Project Engineer

  • location: Dallas, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $125,000 per year
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Project Engineer

Permanent position: Manufacturing leader is looking to hire a Sr. Project Engineer with a strong background in electrical engineering and capital project management. This role will be located in the Dallas, Texas area. The ideal candidate will possess a BSEE with some solid project engineering experience with a focus on capital engineering projects from conception to completion and working with external contractors with a focus on safety. This role comes with a very competitive compensation plan commensurate with experience with a base salary ranging from $100k to $125k plus bonus. Excellent relocation package available for cAndidates willing to relocate. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Responsibilities for the Project Engineer
  • Take ownership of engineering projects from conception to completion as self directed work, applying all areas of engineering expertise to obtain feasible, effective solutions
  • Work with the maintenance and production teams to resolve operational problems and identify new opportunities. Conduct engineering analyses and present recommendations
  • Develop detailed justifications for capital expenditures and prepare project authorization forms with supporting documentation
  • Provide effective, regular communication of project status both verbally and in writing at multiple levels within the organization
  • Perform daily oversight of contractor work and coordinate with plant operations to ensure capital projects are executed efficiently and with minimal interference to manufacturing operations
  • Coach, lead and mentor junior engineers
Requirements for the Project Engineer

  • BSEE or BSME is required
  • Candidates need to possess a strong background in a manufacturing environment with a background in capital project management
  • Demonstrated experience in managing external contractors and ensuring the highest level of safety engagement
  • Strong ability to manage multiple capital projects and engineering assignments
  • Proficiency in creating and editing complex schematics and wiring diagrams using AutoCAD
  • Extensive experience with safety systems to include Lock/Tag/Verify, permitting and behavior based safety
  • Design and field experience with variable frequency drives, power distribution and/or PLC's
Benefits

  • Excellent compensation plan commensurate with experience with a base salary ranging from $100k to $125k plus bonus
  • Excellent relocation package available
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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