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Project Engineer

Company: Airgas
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Project EngineerRemote opportunity and occasionally travel about 25%, depending on locations.Pay Range: $90,000 to $110,000 annually Safety / Quality Assurance / Risk Management/ IMS and general activities

  • Achieve high safety performance by applying all safety rules within the project.
  • Ensure that required safety action plans are defined and implemented.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable Group Standards and applicable regulations throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Prepare and conduct the capitalization review and share feedback within the organizationJob Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
    • Work with the Business Developer to develop the most competitive economical & technical solution compliant to the specification and valid rules.
    • Identify, gather and validate all local information and requirements to be considered for the full integration
    • Establish the overall project execution strategy considering the risks evaluation and mitigation .
    • Prepare the key project deliverables such as technical solution, scope, budget, planning, risks, staffing plan, inspection and test plan, communication plan etc
    • Ensure the technical integrity of the proposal and consistency between the commercial & contractual offer and the project definition.
    • Participate in negotiation and support the business developer to deliver a competitive offer
    • Ensure the compliance of the project to applicable Group standards, rules and systems and to the relevant external rules and regulation."
    • Manage the Project Execution including construction and commissioning with excellence and achieve the project KPI's, as defined during the Handover (Technical Performances, Capex, schedule, Risks,...).
    • Work with all project stakeholders (procurement, SAFECOR, legal, BDs, Operations, vendors, customers, local administrations---) up to transfer to Operations.
    • Select vendors, contractors with the support of the procurement group
    • Manage changes and support negotiation(s) with the client (internal or external)
    • Manage risks and ensure that effective mitigation plans are in place.Knowledge and Specific to the job:
      • Very good knowledge of project management methodology tools and techniques. Ideally PMI certified
      • Experience in working with EPC, Engineering, Procurement groups and Construction Contractors
      • Technical background in industrial gas, industrial projects, ideally in ASUs, Large On-Site, H2/He Filling Facilities and LCO2/Dry Ice Plants.
      • General knowledge of engineering disciplines and industrial gas plants operation & maintenance
      • Resourceful and connected.Education and Experience:
        • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering preferred
        • Knowledge of either Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering preferred
        • Familiar with the range of technologies (compression, refrigeration, purification, instrumentation, electrical, controls etc) in use by major industrial gas suppliers at the ASUs, Large On-Site, H2/He Filling Facilities and LCO2/Dry Ice Plants.
        • At least three (3) years of progressively responsible industry experience in Project Management
        • Ideal candidate will have experience with managing projects from cradle to grave and understand all of the related challenges in the entire project life cycle Management and behavior skills:
          • Results oriented. Influential team leadership skills, good interpersonal and communication skills.
          • Organized and to work in challenging, changing and .
          • Strong safety and reliability mindset.
          • Commercially smart.
          • Autonomous and decision maker.Computer Skills:
            • Basic knowledge of Google Kite
            • Proficient in Microsoft Project with schedule management skills for preparation of Gantt Charts
            • Proficient in AutoCAD with drafting skills for preparation of P&ID's, electrical one line diagram and site layout drawingsCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
              • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desiredAbout Airgas Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products. Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions. Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally. Join us for a stimulating experience: you'll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment.

Keywords: Airgas, Houston , Project Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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