Project Engineer

Company: UP Professional Solutions, llc ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 10 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

Project Engineer needed in Mandan, ND for a contract position hired to coordinate and expedite input to project engineering deliverables prepared by the Engineering Contractor.

  • Per Diem offered

  • The ideal Project Engineer will:

  • Perform work activities efficiently while continuously looking for cost-saving opportunities.
  • Perform research to apply the appropriate engineering principles and standards to meet requirements.
  • Provide engineering support during project development (Appraise and Select stages) by vetting resource estimates, schedules, business benefits, environmental/health/safety impacts and risk assessment for proposed development concepts.
  • Develop and review technical and functional scope.
  • Support development of budgets, cost estimates, and Authorization for Expenditures (AFE) documents.
  • Perform design calculations (when required) and provides expertise to contractors in preparation of detailed engineering design.
  • Provide input on technical reviews to ensure detailed engineering meets corporate and industry engineering standards.
  • Define and review technical specifications for equipment.
  • Coordinate completion of hazard, operability, and maintainability reviews. 
  • Coordinate preparation of environmental management plan with Environmental Health & Safety.
  • Assist with the preparation of resource forecasts (funding, equipment, materials, facilities, contractors, company personnel) and Project Execution Plan.
  • Complete and support risk response plan.
  • Generate and review construction packages.
  • Develop and issue monthly project status reports.
  • Conduct presentations to management to inform them of project progress, forecasted costs, and give status of active project issues.
  • Collaborate with Procurement to develop and implement procurement and contracting strategies to meet project requirements.
  • Define technical specifications for equipment and materials acquisition.
  • Provide input into contractor pre-qualification process.
  • Support technical and commercial evaluation of bids and award of contracts for equipment, materials, and construction services.
  • Verify timely and comprehensive completion of all mechanical, civil, structural, process, instrument and electrical engineering and design.
  • Conduct design reviews with refinery and logistics personnel and manages resulting action items.
  • Provide technical coordination of construction activities including field change review and endorsement.
  • Seek to be in compliance with refinery policies and procedures including stewardship of project management of change (MOC).
  • Work with Project Controls in order to verify optimization of project resources within the budget and established quality, cost, and schedule parameters. 
  • Support development of start-up manuals, operating, and emergency response procedures and training material.
  • Job Requirements

    The Project Engineer must have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in chemical or mechanical engineering (preferred).
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Project Engineering/Management.
    • Employed by large Engineering and Construction (E&C), and Operating companies.
    • Experience in large Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects
    • Experience in projects for refining or chemical plants.
    • Knowledgeable of various mechanical skills (pipe fitting, welding, boiler making, electrical, rotating equipment, instrumentation).
    • Highly proficient in reading mechanical drawings, blueprints, isometrics, P&IDs, etc.
    • Highly proficient with 3D modeling and design.
    • Ability to understand field changes and red-line drawings.
    • Advanced computer skill in computer-aided design.
    • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Highly proficient with MOC process and PSSR (pre-startup safety reviews) process.
    • High level of technical and scientific knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical problems.

    EOE F/M/Disabled/Veteran