|Job Ref:||26826BR||Employer:||Black & Veatch||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United States||County/State:||Michigan||City:||Ann Arbor||Address:||Post Date:||15/10/2016 01:01|
Functions in a lead or assistant lead role on engineering projects and proposals. May also function as a technical specialist. Responsible for power plant mechanical thermal-fluid system design. Provide engineering related design, analysis, and studies for domestic or international power plant projects. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output. Individuals interested in taking rotational assignments (12 to 60 months) overseas in China, Indonesia, and the Philippines are strongly encouraged to apply. |
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Reviews general project objectives and establishes engineering requirements for the whole project or major system. This involves interpretation, definition of scope and development of concepts. Plans, develops, coordinates and directs the engineering effort for a major power plant system(s)of a large complex project or for a total power plant project of moderate scope. Prepares technical specifications for purchasing major
power plant equipment and reviews technical specifications prepared by subordinates. Evaluates manufacturer's or contractor's proposals, data, drawings, reports, etc., for conformance with B&V criteria. Supervises a project engineering staff consisting of subordinate engineers, designers, drafters and other assigned support personnel. This includes staffing, work assignments, scheduling, personnel appraisals and work reviews. Develops and monitors project control systems including schedules, man-day budgets, lists, indexes, bills of material, etc. Oversees the coordination of engineering efforts as required to attain project objectives. Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value. Champions continuous improvement efforts. Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation
of improvements. Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.
Requires a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program or equivalent foreign institution. Must have a professional engineering license from at least one US jurisdiction with the ability to receive comity license in other jurisdictions, depending on specific project site location. Minimum of 8 years work experience.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, And Building Effective Teams. Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned. Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends Intermediate knowledge of company quality program Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration Working knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating. Supervisor Competencies.
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