EPC Project Engineer - Oil, Gas, & Chemical

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 171591 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Energy US District 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a EPC Project Engineer, you will be responsible for the administrative and technical aspects of constructing a project, managing a team of field and cost engineers. Do you have strong interpersonal and information management skills?  In this role, you will be the main conduit of information between the construction manager and the team for cost, revenue, cash flow information. Do you have strong mentorship skills?  You will have the opportunity to develop the people below you. If this sounds like a match for you, read on!
 

District Overview

Kiewit Energy was established to better serve the diverse and expanding energy market. Kiewit Energy provides cohesive engineering, procurement and construction services to the oil, gas, refining, chemicals, petrochemicals, biofuels, and other process industries. Early Contract Involvement presence offering clients long-term relationships, providing integrated schedules, realistic construction estimates, and construction driven execution planning.

Location

This position will be based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX and will need to have the ability to travel to support OGC projects on-site. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct multi-discipline engineering teams by collaborating, setting direction and expectations, coordinating with procurement and construction districts
  • Maintain overall ownership of engineering execution to meet project milestones and objectives 
  • Support project change management processes to ensure the project scope of work, schedule and budgets are clearly defined and understood  
  • Establish project procedures consistent with contractual documents and quality plans for all engineering work; determine and oversee engineering project controls, schedules and budgets 
  • Serve as engineering representative with customers, constructors, subcontractors, and vendors at kick-off meetings, job walks, project reviews, and other project stakeholder engagements 
  • Coordinate training and compliance measures to ensure engineering procedures are followed 
  • Maintain ongoing communication with project stakeholders, making adjustments as necessary to comply with project needs within contractual obligations, or adjust engineering deliverables to meet customer needs 
  • Ensure all work products are consistent with industry codes and standards and in accordance with good engineering practice 
  • Provide training and mentoring to mid-level and senior engineers and/or project engineers to promote employee development
  • Utilize Kiewit’s unique project controls environment along with industry execution knowledge and fundamental practices to manage engineering progress and performance 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management in any discipline from a four-year college or university 
  • Advanced degrees or certifications a plus 
  • At least 7+ years’ related field or project engineering experience and/or training, specifically in the oil, gas, and chemical industry 
  • Competent in the use of computer software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, Sharepoint and Outlook 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of project controls terminology and project scheduling processes 
  • Professional Engineer License (desirable) 
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills  
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, and knowing when to dive into details without losing site of the project objective.

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Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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