Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America      

Petroplan is currently looking for a group of Senior Project Engineers to join the Engineering and Construction team of one of our clients (a major oil and gas development group) based in Houston TX.

Ideal candidates will have a 10-year+ background in major downstream/gas processing/LNG liquefaction projects and will have actively contributed to project execution phases. Experience in coordinating/driving the efforts of multi-discipline project teams is a major requirement of the role and exposure to working alongside/for operating companies is highly preferable.

Responsibilities include:

  • Main interface between technical engineering, construction, and operations teams
  • Drives technical adherence to regulatory process
  • Major contributor to the development of crucial EPC documents, plans, schedules, and procedures
  • Ensures project deliverables are produced against overall project management plan
  • Main link between technical/engineering and project controls (scheduling/cost estimating etc.) teams
  • Key problem-solver for major technical issues utilizing EPC feedback loops
  • Client-side representative leading interaction with EPC group


  • Professional Engineering License (preferred)
  • BSc Engineering (required)
  • MSc Engineering (preferred)
  • Thorough grasp of EPC engineering lifecycle/phases
  • Understanding of core project management practices (PMP preferred)
  • 8+ years experience in major oil and gas projects (required)
  • 5+ years experience in major LNG projects (preferred)
  • Full lifecycle project execution experience (required)


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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