Project Engineer

Ingleside, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1191431

Location Ingleside, Texas, United States

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 12, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Chemical clients to seek a Project Engineer to work within their facilities located in Ingleside, TX for an initial 12-month contract, likely to be extended.

Job Description

  1. Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and transport our products, as our highest priority.
  2. Develop and execute small capital projects to deliver timely, economical, and safe completion. Projects are primarily maintenance replacements. In-house and external design/engineering support is available as needed.
  3. As the Project Engineer:
    1. Provide attention to detail, and dedication to work in order to ensure reliability of the work site as well as high quality product.
    2. Develops and manages project scopes and schedules.
    3. Create cost estimates and controls project cost.
    4. Manages the design, procurement, and installation of Houston Operations capital projects within assigned scope
    5. Maintains close relationship with Operations, Process Engineering, Accounting, Environmental, Purchasing, Maintenance, and Construction departments personnel for efficient and economic project implementation.
    6. Minimizes capital cost through design and selection of equipment and materials.
    7. Assures design compliance with requirements of OSHA, EPA, and other governmental bodies.
    8. Prepares or approves specifications, standards, engineering drawings, purchase requisitions, and purchase recommendations on assigned projects.
    9. Plans and develops schedules on assigned projects and assists in planning and scheduling the overall project workload of the department.
    10. Provides cost estimates and cost control on assigned projects.
    11. Prepares monthly status reports for assigned projects.
    12. Coordinates information flow among specialist engineers, designers/drafters, and Houston Operations staff and line personnel toward the efficient and complete implementation of assigned projects.
    13. Acts as the liaison with operations;
    14. Determines applicable and regulatory policies and procedures and assures project compliance;
    15. Defines and coordinates the work of engineering disciplines, both in-house and contract;
    16. Reviews and approves drawings including flow sheets, isos, layouts, etc. and vendor submittals;
    17. Assist with the preparation of procedures, specifications, and bid packages;
    18. Specifies, requisitions, and expedites materials and equipment;
    19. Coordinates construction and turn-over to operations; and
    20. Performs or oversees other activities as needed for a successful project.
  4. Communicating 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.
  5. Recommending action to improve the quality of the engineering function and working on new engineering methods.


  1. Graduate engineer with 2-5 years or more of project engineering experience.
  2. Minimum 2 years’ experience within the Industry.
  3. Field experience 
  4. Must be able to develop strong relationships with project sponsors, government agencies, outside engineering, construction, and equipment supply firms.
  5. Must be capable of handling multiple assignments with project ranging in size from $50K to $6MM.



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