Sr Project Engineer

Vacancy number • CR-232168

Sr Project Engineer

  • Houston
  • Closes 8 June
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Houston

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 8 June 2024

About this role

What You'll Be Doing:

The Senior Project Engineer will be based in Houston and will report directly to the Engineering Manager. The Project Engineer is a member of one or more Project Management Teams (PMT) and provides multi-discipline engineering support related to project scoping, design, design assurance, hazard analysis, technology selection, and permitting for the front end of development projects in Pre-Concept, Concept Select, and FEED Stages.

This position has responsibility for working with other Project Development & Engineering team members, Regulatory, Third Parties, Internal and External Stakeholders in order to coordinate the input of all project requirements.

The Project Development and Engineering Team will be located in The Client's Houston office. The Senior Project Engineer will support E&C Engineering Manager and will be required to work in selected EPC contractor's home offices as necessary during project development. Occasional travel to sites will be needed to work with contractors to support site investigation and development work.

Who We're Looking For

Possesses knowledge of engineering for gas processing, natural gas and LNG (or other cryogenic hydrocarbon liquids) transportation and storage. Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations, engineering codes and standards, regulating the design and construction of LNG Plants and facilities. Knowledge of FERC, PHMSA, USCG, DOT, and OSHA regulations.

Knowledge and understanding of all phases of project development and engineering studies and design development required for each stage of project definition. Knowledge of Process Hazard Analysis including HAZID, HAZOPS, LOPA and facility siting studies.

The Job:

  • Support Multi-Discipline Engineering Teams to successfully deliver all phases of E&C projects from Pre-Concept, Concept Select, and Define (FEED) stages.

  • Support completion of Engineering deliverables on projects with regards to scope, schedule, quality, and efficiency.

  • Manage communication of project milestones and deliverables to the Contractor and Engineering team through close collaboration with Project Development Managers and Engineering Managers.

  • Develop Basis of Design, Scope, Statement of Requirements, and Basic Engineering Data for E&C Projects.

  • Work with Supply Chain Management to define technical requirements and engineering deliverables in contracts. Solicit and evaluate bids for project scope of work and labor.

  • Assist in development and provide technical input into Capital Committee Memorandums, Business Cases, and Project Execution Plans.

  • Manage the Design Assurance of project deliverables for each phase of E&C Projects.

  • Support the development of engineering specifications and standards.

  • Support the development of Resource Reports and other technical documentation required for permitting of new and expanded LNG facilities.

  • Assess technical risks and technical challenges and provide appropriate mitigation plans.

  • Participate in project risk, process, constructability, cold eyes, HAZID / HAZOP, and other safety reviews as required.

  • Ensure assigned Projects meet agreed deadlines, budgets, and objective. Keep E&C engineering manager informed of any technical, schedule, or cost impacts.



Education and Certifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a Professional Engineering License in good standing with at least one state is preferred.

Experience: 10+ years of experience in Engineering in Design, Project Development, and/or Operations within the LNG and oil and gas industry. Minimum 5 years project engineering experience on development projects (preferably LNG projects).


  • Strong leadership and effective management and organizational skills.

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills across multiple levels.

  • Organized and able to manage multiple activities and programs timely and with a high degree of accuracy.

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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Stephanie Jones quoting publication number: CR-232168

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