Project Engineer - Civil

Posted 06 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineRenewable Energy Recruitment
Contact NameKevin Kinzie

Job description

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Project Engineer with a Civil Engineering Bias to join our innovative team at the initial stages of a Greenfield Refinery and Carbon Capture Project. The successful candidate will be instrumental in overseeing civil engineering aspects during the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) phase, ensuring the successful planning and execution of this pioneering project.


Civil Engineering Leadership:
Provide technical leadership in civil engineering disciplines, overseeing the design, construction, and implementation of civil structures for the greenfield refinery and carbon capture project.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the integration of civil engineering requirements into the overall project design.

FEED Phase Management:
Contribute to the development and management of the FEED phase, including scope definition, cost estimation, and schedule planning.
Work closely with project managers to establish project objectives, milestones, and deliverables, ensuring alignment with overall project goals.

Site Planning and Layout:
Lead the development of site plans and layouts, considering factors such as topography, geotechnical conditions, and environmental considerations.
Collaborate with architects, surveyors, and other engineering disciplines to optimize the spatial arrangement of facilities.

Structural Design and Analysis:
Oversee the design and analysis of civil structures, including foundations, retaining walls, and support structures for equipment.
Ensure compliance with relevant industry codes, standards, and regulations.

Geotechnical Engineering:
Conduct and oversee geotechnical investigations to assess soil conditions and provide recommendations for foundation design.
Collaborate with geotechnical engineers to mitigate risks associated with soil instability.
Permitting and Regulatory Compliance:

Work closely with regulatory authorities to obtain necessary permits and approvals for civil engineering aspects of the project.
Ensure compliance with environmental, safety, and legal requirements related to civil engineering activities.

Construction Support:
Provide technical support during the construction phase, collaborating with construction managers and contractors to ensure adherence to design specifications.
Conduct site visits and inspections to monitor the progress of civil construction activities.

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
Proven experience in civil engineering for large-scale industrial projects, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
Strong knowledge of civil engineering principles, codes, and standards.
Proficiency in civil engineering software and project management tools.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.