SUMMARY OF POSITIONDescribe the principal purpose and any unique characteristics of the job:
Supports and applies engineering, plant management, and communication skills while working as a team member to assure safe, timely execution of jobs running through plant. Work on plant-wide initiatives relating to production facilities, equipment, systems and process improvement, exercising sound engineering judgment as it relates to plant operations. Participate in the management of job and plant budgets. The PE needs to be self-reliant, demonstrate initiative, expect to contribute to the team and seek advice or confirmation when appropriate.
Describe the major job activities in order of importance for which this job is held accountable.
% of time
Plant Cost Controls:
Perform root cause analyses on cost overruns and work alongside production staff to implement process improvements as opportunities arise on projects in production, track and document progress.
Track and sustain CIS process improvements on all jobs; both those experiencing cost overruns and others that are at or under budget.
Develop cost estimates for plant infrastructure improvements, equipment replacement, ROIs for new equipment and systems
Confirm all “actual” qtys from Engineering Dept. (panel counts, SF, CY) for each job match original estimates.
Develop and maintain written plant Best Practices and Standards
Prepare for upcoming jobs to ensure all best practices are outlined ahead of new-job starts using info from all pre-planning mtgs such as New Job Mtg (see action items and project challenges), etc.
Prepare and maintain Deck Schedules
Develop deck inventory, establish dates built, ID deck program and track maintenance of decks (reskinning history, weld inspections, etc.)
BS in Civil, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree
Solid understanding of engineering theory, statics, stress analysis and the mechanics of materials.
EIT certification preferred
Physical Requirements (i.e., extended periods of sitting, bending, stooping, standing, walking or driving; frequency of lifting or carrying heavy objects - note required weight; required communication skills - verbal/auditory):
Must be able to work in plant and office environments
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Environmental Factors (e.g., ability to work in extreme heat/cold, ability to work at heights over 15 feet, ability to work 3rd shift, travel, ability to work weekends/on-call).
Walk over rough and uneven terrain
Work at a computer for extended lengths of time.
III. PROBLEM SOLVING:Describe the nature and variety of the most typical and the most complex problems faced in this job. Give examples.
Form utilization and coordination
Form fabrication schedule conflicts
Safety related issues and addressing the same
Lean implementation and sustaining of same
Plant related equipment problems such as batch plants and process water recovery system
Cost controls for jobs producing in plant
PAR tracking and coordination
Most Complex Problems:
Managing schedule changes and impacts to manpower and plant facilities/equipment
Plant Maintenance and Equipment schedules
Development of a complex panel storage studies
Dealing with difficult people
AUTHORITY AND DECISION MAKING:Identify the types of decisions that this job can make on its own, as well as those that must be referred to a higher level of management.
What typical decisions does this job have complete authority for making?
Issue shop drawings, purchase of some materials, complete load lists, # of loads requested, daily field reports, embed and rebar placement during pre-pour check, signing for material/load deliveries and crane time, issuing check printed drawings, obtaining price quotes for materials, initial field as-built diagrams, and sign-off of inspection items.
What typical decisions must be referred to others for approval? To whom do you refer these decisions?
All cost-related decisions and purchases (Plant Manager)
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