Responsibilities / Duties:
- Champions the use of construction safety best practices and drive to a zero-incident safety culture on contracts.
- Leads the Construction Management staff on a particular project, including visible, proactive leadership in all matters related to safety, quality, schedule and cost.
- Develops a Construction Management plan to identify construction resource needs for a specific project. Ensures that the budget reflects the plan and works with the project manager, if discrepancies arise. Works with construction resource leader to fill the positions.
- Provides the construction expertise in the Front-End Loading (FEL) of a project. Minimizes construction costs through proper planning, technology, application and constructability techniques.
- Provides input to the Contract Labor Strategy. Manages the construction companies, the labor contracts, resolves claims, monitors and controls labor cost.
- Understands and utilizes the Global Capital Work Process (GPM) Construction Work Process discipline. Utilizes the Construction expertise networks.
- Assists in the development of effective construction integrated schedules. Ensures that construction schedules are met or that discrepancies are communicated in a timely fashion.
- Minimizes start-up and operability issues through the use of quality plans.
- Coaches and mentors new and inexperienced construction personnel.
- Uses in-depth knowledge of internal and external standards and practices; and knowledge of constructability processes and how to effectively apply to specific project situation to perform role.
- Drives the utilization of best practices and technology on project.
- Provides continuous improvement feedback to business technology centers and the hardware disciplines on most effective technology (MET) that will enhance safety, cost, and productivity on future projects.
- Knowledge of applicable natural gas and liquid pipeline industry codes, standards and regulations including DOT Pipeline Code 49 CFR, 192, 195, ASME B31.3, B31.8, B31.4
- Collaborate with the EHS Field Representative and operations to improve operational efficiencies and reduce safety related costs and incidents.
- Knowledgeable in excavation standards, practices and techniques.
- Ensures compliance with Dow’s pipeline and site excavation standards
- Knowledgeable in Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) construction techniques and hazards
- Knowledgeable in pipeline pigging tools and techniques
- A minimum of a bachelor's degree or relevant military experience at or above a U.S. E6 ranking OR Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class ranking.
- A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (i.e. construction, engineering, manufacturing or related)
- Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% annually and meet all applicable requirements related to business travel (e.g., as to immigration and visa rules, public-health mandates, airline rules, etc.) into and out of (and physical presence in) various countries world wide.
- A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or Engineering