Capital Project Engineer

La Porte, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1190389

Location La Porte, Texas, United States

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 15, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by a major chemical client to seek a Project Engineer to work within their facilities in La Porte, TX for an initial 6-month contract, potential extension.
Within this position, you will be responsible for developing and executing small capital projects to deliver timely, economical, and safe completion.
Daily responsibilities:

  • Act as the liaison with operations;
  • Develop and manage project scopes and schedules;
  • Estimate and control costs;
  • Determine applicable client and regulatory policies and procedures and assure project compliance;
  • Define and coordinate the work of engineering disciplines, both in-house and contract;
  • Review and approve drawings including flow sheets, isos, layouts, etc. and vendor submittals;
  • Prepare procedures, specifications, and bid packages;
  • Specify, requisitions, and expedite materials and equipment;
  • Coordinate construction and turn-over to operations; and
  • Communicate the design and technical issues to technical and non-technical functions through reports, memos, design documents, and presentations in a manner that is concise, factual and effective.  Trains, directs, and reviews the work of lower level technical staff.
  • Recommend action to improve the quality of the engineering function and working on new engineering methods.
Previous education and experience required:
  • Graduate mechanical engineer with 7+ years of project engineering experience.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in chemical or petro-chemical plant.
  • Field experience with installation of chemical plant equipment.
  • Must be able to develop strong relationships with project sponsors, government agencies, outside engineering, construction, and equipment supply firms.
  • Responsible for assuring that capital, operating and engineering costs are optimized, that all work is completed as scheduled and meets all environmental, health, safety, legal and code requirements.
  • Must be capable of handling multiple assignments with project ranging in size from $100 thousand to $6 million.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Products, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Projects.
  • Proficient in SAP.

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