Jacobs Engineering Long Beach , CA 90802
Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine for the second consecutive year, we provide planning, design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities and infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we service exploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas to end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many different aspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices, and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.
Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes. Supervisory and administrative responsibility over a group of engineers or functions as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced concepts, techniques, and standards. Responsibilities include assuring effective utilization of engineering personnel, and technical quality.
Supervise and direct Control Systems personnel assigned to the project team
Works to resolve staff discipline problems, personality conflicts, poor work habits, etc. that affect the project and execution of the work; when resolution cannot be achieved by the Lead Engineer on the project task force the Discipline Manager is to be engaged
Performs routine performance appraisals of personnel under his / her supervision
Gain a full understanding of the project scope in order to coordinate and participate in the development of the Control Systems engineering and design effort-hour estimates
Responsible for obtaining cost related information and developing scope of work documents for estimates
Monitor the effort-hour budget, define and provide input on the staffing plan and schedule to ensure that project engineering and design objectives are met, and execution is within the approved budget
Responsible for reporting on package status to the project manager and department manager and performing monthly or bi-weekly assessments of progress (using Jacobs' EIT program)
Responsible for tracking key material quantities maintaining a clear understanding and ownership of the impacts on the TIC (Total Installed Cost).
Initiate PDNs (Project Deviation Notices i.e. change orders) that impact the Control Systems TIC budget, effort-hour budget and/or schedule
Ensure that the technical content of all engineering / design deliverables meet quality expectations; ensure specifications and inquiry/PO requisitions are appropriately reviewed and approved
Monitor all engineering and design activities to assure conformance with company work instructions and SOPs; ensure adherence to client and/or company specifications, governing codes and good engineering practice
Establish the computer based instrument list and I/O list; maintain the technical content through regular updates
Coordinate and cooperate with the lead engineers of other disciplines to ensure the smooth flow of all information on the project task force, and to ensure alignment with project requirements
Conduct weekly status meetings with the Control Systems team to convey department news, assess and discuss project issues, coordinate/plan key milestone efforts, etc.
Note: The Lead's job responsibilities may include (on specific project(s) or programs) a requirement to supervise the Control Systems engineering / design team and the Electrical engineering / design team as one team (as a cost savings measure)
BS or MS in engineering or related discipline; PE license or equivalent preferred
15 years of lead role or related experience on large capital projects, from project inception to startup
Experience in oil & gas, refinery, petrochemical, and/or polymer plant design
Current knowledge of EPC work processes , administrative practices as well as familiarity with the various project phases and the scope/deliverables required for each; business acumen for lump sum and cost plus projects
Broad knowledge base in instrumentation, analytical systems, process automation, DCS/PLC/SIS systems, SIS Functional Safety and P&ID development
Excellent communication skills
Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
Database Instrumentation tools experience preferred (SPI/Intools, ABE (Aspen Basic Engineering), Aveva, Comos, others).
Other Essential Functions:
Keen safety awareness
Able to perform job walks wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) in an operating facility
May require travel to national and international jobsites and supplier locations
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.