Position has responsibility for coordination of all technical and administrative activities on assigned mechanical projects. Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates assigned engineering work; monitors work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices, and Alcoa standards; ensures effective communication and coordination on assigned projects between all disciplines and all other project participants.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Responsible and accountable to ensure that all contractors, assigned personnel, schedule, and budget are performing within mechanical project targets, and that the requirements of the Contract are being satisfied. Not responsible to ensure the technical accuracy of specific design details in areas where not qualified. Expected however, to have sufficient technical knowledge and awareness of details to be able to recognize when technical problems are developing in the various disciplines and could potentially affect project targets, and to initiate appropriate corrective actions.
While on a project, the Capital Project Engineer, Mechanical reports to the Capital Program Superintendent, who has ultimate responsibility for both the quality of Alcoa’s deliverables and effective execution of project assignments.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accountable for the successful completion of capital and expense engineering projects.
Responsible for all stage-gates of assigned capital projects upon receipt of a proper business case from a department asset owner and must build and maintain the capital RFA (request for authorization) per company policies
Responsible to create SOW (scope of work) and coordinate RFQ (request for quote) with procurement, coordinate Job Hazard and Job Safety Analysis paperwork with contractor safety coordinator, collect recommended spare parts lists/details, collect recommended maintenance documentation, expected uptime/operational availability data, coordinate document control and drawing creation/update for the project, and coordinate technical training for project hand-overs
Responsible to perform technical evaluations of proposals and select appropriate vendors per Alcoa policies and procedures and to award contracts via approved procurement procedures
Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical and management aspects of projects, including forecasting, budget management, scheduling, and reporting.
Requires extensive regular contact with assigned project clients.
Assist in the preparation of certain technical business cases
Oversee and coordinate project demolition, installation, commissioning, testing, and training (including training materials), as well as coordinate fixed asset disposition with accounting, and approve invoicing and close out contracts and projects in approved Alcoa process
Participating in client/contractor meetings and resolving client/engineering and management project
• Review and approve project change orders and process updates to contracts with procurement
• Ensure effective engineering and Client communications.
Ensure project documentation is tracked, updated, organized, and handed to document control for processing
Uphold Alcoa’s values in all aspects of work to Act with Integrity, Operate with Excellence, and Care for People
Strive for and maintain a 0-incident safety record with all projects and uphold Intalco’s EHS principles of safety
The successful candidate works well in a fast-paced environment and can handle multiple requests coming from a variety of sources. This individual will be very organized, makes important decisions in a timely manner, will have a strong technical aptitude, respects protocols, policies, and standards, and is willing to work the necessary hours required to complete projects within defined constraints.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technologies, and five or more years of experience with engineering project management on moderate to complex technical projects in a manufacturing or industrial environment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. A strong understanding of Windows-based PC systems and Microsoft Office365 applications. This position requires you to be able to lift up to 40 lbs, work in all weather conditions, coordinate aspects of mechanical projects, and act as the go-to technical resource for mechanical inquiries related to your projects. Must be willing to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE, i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, safety boots, etc.) anytime work requires you to enter areas of the plant where PPE is required. Travel less than 10%.