Bechtel Corporation Startup Manager - APCI in Houston, Texas

Requisition ID: 207853

Job Overview:

Manages and supervises the startup activities on one or more projects or for a global business unit. Plans and directs startup assignments on the project(s). Technical responsibility for organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments. Makes day-to-day decisions within assigned area or project and makes recommendations to department or project management regarding policy and procedure. Responsible for review of project designs and recommendation of changes to design so that projects are safe and operable. May direct startup operations on a project at the jobsite location. Global business unit startup managers are responsible for oversight and coordination of multiple projects within the global business unit.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Directs and monitors assigned office or project startup and operations which may include review of design for plant operability, preparation of operations manuals, and coordination with construction during field check out and pre-commissioning and testing and execution of the startup in the field.

  • Directs the formulation of and recommends to departmental management policies, procedures, plans and programs within assigned office or project.

  • Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of assigned engineers, estimates staffing needs and schedules, and assigns work to meet completion dates.

  • Participates in proposal preparation activities as required.

  • Prepares or directs the preparation of operations manuals.

  • Ensures that work being performed is within scope of services and within budget.

  • Provides input to project management, engineering, and construction to ensure startup requirements are incorporated into project activities, including review of project designs and construction to ensure plant operability and operating personnel safety.

  • Coordinates, as directed, with project management, the startup related engineering, construction and client activities as an office assignment or during startup, operations, maintenance or testing at the jobsite.

Coordinates with client representatives to obtain approval on work as it is accomplished.

  • Reviews and approves key startup methods, procedures, and schedules on assigned project(s).

  • Performs performance reviews for personnel supervised and ensures they receive appropriate technical assistance and on-the-job training for their professional development.

  • Keeps abreast of technological developments and trends in startup and operating services within area of responsibility.

Job Knowledge:

Extensive technical knowledge of the process, startup and plant operations of a LNG facility

Recent experience on large scale LNG project utilizing APCI technology

Knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of both engineering and startup methods, and knowledge of application of computers to engineering problems.

Extensive knowledge of administrative practices including cost and scheduling.

Extensive knowledge of precedents in the startup and operations areas and a broad knowledge of principles and practices of related areas.

Broad knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to startup, maintenance, operations, or testing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science degree in Chemical Engineering

  • Minimum of 10 plus years of experience as a Process Systems Engineer

  • Prior experience in Process Systems pre-commissioning, commissioning and startup of LNG systems/facilities.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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