Chevron | USA, San Ramon, Houston
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
Engineering Design Review
- Review design and construction documents for planned projects for compatibility with established engineering practice, codes and standards, safety, maintainability, and the overarching real estate capital investment strategy for the location.
- Consult on building design. Use the CEMREC benchmarking tool to inform trade-off discussions for overall building design and cost, materials & methods, infrastructure design (reliability and redundancy), safety in design, service and maintenance access and life-cycle cost.
- Review and advise on Management of Change (MOC) documentation for proposed changes to complex existing process safety procedures.
- Review design/build packages from outside developers for technical and commercial content and advise CEMREC and other Chevron business units of the relative benefits and risks of the various proposals.
- Respond to inquiries and consult with various Chevron business units as a subject matter expert in commercial building performance, design, construction, operations and maintenance, and support global, diagnostic problem-solving.
- Develop and document standardized processes and tools to increase consistency, operating efficiency and reduce costs.
- Encourage consistent use of standardized processes and tools across the enterprise.
- Support development of masterplans to guide site and capital renewal strategies and the corresponding multi-year capital funding plan to support the long-term real estate strategy for the site/asset.
- Engage outside consultants if needed to resolve complex issues outside area of direct expertise
- Provide technical owner oversight to commissioning activities for construction projects and facilitate the formal “acceptance” of completed projects (validate performance as specified).
- Source and engage outside consultants as needed to support global demand pull from the core business.
- Provide operations planning support and support formal Operations Readiness Reviews and Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews.
- Review building performance data from utility bills and building automation systems to ensure building systems perform as designed and reliably deliver specified environmental conditions and energy performance.
- Benchmark building energy performance against Energy Star, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and other industry standards.
- Work with site Operations and Real Estate Portfolio Strategy and Planning to identify and plan for appropriate capital renewal strategy for aging sites approaching the end-of-life cycle.
- Support evolution of the CEMREC 3-year capital plan to support sustainable stewardship of Chevron assets, that appropriately and efficiently reinvests in the right assets at the right time, through the inevitable “boom & bust” cycles normally associated with the oil & gas industry.
- A registered professional electrical engineer with 5 years of design project management experience in commercial and/or industrial building electrical design; as well as fluency in related disciplines.
- 5 years of progressive experience in commercial real estate facility management including housekeeping, landscaping, security, preventive maintenance, repair/requested maintenance, utilities/energy management, capital planning and budgeting and facilities planning.
- 5 years of progressive experience in commercial construction project management and the full range of contracting strategies (lump-sum, design/build, GMP, etc.) in a variety of roles.
- Knowledge and deep understanding of code requirements such as IEC, NEC, IECC, NFPA, API
- Strong interpersonal, communication skills and leadership to build relationship and align key resources
- Travel and engaging in conference calls outside of local business hours may be required to support business activities.
- Additional progressive industry qualifications such as registration in multiple states and other qualifications in various trade associates such as a LEED Registered Professional (USBGC), membership in IEEE or ISEE, commissioning agent, energy management, project management professional, etc.
- Managing building automation and control systems to monitor building performance at remote locations across the globe.
- Asset management experience including condition assessment (both transactional due diligence as well as to support long-term asset management and capital planning), development of multi-year capital renewal/reinvestment strategies, and Facilities Planning.
- Relocation may be considered.
- Expatriate assignments will not be considered.