Parsons Corporation Lead Mechanical Utilities Engineer in Richmond, Kentucky
Lead Mechanical Utilities Engineer
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
Want to be a part of history and help make the world a little bit safer? Join us at BGCAPP (Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant) where we will design, build, systemize, test, operate and close the plant whose mission is the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Richmond, KY. The 15,000 acre depot stores mustard and nerve agent in rockets and projectiles. Our design concept for the pilot plant maximizes the use of existing technology from other successful chemical demilitarization facilities and well as First of a Kind (FOAK) technology. Parsons is currently seeking a Lead Mechanical Utilities Engineer
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises a group of five or more Engineers and design personnel in the Mechanical Utilities group by directing technical engineering assignments and coordinating project staffing assignments. Education and experience over several years must be sufficient in order for the incumbent to serve as a Supervising Engineer on a large project or several smaller projects.
Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and quality is acceptable. Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel. Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.
Conducts performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, recommends promotions and salary actions, and recommends training and development for assigned personnel.
Helps to define scope of work, design criteria, schedule, standards, and procedures for project assignments.
Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.
Provides technical direction, making decisions and/or obtaining additional technical staff assistance as the situation warrants. This may include obtaining the services of consultants.
Promotes technical excellence on the project, including furthering the Quality Improvement Process.
Ensures that adequate checking is performed in accordance with discipline checking policy and procedures.
Ensures that Process design work is coordinated with project staff and Engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.
Advises engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, delays in production, scope changes, or other events which could effect project completion and/or profitability.
Initiates and/or reviews change order requests for additions, deletions, or changes to the original scope of work.
Recommends design methods, equipment use, etc., for discipline standards.
Supervises the production of project drawings and design calculations.
Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.
Recommends and prepares technical papers.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Experience and Qualifications:
4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 12-15 years of related work experience. Professional Engineer registration in KY will be required.
Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required. Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.
Special Job Requirements:
BGCAPP is subject to the Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety and AR 190-59 Chemical Agent Security Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.
BGCAPP is a Drug Free Workplace. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.
This position may also require use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and personnel must pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test.
Lifting/Carrying: Infrequently. Climbing: Occasionally. Bending/Kneeling: Occasionally. Sitting: Frequently. Walking/Standing: Occasionally. Hearing: Able to hear audible alarms. Vision: Able to see/read/understand warning lights/signs.
Ability to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) site access is required. Access requirements include completion of a local records check and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check.
BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule including weekends and holidays. Ability to work a flexible schedule may be required.
Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and .
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT
Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.