Company: Petroplan
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

he Project Mechanical Engineer facilitates the development of all capital projects for the site, including the initial 3 stages of a capital project (Visualization, Conceptualization and Basic Engineering), as well as monitoring the successful completion of the detailed engineering, while ensuring the quality, integrity, safety and regulatory compliance of the Manufacturing Capital Management Process (MCMP).

Leads a small portfolio of projects during the initial stages of the process and supports the Maintenance execution lead with the execution and completion of capital projects once approval of funds is granted. Provides Q/A support to peer Project Engineers on other assigned capital projects.

Utilizes the Manufacturing Capital Management Process (MCMP) procedure to progress a project from initiation to completion.
Manages Technical small to mid-sized capital projects from Stages 1 to 3 as per MCMP.
Supports the execution leads on projects progressing from Stage 4 to close-out as per MCMP.
Provides Q/A support to other project leads and their portfolios.
Leads the selection of alternative studies during Stage 2 as per MCMP.
Manages contract engineering services related conceptual studies and Front-End Engineering Design (FEED).
Leads the request for funding (AFE) on capital projects assigned as per MCMP.
Prepares a high-level Schedule during Stage 1 of an assigned project.
Prepares an Order of Magnitude cost estimate during Stage 1 of an assigned project.
Supports Schedulers, Cost Estimators or similar roles within the Maintenance execution organization on the preparation of classified cost estimates and detailed schedules.
Monitors performance of contractor companies to meet with project priorities and minimize schedule delays / cost increases.
Supports SMT requests related to project engineering issues.
Utilizes appropriate codes and standards, calculations and specifications.
Actively promotes compliance with policies, procedures and applicable standards with engineering, construction and construction support contractors.
Collaborates with the Technical team in developing and actioning the annual department plan; ensures individual activities align with the business plan and Corporate Strategy.
Ensures individual compliance with all MHR policies and procedures, including performance optimization.
Ensures compliance with local regulation requirements regarding pressure equipment, safety and environmental.
Revises priorities on an on-going basis in response to project needs.
Leads or participates in project hazard and HAZOP reviews.
Networks with other sites to the mutual benefit of all sites.
Responsible for ensuring awareness of all controlled documents relating to this position as per Document Awareness Report from Document Management Database.
Contributes to the 'operational excellence' for as an effective member of the Technical Department.
Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism.
Demonstrated through feedback from team and leaders.
Undertakes all aspects of the role through living the values.
Remains current with all safety and procedural training related to the role.
Actively participates in the site's behavioral based safety program, Everyone Owns Safety (EOS), by completing safety observations monthly.
Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required; Mechanical and Electrical Engineering preferred.
Eligibility for membership with the Louisiana Professional Engineering & Land Surveying Board (LAPELS); ability to be registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (P.E.) if required.
Minimum of 5 years engineering expMinimum of 5 years engineering experience preferred. Previous experience with Project Management is required.
  • Proficiency with the PMI standards for Project Management and familiarity with stage / gate processes for project management.
  • Understanding of mechanical/piping engineering and design in a petrochemical environment.
  • Knowledge of the petrochemical industry.
  • Knowledge of standards and procedures and industry best practice.
  • Project management fundamentals.
  • Familiarity with industry codes and regulations.
  • Safety culture in design and construction.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
  • AutoCAD competency - considered an asset.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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