Sr. I & E Construction Engineer-1803573 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Senior I & E Construction Engineer -Geismar (1803573)
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to lead a team responsible for the management of multiple capital and/or expense construction projects of various sizes and complexity including constructing new facilities, modifications/improvements to existing facilities and major expansions. You will coordinate duties of self and other construction engineers and/or contract inspectors as well as providing the guidance, coordination and necessary communication to the contractor providing field services. You will also provide technical expertise and consulting in the conception, authorization, design, contract bidding/development, and construction phases of capital projects as well as for maintenance problems or projects. Functionally reports to the Site Turnaround and Construction Director.
You will also:
· Lead I/E construction teams in order to achieve project goals
· Serve as the BASF interface to the Construction contractors.
· Mentor and develop early in career construction engineers.
· Continually inspect the work of Contractors and skilled trades groups to assure that job schedules are maintained and that work is being performed safely and per design specifications.
· Conducts or participates in meetings involving contractors bidding on contracts. Responsible for site visits, interprets bidding specifications, explains BASF Corporation's security and safety regulations, and arranges personnel and equipment clearances to ensure that Contractors have been informed on all aspects of the project.
· In cooperation with Project Managers and Engineers, authorizes and makes necessary field changes. Must be constantly vigilant to ensure that quantity and quality of materials, equipment and contract labor meet BASF Corporation specifications.
· Maintains close liaison and check on contractors to make sure that they fully understand the scope of the work and to keep claims for extra compensation down to a minimum. In general, must be extremely cost conscious to obtain maximum value with maximum economy for the Corporation or construction projects.
· Checks invoices to validate accurate with respect to work performance and/or equipment delivered, and recommends approval for payment.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your educational background in an Engineering discipline or related technical field, as well as your extensive professional experience with chemical/petrochemical plant construction techniques and demonstrated knowledge of various engineering design disciplines you will lead a team responsible for the management of multiple capital and/or expense construction projects of various sizes.
Your familiarity of quality control techniques and their application in the construction industry will ensure that project objectives are obtained.
Your general knowledge of project execution and the ability to manage non-technical phases of construction (i.e. planning and scheduling, receiving and handling systems, etc). is essential in consulting and advising the Project Manager on all site activity related to the project.
As you participate on a high-performance team engaged in development, management and coordination of complex capital and expense projects/programs, you will be able to exhibit your entrepreneurial characteristics as well as excellent communication and human relations skills.
As you participate in continuing education training you will be able to stay current in the technology advances in the engineering disciplines and the construction field.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.
**BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN/G-Technical Site Services Geismar-63003275
Internal Number: 514640
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.