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Electrical Project Engineer

Company: Celanese
Location: Bishop
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Relocation is available!

Celanese is a Fortune 500 global chemical and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures products essential to everyday living. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 13,300 dedicated people working at more than 50 owned and operated manufacturing facilities across 27 countries. We are committed to employee growth and creating shareholder value and strive to make a difference in the communities where we operate. Our company focuses on the safety of its employees, provides competitive compensation (including benefits starting Day 1), and emphasizes giving back to the community. For more information about Celanese and our products please visit www.celanese.comResponsibilities:

The Electrical Project Engineer will provide project management, technical engineering design, costs, plans, and specifications for construction of new facilities and reconditioning or altering of existing systems and equipment. Defines final project scope, determines best engineering solution, estimates cost, develops funding requests and manages spending and execution throughout life of the project.

  • Based on project requirements, communicates team member needs to site supervision to execute the project. Provides timing and direction to this team in order to achieve cost and timing of project.
  • Leads decisions on contracting strategy and selection of contractor(s).
  • Responsible for controlling costs, forecasting spending and reporting schedules to Site supervision. Provides detailed engineering design for plant additions and modifications via contract design group. Coordinates/manages contract in-house or off-site engineering and design efforts during engineering, design and drafting phases of project life.
  • Participates in project Safety Reviews (MSR), Management of Change (MOC) process, Pre-Startup Safety Reviews (PSSR) and other hand-over activities. Assists in start-up, SOP development and training as required. Responsible for ensuring all engineering, maintenance and operational documentation is filed and available at time of startup. Manages updates to SAP, spare parts selection and stocking efforts.
  • Writes specifications for equipment, evaluates vendor's bids, and selects equipment. Manages these purchases to ensure delivery, specification compliance and cost and forecast control. Provides engineering consulting services to Site. Reviews new project feasibility and provides innovative use of technology. Performs technical design reviews for instrument, electrical and analyzer design packages.
  • Oversees and manages construction activities related to projects. Checks for compliance with approved specifications and designs. Performs appropriate construction checkout and readiness reviews before PSSR. Qualifications:
    • BS in Electrical Engineering is preferred. BS in Chemical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering is also acceptable, with applicable electrical and instrumentation experience
    • The ideal candidate will have between zero (0) and five (5) years experience in a related role
    • Demonstrated knowledge of successful project management practices such as cost control, estimating, scheduling programs (MS Project or Primavera), and forecasting
    • Demonstrated knowledge of specifying and installation of electrical equipment and instrumentation
    • General knowledge of IEEE, ISA, and NEC standards
    • Able to plan and organize projects from inception to start up
    • Ability to work in and foster a strong team environment with minimal supervision
    • Knowledge of chemical or refinery facilities and integration of project work in these facilities
    • Strong safety champion who will lead the project in achieving zero incidents and injuries
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Self-motivated with ability to originate and adapt to new ideas
    • Able to handle multiple activities simultaneously
      Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • PLC and DCS experience preferred
      • Experience working with SIS preferred
      • Working knowledge of OneSAP and Project Systems module
      • Knowledge of gated work process for project management
      • Knowledge of planning / business side of chemical plant
      • Good negotiation skills
      • Good meeting facilitation skills
      • Good working knowledge of the procurement process
      • Operational background
      • Good performance management skills
      • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)
      • Six Sigma certification
        Benefits summary:
        • Health insurance (medical, dental & vision) starts on day 1 of employment (thru United Healthcare).
        • HSA contribution $1000 for employee only, $2000 for all other tiers - this is an annual contribution and unused amounts roll over until the next year.
        • 401k is a 6% dollar-for-dollar match with an additional 5% of your total pay. Celanese contribution (administered thru Fidelity, roll overs from other qualified plans are permitted)
        • Maternity leave is 12 weeks 100% paid. We also offer parental leave at 6 weeks paid. Can be taken in 2 week increments (Eligible day 1)
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan - ESPP, can purchase stock at a discounted rate (15%)
        • We offer a 'Global Career Framework' a structure and framework for career growth, planning, and career advancement opportunities

Keywords: Celanese, Corpus Christi , Electrical Project Engineer, Professions , Bishop, Texas

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