The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Marine Project Manager in Portland, Oregon
At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's innovation and engineering expertise pairs with our capacity to build and repair freight transportation equipment. This allows us to provide an unrivaled level of service to our customers across the Americas, Europe and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Greenbrier also provides asset management services and a unique railcar leasing syndication platform that brings us into contact with the world's leading fixed asset investors.
Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers and positively impact the world around us.
The Marine Project Manager leads and oversees a team of Design Engineers and Drafters with the development of project drawings and build schedules for the construction of new barges. Coordinates with customer representatives, regulatory bodies, Greenbrier Marine Engineering, Planning, and Production Groups to ensure project overall success.
Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are typical for this role. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.
*Leads development of vessel/barge detail designs including technical specifications, general arrangement, lines, structures, outfitting, machinery, and piping systems, using ABS rules and USCG regulations; drawings will be produced in AutoCAD 2-D or ShipConstructor 3-D formats.
*Reviews stress analysis as well as scantling, hydrostatic, hydrodynamic, and piping system calculations to ensure compliance with the design specifications and regulatory body rules.
*Review/Approve construction drawings, specifications, and other engineering data for the vessel.
*Submits applications to ABS and USCG and obtain all required certificates and documentation for the vessels in time to meet delivery schedule.
- Responsible for Project schedule updates & monthly financial/budget reviews for each project.
*Communicates with Owners via project status reports and tracking of significant construction milestone events.
*Communicates with regulatory bodies, outside engineering firms, Owner's rep, subcontractors, and other Gunderson departments for each marine project.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The following generally describes requirements to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of ABS rules and USCG regulations.
Be able to use AutoCAD 2018 or higher releases.
Experience with and knowledge of the following software will be a plus:
3-D modeling/Production: ShipConstructor 2019 and up, Inventor, etc.
Have expertise is use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project, PowerPoint, etc.
Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed
Understands business implications of decisions; aligns work with strategic goals. Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals
Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including large group presentations
Strong attention to detail
Ability to self-monitor in terms of meeting deadlines and working with little supervision
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Education and Experience
Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and/or Marine Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
A Master's degree is preferred.
Minimum of ten years (10) experience with a shipyard or naval architectural/marine engineering consulting firm is required.
Five years (5) in structural, piping, or machinery design and three years in project management is required.
Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
Project Management certification is preferred (ie. PMP or CPM)
N (Not Applicable): Activity is not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally): Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)
F (Frequently): Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)
C (Constantly): Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)
Reach Forward: (F)
Reach Upward: (O)
Push / Pull
12 lbs. or less: (F)
13- 25 lbs.: (O)
26 -50 lbs.: (N)
51-100 lbs.: (N)
Lift / Carry
11-20 lbs.: (O)
21-50 lbs.: (N)
76 -100: (N)
Work long hours as required (varies, may require some weekend days)
Will gather information in a heavy industrial environment
Work around traffic and heavy manufacturing equipment
Exposure to heat, cold, noise, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, chemicals, and inclement weather conditions
Safety Equipment Required
Steel Toed Shoes
Other PPE may be required per assigned area
The work environment characteristics 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.
Company Gunderson, LLC
Functional Group Engineering