Construction Engineering (Sme)

Transcanada Corporation Houston , TX 77020

Posted 10 months ago

Construction Engineering (SME)

Reference Code: 58428

Location: United States (US) - Houston, TX

Job Category: Engineering

Employment Type: Employee Full-time

Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program

General Information:

Reporting to the Manager of Construction & Commissioning Excellence US (CCE) team. This position will be responsible for providing technical expertise for construction, engineering, governance and compliance. The position will support the development, implementation and sustainment of the Construction & Commissioning Excellence (CCE) US Program. This includes but not limited to: Partnering with TransCanada Business Units to establish a sustainable governance/assurance program to enable successful project execution. Establish consistent training and on-boarding tools for construction inspection staffs and construction managers. Establish consistency and standardization to construction specifications used for various project types (spec packs). Deliver assurance of the CCE program minimum requirements to the organization. Support individual Business Units to resolve issues with Construction, Compliance and internal TransCanada Construction Specification interpretation.


  • Establish, implement and maintain CCE US Program Construction "Minimum Requirements" for Pipeline, Facilities and Integrity work streams;

  • Establish, implement and maintain CCE US Program "Assurance Program" for Pipeline, Facilities and Integrity work streams;

  • Subject Matter Expert and Owner of the US Gas & Liquids Pipeline Construction Specifications (US Gas/Liquids PCS), responsible to maintain, revise and respond to RFI's, OFI's and address non conformances.

  • Manage Variance Requests pertaining to Construction Specifications, responsible to process within the CCE Program timeframe;

  • Support TransCanada Business Units with: TransCanada Construction Specification knowledge and interpretation, create the appropriate "Spec Packs" for specific project types, answer construction/constructability questions, interpret and solve compliance issues;

  • Participate in CCE US Program Assurance initiatives;

  • Assist to Establish, Implement and Maintain CCE US Training and On-Boarding for Construction Inspection Resources and Construction Managers;

  • Lead and Assist CCE US Program continuous improvement initiatives;

  • Other tasks as required.

Qualifications and Education


  • Safety and Quality focused, and commitment to TransCanada's Safety and Quality Culture and Values, required;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, required;

  • Strong attention to detail and reporting accuracy, required;

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, required;

  • Strong written and presentation skills, required;

  • Strong decision-making skills, required;

  • Strong planning and organization skills, required;

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, required;

  • Demonstrated ability to initiate change and help others adapt to a continuously changing environment, required;

  • Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal direction, required;

  • Innovative, self-motivated, and able to work and contribute in a team environment, required;

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple and conflicting priorities, required;

  • Experience in root cause analysis and use of continuous improvement tools, required;

  • Willingness to travel, required;

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of software applications, GIS, required;

  • Experience training personnel one on one or in group environments, required;

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license, required.


  • Requires an accredited University Engineering Degree, required;

  • Professional Engineer Certification (PE), preferred;

  • 6 years Natural Gas experience, preferred.

  • Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 05/16/2019. To apply, please visit through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 58428. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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