Director of Operations & Construction

Sacramento, CA 95811

Post Date: 06/18/2018 Job ID: 16373 Function: Engineering Pay Rate: $130,000 - $200,000

Seeking a Director of Construction and Operations in Sacramento 

SALARY: $120, 000 – $200, 000

LOCATION: Sacramento, CA (Relocation offered)

A fast-growing energy company is seeking a  Sr. Director of Construction and Operations  to join the team in Sacramento, CA. 

  • The ideal candidate is a fully competent and knowledgeable manager and engineer with oil and gas process or chemical plant experience, who typically performs routine assignments independently and can manage/direct staff. 
  • Oversee and direct project construction, start up and transition of operations to customer teams
  • Manage on-site and off-site sub-contractors providing engineering, procurement, construction, controls software development, and other services
  • Ensure smooth start-up of the Company’ s plants at customer locations
    • Debug issues related to start-up of operations
    • Act as a liaison between the customer site operations team, Company engineering and other stakeholders
    • Provide management oversight of field resources
  • Provide technical solutions for the detail of design of process systems based around the Company’ s proprietary technology
  • Assist in planning and reviewing of technical work and cost estimates
  • Maintain project schedules and work plans
  • Evaluate vendor proposals and reply to bid clarifications
  • Make vendor recommendations
  • Participate in single and inter-discipline checks and reviews
  • Understand common place industry materials and their application
  • Travel required as dictated by project needs  
  • Analyze, mitigate and manage risks
  • Monitor compliance with applicable standards and codes
  • Direct QA/QC of all project work      
  • Will oversee contractors, subcontractors, as well as clients

  • BS in Chemical or Process Engineering is required; Masters or PhD in Chemical Engineering is preferred
  • PE Preferred
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in Plant Operations, Construction Process Engineering and Design management and possesses well developed knowledge of process engineering principles and practices along with understanding of project execution and process involvement
  • Experience with oil and gas process or chemical projects
  • Experience with plant operations of oil and gas or chemical processes.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily
  • Able to perform routine process tasks and deliverables with minimal supervision
  • Strong safety background and ethics
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance as per work schedule agreed with manager (may require working an adjusted work schedule based on project assigned and work overtime if warranted)
  • Average 50% domestic travel

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application.

Robert Fragoso

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