Project Engineer

Hopewell, Virginia
03 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview:

The successful candidate will become part of the CB&I workforce at a chemical processing facility. Work will be performed both in the field and office environment. Performs a variety of engineering and project management work throughout the lifecycle of capital projects, including but not limited to conceptual design, detailed design, construction, commissioning/start-up, and project closure. Supports procurement, construction, and commissioning phases of projects with activities including preparation of labor/material estimates and design packages. Manages the cost, scope and schedule of plant modifications, expansions and repairs within established guidelines.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Ensure the safe execution of all projects managed, while working with appropriate Health/Safety/Environmental ( HSE ) personnel ensuring all government agency requirements (i.e., permits, notifications) are satisfied.
  • Manage the execution of capital investments through their entire life cycles in areas assigned: including prioritization, scope development, risk assessments, budgeting, engineering/design, procurement, construction execution, commissioning, startup, and project closure documentation.
  • Integrate plant personnel to ensure results that meet the needs of the plant customers.
  • Work closely with the site Finance Manager to provide project evaluation and economic analysis on the capital investments for such managed projects. Manage the overall effort leading to an approved Appropriation Request (AR).
  • Manage several smaller capital investments and/or a few larger investments simultaneously at the home site location with potential to manage projects at remote locations as well.
  • Prepare bid packages and requests for quotes for materials, equipment and services.
  • Prepare and issue work packages to construction.
  • Monitor and control projects to meet the stated objectives and metrics commitments in the AR (both managed and in areas assigned).
  • Responsible for forecasting and managing capital expenditures on a monthly basis.
  • Interface with key site and company personnel to make maximum use of available resources. Such functions will include, but not limited to, site engineering resources, purchasing, operations, systems, and business engineering, as well as equipment vendors, contracting firms.
  • Handle necessary Management of Change items and pre-Startup Safety Review requirements on projects assigned.
  • Oversee appropriate maintenance and records of all drawings, specifications, programs, and other documentation for such managed projects.
  • Provide support for the Business Strategic Planning, Annual Operating Plan and the Six Sigma Initiatives in order to develop appropriate capital plans/budgets.
  • Advocate for strong safety awareness program with a consistent implementation of policies and procedures and participate in construction safety audits and contractor safety meetings.
  • Anticipated travel - 10%.
  • Attend and/or present safety training or safety audits.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Civil preferred) from a four year accredited college or university.
  • 5 years experience as a Discipline Design Engineer.
  • 2 - 5 years of project engineering or project management work experience.
  • Basic understanding of industrial work practices as related to Health, Safety and Environmental impacts.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and computer literacy required.
  • Must be able to analyze field data in operating facilities.
  • Must be able to work and remain in the United States.
  • Visa sponsorship is not offered for this position. Due to governmental restrictions, US Citizenship is required.
Desired/Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in construction, construction management, operations or maintenance.
  • Previous experience in an operating industrial facility (chemical, petrochemical or other heavy manufacturing).
  • Basic user of SAP.
  • Working knowledge of project management processes, including stage gate processes.
  • Working knowledge of project control functions and their application to capital projects (Estimating, Scheduling and Cost Control).
  • Project engineering or project management experience with multiple smaller projects simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of document controls as applied to project management and execution of projects.
Company Overview:

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.