Engineering Manager I

Houston, TX

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Job Description:

This position performs work requiring advanced knowledge which is predominantly intellectual in character, and which routinely exercises discretion and judgment. Advanced knowledge is in a field of science or learning and gained through a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction, experience, and expertise acquired in the field.

The purpose of this position is to provide overall engineering execution leadership on small sized projects, small / sustaining capital projects (SCP), mid-size projects within a multi project group (MPG), or Long Term Service Agreements (LTSA).This position has the responsibility and accountability for the performance of the engineering team and the successful execution of all engineering work on the project. This position also leads and guides the development and implementation of the execution strategy and oversees development and enforcement of engineering budget, schedule, and quality. This role also has the responsibility to promote Fluor’s competitiveness within the global marketplace by delivering quality services of unmatched value and technical competence. When assigned to manage a client LTSA, this role develops a complete understanding of the Fluor contract to provide full support to the overall project management team.

• Has overall responsibility and accountability for the performance of the engineering team, and the engineering execution and delivery as per the project baseline. This position performs Engineering Management responsibilities on a small low risk EPFC/CM project (as defined by the Business Line) or services project or on multiple small projects within a client CAPEX portfolio, including coordination of design activities.

• Support the interfaces between the engineering disciplines, by understanding the discipline work processes and looking ahead to identify critical busts and / or activities that need to be completed to support the execution strategy.

• Support the positive project culture in conjunction with the Project Manager.

• Review overall project Scope of Services, Scope of Facilities, and other project / LTSA baseline documents for all phases of projects.

• Lead/Support the development of the Project Execution Strategy for all engineering functions

• Lead/support engineering schedule planning sessions to capture key inter-dependencies, verify key milestone dates are aligned with discipline control level schedules, key design reviews are incorporated in the engineering plan and level 3 schedule, Model Reviews are scheduled based on meeting required pre-requisites.

• Own the project engineering schedule, and ensure that correct engineering sequence is maintained, or mitigations put in place. Achieve buy in and subsequent ownership from the discipline leads.

• Champion and support engineering through Project execution, by providing a culture that supports open communication of issues and concerns that is focused on resolution.

• Coordinate the interfaces between Engineering and the other disciplines on the project including Process Engineering, Project Controls, Project Management, Procurement and Contracts, Construction, and the client team.

• Verify that the engineering work is completed on schedule for the multiple projects, meets Fluor’s quality standards including review meetings and checking procedures, performance is within the baseline effort hour and material budgets, required deliverables are produced, change management is executed in a timely manner, and Engineering Department Managers are apprised of issues related to their function.

• Support implementation of Cost Competitive Execution techniques and Value Awareness Program

• Engage Fluor’s global community, promoting a OneFluor mindset.

• Lead/support the projects set-up and alignment efforts for engineering including supporting the submission of any Unison waivers and publication of required practices using QRS.

• Lead/support implementation of progress measuring system, lead/support development of activities and sequence of work for Engineering to support overall project schedule.

• Review the status of the schedule and progress performance with the Discipline Leads on a regular basis, and keep the Project Manager and Engineering Department Managers apprised of issues.

• Lead/support, review and approve estimates and schedules, progress reports, including labor forecasts.

• Champion implementation of Fluor systems and tools, internally and with clients

• Establish, track, and monitor material key quantities; provide analysis and forecasts with the support of discipline leads and dedicated Material Control resources mobilized on the project.

• Verify that the engineering discipline leads are internally aligned and adequately interact with one another and provide input to engineering departments regarding work process issues and opportunities for improvement.

• Publish the Project / LTSA specific Job Bulletins to provide the required work process and systems to allow the engineering team to perform the work in a consistent and efficient manner.

• Verify that health, safety, and environmental factors are incorporated in the design.

• Prepare/review scopes of work for third party contracts.

• Lead/support the implementation of Change Management procedures for engineering functions to identify deviations in job scope, estimate magnitude of changes, and review/approve trends or change orders.

• Plan, schedule and conduct the required design reviews in support of project schedule (Design Reviews, P&ID Reviews, Safety Reviews, 3D Model Reviews) and in accordance with corporate requirements, verify that design comments / Action items /parking lot items have been resolved and closed out.

• Execute project work in accordance with approved Activity Plans, procedures, and Unison Baseline

• Verify that technical work performed complies with industry codes and standards, local regulations, as well as departmental practices and procedures, and OSR.

• Support/implement the Technical Control Plan and verify the quality of the engineering execution and deliverable through PEMA audits, discipline audits, Gate Reviews, deep dives, etc.

• Direct and oversee audits prepared by the Engineering Management Department, as well as the Discipline Engineering Departments

• Conduct/participate/support regular Engineering/Execution Risk Reviews with discipline leads and implement and track mitigation measures.

• Prepare/support Engineering input the Projects Status Review (PSR) and present the Engineering slides.

• Lead, promote and support the project value creation efforts.

• Contribute to and promote the use of Fluor’s knowledge management portals and communities.

• Participate in Fluor University® as necessary to follow the curricula as outlined in the Functional Development Frameworks

• Lead/support proposal effort for Engineering input and proposal deliverables.

• Typically manage personnel and provide an environment for the development and professional advancement of staff members, including on-the-job and formal training and development opportunities, timely performance feedback, and performance appraisal input and counseling

• Analyze situations, identify, and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and recommend/implement appropriate course of action.

• Engage with Discipline Leads and Engineering Department Managers to ensure that staffing levels are appropriate to achieve the engineering schedule commitments.

Job ID: 145600BR

City: Houston

State: Texas

Country: United States

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