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Sr. Project Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512622-806968
    • Job Location: Trainer, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 08, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
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Job Description:

Key Role Description

The Sr. Project Engineer oversees and supports the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical equipment and systems in the plant. Identifies, develops, and manages improvement projects and provides engineering services to optimize equipment life and plant profitability. The Project Engineer is responsible for many aspects of the project life cycle including design, procurement, project controls, estimating, document management and contractor oversight.

Role Specific Competencies

At Monroe, we have identified eleven specific competencies we expect all leaders of our organization to possess. These competencies are incorporated as a part of our Selection, Performance Management/Review and Developmental processes. The competencies and activities for this role are detailed below:

Technical Knowledge - demonstrates the specific skills necessary for the assignments, understands the background and points of leverage to be effective in the role.

* Plan and Manage project work to achieve safety, cost, schedule and business needs.
* Maintain accountability for all phases of the project life cycle including scope definition, budgeting/funding, engineering, procurement, construction and safe executing/commissioning.
* Oversees the installation and maintenance of mechanical equipment and ensures proper maintenance to maximize reliability of all mechanical equipment.
* Prepares designs, specifications and technical documentation for mechanical engineering projects.
* Designs mechanical equipment by interpreting process design. Participates in the selection of suppliers and contractors. Reviews vendor design and documentation.
* Performs the evaluation and inspection of mechanical engineering projects to ensure that standards and requirements are met.
* Provides engineering support to Operations and Maintenance on an ongoing basis to address daily mechanical operating needs.
* Knowledge of Work Areas and Responsibilities - demonstrates a clear understanding of role and responsibilities within specific area, flexible and agile in adapting to changes or exploring opportunities and challenges.
* Monitor and report on progress of projects to all key stakeholders.
* Contribute in the development of prospective projects of long term plans in support of the budget process.
* Works closely with company and contract maintenance personnel to ensure that required repairs and modifications are completed safely and per required codes/standards using good engineering practices, with minimum equipment downtime and in a cost effective manner.
* Provides engineering support prior to and during scheduled unit shutdowns, tank repairs, and emergency upsets in order to complete all repair and modification items while minimizing downtime and expenses.
* Works with inspection and operations to evaluate and recommend mechanical modifications to existing equipment and specify new equipment to improve refinery operations, efficiency, equipment reliability, safety and environmental performance.
* Identifies recurring mechanical problems in process equipment and develops and implements solutions using accepted engineering rules and practices.
* Works with Purchasing and vendors to specify and requisition materials and equipment that meet company Engineering Standards in a cost effective manner, while scheduling deliveries to minimize process equipment downtime.
* Coordinates the detail design development and field implementation of low cost, scheduled, capital projects within their assigned area of responsibility.
* Provides mechanical engineering support for Process Hazards Analysis and Management of Change pertaining to process units within their area of responsibility.
* Manages capital projects from inception through completion.

Communications - Verbal and Written - includes written and verbal communications, delivers presentations and has good listening skills.

Problem Solving and Conflict Leadership - strives to understand contributing factors, works to resolve complex situations, and helps individuals to resolve conflicts.

Delivering Results - Sense of Urgency - defines appropriate goals, works toward achieving goals, articulates vision and steps for achievement, meets deadlines and provides timely status updates and follow-through.

Teamwork/Cooperation - accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members and is respectful of others.

Initiative - takes action, seeks new opportunities, and strives to see projects to completion.

Work Reliability/Quality - strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, and seeks opportunities to improve product/services.

Integrity and Trust - honest, accountable, upholds ethics standards and maintains confidentiality.


Experience and Skills

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
* Minimum of 10-15 years Maintenance and Capital Projects experience in Mechanical, Technical, and Project Management Functions in high-risk industry such as refining, petrochemical, or chemical processing.
* BS degree, Mechanical or Civil Engineering Degree preferred.
* Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
* Prior project management experience and base competencies in the following areas preferred;
o Mechanical - Piping, Valves, Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Pumps, Seals, etc.
o Civil/Structural - Foundations, Tanks, Supports, Marine Structures
o Instrument/Electrical - Automation, Controls, Motors, Power
* Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
* Demonstrated proficiency in all of Role Specific Competencies.



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