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Director of Engineering

Reference Code: 95765



Department: MX Natural Gas Pipelines 
Mexico (MX) - Mexico CityCiudad de Mexico  


General Information


We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously. 
Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities. 
We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.


The Opportunity


Reporting to the Vice President, Mexico, Operations, Engineering and Projects, the Director, will be accountable for leadership of a team of asset integrity, engineering, safety, security, emergency management and quality employees to support the Mexico Business Unit achieve its vision to be Mexico’s premier energy infrastructure company now and in the future. We accomplish this through providing the energy Mexicans need every day to enable social, economic and environmental prosperity.
The Director will be key members of Mexico Leadership team working closely with Operations, Projects and Commercial teams along with other internal and external stakeholders to support overall asset life cycle optimization through programs, planning and execution. The Director will lead a multi-disciplinary team responsible to develop, implement, monitor and improve the programs for asset integrity, safety, security, emergency management and quality for the Mexico business unit. 
The Director will be accountable to ensure both development, construction, operation and deactivation of TC Energy's Mexico pipeline systems meets the requirements of those programs. Program performance will be measured on the ability to deliver safely, security, quality, compliance, effectiveness of all programs, standards, specification, policies and procedures within the Mexico Business Unit. The Director will build a team that partners with our Technical Center to ensure,
in line with TC Energy’s corporate requirements, programs achieve safety, quality and compliance with best-in-class results over the life cycle of our assets. This position will require travel to various company locations for site visits and meetings. Key Performance Metrics are, first and foremost, safety and quality, as well as customer requirements, compliance and cost performance against agreed to targets. Stakeholder engagement and management will also be key success factors.



•    Responsible for governance of Mexico Business Unit ensuring business objectives are met through Program effectiveness for Engineering, Asset Integrity, Quality, Safety, Security and Emergency Management
•    Integration planning single source of truth and responsible for prioritization of work across the portfolio including cost management and portfolio reporting 
•    Collaboration with Commercial Operations team on planned system outages, impacts to utilization, reliability and customers
•    Drive alignment and consistency for Mexico Business Unit regarding Engineering, Safety, Security and Quality and Asset Integrity
•    Proactively remove barriers to collaboration and to be customer centric and agile in the services we provide
•    Collaboration with projects, commercial, land, permits and community and operations teams, shared service departments including, engineering, legal, and other internal and external stakeholders 
•    Understand customers’ needs and collaborate to develop suitable innovative solutions 
•    Key role in maintaining our commercial competitiveness in the market as we continue to grow our pipeline footprint in Mexico
•    Responsible for Engineering, Asset Integrity, Safety Program Management 
•    Responsible for Mexico safety and emergency management strategy 
•    Ensure succession and leadership development

•    Extensive, demonstrated program development and execution experience in engineering and asset integrity specially. 
•    Demonstrated safety leadership
•    Strategic and systems thinking
•    Risk identification, mitigation and management
•    Collaborative problem solving in a multi-functional, partner environment

People Leadership 
•    Proven leadership track record that engages, motivates and effectively drives performance of team members, as well as promoting a culture of accountability and respectful workplace
•    Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
•    Providing coaching, mentoring and performance feedback to team members
•    Managing and facilitating communications and cooperation between multi-functional team members, resolving conflicting priorities and other team conflicts as required
•    Identifying resourcing and performance issues within the team, taking corrective action as necessary Communicating project status and information to the company’s management
•    Representing the company in communication/negotiation with various third-party stakeholders

Minimum Qualification

•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or related field) 
•    15+ years progressive experience in relevant roles (core experience in engineering and asset integrity, not only project management )
•    Bilingual candidates, English and Spanish, Fluent English is requirement. 
•    Proven track record of building strong teams and building a culture of safety, quality and respectful workplace and holding people accountable 
•    Commercial and business acumen as it relates to the budgeting, scheduling and forecasting of programs Demonstrated ability to form effective business relationships with third party engineering, key suppliers and construction companies. 
•    Demonstrated ability to lead integrated teams with multiple partners / stakeholders


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 01/31/2022 using reference code 95765. Only applications submitted through our internal Careers site will be acknowledged. Use a desktop or laptop computer to avoid system errors.

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