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Project Engineer
Norco, LA  Posted: 11/12/2021


Project Engineer/ Project Manager

Client: Chemical Plant

Location: Norco, La

Duration: 6-9 months

Benefits: Health, vision, dental, 401K, Paid Time Off

Schedule: 9/80 (off every other Friday) OR 5/8's (M-F)

Education: BS in Engineering (Chemical or Mechanical)


  • Capital Project experience using a gated work process for project advancement and authorization
  • 10 to 20 years of experience as a Project Engineer/ Project Manager
  • Capital Project experience in a Refinery or Chemical manufacturing complex required

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The Project Manager has the primary responsibility for execution of Downstream Capital Projects from front end development (Assess, Select & Define phases) to detailed design and construction (Execute phase) including procurement, cost control and schedule management.
  • Manages 8 to 10 simultaneous projects with competing priorities in various execution phases on a wide variety of manufacturing processes in the refining and chemical complex.
  • Develops project scopes
  • Facilitates project meetings to develop and review project scope, design criteria and discipline drawings.
  • Oversees engineering execution utilizing either on-site design staff or local Engineering companies.
  • Drives the approval by the appropriate technical authority of equipment specification and drawings.
  • Works with Project Controls department to develop project cost estimates and schedules for each phase and for final funding
  • Accountable for meeting project cost and schedule requirements
  • Maintains budgets and schedule forecast with assistance from project controls.
  • Works with site and corporate procurement to develop/implement a procurement strategy for each project
  • Assists with development of equipment and material bid specification, bid evaluation and selection.
  • Ensures delivery of specified equipment by facilitating shop inspections and factory acceptance testing.
  • Coordinates personnel and Contractors to assure that field activities are completed safely, on time, within budget and in accordance with the design requirements.
  • Sets the expectations for construction contractors by spending time in the field.
  • Assist with mechanical start-up plans and procedures, provides technical support during start-up, supports training activities and assures documentation and knowledge transfer.
  • Provides appropriate files to maintenance and operations for record keeping
  • Creates or assembles all documents for project closure
  • Closes project financial accounts

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veteran

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