CDI Engineering Solutions is seeking a Project Engineer I to work in our Engineering Center in Baton Rouge, LA.  This is a full-time, benefited position.

Job Summary: The Project Engineer manages a wide variety of projects for Refining and Chemicals Industry Clients.  Primarily responsible for projects in the Baton Rouge / SE Louisiana Area.  Day travel may be required.  Home office for this person will be in Baton Rouge, LA.

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Provides project leadership under the direct supervision of a Project Manager or Director.
  • Responsible for designated project results.
  • Assists Project Manager or Director in the development of the Project Procedure Manuel.
  • Reports on status of project in the assigned work to Project Manager.
  • Coordinates with Project Controls for the project schedule and budget for appropriate element of project.
  • Determines staffing requirements for the project and directs design team personnel.
  • Documents issues related to contract.
  • Establishes a cost-effective environment.
  • Assists in requirement review.
  • Assure that adequate Project Controls for share of the project are functioning.
  • Establishes and defines assigned project organization.
  • Assists in the development of a Project Execution Plan.
  • Ensures that the Project Execution Plan is followed during the life of the project.
  • Responsible for effective scope definition and change management.
  • Interface with the client.
  • Works toward providing customer satisfaction with project results.
  • Complies with all CDI operating guidelines and standards, including ISO – 9001 standards.

Job Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Some knowledge of, but primarily of own discipline, project engineering, material management, construction, cost control, scheduling and estimating.
  • No specific client experience required.
  • Desired experience in consulting engineering. 
  • Either experience with project engineering or 3 years in a discipline engineering role.
  • In-plant experience not required.


CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 4852