Aegion Corporation

Regional NACE Cathodic Protection Engineering Manager - oil and gas

US-TX-Houston
Job ID
2017-8276

Overview

Corrpro Companies, Inc. is looking for a Regional NACE Cathodic Protection Engineering Manager.  

 

Corrpro, a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, is among the world's largest corrosion engineering, cathodic protection, and corrosion monitoring business for the protection and preservation of infrastructure. Corrpro provides professional corrosion consulting and cathodic protection engineering services to major oil companies, government agencies, municipal water, sewer and gas utilities, universities, and public transportation agencies. Corrpro has complete construction installation services, including crews and equipment to install any type of cathodic protection system for any type of structure.  For more details, visit www.corrpro.com

 

 

Position Summary

 

The Regional Engineering Manager is responsible for leading one of three regional engineering departments for Corrpro US and fulfilling the established goals and objectives including achievement of financial performance for Engineering Services.

Responsibilities

Supervisor Responsibility

 

Direct reports may include Engineering Managers Engineers I, II, III and Senior Engineers, Corrosion Technicians I, II, III, and Senior Corrosion Technicians within respective region.

  • Define and implement areas of responsibility for subordinates
  • Organize and staff engineering functions
  • Review and approve staff time and expenses
  • Authorize expenditures consistent with company policy
  • Guide and assist subordinates in the application of generally accepted engineering principles, designs, specifications, survey techniques, data analysis and reporting
  • Perform QA/QC on engineering deliverables and ensure timely submittal
  • Approve Engineering customer proposals and reports
  • Hire, train and develop employees to execute engineering and technical service work
  • Instruct and advise employees regarding company policies and procedures
  • Complete annual employee performance evaluations

Position Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Responsible for direction and coordination of engineering and technical services for an assigned Region or Area.
  • Establish and maintain high level of customer service
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures for all engineering and technical staff
  • Plan and direct field efforts including coordination with sales and construction operations
  • Provide data to the Regional Operations Manager in the preparation of annual engineering budgets

Engineering Administration

  • Confer and cooperate with sales and construction personnel to satisfy customer needs and meet expectations
  • Interact with customers on technical issues requiring specialized skills or data interpretation
  • Provide specifications for materials and testing used for construction estimates
  • Monitor engineering of system installations and resolve technical difficulties
  • Specify, initiate procurement and maintain calibration of field instrumentation

Project Administration

  • Organize, schedule, coordinate personnel and assign subcontractors to projects to obtain most effective utilization of resources and meet commitments to customers
  • Manage engineering subcontractor agreements
  • Review preliminary survey, design data and proposals with engineering staff
  • Define engineering project objectives, and establish appropriate methods and procedures
  • Direct engineering activities to successfully complete project on time and within budget
  • Periodically visit jobsites when needed to provide technical guidance for successful execution of the work
  • Review engineering reports, and discuss and implement revisions with staff to ensure that engineering documents are technically correct and professionally presented
  • Manage select technology development projects

Business Development

  • Support sales for technical presentations to customers
  • Approve pricing, scheduling and personnel commitments for all engineering proposals
  • Prepare and transmit engineering proposals for major engineering projects and those requiring specialized skills
  • Represent company on select industry technical committees
  • Periodically present papers at conferences and publish articles in technical journals

Additional Responsibilities

  • Participate in periodic sales meetings and new product seminars
  • Implement and monitor compliance with company safety program for engineering personnel
  • Assist in the collection efforts for delinquent customer accounts related to engineering projects.
  • Participate in field engineering on unique projects or as dictated by engineering backlog
  • Confer with customer personnel, visit facilities and conduct meetings as necessary
  • Operate and maintain company vehicle and equipment safely at all times
  • Report vehicle and equipment maintenance requirements to Regional Operations Manager
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date inventory of company equipment
  • Develop capital expense requests for Regional Operations Manager to include in annual budget
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements:

 

For the successful performance of this position, an individual must be able to achieve and/or perform the essential duties of the position. Listed below are representative requirements for job knowledge, skill, and/or ability.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: B.S. in Engineering, Engineering Technology, approved Science or related degree. At least 7 years of cathodic protection work with supervisory experience.  NACE certification as a Corrosion Specialist or CP4 required. Professional Engineer (P.E.) License preferred.
  • Language Skills: Able to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, industry journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations; able to write professional reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; and capable of effectively presenting information to individuals or groups (management, clients, customers, general public) and responding to questions.
  • Mathematical Skills: Able to perform corrosion data analysis and cathodic protection design calculations.
  • Reasoning Skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists and interpret various instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Leadership Skills: Position requires individual to have strong interpersonal skills with ability to motivate and empower, to be a strong communicator, able to take initiative and function independently. Must be capable of making people management decisions and comfortable in a management position.
  • Personal Attributes: Be able to effectively communicate with both customers and fellow employees. Adjust to work-related demands without becoming frustrated.  Demonstrate willingness for continuous self-improvement.  Persist at difficult task despite unexpected obstacles.  Seek increased opportunities for responsibility to achieve personal growth.  Demonstrate conscientiousness and dependability to produce results.  Recognize company goals and maintain spirit as well as letter of the rules.  Maintain all company records and documents in strict confidence.
  • Computer-Based: Ability to work with complex spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. Ability to learn new applications quickly. Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, and Power Point) required.

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Physical Demands: General sedentary position with frequent standing and walking required throughout the day. Frequent driving is required. Frequent computer-related activities, such as typing and viewing a computer monitor are required.  May be required to lift up to 50 pounds. 
  • Work Environment: In performing the duties for this job, the employee will generally work in an office type environment but will occasionally be required to work in outside weather conditions (periodically at job sites with moving vehicles and mechanical operations). Will be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate. Travel by automobile and airplane required.

Our company offers a Competitive Salary with Career Growth Opportunities and a Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Annual Bonus potential, Matching 401k, Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more.

           

Equal Employment Opportunity.  Aegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA compliant – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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