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Location: - (Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Tyson Foods
Open Til: 19-Apr-12
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Biotechnology
Career Type: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Summary: Primary objective of this position is project development and construction management for assigned capital and expense projects. Responsible to the Director II of Project Development & Management for effective management of assigned projects. Coordinate assignments to ensure Tyson company objectives regarding capacity, operability, economics, and timelines are met. Develop project scope, preliminary layouts, budgets, and schedules for assigned projects. Prepare estimates for design and construction, personnel requirements, project budget and time schedule. Ensure all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with Tyson's established policies, objectives, and standards. Provide conceptual designs and review preliminary designs for new projects. Develop requests for proposal documents for consulting engineering services and design build projects. Perform and document thorough code reviews including all local andstate building code requirements. Organize drafting resources, and be responsible for the accuracy and thoroughness of the final construction documents. Provide, review, and approve construction documents including design calculations, detailed drawings, and specifications for renovations, additions, and new facilities. Ensure document and project coordination between all disciplines. Provide project scope evaluations and provide written reports of existing project related conditions. Act as Tyson's representative when design work is being performed by an engineering consulting firm, and review and approve outside consulting engineer's construction drawings and technical specification documents. Function as project manager on assigned projects. Analyze construction and design bids and recommend to the Director II of Project Development & Management, the candidates for successful bidder. Prepare service requisitions based on the bids for order generation by Purchasing. Review and approve construction shop drawings and product submittals for conformance to construction documents. Provide continuous effective project management from inception through construction. Perform constructionsite visits and provide routine written reports of construction progress and issues.
Education: Accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
Experience: A minimum of 3 years experience in the food processing industry preferred. Capable of working on multi-faceted projects of any magnitude while requiring moderate supervision. Has demonstrated the ability to complete complex projects on time and within budget. Working knowledge of a variety of all engineering disciplines, concepts, practices, and procedures.
Computer Skills: Fluent knowledge of spreadsheet, database, word processing and scheduling programs. Exposure to and experience on Microsoft suite of programs.
Communication Skills: Demonstrates strong communication and organizational skills.
Travel: Extensive travel is required and is determined by specific project assignments.
Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have direct reports.