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Construction Engineer

Company: CSM Group
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

CSM Group is looking for talented construction professionals to join our team in an environment that allows you to contribute to projects that have a positive, worldwide impact. We are a tight-knit group of talented, high-performers looking to grow and strengthen our current team while serving our clients best interest.
SUMMARY:The Construction Engineer supports the construction management team while also providing leadership, direction and oversight during all phases of construction around a fully operational jobsite, primarily in the food and beverage market segment. The Construction Engineer develops a long term capital plan for assigned sites; manages assigned site's cash flow; accountable for assigned site's capital project delivery; manages direct, dotted line, and contract resources; and determines the optimized technical and business solutions that will continue to separate clients from their competition. The Construction Engineer will provide technical support including: plant operations, environmental health and safety, quality, innovation, financials, continuous improvement and maintenance teams. The individual will lead the execution of multiple, simultaneous capital projects and manage multiple project teams in execution. Additionally, The Construction Engineer coordinates the construction efforts, predicts and resolves conflicts before they impact the project, and delivers timely and cost effective solutions. The Construction Engineer will oversee various projects by effectively utilizing resources to provide a finished design that meets all aspects of the construction/engineering specifications. This requires that the Engineer coordinates and supervises the project from conception to completion. The Construction Engineer ensures that the clients highest expectations are met by delivering all projects on time, within budget and in a safe manner. This is a full-time, FLSA salary exempt position. It requires at least 40 hours per week with the ability to work more if necessary. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Helps develop long term and annual site capital plans.
  • Ensuring on time delivery of key project initiatives.
  • Leading, growing, and developing internal and external talent. Proactively manages key equipment supplier relationships.
  • Management of direct, dotted line, and contract resources.
  • Generation and implementation of solutions that will increase employee safety, further drive our environmental agenda, improve food safety and food quality, increase operational effectiveness, and drive top line (innovation) and bottom line (cost savings) grow.
  • On-site troubleshooting and or technical support of priority operational opportunities. Includes the ability to lead and participate in root cause problem solving exercises in high pressure environment to arrive at and implement the correct technical solution.
  • Ability to provide feasibility level estimates.
  • Will lead project teams from concept phase through commissioning, qualification, and validation (CQV).
  • Lead the development and presentation of capital authorization papers that are complete, clear, concise, and reflecting thorough due diligence to ensure project success. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Technology assessment and recommended solutions reflecting client and industry best-in-class practices
  • Physical location and general arrangement placements
  • Process Flow Diagrams & Mass Balances
  • Line design and determination of operational factors
  • Utility and infrastructure requirements and needs assessment
  • Development of capital project cost estimates.
  • Development of project schedule, from concept to completion.
  • Equipment / System Performance criteria.
  • Identification of Alternatives, Pre-requisites, Risks, and Opportunities.
  • Leadership of the key project phases: scoping, approval, final engineering/design, equipment selection and procurement, construction, and CQV.
  • Ensures cash flow is managed for assigned sites and projects.
  • Leads, develops and implements projects per site master plans.
  • Keeps current with latest food processing technology and industry standards.
  • Keeps current with latest industry regulations and codes relative to food processing equipment system design and operation. MINIMUM REQUIRMENTS:
    • BS or MS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field and/or years of experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in process manufacturing environment.
    • Experience managing capital projects more than $10MM
    • Ability to work in fast pace environment with multiple priorities
    • Proven project management experience
    • Excellent leadership qualities, verbal and written communication skills, technical analysis, troubleshooting and problem solving skills are required
    • Basic AutoCAD skills. Able to view drawings and make minor changes
    • OSHA 30 Hour Training
    • Minimum Training on Utilizing Equipment (i.e. man lifts for example)
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Products (Excel, MS Project, etc.)

Keywords: CSM Group, Kalamazoo , Construction Engineer, Professions , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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