Project Engineer – Oil & Gas
Requisition ID: 146380
Job Level: Mid Level
Home District/Group: Cherne District
Department: Project Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time
Position OverviewThe Project Engineer will support construction activities by planning, organizing and implementing those management duties (i.e., project controls systems, engineering interface, subcontract and materials management, purchasing, scheduling). The role will provide project administration or support to the Project Manager on larger Oil, Gas, & Chemical projects and manage technical and administrative staff to facilitate instruction management services.
District OverviewCherne Contracting is one of Kiewit’s oldest districts. Founded in 1916. Cherne is a valuable part of Kiewit and is well known for safety and quality of execution in amazing projects within the oil, gas and chemical sectors. Alone and with other Kiewit districts through internal joint ventures, Cherne not only provides challenges but the stability and career development opportunities expected in a world-class multi-billion-dollar organization.
LocationThis position can be based in Houston, TX; Bloomington, MN; Lenexa, KS, or one of our West Coast locations.
Manage and direct multi-discipline engineering teams by collaborating, setting direction and expectations, coordinating with procurement and construction districts
Maintain overall ownership of engineering execution to meet project milestones and objectives
Support project change management processes to ensure the project scope of work, schedule and budgets are clearly defined and understood
Establish project procedures consistent with contractual documents and quality plans for all engineering work; determine and oversee engineering project controls, schedules and budgets
Serve as engineering representative with customers, constructors, subcontractors, and vendors at kick-off meetings, job walks, project reviews, and other project stakeholder engagements
Coordinate training and compliance measures to ensure engineering procedures are followed
Maintain ongoing communication with project stakeholders, making adjustments as necessary to comply with project needs within contractual obligations, or adjust engineering deliverables to meet customer needs
Ensure all work products are consistent with industry codes and standards and in accordance with good engineering practice
Provide training and mentoring to mid-level and senior engineers and/or project engineers to promote employee development
Utilize Kiewit’s unique project controls environment along with industry execution knowledge and fundamental practices to manage engineering progress and performance
Bachelor’s degree in engineering in any discipline from a four-year college or university
Advanced degrees or certifications a plus
At least 3+ years’ related experience and/or training, specifically in the oil, gas, and chemical industry
Competent in the use of computer software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, Sharepoint and Outlook
Working knowledge and understanding of project controls terminology and project scheduling processes
Professional Engineer License (desirable)
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
Strong organizational skills, time management, and knowing when to dive into details without losing site of the project objectives.
• Regular, reliable attendance
• Work productively and meet deadlines timely
• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
• FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.
We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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