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Project Support Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/12/2014
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The Company:
Fortune 500 Energy Company

The Role:
The Project Support Engineer is primarily responsible for providing technical direction, expertise, and leadership of activities associated with the Cameron Liquefaction Project located in Cameron Parish north of Hackberry, LA., in line with the company’s objectives of safety, reliability, maintainability and minimization of lifetime costs. They provide technical support and direction during the execution of design, construction and startup of the Project. They provide surveillance and active monitoring of project budgets and costs.
*******************************This position will initially be located at the ECP Contractor’s office and transition to the site in Hackberry, LA. *****************************

Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) will be required.

• Leads and manages assigned phases of the technical development and implementation of projects.
• Coordinates the design as well as preparation of data, documentation, reports and schedules required to support construction, commissioning and turnover of major projects.
• Manages consultants and contractors in the preparation and evaluation of equipment performance and site tests as well as critical evaluation of results.
• Monitors and provides project status updates to project management and project development including relevant conditions and activities that may impact the development, completion or performance of project and facilities.
• Works closely with contractors to ensure effective performance and control of expenditures.
• Provides appropriate direction, guidance and supervision of internal contributing organizations by performing as a liaison with Legal, Procurement, Business Unit development and other Head Office and E&C departments.
• Participates and occasionally leads studies associated with specific technological developments and ad-hoc special technical studies as may be requested.
• Performs supervisory duties and provides guidance to subordinate engineers as may be requested.
• Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education –
Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering or other technical discipline.

Experience –
Requires a minimum of 8 years’ experience in the energy industry.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities –
Strong technical management abilities with effective project management and leadership skills, initiative, decision-making skills and problem-solving abilities to analyze data, identify issues, recommend, develop, and implement solutions. Possess knowledge of construction techniques and practices in the energy, natural gas and/or petroleum industries. Ability to organize, plan, control, coordinate, and effectively manage cross-functional assignments and projects. Familiarity with construction processes and project controls to achieve time, budget and quality metrics. Sufficient computer literacy to provide quantitative and written reports, use spreadsheets, etc. Typically requires approximately 30-40% travel over an extended period of time.
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