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Project Engineer (Polymers)

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 04/25/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 38450 Remote/Work From Home Jobs: No

Job Description

Are you an experienced Project Engineer (Polymers)? If so, let’s talk!
Our client is actively seeking a talented Project Engineer (Polymers) located in Houston, TX. This is a 12-month contract opportunity with the possibility to extend with our client.

This position is an onsite opportunity with a 9/80 schedule. 


We are seeking an experienced Project Engineer in Petrochemicals projects to join our Project Management team (PMT).

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.

Job Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Be fully familiar with company Key Performance Indices (KPIs) & achieve them for assigned 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.
  • Master client standards & assure that variances from standards are minimized.
  • 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.
  • Prepare weekly & monthly reports on the status & progress of the contracts, including project costs & schedule. Attend project meetings e.g. progress, stakeholders, design review, value improvement, etc.
  • 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.
  • OVERALL EXPERIENCE: minimum 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.
  • LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:  Excellent English communication skills (verbal & written) & no second language is required.
  • 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.
  • Have a mastery understanding of international procedures of Projects Phases, Engineering Phases, Bidding procedures, Procurement Processes, Construction Requirements & up to date Best Practices. In addition, be familiar with procedures & standards.
  • Have a mastery 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.
  • Have a mastery understanding of scheduling principles & recovery methods.
  • Have a mastery understanding of cashflow distribution in projects.
  • Have a mastery understanding of resource planning & distribution.
  • Have a mastery 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.
Preferred qualifications:
  • B.S. in Engineering & a higher degree.

Job Requisition #38450

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $80.00 - $120 per hour.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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