at Black & Veatch in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Modularization Manager – Gas, Fuels & Chemicals – Remote Considered – United States
Date: Oct 12, 2021
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 52721
Job Title : Modularization Manager – Gas, Fuels & Chemicals – Remote Considered – United States
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : COR-OIL/GAS-OPS
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
The Gas, Fuels & Chemicals Business Unit is seeking an experienced, motivated Module Manager for upcoming EPC projects. The preferred candidate will support the assigned project(s) with feasibility studies, execution plans, constructability reviews, design input, fabrication oversight, and commissioning support.
The Module Delivery Manager will be responsible for successful development and execution of the assigned module project(s) for Gas, Fuels, and Chemicals Projects.
Provides support to project staff in home office, module yard and project site
Directs staff in the daily/weekly project planning process
Represents Black & Veatch in interactions involving the Owner and subcontractors
Implements Black & Veatch standards, processes and procedures
Develops project specific procedures, plans, and budgets
Makes decisions in support of project strategies
Responsible for developing the project Module Execution Plan.
Reviews and refines the plan as the project progresses.
Leads the home office and module yard delivery teams from conceptual planning through to field installation.
Ownership of Advanced Work Packaging and Constructability for the modular scope
Defines and collaborates on sourcing strategies, pricing efforts and contractor selection.
Establishes and maintains relationships and develops a high level of trust and credibility with clients, owners, stake holders, alliance partners, subcontractors, and suppliers.
Directs implementation of project construction Safety & Health and Loss Control procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the project meets the agreed safety targets.
Directs implementation of project quality assurance procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the established level of quality is achieved.
Directs implementation of module yard project commissioning and testing plan and is responsible for ensuring that the necessary resources are provided to commissioning.
Directs implementation of project field materials management procedures.
Approves field purchases, extra work authorizations, subcontractor progress and final payments, B&V professional time sheets, and B&V professional expense reimbursements.
Directs and approves change order management for subcontracts.
Coordinates with Project Manager to identify and execute change orders
Directs the resolution of all back charges, collection of conformed to construction records, and other contract closeout activities.
Establishes project module yard staffing needs, develops module yard staffing plan budget and coordinates with Project Manager and construction department to staff project field office.
Adheres to Safety, Quality, Ethical Standards, Lessons Learned, and Performance Management programs in accordance with C&P Policies, Standards, Guides, and Contractual commitments.
Is responsible for producing and implementing site specific procedures as required. Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities.
Champions implementation of LEAN concepts and continuous improvement efforts.
Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities
15+ years of project experience planning and executing EPC projects for clients in the oil, gas, and/or petrochemical facilities.
10+ years of construction experience in a senior construction/fabrication role of which two or more projects were modularized with total project values >$100m USD.
This role will require periods of business travel and/or relocation to the fabrication and/or project site as required by the project needs.
Engineering or construction management degree
Has experience in modularization concepts, site layout and installation planning.
Performed modularization feasibility studies and provided design support throughout the FEL and EPC project phases.
Experienced in working with, and in multiple US and OUS module yards.
Able to deliver Project Gross Margin (PGM) on assigned delivery program
Demonstrated Knowledge and Skills
Module fabrication and assembly concepts
Contracting strategies and typical terms and conditions
Fabrication and installation activity durations and rates
Mechanical Completion definition
Module Yard Commissioning activities
Quality Control methods and programmatic requirements
Knowledge and implementation of key constructability concepts as they relate to modularization; including lifting, hauling, ocean transport, and associated technical and commercial logistics to include tax and insurance
Administrative policies and procedures
Time reporting policies and procedures
Expense reporting policies and procedures
Project budgeting process and tools
Project controls policies and procedures
Risk assessment policies and procedures
Legal/contractual agreements (EPC/suppliers/subcontractors)
Construction Project Management Systems
Communication and interpersonal skills
Conceptual planning ability
Problem solving skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve)
Conflict management skills
Multi-tasking ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work)
Leadership ability (team building, coaching, mentoring, change management, advising)
Project Management skills
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
OSHA, Risk Management, Project Management courses.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
• See and hear naturally or with correction.
• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.
• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.
• Requires repetitive movement.
• May require work above 5 feet in height.
• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.
• Typical construction site environment:
• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions
• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
• Work around ha