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Chief Project Engineer- Electrical & Automation US

Houston, TX 77064

Posted: 04/01/2023 Industry: Electrical Engineer Job Number: 31613

Job Description

Chief Project Engineer - 1- Electrical and Automation & 1- Electrical

** Base Salary w/Bonus incentive and benefits

  As a Chief Project Engineer,  you will be responsible for the whole Electrical & Automation discipline or a defined part of the scope in project execution towards the Project Manager for the project, who is responsible for the whole project including all disciplines (Mechanical & Process, Electrical & Automation, and Civil parts).

   The ideal candidate has a degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering and 5+ years of experience with installation and commissioning for power generation.

 As a Chief Project Engineer, you will focus on these responsibilities:
  • Be a representative of the company and have technical ownership of assigned tasks or projects
  • Manage project activities, integration engineering, and technical correspondence with customers, vendors, and cross-functional stakeholders as well as internal team members
  • Plan and safeguard execution of activities with the total cost, schedule, and customer-specific needs in focus according to standards and contract requirements, specifications, instructions, and policies
  • Actively participate in customer, vendor, and stakeholder negotiations and maintain good relationships
  • Identify, mitigate, monitor, and report risks, quality issues, use of resources, cost, schedule, and scope issues in projects and for products and work process improvement
  • Support project and sales teams in complex projects and stakeholders with concepts and product solutions maintaining and developing knowledge in the global organization

   Development responsibilities include:
  • Participate in developing and maintaining tools and work methods in own responsibility area
  • To give, collect and handle feedback regarding technical solutions and complaints
  • Provide lessons learned initiatives for developing issues in own responsibility area

 To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:
  • Knowledge of medium voltage systems, low voltages systems, protection relays
  • Knowledge of PLCs, SCADA, and HMI
  • Knowledge of power generation and power grids is seen as an advantage
  • Project Management skills
  • Procurement skills
  • Cost awareness & effectiveness
  • Negotiation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem-solving and decision making
  • Previous job experience from a similar field of work


Meet Your Recruiter

Dan Walker
VP of Sales

Dan is an experienced Vice President of Sales with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. His top areas are in Petroleum, Executive Search, Technical Recruiting, Staffing Services, and College Recruiting. His background is as a strong sales professional. Dan has worked for NESC Staffing since 1992.
He also served 4 years in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Mechanic, and was honorably discharged Sgt. 1981

He’s been married for 25 years and has one son attending college. Outside of work, he loves the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

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