Project Engineer

May 16, 2024
  • Location: United States
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #13008

PROJECT ENGINEER is required by our Client, an Oil and Gas Contractor, to be assigned on a contract basis, located in New Iberia, Louisiana.


Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can leverage your engineering expertise to bring complex projects to life? As a Petrochemical Project Engineer, you’ll play a vital role in overseeing the entire lifecycle of capital projects within the petrochemical industry.


  • Manage the execution of capital projects, ensuring they meet scope, schedule, and budget constraints.
  • Provide technical and project management oversight across project phases of construction, and chemical maintenance operations.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including engineering teams, contractors, licensors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets, identifying and mitigating potential risks.
  • Review and approve engineering designs and specifications.
  • Manage project costs and ensure adherence to financial budgets.
  • Track project progress and identify and address any deviations from the plan.
  • Prepare and deliver project status reports to management.
  • Coordinate the work of assigned staff and contractors.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant safety, health, environmental (SHE), and quality standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in engineering or project management within the petrochemical industry (preferred).
  • Strong understanding of petrochemical processes and equipment.
  • Proven experience in project planning, scheduling, and budgeting.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong Excel Background required
  • Proficient in project management software (Primavera P6, or MS Project).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects.
  • Work in a dynamic and growing industry.
  • Potential for professional development and career advancement.
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