Project Engineer - Plaquemine, Louisiana.

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Plaquemine, Louisiana

Job Title: Project Engineer
Location: Plaquemine, LA

Project Engineer
Plaquemine, LA

Our client is currently recruiting for a Project Engineer that will be responsible for managing and coordinate multidiscipline engineering activities to ensure projects are executed in a safe, efficient, cost effective and timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visibly support the company's One-Way Program and maintain HSE focus within the team to ensure OHSE and client requirements included in design and procurement
  • Establish, maintain and build healthy client relationships and resolve project issues as required with the client.
  • Proactively resolve performance, scope and schedule issues with the Client as they arise.
  • Effectively manage assigned budgets within the company's total scope.
  • Ensure compliance with WPMP and client.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements of the contract.
  • Apply effective change control process.
  • Monitor cost aspects of the project within direct control and forecast final costs, identify trends and take action to avoid cost overruns.
  • Contribute to supporting and complying with the company's policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Focus the relevant team members on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.
  • Effective communication with the design team and third parties.
  • Accurate, timely and effective reporting to the Project Manager.
  • Monitor the closure of all identified risks in the risk register and proactively search for other areas in the project which may be a risk in the future.
  • Set clear objectives to the design team and manages inter-discipline interfaces effectively.
  • Ensure the design team aware of, and complies with, client's requirements and applicable regulations and codes.
  • Assist as required the procurement processes throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, are delivered on time and are within budget.


  • A recognized engineering degree in the relevant discipline or equivalent.
  • Previous technical, practical and leadership experience in the relevant discipline and proven experience in leading a discipline design group.
  • Relevant discipline experience and experience as a Project Engineer or Project on brownfield / green field projects including but not limited to:
    • Pipe design and Isometric experience
    • Turnaround/Impact experience
    • Relief design or safety instrumentation in design experience
    • Construction engineer/management experience
    • Familiarity with refinery Engineering standards
    • Relative industrial manufacturing experience if no prior oil & gas experience
  • Excel working in a team environment.
  • Able to work issues to resolution and advance open design items with little direction
  • Able to work and communicate with an EPC and multi-discipline project team
  • Demonstrate safety and operations engineering values.
  • Familiar with required PPE in an industrial environment. Able to conduct field visits inside an active plant environment while working safe
  • Must be able to perform in unit walk downs for projects, climb stairs and ladders, and wear PPE (FRC's) if required
  • Be comfortable using MS Office, Teams, SharePoint & other collaboration tools, and pipe/ mechanical design software
  • Demonstrated leadership skills on small to medium sized projects, be capable of technical stewardship on projects

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