hold points, assignments, etc are all being properly communicated. Ensure craft labor is being afforded the opportunity to raise issues without fear of retaliation.

  • Periodically monitor work package status to ensure proper placekeeping is being maintained, material properly documented (quantity, stock issue requests, lot numbers, etc), Hold Points are easily identified and not bypassed, etc.

  • Periodically monitor storage areas to ensure compliance with WCNOC procedures (i.e. chemical cabinets, material laydown/storage, segregation of non-safety related and safety related material, general safety and housekeeping.

  • Assist craft Supervision with obtaining necessary permits (i.e. breach, impairment, ignition source, confined space, etc) prior to the start of work.

  • Monitor quality of work being performed by contract personnel. Correct issues immediately and report them up through the WCNOC Construction Supervision.

  • Assist craft Supervision in obtaining necessary work package revisions with the assigned Planner.

  • Performs inspection of specific installations (as directed by an approved work package) and utilize construction knowledge to sign-off WCNOC Representative Hold Points indicating that appropriate quality attributes have been met.

  • Conducts final "walk-through" of construction projects to ensure all design requirements have been implemented

  • Chair meetings with contract Supervision, WCNOC Construction Supervision, Project Managers, etc to ensure issues are assigned and resolved, work packages properly prioritized to stay ahead of field work.

  • Maintain a daily construction log which should summarize such items as: work performed, issues/assignments, delays (why), condition reports generated, safety / human performance issues, etc. Log book should be made available to WCNOC Construction Supervision when requested.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Field Construction Coordinator requires a degree in Project / Construction Management, Construction Science, or Construction Engineering Technology and four years of related experience or a high school diploma and 12 years of related experience.

  • Related experience is defined as construction field experience supporting Project Managers and Construction Supervision overseeing the implementation of moderate to large construction projects

  • Familiarity of construction methods

  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment

  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

  • Computer skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

Cognitive Skills:

  • This position requires the ability to: read and understand construction drawings, work packages and design packages to ensure constructability and that requirements are met. Individual shall be able to work both inside and outside in extreme Kansas weather conditions (i.e. heat, cold, wind, rain, snow, etc).

  • This position requires the ability to: coordinate construction field issues between the constructor, Project Manager and/or Field Engineer as required and assist in driving resolution to those issues in a timely manner. Position requires good communication both vertically and laterally.

  • This position requires the ability to: understand construction standards, WCNOC standards / requirements and ensure that those requirements are being upheld during the implementation of construction projects.


This position requires the ability to pass vision requirements associated with Company physical in order to read detailed engineering prints and drawings and inspect equipment installations and job sites.


This position requires the ability to work in moderately to extremely noisy environment.

Additional Information:

  • This position requires good oral and written communication.

  • This position requires a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Shift Standard

Job Field: Transmission/Substation/Construction

Req ID: NUC00A7