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Civil/Mechanical Construction Engineer

Company Name:
BASF
## We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Are you a high achiever looking for an opportunity to directly impact the success of your team and the organization?
Are you passionate about collaborating with world-class colleagues to solve complex challenges?
Do you have a global mindset and a passion for innovation and sustainability?
If this sounds like you, then we want to get to know you...
We are BASF, the world''s largest chemical company and the leader in sustainable chemical solutions.
BASF is "The Chemical Company" focused on global challenges today and in the future. Our people change the world each and every day. We have big goals for our Corporate Engineering group and we''re working hard to build our Construction team.
This is where you come in.
The Construction Engineer is responsible for the management of multiple capital and/or expense construction projects of various sizes and complexity including construction of new facilities, modifications/improvements to existing facilities, and expansions.
It will also provide oversight for the execution of supplemental maintenance work such as extraordinary maintenance items and turnarounds.
This person provides coordination between the engineering group, contractors, and operations. It serves as the primary interface between BASF and the contractors and provides technical expertise and consulting in the bidding, execution, and acceptance of work from the contractors.
This particular position will primarily focus on civil and mechanical construction activities but may also supervise some electrical or instrumentation activities.
Specific tasks include:
Serve as the primary BASF interface to the construction contractor assigned. Work with the project team, operations, and engineering groups; especially with regard to installation and execution activities and resolving field problems.
Provide support as required during the design, contract development/bidding, and construction phases of projects.
Coordinate site visits, interpret bid specifications, explain site specific security and safety regulations.
Responsible for providing and maintaining a safe worksite. Has pro-active involvement with contractors to prevent accidents and injuries. Conducts incident investigations, if necessary.
Closely monitors contractors and provide guidance to ensure full understanding of the scope and minimize construction claims. In general, must be able to analyze and choose low cost alternatives in execution of the work.
Continually inspects the construction work to assure that job schedules are maintained and that work is being performed safely as per codes and design specifications.
Must be constantly vigilant to ensure that quantity and quality of materials, equipment, and contract labor meet contract requirements.
Documents field activities and products necessary reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
Coordinates duties of outside inspection agencies.
Reviews and authorizes field changes within limits of authority.
Verifies and approves invoices to validate accuracy with respect to work performance and/or equipment delivered, and recommends approval for payment.
## Description
BS degree in an Engineering or Construction Management discipline with minimum 5+ years of years of project, maintenance, reliability and or construction-related experience in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment.
Experience is preferred in a chemical plant environment, with project, construction, maintenance and or reliability.
Familiarity with EHS and applicable construction safety regulatory standards.
Understanding of construction techniques and practices.
Basic computer skills and use of business software (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) are also a requirement.
Familiarity with quality control techniques and their application in the construction industry
Ability to manage non-technical phases of project construction (e.g., planning and scheduling, receiving and handling systems etc.).
BASF recognizes institutions of higher education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and m aintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.: 0 %
Primary Location: United States-Louisiana-Geismar
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NCE-Engineering
Req ID: 1401008

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