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Project Engineer-Process/Chemical (U.S. EXPAT Assignment Overseas)

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**Process Engineer-Projects (U.S. EXPAT Assignment Overseas)**
**Kelly Engineering** is currently seeking an experienced ( 7+ yr) **Project Engineer-Process/Chemical (U.S. EXPAT Assignment)** to join a Oil Major's world-class Project Management Team, with the opportunity to work on some of the best-in-class and largest capital projects in the world. PMT is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance. This will involve engineering design, procurement and construction of various sizes ($), types and complexity of small, medium to multi-billions-dollar mega projects
**Project Management Department** manage and execute projects usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the region.
The **Project Engineer's** primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction, and project completion, is done in compliance with the project contract requirements, i.e., project schedule, cost, HSE, and company standards and procedures. The Project Engineer's role also involves the review and study of modifications to oil and gas processing/handling and utilities facilities. Occasionally called upon to design aspects of new facilities of the types mentioned.
**Duties & Responsibilities :**
+ Design and/or study of chemical modification to oil and gas processing, oil handling, and utilization of facilities.
+ Manage and execute capital projects according to the work scope, schedule, and budget.
+ Ensuring compliance to company standards, procedures, policies, and agreed work specifications.
+ Responsible for project development: preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final and safe turnover to proponent.
+ Manage General Engineering Services (GES) design contractor activities during the development of project proposals, including the definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimates leading to funding appropriation and approval.
+ Develop and preparation of contracting plan and strategy for solicitation, evaluation and award of contract for detail engineering, procurement, and construction.
+ Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications, and procurement, and/or construction bid packages.
+ Coordinate activities and resolve issues among proponents, contractors, and other parties, to allow construction activities to progress according to plan and final mechanical completion.
+ Be part of critical review teams, e.g., Design (30%/60%/90%), PHA / HAZOP, P&IDs, Flow Diagrams, Data Sheets, Procurement Requisitions, and Vendor Data.
+ Review and resolve day to day contractors' claims and complaints related to assigned project work during construction and ensure HSE compliance.
+ Fully understand contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings, and specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards, specifications, and project schedule, to support the project manager and/or company representative in the timely completion of project.
+ Performs change order estimating and assists the Project Manager or Company representative in change order negotiations.
+ Project Reporting and implementation of company initiatives during project execution. Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and potential changes.
+ Attend project meetings, e.g., progress, stakeholders, design review, plot plan, and value improvement.
+ Assist in managing and reviewing the project progress, i.e., planned vs. actual. Review of project schedule, coordinating and monitoring the assigned project progress, and challenge below par performance of the contractor.
+ Reviews, coordinates, and monitors invoices (claimed vs. actual physical progress checks) and contractor's submittals.
+ Use of company systems and tools, e.g., Sharek, CRM, and SAP.
**Minimum Requirements :**
+ As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor's degree in Engineering from a recognized university; a higher degree is preferred. Ideally a professional Registered Engineer (C.Eng or P.Eng).
+ You will have 7 years of related experience, preferably in the oil industry or similar process industry, working on the engineering design and construction phase of projects.
+ You should have experience in the support of both small and large scale capital projects.
+ Work experience in the GCC- Middle East Region is a plus.
+ You will be familiar with International Engineering Codes and Standards.
+ You will have excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).
+ Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings.
+ PMP Certification is desirable but not mandatory.
***MUST be legally permitted to work in the United States!**
***MUST be able to move overseas for this U.S. EXPAT assignment!**
**Why Kelly** **--** **?**
Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly-- Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we're here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.
**About Kelly** **--**
At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.
Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

Keywords: Kelly Services, Houston , Project Engineer-Process/Chemical (U.S. EXPAT Assignment Overseas), Engineering , Houston, Texas

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