Job Description and Qualifications
Support the Civil/Structural Manager with the Departments activities. Be the Lead Civil/Structural Engineer on a Project.to manage the delivery of the civil and structural scope either by managing a team in house (UK or India), undertaking the work by self or executing using a local outsourcing design Contractor. When using a local Design ContractorBe able to develop the scope of work for local outsource design Contractor.Assess the suitability of the documentation to be issued to the local outsource design Contractor for the detail design.Be able to monitor the detail design work outsourced to local design Contractor to given time frame and to review the design Contractor’s work to meet the Project’s requirements. Involved in the execution strategies and upfront work for projects to establish the design basis for the Civil and Structural scope. (Topological surveys, geotechnical investigations, drainage strategy, Developing the conceptual Civil and Structural design basis, understanding the construction estimates). Provide guidance and oversight for ‘design and build’ contracts for site buildings (e.g. compressor houses, prefabricated rooms). Develop the scope of work for the civil and structural construction Contracts. Provide technical support during bidding process and construction. Assist the Department in keeping up with requirements of national codes to maintain up to date the Air Products standards and specifications. Bring experience to suggest new economical ways in designing the work – identify problem areas in the work practices and suggest improvements based on feedback and own previous experience. Involvement with proposals for future work such as estimating man hours and quantities for construction costs.
The Integrated Gases Engineering & Manufacturing Team is looking for a Principal / Senior Principal Civil/Structural Engineer to work in the Design Engineering organization.
The successful candidate will be required to have a good approach to health, safety and could work across multi discipline teams as well as different cultures around the world including US, India and China. We are looking for a candidate with good communication skills in both verbal and written English and all-round flexibility to commit time and effort to achieve project requirements.
The ability to travel when required, both to site and other engineering offices, typically 8-10 weeks per year on a planned basis.
The successful candidate will be required to work independently representing the Civil Department and be effective in promoting and supporting all aspects of the work done in the Department.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The Principal Civil/Structural Engineer shall hold an engineering degree in Civil Engineering and be a chartered engineer of a relevant international recognized Institution (such as the ICE or IStructE in the United Kingdom). Civil and Structural experience in a Process Design Industry is preferred. An overall 20+ years’ experience in the civil engineering field is required. A proven track record is required as Lead Civil and Structural Engineer on multi million GBP projects to complete the scope to budget and schedule. Experience in the following would be expected: Foundation design both shallow and piled for a variety of structures - dynamic equipment e.g. compressors, building foundations static equipment and Piperack structures The detail design of drainage services. The structural design of steelwork structures such as pipe racks, buildings. Some understanding of geotechnical terminology and principles to aid discussions with geotechnical specialists to appreciate ground conditions. Appreciate the duration for various civil and structural tasks to assist in preparation of project schedules. Design of modular structures (piping modules, equipment skids). Have knowledge in the use of industry wide design software package – STAAD-Pro. Use of various international design standards – AISC, IBC, ASCE, Euro codes.
AdaptabilityMaintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.Building Customer LoyaltyEffectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.CommunicationClearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others’ thoughts and actions. Engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.Continuous ImprovementOriginating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions.Continuous LearningActively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.Contributing to Team Success Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.Initiating ActionTaking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.Managing Work (Includes Time Management)Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Work StandardsSetting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
AIR PRODUCTS VALUES
All Air Products divisions are committed to the effective use of the AP Values. It is important that all employees understand and utilize these values when performing the duties of his/her position.
Quality encompasses all aspects of AP’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.