Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) is currently seeking a dynamic engineering professional to join our team! We are looking for an exceptionally talented, growth-oriented leader, with a special combination of multidisciplinary engineering and technical experience, along with a passion for exemplary customer service.
The PCCA’s Engineering team is responsible for the successful completion and delivery of projects, including design of PCCA facilities and infrastructure, construction program management, and development of the PCCA’s capital improvement program.
This particular position will assist the Director of Engineering in leading and executing the program while ensuring timely, quality delivery of projects.
This position covers a broad range of functions including providing engineering technical support, design leadership, construction management, and oversight for expansion and improvement of infrastructure at one of the nation's largest ports, while providing support to the Director of Engineering Services.
We take pride in being a great place to work. If you want your next step in your career to be at the convergence of engineering and leadership in a growth organization, please review the details below and consider applying.
Develops and reviews technical requirements for design and construction project scopes, deliverables, schedules, and budgets
Oversees in-house and outsourced design projects for multidisciplinary, intermodal infrastructure and facility capital and maintenance projects
Manages engineering projects; holds architects, engineers, designers and contractors accountable to ensure projects are on schedule, on budget, of quality, and meet the overall needs of the PCCA
Coordinates, oversees, and reviews design consultant deliverables and contractors work to provide high quality projects
Understands and incorporates sound safety and environmental protection principles in design and construction and fosters safety and environmental stewardship in construction projects and other PCCA activities
Follows PCCA operational security requirements and procedures, and see that security requirements are properly implemented and maintained on assigned projects
Participates in selection of professional services consultants
Coordinates with architects, engineers, and other specialists
Reviews proposed design of projects to ensure uniformity and consistency in effort and effect
Reviews construction documents to ensure they are complete, comprehensive, and technically sound to provide an effective basis for construction and project completion
Prepares plans, specifications and bid documents for selected projects; directs and supervises production of plans, specifications and bid documents by consultants for assigned projects and ensures uniformity and consistency with standards and procedures
Supports the bidding process, selection of construction contractors, and provides technical support during construction including coordination of consultant support
Prepares and reviews contract amendments and change orders; negotiates contractor claims and corrective action measures
Oversees the annual facility and infrastructure inspection program to ensure projects are identified for inclusion into annual and long-term planning budgets
Interfaces with PCCA Commission, individuals, and organizations throughout the community
Assists Director of Engineering Services in reviewing and coordination of construction plans submitted by PCCA tenants and easement/franchise holders; provides technical guidance to PCCA tenants for planned improvements and reviews technical documentation for tenant projects to ensure PCCA requirements are consistently applied and design standards are met
Advocates continuous focus on workflow process improvements
Prepares correspondence, exhibits, and presentations for PCCA Commission, staff, working groups, and committee meetings as needed; prepares written reports, letters, and other materials as necessary to support work activities
Evaluates new technology and procedures and incorporates acceptable systems into PCCA designs
Supervises, plans, assigns, and reviews the work of assigned personnel
Coaches, mentors, and evaluates performance and provides feedback to assigned personnel
Adheres to PCCA policy and holds supervised staff accountable
Facilitates creative problem solving, collaboration, and productive troubleshooting among the team
Maintain good employee relations while encouraging and fostering a helpful environment where teamwork prevails
Assists senior management and office staff where appropriate
Assists the Director of Engineering and performs other duties as assigned
Drives vehicle as necessary to complete assigned tasks, courteously and safely and follows applicable procedures for vehicle use, and works required hours/shift necessary to fulfill facility objectives
Ability to understand, interpret, and apply state/federal laws and all PCCA policies, and promote and adhere to the PCCA’s SEAPORT values
CPR certified or the ability to become CPR certified within the first year of employment
Tier 1 status designation as part of the Incident Management System
The preferred candidate for this position should have a history of effective partnerships, creative problem-solving and consensus building, as well as the ability to fit well within an energetic and dedicated team, and should be organized, thorough, and self-disciplined with a focus on maintaining optimal integrity in support of the PCCA. The preferred candidate should have the ability to work well within a fast-paced environment, with tight deadlines and a multitude of projects and changing priorities; they should also possess high-level organizational and planning skills and the ability to set priorities, take initiative, and exercise sound independent judgment. They must possess the following:
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor's degree in engineering (preferred in civil, structural, marine or ocean) from an ABET accredited college or university
Registered professional engineer in the State of Texas or ability to obtain registration in Texas
Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
Valid driver’s license
EXPERIENCE & JOB KNOWLEDGE
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in engineering design and project and program management, with fifteen years preferred
Experience in port and waterfront design, construction management, program management and budgeting preferred
Strong multi-disciplined knowledge of engineering techniques and theories
Experience in knowledge of local, state and federal codes and requirements
Skilled in the application of engineering concepts
Ability to supervise the work of project engineers, draftsmen, and technical staff
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in MS Office, including Word and Excel, Outlook, TEAMS, and other related applications
Experience in contract administration and negotiation preferred
Strong focus on customer service
Facilitates innovative and creative problem solving
Willingly accepts and provides meaningful feedback; is coachable
Fosters team collaboration
Has a growth mindset
High critical thinking skills
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to perform essential job functions, including but not limited to frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, typing and occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, lifting and/or moving up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined, climb stairs, ramps, ladders and work stands. Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp/handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders to inspect Port infrastructure and construction progress
Ability to work in a general office environment, with some exposure to the elements when visiting worksites
Ability to operate light-weight highway vehicles and standard office equipment and to work the requisite hours to fulfill position objectives, including evenings and/or weekends, as needed
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before March 14, 2021, 11:59 PM CST.
If you are selected for a position with PCCA, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a drug test and alcohol screening as well as a verification of information and qualifications provided during the selection process.
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, PCCA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status.
About Port Corpus Christi Authority
People Move Our Port!
Port Corpus Christi (PCC) is currently seeking an energetic individual to assist with the long term strategic mission and succession planning efforts of the PCC relative to engineering & construction. The qualified individual will join a team of engineers dedicated to leading and managing PCC’s construction initiatives.
It is the mission of Port Corpus Christi to leverage commerce to drive prosperity. The Port’s vision is “To be the energy Port of the Americas.” As the 4th largest Port in the United States in total tonnage, Port Corpus Christi, handles the goods of the world, from petrochemical to agriculture, and from wind components to iron. PCC is protected by a state-of-the-art security department, with a full police force and PCC operations are guided by the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001, providing environmental awareness and protection of assets. PCC is governed by a seven member board with appointees from the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County and San Patricio County.
Who We Are
• Over 100,000,000 tons of Cargo in 2014 & 2015
• 66,000 Port related jobs with 200 + Employees
• $319 Million State and Local Tax Revenue
• ...22,000 acres
• Public Corporation and Texas Political Subdivision
• 10-Year $1 Billion Capital Investment Project
In the Last Decade
• Diversification of Cargo
• Operating Revenues of Nearly $90 Million
• Total Assets $435 Million
• Capital Expenditures in Port Infrastructure
• Environmental Investments $20 Million
The Corpus Christi Region
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in South Texas with a temperate climate and friendly people. The region, affectionately referred to as the Coastal Bend, features miles of shoreline and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. Cultural and culinary delights abound with numerous festivals, entertainment venues and fresh seafood! The Corpus Christi area hosts millions of visitors annually. A strong local workforce is bolstered by exceptional higher education opportunities at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and through the Del Mar College System. With a metropolitan area of nearly half a million people, Corpus Christi is a city packed with modern amenities and traditional comfort.