CDI Corporation is seeking a Project Engineer to work at our client site in Deer Park, TX.  This is a full-time, benefited position.

Job Summary: The Project Engineer will plan, execute and control capital and expense projects at the Client Site in either the Refinery or the Chemical Plant. The project Engineer will manage a wide variety of projects (up to $40 mIn- sometimes more depending on experience level) for the Clients' Deer Park Site.

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Primary responsibility for execution of Downstream Capital (and Expense) Projects from front end development (Identify, Assess, Select, & Define phases) to detailed design and construction (Execute phase) including procurement, cost control and schedule management.
  • Accountable for delivering projects safely.
  • Manage 6 to 8 simultaneous projects with competing priorities in various execution phases on a wide variety of manufacturing processes in the refining and/or chemical complex.
  • Develops project scopes in collaboration with operations, process engineering and discipline representatives.
  • Accountable for ensuring the proper technical authority approves the design including the appropriate technical authority of equipment specification and drawings.
  • Oversee engineering execution utilizing either on-site design staff or local Engineering companies.
  • Responsible for coordination with Client P&T regarding Project Assurance and Technical Assurance activities (where applicable). 
  • Works with Project Controls department to develop project cost estimates and schedules for each phase and for final funding.
  • Accountable for meeting project cost and schedule requirements and providing accurate forecasting.

Job Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.
  • 10+ yrs experience in Refinery and/or Petrochemical Plant Engineering is desired.
  • 10+ yrs of Project Engineering experience is required.
  • A practical working knowledge of refinery process, process equipment, DEPS, and general project procedures is required.


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


Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4878