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Project Engineer III

Company: American Refining Group Inc.
Location: Bradford
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Performs engineering design evaluations and works to complete projects within budget and scheduling restraints. Reviews industry policies and procedures to ensure data accuracy, security, and regulatory compliance. Reviews reports of production, malfunction, and maintenance to determine or address problems. Provides technical support for the engineering process. Collaborates with other engineering departments and coordinates their specialized contributions to the development of the project. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge.
Scope & Responsibilities
Designs, implements, and communicates, an operational plan for completing the project.
Monitors progress and performance against the project plan.
Takes action to ensure that projects conform to schedule and budget requirements. Identifies, develops, and gathers resources necessary to complete the project.
Prepares engineering designs and work specifications.
Develops project schedules, budgets, and forecasts.
Selects materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors.
Responsibilities also include estimating costs, estimating personnel and material needs, preparing proposals, and establishing completion dates.
May also assist in inspecting aging infrastructure or overseeing improvement projects.
Estimates costs for engineering projects based on an analysis of project technical requirements.
Collects and analyzes all project costs, including raw materials, labor, equipment, and tooling to ensure estimates are accurate.
Identifies and quantifies potential cost uncertainties to ensure costing models capture the full range of potential costs. Updates costs as necessary based on new information and project scope changes.
Requires interface with project management, engineering, and procurement departments.
Plays an active role in fabrication, operation, application, installation, of project deliverables.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by Supervisor/Management.

Education & Qualifications
BASIC REQUIREMENT: Bachelor's degree in engineering; Project Management Professional certification plus 10 years' experience ALTERNATIVE REQUIREMENT: Technical degree with large project experience including estimating and scheduling and cost control coupled with direct refinery / chemical plant project experience.

COVID-19 vaccine is required for any new hire to this position; candidate must provide proof of full vaccination (reasonable accommodations will be considered).
Competencies & Performance Areas
Estimating, scheduling, procurement (RFQ creation and bid - technical evaluations), basic understanding of construction processes (civil, structural, and electrical), project risk analysis (lead and manage), working knowledge of project economic analysis evaluations, project scope development, project change-order management.
Scope design review, Project engineering, Resource planning, Contractor management, Project scheduling-software, Basic engineering analysis, Engineering Management, Quality Assurance, Project deliverable(s) analysis, and application of engineering standards.
Successful completion of all company mandated &/or job-related training programs deemed appropriate.

Physical & Cognitive Demands
COGNITIVE DEMANDS: Meet deadlines, focus attention, work independently, independent judgments, work with a team, communicating, reading comprehension, critical thinking/troubleshooting. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: seeing, speaking, hearing, sitting, walk/climb, stand/reach, listen, writing, driving, keyboarding, Working in extreme heat/cold. Push/pull/lift/carry 25 pounds
Additional Notes
This position, as well as every other position at American Refining Group, is required to conduct their work at a high level of safety and quality performance. We require our employees to adhere to safety policies and procedures and expect they will help and encourage colleagues to do so as well. Our goal is to strive for a Zero-Incident environment that is a benefit to our employees and community. Our commitment to safety is identified as one of our core values: "Safety is our Compass" . Employees are expected to understand and operate under current Process Safety Management guidelines in accordance with their role. Adherence to our Refinery Conduct of Operations in refinery and safety-sensitive functions is critical to our ongoing commitment to reliable operations.

American Refining Group, Inc. executes and maintains a Quality Management System to meet specified customer requirements for product performance, safety, and service. Employees are expected to understand and operate under ISO 9001 guidelines in executing the functions of their position. Our Quality Policy states, " American Refining Group, Inc. is dedicated to meeting customer expectations by managing risk through continuous improvement and operational excellence."

ARG culture promotes ongoing training and mentoring that is intended to be a developmental partnership for all.

This is not a job bid - external recruiting is being conducted concurrently with internal posting. Applicant will be selected based on qualifications and a job interview; final selection will rest solely with the Company.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

EEO Employer -ARG is committed to providing reasonable accommodation in our recruiting and employment practices. If assistance is needed to participate in the application or interview process, or to perform essential job functions, please contact Human Resources at 814-368-1392.


Keywords: American Refining Group Inc., Buffalo , Project Engineer III, Engineering , Bradford, New York

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