Vacancy Details

Project Engineer

Job Title:

Project Engineer

  • Location: Oklahoma
  • Business Area: Engineering and Engineering Services
  • Schedule: Full Time


Engineering and Engineering Services

Job Summary:

Working under the general direction of the Chief Project Engineer, this role focuses on engineering, capital planning, and project execution at the plant. The Project Engineer leads a capital portfolio of medium to large capital projects for the plant in addition to collaborating with a cross-functional team to ensure project success. This role provides an exciting opportunity to be responsible for EHS excellence and project management activities including project leadership, planning, execution, controls, and business results. This position presents a unique opportunity to manage capital and engineering projects and provide assistance to Operations and Maintenance organizations by leveraging cross-functional and intra-departmental expertise while meeting safety, operability, and reliability objectives.

Job Description:

  • Coordinates cross-functional teams to ensure overall project success.
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements project management best practices using a stage-gate FEL framework and risk management techniques.
  • Provides supervision of project field construction work ensuring EHS excellence in all phases of work.
  • Champions and leads strong safety process throughout every phase of the project ensuring all projects are planned and executed in compliance with client Best Practices/Policies, state, federal and local laws and regulations including plant Process Safety Management (PSM) and Management of Change (MOC) compliance.
  • Participates in Process Hazard Analysis and other PSM activities.
  • Provides direct technical support and inspection of various new equipment fabrication or refurbishment of existing equipment at the site or at the equipment manufacturing facilities.
  • Leads the execution of multiple projects of moderate to high complexity.
  • Coordinates and leads in Root Cause Analysis and Failure Analysis studies and recommendations.
  • Uses project management framework to achieve technical project objectives delivered safely, on time, and on budget with realized operability and reliability results.
  • Regularly measures and monitors project progress to identify variances from the plan and works to make needed corrections
  • Provides sponsor and stakeholders with a routine status of projects, actively communicating technical issues and risks, and ensuring that leadership alignment is a priority.
  • Ensures that projects meet the operability requirements laid out in the project objectives by the business.
  • Accountable for achieving strategic and tactical metrics from internal and external benchmarking, which include safety, operability, cost, and schedule objectives.

Position Requirements:

  • Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree from an ABET accredited institution preferred. Other engineering degrees from ABET accredited institutions with comparable field experience will be considered. Minimum of 5 years of applicable engineering/industry experience required.
  • Experience in project engineering or management position and familiarity with capital project and plant responsibilities; construction focus desired. PMP training/certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of state, local and U.S. Government regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.) and industry standards.
  • Working knowledge, and understanding with various rotating equipment currently utilized, or planned to be utilized, within the operating facility is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, written, and presentation) with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Requires a sound performance record of working within strong teams, establishing collaborative relationships with internal/external customers and demonstrating effective communication techniques.
  • Keen sense of prioritization with occasional guidance from supervisor or other mentors demonstrates growing expertise in managing multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a dynamic environment with occasional guidance from supervision.
  • Positive attitude and problem-solving mentality with demonstrated continuous improvement proficiency
  • Working knowledge and application of concepts, engineering, and ability to assess the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering tests, processes, etc.
  • Ability to develop and manage good working relationships with internal departments (Operations, QA, Warehouse, Maintenance, contractors, suppliers, and inspectors) including the ability to influence peers and cross functional stakeholders
  • Ability to deliver presentations effectively at internal meetings.
  • Candidate must be able to
    • Identify useful connections in data or situations
    • Set stretch goals with input from Supervisor for performance improvement
    • Recognize and act on emerging problems
    • Identify mutually beneficial solutions
  • Strong computer skills, specifically the ability to use Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Knowledge of AutoCad preferred.

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