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Project Engineer

Project Engineer
Job Ref 11532
Sugarland, United States
Job Type:
Project Engineer
$100 Per Hour

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Job Title: Project Engineer

As a Project Engineer for Capital Projects at our Freeport LNG export facility, you will play a pivotal role in leading multi-disciplinary engineering efforts for our capital projects group’s new and ongoing projects. Collaborating closely with outside Engineering Contractors, Engineering Discipline Leads, Project Management, and other key stakeholders, you will help to coordinate activities and technical issues, ensuring adherence to industry standards, regulatory requirements, and company specifications. Your strategic insights and technical expertise will drive innovation, efficiency, and excellence across our project portfolio.

You will work within the FLNG stage gate work processes developed for Project Execution, driving enhancements that optimize project outcomes and streamline workflows. Moreover, you will diligently monitor, report, and control progress and performance against project schedule plans, proactively identifying and addressing any deviations to ensure timely and successful project delivery.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the multi-disciplinary engineering efforts for capital projects, collaborating closely with Project Managers, Operations, Maintenance, Procurement, and OH&S teams.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance throughout the project lifecycle, from concept development through detailed design, construction, and start-up.
  • Oversee the development and review of engineering deliverables, ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and company specifications.
  • Coordinate with external engineering firms, consultants, and vendors to support project objectives and ensure quality and timely deliverables.
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in engineering processes, methodologies, and technologies to enhance project efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Conduct thorough technical reviews and risk assessments to identify potential challenges and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Develop and implement engineering execution plans, resource allocation strategies, and project schedules.
  • Facilitate clear and effective communication between engineering disciplines, project teams, and stakeholders to ensure alignment and resolution of technical issues.
  • Participate in strategic decision-making processes, providing technical insights and recommendations to support project objectives and organizational goals.

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across diverse teams and disciplines.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on innovation, efficiency, and risk management.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and quality.
  • Proficiency in engineering software and tools, with knowledge of design and analysis methodologies.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment, demonstrating resilience and adaptability under stress.

Minimum requirements:
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in engineering roles, with a focus on capital projects in the oil & gas, refinery, or industrial sectors.
  • Strong technical expertise in engineering design, analysis, and project execution, with knowledge of industry best practices and standards.
  • Experience with LNG projects and familiarity with FERC and PHMSA regulations are a positive.
  • Project Engineering experience with capital projects and / or turnaround work in an operating facility.
  • Prior EPC experience working in a construction environment, particularly in roles such as Technical Service Manager, Discipline Lead, Foreman, or Supervisor, is a plus

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Chemical or Mechanical Engineer)

Experience/Specific Knowledge:
  • Support and actively participate in Freeport LNG's Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Management System, prioritizing safety in all activities.
  • Implement routine inspections to ensure safe operating conditions and cultivate a strong safety culture, inclusive of stop work authority.

Certifications, Licenses & Registrations:

Competencies, Skills & Abilities:

Physical Demands:
- Ability to travel to various company locations and vendor facilities as required.

- Capacity to move throughout all areas of the facility, including confined spaces and elevated heights.
- Excellent verbal and auditory capabilities for effective communication during fieldwork and project activities.

Working Conditions:
Must be able to wear all necessary PPE equipment and operate in a professional office environment, both within and outside of industrial plant settings.

Supervisory Responsibility:


Other responsibilities:
We are an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.  EOE/M/F/D/V


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