CDI Engineering Solutions is seeking a Project Engineer to work at our team site in Plaquemine, LA.  

Job Summary: 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 & Accountabilities:

  • 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 and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or technical field from a 4-year college or university.  Mechanical Engineering degree preferred.
  • 6+ years experience in the engineering industry.
  • 6+ years experience as a Mechanical PE/PM.
  • Large Project Experience.
  • 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.  


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

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4965