Siemens Carrières

Hoofd Constructie

Zoeterwoude, Nederland
Project Management


General function description:

The Head of Construction is responsible for the department that provides operational support to construction site worldwide. The support consists of documentation such as erection manuals and additional engineering information. Further supporting role is the deployment of field advisors and supervisors on the construction sites.


The HTT Construction and Commissioning Department:

You assure that the workprocesses and functiondescriptions are available and that they provide in clear, efficient, uniform and compliant ways the way of working for its employees.

You are responsible for timely and compliant provision of skilled site engineers to the company jobsites and you ensure sufficient capacity and knowledge exists within the department to answer companywide boiler construction and commissioning related queries.



Position within the Siemens organization:

The HTT head of the Construction department is hierarchically reporting to the HTT “Director of Projects” in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands. He’s functionally reporting to the Siemens “Head Mechanical Erection” in Erlangen, Germany.



Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Manage the office situated Construction Engineers, assuring proper availability of TFA back-office support to the projects and timely provision of erection and commissioning documentation to the site locations.

  • Liaise with and align with the “Mechanical Erection Department” and the “Commissioning Department” in Erlangen with respect to upcoming boiler manpower planning and staffing requirements. Conclude on a common planning.

  • Adjust the department manpower capacity and knowledge base (training) to match future expectations and requirements.

  • Interview, select and contract adequately skilled temporary freelance site staff members.

  • Assure proper onboarding, briefing and training of new employees.

  • Periodically visit the HTT jobsites and liaise with Siemens Site Management and align, coach, and support HTT site staff members.

  • Assure department site staff is delegated to project locations compliantly and in accordance with Siemens NCM guidelines.

  • Initiate and complete annual “Talent Excellence review cycles” for all department permanent staff members.

  • Assist in set-up of the department annual budget and manage it accordingly.

  • Troubleshoot issues on a department organization and operational level and continuously seek ways to develop efficiency and output quality.

  • Provide support to the company Proposals and Sales teams with regards to constructability decisions, presentation materials, site planning, TFA budgets, total cost evaluations and weld count estimates and guarantees.

  • Provide in and validate the working of a lessons learned information feedback cycle from site to the HTT projects teams, utilizing department staff on site and the Construction Engineers in the office.

  • For each project schedule and chair constructability meetings with the Engineering teams, validating project constructability optimization, common pitfall prevention and lessons learned information implementation during the engineering phase.



Education level and knowledge:

  • Bachelor or university degree, preferably power industry related.
  • Several years of practical experience on jobsites and preferably broad knowledge of fabrication, construction and commissioning processes.
  • Good communication and management skills
  • Proper speech and writing in both Dutch and English are required

Please apply with your motivation in your resume, as you can only upload 1 document.

Acquisition is not appreciated.

    Job ID: 101494

    Sector: Power and Gas

    Ervaringsniveau: Experienced Professional

    Soort baan: Fulltime

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