Senior Project Engineer

Vancouver BC
Posted On Nov 4 2019 Dec 4 2019

Job Description


The purpose of this position is to plan and perform work requiring sound technical/business judgment in the evaluation, organization, and execution of project management assignments worldwide. This role has the overall objective of managing and/or coordinating project activities that are in compliance with the contract and ensure the safety, quality, value, timeliness, and Fluor profitability of the completed project. This is a senior position that may assume Project Engineer, Area Project Manager or Engineering management job assignment responsibilities on a large size project, multiple medium size projects or complex segment of a larger project, in compliance with the project needs and per directions provided by the Project Director, Project Manager or the Engineering Manager. 

• Perform essential project engineering functions involving monitoring of progress, preparation of procedures, documentation of communications and meetings, and identification/evaluation of project issues and problems

• Collaborate in management and coordination of activities among all project functions and engineering disciplines in accordance with the established project baseline documents

• Review project staffing requirements and coordinate staffing with supporting functional organization managers and/or subcontractors

• Support creation and coordination of overall project plans and schedules, and monitoring activities, progress, and milestones against the plans

• Support creation and coordination of project effort hours, and cost estimates and budgets, and monitor progress and cost performance against these

• Support coordination between design, procurement, material management and construction on technical and schedule requirements

• Assist the Project Director/Project Manager (PD/PM) in developing the required documentation to communicate (client/internal) project contractual and technical issues, status and progress reports; conduct/coordinate related meeting as necessary

• Other duties as assigned


Please Note:This position is contingent upon contract award.

Basic Job Requirements


• Over 15 years of work-related experience, 

• Desirable experience with mining or metal processing projects;


• Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors and visitors

• Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job

• Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines

• Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner


Other Job Requirements


• Make use of Fluor University courses for continued learning experiences

• Utilize knowledge management communities to capture, support, and leverage relevant knowledge to enhance project execution

• Participate in vendor trade shows and become familiar with new technologies and industry business direction


Preferred Qualifications


• Eight 10 years of experience in engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) industry including a minimum of one (1) successful construction and/or commissioning completed field assignment

• Experience executing and managing risk assessments initiatives

• Experience in the performance of functional tasks on projects with a well developed understanding of procedures and interfaces

• Experience in international locations and diverse cultural environments is recommended

• Previous successful performance in a project engineering position on a minimum of two medium or large sized projects

• Detailed knowledge of Fluor’s software tools and databases preferred

• Proficient at initiating and growing solid relationships with clients, vendors and suppliers while meeting the company business needs and goals

• Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills

• Ability to set and maintain high standards of performance with responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks

• Proactive in taking prompt and appropriate action to ensure objectives are accomplished and apply necessary follow-up to monitor progress and results of project tasks and assignments

• Analytical approach to problem solving and identifying potential solutions

• Technical and business writing skills

• Able to conduct presentations in a manner which engages the audience that promotes understanding and retaining of the message

• Innovative and able to generate and consider alternative strategies or approaches to work problems and opportunities

• Basic computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, email, spreadsheets, electronic presentations, and project management tools

• Certification in project management suggested, for example Project Management Professional (PMP)


Degree RequiredNo

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We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

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