Sr. Project Engineer

Air Products
Long Beach, California
Nov 28, 2023
Dec 12, 2023
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
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Reimagine Whats Possible

We are seeking a Senior Pr Engineer-Project for our Long Beach, CA office.

The Project Resource and Outage Support (PROS) Group is a diverse group that supports Industrial Gases (IG) North America capital projects, strategic planning, turnaround planning, and turnaround execution. This allows our team to provide specialized services and additional capacity for infrequent events to operational assets.

Essential functions:

Strong industrial construction management experience of large multi discipline sites.
Effective and Strong leader and coordinator.
Work requires working from heights, climbing fixed ladders, and stairs, etc.
Organized, focused, able to perform under pressure and handle multiple priorities and parallel tasks.
Understands quality standards as outlined by Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Primary job responsibilities:

Lead assigned portion of outage scope through planning and construction.
The successful execution of all the site construction works in accordance with the project schedule, cost and other KPIs.
Create detailed planning activities in P6 for each work order using planning templates as applicable. Activities include individual tasks, manpower, durations, and assigned discipline. Generate mechanical job packages if required, including pictures, P&IDs, BOMs, tools, safe work procedures, applicable standards, QC requirements, etc.
Complete Material Takeoffs for requisitioning/purchasing purposes, includes field verification
Provide daily schedule updates during outage execution.
Maintain a strong and effective professional working relationship with the AP Project Management, Client, interfacing EPCs, sub-contractors, and other stakeholders.
Provide leadership to ensure prompt prioritization and coordination of all unforeseen issues at the site, bringing up to the Project Manager and Senior Project Manager as required.
Support Air Products Management of Change process, recognizing plant changes and following through on all documentation and recommendations in a timely manner.
Support and promote the implementation of the Project Safety, Security and Quality plans.
Support and promote the implementation of the Project Execution Plan.
Provide contractor field management in all outage phases for assigned contractors, including safety, timesheet verification, field oversight, change orders, and QC verification.
Uphold and communicate high standards of housekeeping in assigned areas and on all job sites. Conduct frequent formal housekeeping inspections of plant areas.
Complete close out and documentation as required by Air Products standards and procedures.
Overall responsibility for the construction work.
Overall responsibility for safety on the constructions site.
Leading Safety Meetings and Toolbox discussions
Participate in Safe Work Permitting Process with Operations
Safe Work Audits

Performance standard:

Willing to work a wide variety of scheduled days and hours, including night shift, following strict fatigue management guidelines.
Based out of designated home office in Long Beach, CA, travel may be required as much as 25-45% depending on projects. Primary focus will be the West Region; however, turnarounds may be out of region and/or international (Canada, Trinidad), i.e. Where ever needed
Able to work without close supervision.
Works professionally and harmoniously with co-workers, supervisors, management, support personnel, program participants, and business-related persons.
Uses positive and constructive demeanor toward resolution of problems and conflicts.
Accepts direction, criticism, and supervision.
Demonstrates ability to remain calm in demanding situations.
Ability to work within and promote a teamwork philosophy.
Makes good use of time, completing assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to demonstrate and perform efficiently and reliably all categories of this document.

Required abilities and conduct:

Able to achieve various State mandated certifications, TWIC, and other requirements as may be deemed necessary.
Prioritize Zero is achievable safety policy in words and actions to protect self, others and the environment.
High ethical standards - unwilling to compromise on worker safety and regulatory compliance requirements.
Demonstrates positive, supportive, and cooperative behavior in interacting with co-workers, supervisors, and management.
Maintains confidentiality of written and verbal information pertaining to Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., its staff, management and participating onsite affiliates.

Requirements / Qualifications:

Ability to read and understand P&IDs, ISOs, piping isometrics, fixed equipment design packages, and pipe specs.
Proficient in the use of computers and business software, including Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook) OneNote, SAP, Primavera P6.
Experience with a variety of heavy equipment, especially cranes, preferred.
Experience with piping design and understanding of ASME B31.1 and ASME B31.3
10+ years experience in maintenance and/or engineering disciplines, preferably with experience in industrial outages, exchangers, pumps, hydrotesting and pipe fabrication.
Technical, Engineering, or Construction Management degree a plus, but not required.
We are the worlds largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

In California, the expected pay range is $114,150 - $151,250 plus bonus. This is the pay range that we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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