The Project Engineering Manager is responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary engineering team to drive the delivery of the engineering work from concept through basic design, functional design, detail design, planning, construction and ultimately to achieve acceptance, ensuring that all engineering scope of work for the project is completed, to meet cost and schedule requirements. The Project Engineering Manager is the leader of the Integrated Project Team appointed by the Senior Vice President, Engineering & Planning, with the agreement of the Program Office, to have accountability for delivery of all engineering aspects of projects, as assigned. The position reports to the Senior Manager, Project Engineering.
Duties & Accountabilities Responsible for the management of all engineering pre-production and production support activities, including work performed by major subcontractors, to ensure the efficient delivery of engineering outputs. Control Account Management of engineering scope of work for assigned projects. Conducts regular analyses of engineering performance and proactively identifies and addresses variances. Accountable for timely closure of technical issues, risks and opportunities raised by the project, so as to ensure that all engineering deliverables and inputs to other stakeholders are achieved and meet (or exceed) commitments. Responsible for application of an appropriate engineering maturity management culture and appropriate engineering lifecycle management, aligned with project objectives. Ensures maturity targets are agreed with key stakeholders. Responsible for ensuring that Gate Reviews are conducted at appropriate points during the Project lifecycle. May have direct management responsibility for Project Engineers in support of assigned projects. Motivates the Integrated Project Team to achieve the required outcomes.
Qualification Requirements Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline (Engineering or Science preferred). Professional Engineer or Incorporated Engineer with a recognized, accredited institution, or working towards achieving such status. Minimum 7-10 years of progressively senior experience in Engineering or Technical Project Management, preferably with knowledge of ship/maritime systems or specialized knowledge of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, communications or a related domain. Experience with leading 2-5 multi-disciplinary projects of medium-large scope and complexity. Experience of supplier technical management. Experience of Earned Value Management.
Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies Self-starter with excellent communications and organisational skills Technical knowledge and engineering skills including use of analysis tools and knowledge of analytical methods Demonstrated ability to work independently to develop solutions to complex technical problems Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to analyze data and confirm its accuracy and adequacy as an integral part of the collective analysis/synthesis process Strong technical writing and interpersonal skills including the ability to produce and communicate clear, detailed written technical specifications, procedures, and reports Working knowledge of CAD software, 3D Modelling and Visualization tools, document control systems and databases is a plus Strong communication skills including verbal, written, listening and presentation Good organizational skills Availability and willingness to travel if needed Committed to a high standard of safety and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer's safety policies and rules Exercise sound judgments and make decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions. PC proficiency required. Working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office 2010 software suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)