CDI Corporation is seeking a Project Engineer to work at one of our client sites in Convent, LA.  This is a full-time, benefited position. Successful candidate will plan, direct, organize, and execute activities of designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives of the projects are accomplished within a prescribed timeframe and funding parameters performing the following duties: 

  • Provide project leadership under the direct supervision of a Project Director.
  • Responsible for designated project results.
  • Assist Project Manager or Director in the development of the Project Procedure Manual.
  • Report on status of project in the assigned work to Project Director.
  • Coordinate with Project Controls for the project schedule and budget for appropriate element of project.
  • Determine staffing requirements for the project and directs design team personnel.
  • Document issues related to contract.
  • Establish a cost-effective environment.
  • Assist in requirements review.
  • Assure that adequate Project Controls for share of the project are functioning.
  • Establish and define assigned project organization.
  • Assist in the development of a Project Execution Plan.
  • Ensure 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.
  • Work toward providing customer satisfaction with project results.

Job Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Capability to plan, organize and run small projects up to $10MM TIC.
  • Engineering knowledge across multiple disciplines with emphasis on discipline interfaces and information flow. Knowledge of material management processes across all accounts and all phases of the project life cycle.
  • Reasonable knowledge of construction and site issues.
  • Ability to work as a site engineering manager.
  • Ability to analyze project control documents with knowledge across a spectrum of projects.
  • Understanding of CDI profitability on projects and contractual terms and directing work to make an impact on CDI profitability.
  • Leadership of technical effort to support presentations and proposals. 
  • Understanding of tools, programs and methods used by engineering, procurement and project controls. 
  • Ability to work with engineering manager to develop work-sharing matrix.
  • Prior demonstrated leadership capability on projects.
  • Excellent communication skills with task force, with client, and with CDI management, as well as problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Exhibit interest in people and works to increase their professional development. 
  • Proven track record of good client relations.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering


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


Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4765