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Engineer I, Senior at American Bureau of Shipping

Engineer I, Senior

American Bureau of Shipping Houston, TX Full-Time

The Senior Engineer will plan, conduct, and supervise engineering design reviews and analysis assignments involving a major project or several smaller or less complex projects. These projects by nature of their complexity and difficulty require the fully competent application of conventional knowledge in a particular field of engineering or scientific field.   Project work and assignments may be broad in nature requiring ingenuity and cross functional coordination.

What You Will Do: 

  • Under the supervision of an experienced engineer or engineering manager, performs detailed engineering review of plans as assigned for compliance with applicable Rules, Regulations, and contract commitments. 
  • Performs work that involves conventional engineering practices but may include moderately complex problems such as the resolution of conflicting design requirements, material standards or coordination of activities among other disciplines.  
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of technical responsibility.
  • Drafts technically accurate and timely reports, and responses to client letters, and other forms of communication for review by an experienced engineer or engineering manager.  
  • Prepares accurate and timely weekly reports and billing on all work performed.  
  • Communicates the status of the current workload to all appropriate members of the team to ensure the needs of the clients will be met.  
  • May propose technical advice to field operations and other technical offices.  
  • May propose new approaches to problems encountered and make recommendations for changes in methods, procedures, or designs.  
  • May work directly with clients to identify and resolve problems in technical expertise.  
  • Works as a team member within the group.  May work autonomously, once trained, with minimal supervision.  
  • Implements and maintains ABS Quality System requirements relative to responsibilities after undergoing ABS Quality System training. 

What You Will Need: 

Education and Experience 

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or other related disciplines; an M.S. may be preferred. 
  • Ten to fifteen (10‒15) years of related engineering experience in a shipyard, design/consulting office, shipping/oil company, or a classification society.
  • Seagoing engineering license or professional/chartered engineer license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Should have advanced practical industry related experience.
  • Knowledge of related technical disciplines including military or government vessel experience and be familiar with Marine Electrical and automation system design and verification.
  • Knowledge of applicable Rules and Regulations and impact of Rule applications and interpretations.
  • Knowledge of USCG requirements and familiarity with SOLAS and MARPOL are desired.
  • Knowledge of company business policies and procedures.
  • The human relations skills necessary to maintain positive client contacts and provide leadership and motivation to subordinate staff and peers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve complex or unique engineering problems.
  • Ability to undertake short- and long-term planning to provide for efficient and effective scheduling of work assignments.
  • A working knowledge of the ABS Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental Management Systems (internal candidates only).

Reporting Relationships: 

The incumbent will report to a Managing Principal Engineer. This position has no direct reports. 

We set out more than 160 years ago to promote the security of life and property at sea and preserve the natural environment. Today, we remain true to our mission and continue to support organizations facing a rapidly evolving seascape of challenging regulations and new technologies. Through it all, we are anchored by a vision and mission that help our clients find clarity in uncertain times.

ABS is a global leader in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services. We’re at the forefront of supporting the global energy transition at sea, the application of remote and autonomous marine systems, cutting-edge technical solutions, and many more exciting advancements. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and efficiency is ever-present, guiding our clients to safer and more efficient operations.

About Our Benefits

ABS Bureau proudly offers a variety of industry-leading benefits designed to enhance the life and well-being of our employees and their families. These benefits include, but are not limited to, medical insurance (PPO and HD), dental and vision insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Savings Account (FSA), life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, disability leave programs, parental leave program, paid holidays, and paid vacation time. The Company provides an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that offers support in personal wellness, including work-life services. ABS Bureau also offers a 401K plan with a generous company match, subject to plan requirements.

Equal Opportunity

ABS Bureau is committed to the equal employment opportunity of its employees and prohibits discrimination against any employee or qualified applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status, or other non-work-related characteristics that may be protected under the law of the Federal Government or specific state employment laws.

Other

This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job. #ogjs

The Senior Engineer will plan, conduct, and supervise engineering design reviews and analysis assignments involving a major project or several smaller or less complex projects. These projects by nature of their complexity and difficulty require the fully competent application of conventional knowledge in a particular field of engineering or scientific field. Project work and assignments may be broad in nature requiring ingenuity and cross functional coordination.

 

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