Senior Project Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1196497

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 27, 2023

Airswift is looking for a Sr. Project Engineer to work for a major LNG Client in Houston, TX, for an initial 1-year assignment likely to be extended.

Responsible for reporting and interfering in various engineering activities for the execution of project(s). This position will manage project engineering tasks, working alongside the Engineering Manager. These tasks include, but are not limited to, reviewing and ensuring timely response for Requests for Information (RFIs), Technical Queries (TQs), tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and managing the 3rd party and ensure certification of the project is achieved based on the agreed codes and standards.

Oversee the scopes of work and basis of design documents in alignment of the execution of projects. Manages the generation of external scope documents for any engineering procurement requirements. Execute engineering recommendations, estimates, schedules and technical specifications that support the advancement of projects.  Collaborates with the document control team to ensure timely response to technical deliverables submitted by contractors, vendors and equipment suppliers. Ensures monthly, weekly and special reports and presentations as are prepared and accurate. This position will utilize expert knowledge and background to provide recommendations and guidance to leadership as required. Provides training to lower level project engineers as required.

Field work at the project site may be required to support engineering, contracting or other work and will be assigned as needed. This position requires some travel to project sites supporting the Engineering Manager to coordinate engineering/construction interfaces as well as commissioning and start-up interfaces.

Field work at the project site may be required to support engineering, contracting or other work and will be assigned as needed.



Manages various engineering work to ensure timely deliverable and proper and efficient interface management between the engineering disciplines in their assigned project area.

Reviews drawings, schedules, specifications and permits to ensure compliance with project requirements. Provide feedback and recommendations. Addresses issues with relevant disciplines to ensure interface, scope and design details are effectively addressed in the design and in the contractor’s project construction activities.

Manages the work performed by  the contractor to ensure assigned work activities are expedited in a scheduled and timely manner resulting in an agreed resolution.

Participates and at times lead relevant project key meetings organized by Project Manager and/or Engineering Manager. Lead technical coordination meetings as required with relevant parties.

Responsible for building a positive relationship with contractor through addressing and finding solutions to engineering issues with contractors.

Responsible for various project reports covering engineering status including but not limited to TQs, RIFs, Document Reviews and KPI tracking.

Develops recommendations and provide to E&C Construction Manager and the Operations Manager to address concerns related to constructability and plant operability and maintainability.

Responsible for Identifying and resolving high level project issues consistent with the EPC contract and engineering management plan.

Provides training and guidance to lower level staff as required.

Fiscal/Budget Responsibilities


Education Level


Required/ Preferred

Bachelor's Degree

Mechanical Engineering or related field of study.



Years of Experience

8 years in a similar project engineer role within the energy industry. Required

8  years in an Engineering discipline, Construction Engineering/Management. Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



General knowledge of oil and gas design and operation. Advanced

Broad base of general engineering knowledge including mechanical, electrical, civil, and I&C.Advanced

Demonstrated project management skills.Advanced

Strong knowledge of quality assurance and control practices.Advanced

Strong knowledge in safety studies in oil & gas field. Intermediate

Knowledge in engineering and construction standards.Advanced

Knowledge of engineering processes.Advanced

Team player with demonstrated ability to influence and manage a team to get results.Advanced

Strong communication skills, both written and oral. Effective computer skills including project management, spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software.Advanced

Ability to effectively lead, delegate and motivate, and offer opinion and direction when appropriate or required.Advanced

Strong interpersonal skills.Advanced

Ability to create a strong and collaborative interface and coordination environment.Advanced

Self-starter with ability to work strategically under little direction.Advanced

Ability to focus on meeting/exceeding performance parameters.Advanced

Strong ability to pay close attention to details.Advanced

Relevant industry modeling software (Hysis, Synergi, Olga, AutoCAD, etc)


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