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Veterans Preferred – Senior Construction Specialist

The Dow Chemical Company

This is a Full-time position in Deer Park, TX posted July 8, 2021.


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.

Dow has an opportunity available for a Senior Construction Specialist. This position is located in Deer Park, TX.

The Senior Construction Specialist leads the construction management work process discipline, demonstrates lead competencies of directing others, staffing, planning and controlling projects. Ensures construction of facilities meet EH&S, quality, cost and schedule per the businesses requirements. Typically at this level would lead several intermediate site executed projects up to a single large project. Requires expanded conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and broadens capabilities.

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Champions the use of construction safety best practices and drive to a zero-incident safety culture on contracts.
  • Leads the Construction Management staff on a particular project, including visible, proactive leadership in all matters related to safety, quality, schedule and cost.
  • Develops a Construction Management plan to identify construction resource needs for a specific project. Ensures that the budget reflects the plan and works with the project manager, if discrepancies arise. Works with construction resource leader to fill the positions.
  • Provides the construction expertise in the Front End Loading (FEL) of a project. Minimizes construction costs through proper planning, technology, application and constructability techniques.
  • Provides input to the Contract Labor Strategy. Manages the construction companies, the labor contracts, resolves claims, monitors and controls labor cost.
  • Understands and utilizes the Global Capital Work Process (GPM) Construction Work Process discipline. Utilizes the Construction expertise networks.
  • Assists in the development of effective construction integrated schedules. Ensures that construction schedules are met or that discrepancies are communicated in a timely fashion.
  • Minimizes start-up and operability issues through the use of quality plans.
  • Coaches and mentors new and inexperienced construction personnel.
  • Uses in-depth knowledge of internal and external standards and practices; and knowledge of constructability processes and how to effectively apply to specific project situation to perform role.
  • Drives the utilization of best practices and technology on project.
  • Provides continuous improvement feedback to business technology centers and the hardware disciplines on most effective technology (MET) that will enhance safety, cost, and productivity on future projects.

Experience:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. In lieu of degree, equivalent years of experience required.
  • At least 3 years of construction, engineering, manufacturing or related experience is preferred.
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Note: Relocation assistance is not provided.

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow’s equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com .

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-800-523-3945.

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