Mechanical Project Engineer

Donaldsonville, Louisiana, United States

Mechanical Project Engineer

Donaldsonville, LA.

Job Summary:

Revising the clients Mechanical Integrity program which will require familiarity with API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection Codes and API 570 Piping Inspection Codes.  Will also function as a Mechanical Project Engineer:  plans, directs, organizes, and executes 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides project leadership under the direct supervision of a Project Manager.
  • Responsible for designated project results.
  • 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 requirements review.
  • 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. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Engineering management experience and knowledge across multiple disciplines.
  • Knowledge of material management across accounts.
  • Reasonable knowledge of construction and site issues. 
  • Must understand CDI profitability on projects, and have a growing understanding of primary contractual issues, business issues and commercial strategies.
  • Capability of leading technical effort to support presentation and proposals.
  • Must understand basic tools and programs used by engineering, procurement, project controls, etc..
  • Must exhibit leadership capabilities.
  • Above average communication skills; ability to solve problems and make decisions at the task force level and with clients.
  • Has planning and organizational talent; works well with client personnel.


  • Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

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

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 5117