Project Engineer - Global Projects & Engineering

8 - 10 years experience  •  Chemicals

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

Req Id 59581

Position Summary

During a time of uncertainty and challenges in adjacent industries, LyondellBasell continues to invest in major projects and add to its workforce.  As a member of our dynamic Global Project Management Team, you will support projects ranging from $10M to $500MM+ utilizing an FEL process for both Chemical & Petroleum Processing facilities within the company. US offices are located at the Houston Engineering Center, just 14 short miles northeast of downtown Houston, TX. This is a direct-hire position with competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package and a pension plan.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Employ the company's Project Management Process in development and execution of capital projects up to $500MM
  • Support definition of project objectives, scope development, and front end engineering in support of the project objectives
  • Identify, analyze, and manage risk on projects under direction of the Project Manager
  • Lead teams, including company and contract personnel, in resolution of technical and commercial issues
  • Prepare and implement project execution plans
  • Accountable for project cost and schedule controls, project reporting
  • Support GP efforts to obtain funding for projects
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to gather information and develop a thorough understanding of the project, while providing strong leadership skills to lead a diverse cross-functional team is essential
  • The individual must demonstrate strong personal initiative; have sound planning and problem solving capability, and effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Some domestic travel, overnight stays required. Infrequent international travel may be necessary
  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and projects effectively
  • PE and/or PMP Certification a plus


Minimum Experience Required:

  • 8+ years of prior experience as a Project Engineer/Project Manager working in the chemical, petrochemical, or refining industry
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or closely related technical degree
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and effectively handle multiple projects and/or changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing withinternal and external clients


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