Project Engineer

We are working with a global leader in the production of resin, synthetic rubber, synthetic fibers and filaments. The company is engaged in Chemical Manufacturing, elastomer/polymer compounds and other applications for the automotive, medical, footwear, consumer goods, and various industrial applications.

The company is looking for a Project Engineer for their Houston, Texas location. This position reports to the Project Engineering & Maintenance Leader.

Full benefits including health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, 401(k) with matching, Tuition reimbursement, retirement plan, referral program, FSA, HAS, relocation assistance, employee assistance program

Position Summary:

The job involves leading projects in the range of $50,000 to $5 million total installed cost, and managing a CAPEX budget of $5MMUSD/yr. The job will involve a wide range of projects that include expansions, modifications, and upgrades to production plant and associated plant and site infrastructure and facilities.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ten years of project experience, of which five years being in a chemical manufacturing process environment
  • Strong knowledge of process equipment and their functions
  • Knowledge of the different engineering discipline roles
  • Proficient in project management processes
  • Broad technical experience
  • Experience with problem solving / troubleshooting and data analysis
  • Ability to read P&ID’s and instrument loops sheets
  • Experienced in commissioning of new projects within a petrochemical process
  • Experienced in troubleshooting process and control issues in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong skill set in organization and prioritizing projects and work load
  • Must be a self-starter, who is highly motivated, able to take the initiative on projects, and able to work without supervision
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures, as well as develop and implement them

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering is required, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred
  • Project Management Certification preferred
  • Experience in all project phases (Definition, Design, Procurement, Construction, and Start-up/Commissioning)

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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