Constructively and proactively support the Global Mechanical Engineering DepartmentManager in their role with frequent and effective communication, development, and implementation of initiatives and in the performance of the below duties.
Oversee and report on the Baton Rouge OfficeMechanical Engineering DepartmentSection.
Perform the following for the Baton Rouge OfficeMechanical Engineering DepartmentSection:
Integration & Standardization:
Take a proactive role in the integration of personnel, systems and procedures between US and UK offices. Coordinate such activities with the counterpart in the Manchester Office and the Global Mechanical Engineering DepartmentManager.
Ensure that the implementation of Company Management System within the Baton Rouge office conforms to Best Industry Practices and that all relevant legislative requirements are met.
Project Quality & Safety Performance:
Provide active oversight of project engineering work including technical support, technical quality assurance, technical design/project reviews, consistency of approach across projects and prevention of under / over design.
Ensure that suitably qualified and experienced resources from the discipline are assigned to project or proposal work. Identify and raise any training needs and assign less experienced members of the team to more senior mentors to develop skills and ensure appropriate oversight.
Ensure compliance with the Company processes, procedures, work instructions and departmental standards including company QA and HSE policies.
Identify and communicate potential improvements in safety and technical quality performance
Implement the most appropriate software tools for project execution. Communicate any issues with inappropriate or outdated tools and assist in the development of new tools.
Project Cost & Schedule Performance:
Assist in the review and moderation of project engineering budgets and schedules and participate in resource forecasting and planning.
Review Baton Rouge Office performance metrics including project budget and key deliverables which are developed and tracked within Projects Subdivision.
Assist and support Project Lead engineers to complete assigned engineering work within budget and to project timescale.
Constructively identify and coordinate improvements in cost and schedule performance.
Support Business Development to secure new work.
Contribute to risk identification and mitigation for proposal work.
When required, deputize as Global Mechanical Engineering DepartmentManager.
When required, act as Lead Engineer on specified projects / proposals.
Lead Responsibilities - Summary duties include:
Managing the project schedule for the relevant Eng. dept team assigned to a project
Managing the project scope for the relevant Eng. dept team assigned to a project
Managing the project budget for the relevant Eng. dept team assigned to a project
Reporting and Coordination to / with other project team members
These include regular activities such as:
Liaising with the PM, Project Controls, Regional Office Dept Lead, Doc Control and Other Engineering dept. Leads on the project to develop the technical and project-management deliverables.
Attending regular coordination, technical review, and progress reporting meetings
Understanding the contractual scope and assigning work to members of the engineering department team
Providing daily effective team leadership to the engineering dept team
Identify risks, data needs and issues that may impede the progress of the work, as well as changes to the contractual scope of work
Respond to comments from other depts, the client team, and project management, ensuring that agreements are recorded and agreed with the project management team.
Identify resourcing issues and adjust project team workloads or request resource changes as necessary
Ensuring deliverables are developed, issued, and filed in accordance with project schedule, the assigned budget, and to the necessary quality standards, including approval of deliverables from the relevant engineering dept.
Close out the project and develop lessons learned for implementation.
Recognize business development opportunities.
Understand internal and external customer needs and ensure that they are being satisfied.
Manage and resolve any customer issues that may arise (internal and external).
Ensure active communication with all customers to promote clear understanding.
Develop good customer relationships (internal and external).
Assist in the review of project engineering budgets vs technical risk to ensure bids are competitive and achievable.
Identify project risk and address risk mitigation measures.
Encourage cost reduction identification.
Provide clear DIRECTION (verbal, written, procedural),
Ensure technical, procedural, and interpersonal COMPETENCE within the Baton Rouge Office Mechanical Engineering Department Section.
Ensure staff have the OPPORTUNITY to perform:
Sufficient delegation of authority.
Software and other tools are available and adequate.
Procedures are adequate and relevant Information available.
Understand and ensure appropriate MOTIVATION is provided.
Ensure that knowledge of the latest standards, legislation, products, and practices relating to the relevant engineering discipline is maintained.
Set, review, and appraise annual PDRs for Baton Rouge Office Mechanical Engineering Department section staff.
Assist in the development of meaningful staff career development and training plans.
Promote a team environment of mutual respect with open communication, celebration of success and provide frequent positive reinforcement.
Assist in the selection and recruitment of new staff to meet the business needs.
Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering
P.E. (Preferred, but Not Required)
Substantial relevant engineering experience in the petrochemical, nuclear and renewable industries. Multidisciplinary exposure.
Detailed knowledge of international codes, practices, vendors relevant to the Mechanical Engineering Department.
Detailed knowledge of LDPE / EVA and polymer engineering relevant toMechanical Engineering Department.
Close relationships with key clients, Licensor personnel, vendors
Should have a broad base knowledge and experience of the relevant key engineering topics operating in an EPC environment.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $65.00 - $85.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Ability to Commute/Relocate:
- Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (Preferred)
- Mechanical Engineering: 5 years (Preferred)
- Personal protective equipment provided or required
- Temperature screenings
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place