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Lead Project Engineer

Job Title
Lead Project Engineer
Job ID
Houston,  TX 77067
Other Location
Company Overview 
FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.
Subsea Technologies business segment encompasses a wide range of equipment and technologies that are required to explore, drill and develop offshore oil and gas fields. We have a strong global presence in all of the world’s major basins. Whether it is high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) trees and wellheads, subsea controls and systems or production optimization services, we add value to our customers throughout the life of the field.

Summarize briefly the major function and purpose of the position.
Plans, conducts and directs Engineering projects. Offers significant contributions to a variety of problems and/or projects. 
What are the minimum qualifications an employee must have in order to perform the duties of the position? (I.e. educational requirements, licenses, certification, work experience, training etc.)
BS Degree in Engineering. Eight+ years relevant experience or MS degree with six+ years experience. PhD with five+ years. 
Expert knowledge of multiple technologies, products and applications. Advanced knowledge of competing and alternative technologies.
Demonstrated innovative skills to research and create new products/processes using advanced laws, theorems and broad industry knowledge. Recognized as a technical leader among internal and external peers.
Broad understanding of division’s businesses and internal and external factors affecting business.
Good organization and project planning skills. Proven leadership ability. Demonstrates proficiency in mentoring, thinking creatively and project planning.
Demonstrated effective customer presentation skills.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Describe general working conditions (i.e. noise level, temperature, around heavy machinery) 
Office environment. Possible exposure to hazards such as noise, heavy equipment, temperature extremes, chemicals, etc. while working in Engineering laboratory, assembly areas and field service applications.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Describe amount & frequency of physical requirements of the position (i.e. lifting, pushing, climbing)
Spends 80% of time sitting and operating a computer or workstation. Spends 20% of time lifting, pushing, and walking. Some climbing.
Identify the major duties and tasks accomplished by this position. For each duty, identify if it is an E - essential function or N - nonessential function of the job.
E/N     Duties and Responsibilities
E     Consistently leads professionals and/or technicians on a project basis. Ensures that project members understand business goals and creates energy and action toward those goals. Encourages and empowers others to achieve.
E     Creates, reviews and approves designs, drawings, DBI’s (database information), specifications, etc. of existing or new technology or applications. Ensures that assignments meet standards and performance requirements within area of expertise.
E     Uses the CAD/CAM and database systems and facilities to make layouts, analyze designs, evaluate equipment systems and generate new equipment designs.
E     Prepares documentation, information and communications such as ECN (Engineering Change Notices), DBI (Data Base Information) and engineering specifications and ensures conformance to all policies and procedures related to engineering functions, labor reporting and systems reporting.
E     Finds creative solutions to multi-faceted and/or time sensitive, complex problems. Identifies and utilizes available technical resources throughout FMC and outside institutions.
E     Consults with other departments on equipment designs and questions. Anticipates potential problems and proactively solves complex problems through creative thinking, using internal and external resources.
E     Prepares technical data and papers for sales personnel, customers and publications. Makes presentations to customer management groups.
E     Teaches / coaches problem solving, creative thinking and project planning skills to less experienced staff. Assists with the development of new professionals.
E     Sets objectives for projects. Defines project schedule. Ensures costs and schedules are met.
E     Accepts ownership of conceptual designs and regularly sponsors projects to higher management.
E     Writes departmental process procedures and policies as required.
E     Writes and delivers technical papers for publication. Gives technical advice and participates in external speaking engagements.
N     Actively increases industry knowledge base through technical publications, forums, committee participation, trade shows, etc.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of FMC are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

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