Project Engineer



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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

Job dimensions (Scope and Responsibility):

* Capital project engineering for the site, including buildings, facilities and process equipment

* Scope, design, construct and install capital projects according to all applicable codes, construction, safety and environmental standards

* Provide engineering support for Management of Change of buildings, facilities and process equipment

* Manage and report capital project spending budget to forecast

* Manage and report project work time budget to forecast

Activities (Tasks, Resource, Outcomes):

* Work with plant and company project teams to support initiatives with capital project engineering

* Lead and/or be part of team based capital projects with plant operations, process engineering, finance, quality, supply management and EHS functions.

* Manage projects following Company procedures and stage gate methodology and tools

* Provide regular communications on status of projects

* Provide cost estimates for capital project planning process

* Coordinate with plant maintenance on equipment best-practice maintenance and repairs

* Provide cost justification analysis and definition for Authorization of Expenditures

* Take part in drafting and updating internal equipment and construction standards.

* Taking part in the evaluation and selection of equipment vendors and contractors for projects.

* Create and validate process P&ID's

* Take part in Process Hazard Analysis as necessary

* Conduct project commissioning

* Facilitate training of operations and maintenance teams on process and equipment projects

* Some assistance to departments in throughput enhancements and efficiency improvements

* Occasional trouble-shooting support for production issues

* Practice safe work habits in accordance with OSHA, EPA and Company EHS guidelines and expectations

* Heavy use of computer software, both PC based and enterprise system, combined with frequent interpersonal communication.

* Expectation is that a good portion of your time will be spent on the floor.

Accountabilities (purpose):

* Continuous improvement of equipment reliability and user knowledge to meet plant and business objectives.

* Work with all functions of the plant and outside the plant to achieve results.

Qualifications / experience required:

* Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with chemical industry experience, advance degree a plus

* Project engineering experience in chemical manufacturing plant environment. Experience managing projects > $3M.

* Understand the application of general chemical plant mfg standards such as OSHA, NFPA, NEC, API, ASME, etc

* Demonstrated proficiency in executing in a Process Safety Management manufacturing operation.

* Demonstrated experience with a highly developed Environmental, Health and Safety Program.

* Must demonstrate sound judgment, be well organized, take initiative, and be flexible to facilitate resolution of complex issues.

* Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.

* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities is required. Must be able to drive results and work effectively in a team setting

* Strong computer skills, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, PLC ladder logic