Project Engineer
Garyville, LA 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

The Project Engineer applies engineering skills to solve complex problems, using knowledge of Ecolab's customers and markets. He or she schedules and helps to coordinate innovative, complex projects to meet cost and time objectives, complying with design criteria and standards.

What's in it For You:

  • Thrive in a company that values a culture of safety to include top-notch safety training and personal protection equipment

  • Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment- medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more!

What You Will Do:

  • Apply engineering skill to solve complex problems utilizing knowledge of customers, markets, and technologies.

  • Develop projects with safety aspects addressed. PHA's, MOC's, and PSSR's are completed and recommendations are incorporated into the project

  • Develop Front End Loading (FEL) of projects with design basis

  • Develop estimates for projects (works with vendors and contractors to achieve lowest costs while meeting project deliverables) involving procurement to assist with the process

  • Leads scope reviews with key stakeholders to ensure project meets plant / business needs.

  • Prepares appropriation requests for capital projects and presentations when projects require Capital Review Board approval

  • Manage project schedule and budget. Create change notices as needed.

  • Ensure project documentation is complete and accurate

  • Be able to articulate to contractors and on-site resources why specific standards with regard to safety, cost management, MOC, and engineering must be followed. Maintain a strong field presence to ensure expectations are met.

  • Coordinate knowledge exchange with site and corporate subject matter experts to understand potential improvement opportunities

  • Provide updates to key stakeholders on a timely basis

  • Ensure project meets deliverables and is closed out appropriately

  • As needed, work as plant liaison for projects led from Corporate Engineering group

  • Strong computer skills required and ability to learn SAP transactions

  • Ability to respond quickly and thoroughly to management requests for reports or reviews

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum 2 years related experience

  • Previous experience in implementation of capital projects

  • Immigration sponsorship not offered for this role

  • Some travel flexibility (<10%)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years related experience; previous role in project engineering

  • Strong ability to manage through influence

  • Action oriented for delivering results

  • Specific experience with capital projects involving reactors, pump sizing, heat exchanger specification, and tank and pressure vessel specification

  • Technical writing skills to transfer complex concepts to easily understood reports



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US Federal Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

Due to legal requirements applicable to federal contractors, applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated (i.e., 14 days past the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab.

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Ecolabwill provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) withourapplication process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and requireaccommodationassistance in this applicationprocess,pleasecall Ecolab Recruiting Supportat(866) 841-6682forassistance.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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