Project Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1242441

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 26, 2024

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Downstream clients to seek a Project Engineer to join their team in Houston, TX for an initial 12-month contract!
We are seeking an experienced Project Engineer in Petrochemicals projects to join our Project Management team (PMT). PMT are responsible & accountable for the delivery of best-in-class capital projects.
  • PMT is directly involved in executing & managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget & to the highest standards of integrity & compliance. This will involve engineering design, procurement & construction of various sizes ($), types & complexity of small, medium to multi-billion-dollar mega projects.
  • PMT manages & executes projects from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout Saudi Arabia.
  • The primary role is to execute & manage capital projects. Ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction & project completion is done in compliance with the project objective & contractual requirements i.e. project schedule, cost, HSE, company standards & procedures.
  • Execute capital projects according to scope, schedule & budget.
  • Develop & present reports on projects KPIs, parameters, & ad hoc assignments.
  • Leverage your expertise in petrochemical projects & provide appropriate actions for successful execution of projects.
  • Provide technical & project management oversight to design, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, startup of facilities, & close out of projects.
  • Ensure timely resolution of project issues arising in all phases of the project development.
  • Ensure safety measures are implemented in projects’ execution.
  • Implement company initiatives & business processes in projects.
  • Prepare/Review monthly project performance reports showing the status of design, material procurement, construction, milestones, commitments, payments, charges, variances from standards, waivers & problems & present them to management.
  • Anticipate & plan for changes in project scope, schedule or costs. Prepare documentation & obtain management approval.
  • Develop all types of estimates.
  • Develop different types of contracts for projects.
  • Execute full contract procurement cycle for projects.
  • Manage material procurement for projects
  • Develop all requirements of change orders in projects.
  • Oversee & review incoming & outgoing correspondence concerning projects assigned & prepare responses.
  • Ensure that proper job records are maintained on all assigned projects.
  • Negotiate agreements & change orders with design & execution contractors.
  • Responsibility for project development: engineering studies, licensors selection, technical bid reviews, preliminary engineering, detail design, materials procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, handover, commissioning, startup, & close out.
  • Review of project schedule, coordinate & monitor the assigned project progress & challenge below par performance of the contractor.
  • Propose & capture optimization opportunities.
  • Implement engineering excellence in assigned projects.
  • Propose & implement innovative ideas to improve the business.
  • Uphold engineering ethics & maintain high standards of professional behavior & conduct.
  • B.S. in Engineering & a higher degree is preferred.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in the project management field related to petrochemical industries with a specialty in Polymers and or Aromatics extraction. Handling projects with values ranging from $100MM to $billion.
  • Must have Engineering Design, Construction, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, & Startup phases experience with a thorough knowledge of engineering practices & economic principles in the applicable International Codes, Standards & Specifications.
  • Understanding of contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings & specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications & project schedule to support project manager &/or company representative in timely completion of projects.
  • Understanding of scheduling principles & recovery methods.
  • Understanding of cashflow distribution in projects.
  • Understanding of resource planning & distribution.
  • Understanding of crisis management & ability to calmly manage project issues.
  • Dynamic attitude towards project improvements & savings
  • Flexible to work in multinational teams & mobilize to different locations including remote areas as needed.

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