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Civil Engineering Lead

Company: The Dow Chemical Company
Location: Houston
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Find and apply to open positions in your areas of interest at Dow locations worldwide. Dow has Civil Engineering Lead opportunities available in Houston, TX.The Civil Engineering Lead provides specialized technical support and solutions for project teams, operations and maintenance. Understands and implements Most Effective Technology (MET), work process, tools and industry best practices within their discipline. The Hardware Disciplines within Engineering and Maintenance are comprised of the following disciplines: Buildings, Civil, Electrical, Instrument, Materials, Mechanical, Process Containment Equipment and Piping. Hardware Disciplines support both projects and technical support teams as an inspector, engineer on large projects or lead for their discipline on small/intermediate projects. Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, techniques and methodology within the analytical technology discipline.Responsibilities / Duties:In the inspector and engineer capacity:

  • Ensures drawings and specifications are clear and meet the needs of the business.
  • Ensures reviews completed on time and that drawings and specifications are followed by fabricators, constructors and maintenance contractors when providing inspections.
    In the project lead capacity:
    • Serves as the leader of the project within their discipline. Has accountability for project results and for the implementation of and adherence to all relevant work processes and best practices.
    • Drives front end loading to ensure clear scope definition along with establishing plans and schedules to enable adequate control during execution.
    • Directs activities within their discipline and coordinates activities with other disciplines.
    • Leads the completion of deliverables provided to estimating and reviews output of the estimate to ensure accurate reflection of scope.
    • Leads technical contract package development and supports implementation.
    • Drives value engineering and economic designs to ensure the best value is delivered to the business.
    • Uses and enforces project change management program.
    • Ensures safety in design.Critical Competencies:
      • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
      • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to train and motivate personnel in order to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth
      • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
      • Effective interpersonal skills
      • Strong organizational skills including document management, tracking, results, follow-up
      • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
      • Strong ability to lead change
      • Independent decision makingQualifications:
        • A minimum Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering is Required
        • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a Manufacturing and Engineering environment is required
        • Advanced Project Execution Acumen
        • Advanced understanding of the civil discipline technology
        • Professional Engineering license is advantageous
        • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.Note: Relocation assistance is not provided.Dow Offers:
          • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
          • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
          • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
          • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
          • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others About DowDow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-800-523-3945. -------Trademark of Dow or an affiliated company of Dow

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