Lead Project Engineer



Advert ID



Baton Rouge

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

* Manages Mechanical / Piping engineering and related Projects such that the safety, quality, cost and schedule targets are achieved.

* Implements Projects in accordance with Project Standards, procedures and are in compliance with USA legislation.

* Manages the Mechanical / Piping Project work list to meet customer requirements.

* Ensures that all Mechanical / Piping Project functions are integrated effectively across all relevant work groups.

* Approves scopes of work for Mechanical / Piping Projects covering detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages.

* Provides support and advice to Maintenance department, particularly in the area of Mechanical Reliability, TAR and Projects.

* Obtains producer statements, design verification and statutory approval where required.

* Undertakes studies and develops costs and options for Capital Plan development.

* Provides expertise and specialist Mechanical / Piping engineering knowledge.

* Provides support to the Maintenance department on general engineering problems.

* Manages external Consulting Engineering Services.

* Manages the Design Approval process to ensure input is obtained from the appropriate disciplines and changes are made to the design as required.

* Reviews detailed design, purchase specifications and construction packages for compliance with statutory requirements, appropriate standards and procedures.

* Ensures appropriate hazard and risk reviews are conducted and all issues identified are actioned.

* Ensures appropriate reliability reviews are undertaken on Project designs.

* Coordinates the development of procedures and provision of resources for the commissioning of relevant Projects together with Operations.

* Manages the tender and award contracts in conjunction with Purchasing for detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications, preparation of construction packages and construction.

* Manages the construction and commissioning phases of projects by ensuring good supervision, planning, co-ordination, KPI's, safety planning and quality assurance.

* Ensures all employees and contractors undertaking Project work on the site are effectively supervised such that safety, quality, costs and schedule targets are achieved.

* Provides feedback at the end of each contract on contractor performance to the appropriate sponsor.

* Ensures the systems to develop and maintain and store all engineering drawings and engineering documents by the Document Control department are in compliance with the procedures and standards.

* Develops and maintains systems and procedures for the control, distribution and storage of all engineering documentation (other than drawings) associated with facilities including Vendor Manuals, Data Books etc.

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* Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required; Mechanical Engineering preferred.

* 10+ years experience in Mechanical Engineering and/or Project Management encompassing all aspects from conceptual development, design and through execution, construction and close out.

* 10+ years experience in the petrochemical industry.

* 5+ years leadership experience.

* High level of Mechanical / Piping engineering and design knowledge.

* Experience in an operating petrochemical plant environment involving pressure equipment, rotating equipment and piping design.