SNC LAVALIN Job Openings


PROJECT DIRECTOR
Location: US, TX, Houston
Job Description:
  • Develop business plan, economic evaluation, market assessment and strategy, contracting plan and distribution strategy
  • Develop project work plans and schedules, discuss project priorities with client and plan assigned program
  • Prepare cost estimates and budgets
  • Direct and coordinate employees or consultants
  • Ensure the governance standards and project methodology are adhered to throughout the project life cycle
  • Ensure ongoing quality and workmanship of trades, suppliers and contractors
  • Identify and manage all project issues and risks and, where appropriate, elevate the issues for resolution or action
  • Proactively liaise with and report progress to customers to ensure that they are informed of project progress and ensure that their opinions or requirements are taken into consideration as the project progresses
  • Reconcile project performance against plan at project completion and conduct customer satisfaction assessments
  • Close down the project ensuring a complete handover to the client and support team is done and that all relevant project documentation is present and accurate for the project file
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Construction Engineering and a minimum of 20 years’ experience in Project Management
  • Project Management experience of large off shore LNG projects
  • Knowledge of laws governing construction contracts and contracting
  • Excellent client service/management, interpersonal, problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to travel throughout The United States, Europe and South America
  • Bilingual written and spoken, English and Spanish.
  • Able to obtain required security clearance.




ANALYZER DESIGNER
Location: US. TX. Baytown
Job Description:
  • Provides project discipline engineering support on project teams towards the successful completion of projects.
  • Assist in selection and specification of analyzer systems for intended applications.
  • Prepare engineering and design documentation for installation and maintenance of analyzer systems.
  • Provide project management support including scope, schedule and cost controls.
  • Provide commissioning and start up assistance with maintenance and process analyzer support.
  • Collaborates and engages all other disciplines towards the successful completion of the project.
  • Works closely with company engineers and/or designers to facilitate construction package completion.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of specifications for purchase of materials and equipment. • Ensure designs follow specifications, codes, regulations, and client requirements.
  • Ensures technical and quality standards are maintained.
  • Documents and maintains all communication that impacts technical decisions.
  • Assists in preparing engineering and design man-hour estimates.
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of chemical, refining or related industry experience.
  • Technical proficiency in Analysers.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
OPERATIONS MANAGER
Location: US, CA, Los Angeles
Job Description:
  • Lead and manage the US Western Region Team to deliver the SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit budget, maximize fee income for SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit and promote a corporate culture among the client facing staff consistent with the values of SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit.
  • Be accountable for the management of all aspects of assignments undertaken by the SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit team within the designated region, including safety, quality, robust estimating, accounts payable and delivery of projects.
  • Maintain an effective Quality Management System and the Safety Management System in accordance with relevant standards and policies to ensure that all work is undertaken in accordance with SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit procedures.
  • In conjunction with the rest of the SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit US and Canada Operations management team, actively manage utilization and work allocation within the team to maintain high but balanced levels of utilization, maintain spend levels on projects within budget, and train team members in all aspects of their job responsibilities and their obligations to represent SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit’s corporate position.
  • Ensure that all work is allocated effectively, completed on time, within budget, and to the client's satisfaction.
  • Be responsible for business performance including delivering against budget and associated reporting to North America Senior Management Team. Support the timely development of budgets and business plans.
  • Assure self and team compliance with all company, legal and regulatory controls for financial management, taxation, delegated authorities, purchasing, invoicing, bank, cash and related transactions.
  • Enhance SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit’s reputation and profile in the region by actively promoting the Company and its brand values.
  • In conjunction with SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit North America’s Business Development and Marketing team, participate in the development and implementation of a Marketing Strategy and Plan to grow SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit’s product & service range in line with Regional, Group and corporate SNC Lavalin business objectives.
Job Requirements:
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Extensive knowledge of the North American and international rail market and ability to network with key industry decision makers.
COMPENSATION ANALYST
Location: US, TX, Houston
Job Description:
  • Ensure timely and accurate support to all compensation activities including research, analysis and problem solving. 
  • Create compensation reporting and analysis dashboards
  • Create custom solutions to analytic processes in support of compensation projects
  • Work with HR to educate/train management and staff on compensation practices and programs
  • Assist with the design, assessment and roll out of compensation programs.
  • Review available market data in various countries to assist in identifying reliable and appropriate benchmark data
  • Conduct job evaluations of new and revised positions
  • Analyze, calculate and coordinate the payments of all quarterly incentive plans
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, finance, accounting or HR preferred
  • Three years or more experience in the day to day administration and analysis of compensation programs
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to communication, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and management
  • Strong analytic, math and data manipulation skills
  • Demonstrate excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Interpret complex statistical data
EHS SUPERVISOR
Location: US, MD, Brandywine
Job Description:
  • Prepare and assist foreman with Job Safety Analysis and StepBack Job Hazard Analysis process
  • Monitor and oversee implementation of appropriate safety protocols at the jobsite, including proper utilization of safety equipment by personnel and Contractor, Contractor adherence to established safety protocols, medical monitoring and fit tests for respiratory protection program, safeguards for chemical product use and light duty restrictions for personnel
  • Participate and/or lead site safety inspections on a weekly basis, including but not limited to visual inspection of first aid kits, fire extinguishers, guardrails, handrails and barriers, and sharing information with job-site supervisors, Project Safety Manager and contractors as appropriate
  • Conduct new hire safety orientations and support job-site drug and alcohol testing for new personnel
  • Develop and conduct site-specific safety training for job-site personnel
  • Conduct and/or attend, as assigned, safety-related meetings, including weekly safety meetings, Contractor pre-mobilization meetings, project safety committee, and weekly foreman/superintendent coordination meetings
  • Support the Project Safety Manager with the implementation of the EHS Management Systems based on OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 Standards
  • Monitor upcoming construction tasks and phases and assist job-site supervision and Sr. Director EHS in developing and monitoring safety protocols
  • Review Contractors site-specific safety plans, recommend or require changes as needed
Job Requirements:
  • Strong knowledge of construction-related means and methods, including the ability to comprehend job-site construction tasks and to plan for the application of safety procedures and protocols to those tasks
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience managing safety programs on large construction projects of similar scope and complexity
  • Possesses “Competent Person” certification in Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry, Trenching & Excavations, Scaffolding, and Rigging
  • Strong personal and professional commitment to workplace safety and the ability to project that commitment with a positive, professional attitude at the job-site
  • Knowledge and practical experience with EHS risk analysis methods (HAZID/HAZAN, JSA, Field-level risk assessments)




ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
Location: US, PA, Exton
Job Description:
  • Documenting meeting minutes for pre-bid, pre-award, weekly subcontractor, and owner meetings
  • Develop and maintain overall project schedules
  • Work with superintendents and construction managers to develop rolling four week look-ahead schedules
  • Management of assigned subcontractors
  • Maintain general conditions forecasts
  • Administration and tracking of RFIs and Submittals
  • Administration and tracking of data required for LEED Construction Points
  • Fill-in for Construction Manager and/or SHE Representative as required
  • Perform safety audits
  • Assist with commissioning of mechanical/process systems
  • Coordinate project closeout and turnover package
  • Coordinate warranty work with owners and subcontractors
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Experience working with mechanical/process systems
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Excel and Word
  • OSHA 10/30 Certification a plus
  • EIT a plus

MANAGER PROCESS ENGINEERING

Location: US, MA
Job Description:
As a Process Engineering Manager you will contribute to a range of process engineering activities associated with delivering successful solutions to our clients in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and general industry sectors. You will be responsible for the development and management of the Process Engineering Department reporting to the US Director of Engineering. You will be responsible for working closely with engineering and process engineering groups within the Industrial Division in multiple North American locations. You will assist in Business Development activities, develop leads and opportunities and prepare proposals for process work. You will develop standard engineering documents associated with projects at various stages of execution from Conceptual Design to Construction and Commissioning
Job Requirements:
  • Education level: PhD in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 15-20  years experience in process engineering, preferably in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and general industry sectors. 
  • Experienced with clean utilities and clean process equipment specification, installation, startup, etc. 
  • Experience in a design-build delivery methodology is desirable.
  • Professional engineering license is desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills allowing for effective communication in multidisciplinary project teams involving representative from the client, other departments within SNC-Lavalin, and other consultants and contractors.
SR. PM VALIDATION
Location: US, MA
Job Description:
  • Direct management of assigned projects and clients
  • Delivering Compliance and Qualification Services ϖ Direct supervision and management of assigned personnel
  • Business development, with both new and existing clients (repeat work)
  • Contribution to overall company projects and initiatives
Job Requirements:
  • Prefer experience with biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and/or food & beverage sectors
  • The candidate should have at least 10-15 years of relevant experience
  • Negotiating skills, presentation skills, commercial skills and long-term relationship building are all competencies which need to be well developed for this role
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have the communication skills necessary to effectively communicate with co-workers.
  • Must be skilled in the Microsoft Office Package; Word, Excel, Project
  • Position demands an individual who has good time management skills that can handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment
APPLICATIONS ENGINEER
Location: US, TX, Houston
Job Description:
  • Analyses complex operational requirements, task statements, standards, specifications, and other documentation to determine engineering requirements relative to the establishment or functioning of complete systems.
  • Establishes and executes policies, procedures and directives to ensure fulfilment of contractual program technical requirements.
  • Maintains contact with appropriate Company personnel and assigned program technical tasks to ensure proper coordination and execution of same.
  • Provides technical expertise and assistance to assigned Engineers, Analysts, Drafters and Technicians.
  • Reviews proposed designs and test plans for conformance with contract requirements, and analyzes test data for accuracy and consistency
  • May inspect, certify, and evaluate on-site operational systems and design modifications.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality assurance standards.
  • Prepares and/or approves reports, proposals and presentations.
  • Reviews, writes and edits reports such as evaluation plans and technical program plans.
  • Responsible for assuring that the generation, release, and maintenance of documentation is in accordance with Company and contractual requirements.
  • Maintains liaison with customer and contractor representatives in order to review, monitor, and evaluate results for conformity to tasks, specifications and schedules.
  • Advises and consults with upper management, customers and industry representatives concerning business opportunities and potential problems which may impact on the Company's business.
Job Requirements:
  • Requires working knowledge of ASME, API, NEC, OSHA terms and guidelines
  • Requires good language skills, written and spoken
  • Proficient using complete Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and PC skills.
  • Highly organized and ability to juggle tasks and projects.
  • Takes ownership of assignments and is focused on tasks given.
  • Read, write, speak and understand Basic English.
  • Customer service orientated.
  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 0 -3 years working with compressors in the process gas market

PROPOSAL SPECIALIST

Location: Abu Dhabi
Job Description:
  • Technical review of specifications (including Quality, Safety aspects).
  • Contractual review (including legal implications)
  • Production and Planning review
  • Compilation and submission of Tender Bids to Regional Commercial Manager for their approval. Facilitate approval of the document.
  • Post contract award, provide full and complete information to the Project Coordinator to facilitate contract reviews, purchase orders for execution of the work, and prepare all schedules, ordering of materials and coordinate operations (Project Handover).
  • Facilitate bid submission for various locations for certain projects as and when required.
Job Requirements:
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate with clients and ability to independently manage and win strategic bids
  • Demonstrated ability in planning, organizing and problem solving
  • Strong leadership abilities and ability to work unsupervised and still show productive results
  • Self-motivated, analytical mind and dynamic personalit
  • Consensus builder, team player and results oriented
  • Strong computer literacy over a broad range of applications and proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Superior written and verbal communications
  • Experience in multi-culture working environment
  • Good understanding of the GCC Market

PROJECT MANAGER

Location: Marlborough, MA, USA
Job Description:
  • Develop design schedules in MS Project
  • Forecast resource requirements
  • Establish budgets for each discipline
  • Set agenda for project meetings and prepare meeting minutes
  • Track budget and schedule
  • Serve as prime point of contact for client
  • Establish communication protocol for projects
  • Ensure that coordination takes place between members of the project team
  • Ensure that deliverable meets the requirements of the proposal
  • Identify scope changes and request change orders in advance of performing work
  • Develop proposals / design fees for new work
  • Prepare project status reports
  • Manage current key US business relationships with key customers and support the growth of this business.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Leads and directs the work of others.
Job Requirements:
  • Requires experience with biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and/or food & beverage sectors.
  • The candidate should have at least 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Negotiating skills, presentation skills, commercial skills and long-term relationship building are all competencies which need to be well developed for this role.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Must have the communication skills necessary to effectively communicate with co-workers.
  • Must be skilled in the Microsoft Office Package; word, excel, project.
  • Position demands an individual who has good time management skills that can handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment.
DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
Location: US, MA
Job Description:
  • Manage a range of engineering activities associated with delivering successful solutions to our clients in the pharmaceutical, food, chemical and general industry sectors.
  • Develop and manage the Engineering Department in Marlborough, MA.
  • Direct an engineering staff consisting of mechanical and electrical engineers and designers to produce the drawings and specifications for the following disciplines:  HVAC, Plumbing and Process Support Utilities, Fire Protection, Power, Lighting and Special Systems
  • Collaborate with engineering and process engineering groups within the Industrial Division in multiple North American locations.
  • Maintain engineering budgets and supports profitability of office.
  • Assist in Business Development activities, develop leads and opportunities and prepare proposals for engineering work.
  • Direct the production of engineering documents associated with projects at various stages of execution from Conceptual Design to Construction and Commissioning.  Example deliverables include: Engineering Studies, Basis of Design Reports, Design Development Documents, Construction  Documents, Commissioning Documents, LEED Certification Documents
  • Ensure staff verifies the correct implementation systems as designed and compliance with applicable standards during the construction phase of projects.
  • Ensure staff assists with the start-up and commissioning efforts during the start-up and commissioning phase of projects.
  • Direct the development and organization of standardized engineering documentation in conjunction with the US Director of Engineering.
  • Reinforce an atmosphere of safety and a commitment to design excellence.
Job Requirements:
  • Education level: BS in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Professional engineering license in Massachusetts is required
  • Minimum of 20-25 years experience in engineering work in the consulting environment
  • Reports to: Senior Director of Engineering.
  • Experience in a design-build delivery methodology is desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills allowing for effective communication in multidisciplinary project teams involving representative from the client, other departments within SNC-Lavalin, and other consultants and contractors.
  • Results oriented, with good organization skills, attention to detail, and the capability of efficiently working simultaneously on multiple projects.
  • Positive perspective with the ability to engender a team attitude amongst colleagues and clients.
  • Computer knowledge: MS Office, MS Project  is desirable

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Location: US, DE, Wilmington
Job Description:
SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit Engineering is looking for a seasoned rail professional to contribute to our Rolling Stock Product Line in the US Region as Principal Consultant. Capitalizing on a strong Rolling Stock team within North America and globally, this individual will have the experience to successfully deliver rail vehicle and system projects for our clients in both public and private sectors. These capabilities will be delivered in both the consulting and engineering design areas to a broad and growing client base.
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum of 15 years experience in the rail environment, with demonstrable success in project management
  • Success in the field of vehicle procurement oversight and / or manufacture
  • Self-motivated and able to work with limited direct supervision
  • Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary project team, encompassing technical, administrative and support team members.
  • Project / task reporting

SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT

Location: United States
Job Description:
The Power group has a proven track record in one of SNC-Lavalin's most established sectors, dating back over 100 years. Our power experience represents approximately over 413,000 MW, 114,000 km of transmission and distribution lines and 2,500 substations. We are a leader in providing sustainable and renewable energy solutions in the fields of hydro, nuclear and thermal power generation, site studies, power system studies, power sector reform, and transmission and distribution projects. We deliver services from the feasibility stage through to turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) mandates in addition to site studies, power system studies, and power sector reform services worldwide.
Job Requirements:
  • Post-secondary degree in engineering or related field.
  • Seasoned and experienced: minimum 20 years’ experience in the EPC sector including direct operational responsibilities with significant P&L experience preferably in the Power sector.
  • Strong people leadership skills demonstrated by treating others with dignity and respect and fostering a culture of accountability and strong performance in a project management environment with matrixed reporting.
  • Significant knowledge and education/training in all aspects of project management and engineering services.
  • Proven ability to grow a business through a focus on operating excellence and cost control.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to establish a high degree of credibility with staff and clients.
  • A reputation for consistently demonstrating high ethical standards with a “lead-by-example” attitude.
  • Capable of participating in a meaningful way at the executive level by providing the Senior Management team with honest, forthright, objective and strategic insight in a constructive manner.


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