Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) is currently seeking a Project Engineer to support the Engineering Services team. The individual will assist with the design and construction administration of capital and maintenance projects by providing engineering, and oversight of consultants at one of the nation’s largest ports.
Serves as Project Engineer and prepares in-house and/or outsourced plans, cost estimates, specifications, and bid documents for assigned major and minor projects. Assists in the inspection and acceptance of completed projects
Leads Consultants in the preparation of plans and specifications for simple to moderately complex construction
Assists in the planning, design, construction and maintenance program related to PCCA facilities, ship channels, barge canal waterways and dredge material placement areas
Assists with studies, permitting, design and construction activities related to improving and maintaining the PCCA waterways and facilities
Performs annual facility inspections and assists in formulating and compiling projects for inclusion into the Engineering Services Department’s Annual Budget
Coordinates within the engineering services team to ensure project costs, schedules and deliverables for assigned projects are met
Prepares reports, presentations, correspondence, and exhibits as needed for PCCA Commission, staff, working groups and committee meetings as needed
Functions in pre or post-disaster preparedness as an essential employee
Proficient with personal computer programs, including word processing, scheduling and spreadsheet applications; experience in AutoCad and GIS systems desired
Contract administration of consultants and contractors including negotiation of fees and change orders
Provide excellent customer service and establish effective partnerships, with a problem-solving and consensus building attitude, with interior and exterior Port clients
Related duties as assigned
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil, Structural or Ocean Engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited school. A Masters of Science Degree in Engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited school is preferred
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or ability to obtain registration in TX within 6 months
Valid, current driver’s license
Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
EXPERIENCE & JOB KNOWLEDGE
Six years of engineering experience related to port facilities or designing port facilities.
Practicing multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering techniques and theories with knowledge of local, state and federal codes and requirements associated with ports
A history of successfully working with people from diverse backgrounds and areas of technical expertise
Excellent written and oral business communication including public speaking utilizing correct English including spelling, grammar and punctuation
Proficiency with personal computers, including word processing, scheduling and spreadsheet applications. Experience in AutoCad and GIS systems desired
Knowledge of the principles and practices of contract administration and compliance preferred, along with effective negotiation principles and techniques
Strong analytical skills, with a solid customer service orientation, a history of effective partnerships, problem-solving and consensus building, and the ability to fit well within an energetic and dedicated team
Ability to work well within a fast-paced environment, with challenging deadlines, a multitude of projects and changing priorities
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to perform essential job functions with reasonable accommodation, including but not limited to regularly sitting, standing, walking, speaking, reading or hearing, using hand to finger movements; frequently reaching and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, climbing or descending ladders to elevated or lower work levels to inspect Port infrastructure and construction progress
Ability to withstand some exposure to adverse weather conditions when visiting worksites
Ability to wear personnel protective equipment, including hard hat, steel toed foot wear, personal floatation devices, eye and hearing protection when performing work functions
Ability to work in a general office environment with standard office equipment
Ability to operate light-weight highway vehicles to meetings, worksites and work-related events
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before July 15, 2019, 11:59pm CST.
The successful candidate will undergo a background investigation.
People Move Our Port!
Port Corpus Christi (PCC) is currently seeking an energetic individual to assist with the long term strategic mission and succession planning efforts of the PCC relative to engineering & construction. The qualified individual will join a team of engineers dedicated to leading and managing PCC’s construction initiatives.
It is the mission of Port Corpus Christi to leverage commerce to drive prosperity. The Port’s vision is “To be the energy Port of the Americas.” As the 4th largest Port in the United States in total tonnage, Port Corpus Christi, handles the goods of the world, from petrochemical to agriculture, and from wind components to iron. PCC is protected by a state-of-the-art security department, with a full police force and PCC operations are guided by the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001, providing environmental awareness and protection of assets. PCC is governed by a seven member board with appointees from the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County and San Patricio County.
Who We Are
• Over 100,000,000 tons of Cargo in 2014 & 2015
• 66,000 Port related jobs with 200 + Employees
• $319 Million State and Local Tax Revenue
• ...22,000 acres
• Public Corporation and Texas Political Subdivision
• 10-Year $1 Billion Capital Investment Project
In the Last Decade
• Diversification of Cargo
• Operating Revenues of Nearly $90 Million
• Total Assets $435 Million
• Capital Expenditures in Port Infrastructure
• Environmental Investments $20 Million
The Corpus Christi Region
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in South Texas with a temperate climate and friendly people. The region, affectionately referred to as the Coastal Bend, features miles of shoreline and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. Cultural and culinary delights abound with numerous festivals, entertainment venues and fresh seafood! The Corpus Christi area hosts millions of visitors annually. A strong local workforce is bolstered by exceptional higher education opportunities at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and through the Del Mar College System. With a metropolitan area of nearly half a million people, Corpus Christi is a city packed with modern amenities and traditional comfort.