E&I Project Engineer

Oak Brook, IL 60515

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Hd381098121 Compensation: $45-60 / hour

Job Description

Title: E&I Project Engineer

Location: Oak Brook, IL 

Hire Type: 12+ Month Contract

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
The Project Engineer is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing project scope development, cost estimating, and management of the approved scope for all assigned projects. The Project Engineer shall be responsible for providing technical support to the Construction and Turnaround Departments during construction and commissioning / startup of the assigned projects to ensure correct installation

Job Duties:
  • Steward project objectives and related performance standards for all assigned projects including scope development, project cost, project schedule, quality, mechanical performance, safety of design and constructability, environmental, customer satisfaction, and legal/regulatory compliance.
  • Follow the company stage gated process to initiate, develop, and execute Capital projects.   
  • Developing and maintaining all project related documents as applicable and appropriate and stewarding the document approval process.
  • Work both independently and as part of team to complete projects from start to finish to successfully implement the project and achieve stated objectives.  
  • Monitor and report monthly on cost, including cash flow forecasting, and schedule.  
  • Responsible for change order management, scope management control, management of outside contract project engineering work, and material quality checks.
  • Execute detail design and major material purchases for all assigned projects.  
  • Provide assistance, as required, to the Process Engineering, Operations, Construction, and other Departments on their related project responsibilities.
  • Steward the Management of Change (MOC) process for assigned projects including leading Pre Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSRs) so new installations can be safely commissioned and started up.
  • Adhere to and be active in all site safety programs including following all safety programs and policies in the office and in the field.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a E/I Engineer; preferably in a Petroleum Refinery however experience in Chemical or Power Industries will be considered.
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC Card

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


Meet Your Recruiter

Alex Galik
Technical Recruiter

Alex Galik is a seasoned Technical Recruiter dedicated to the Utilities Division. With an impressive 6-year tenure at Sterling, Alex's passion lies in helping individuals find fulfilling careers, serving as a job coach to prepare them for interviews, and aiding them in building standout resumes.

As a Technical Recruiter, Alex's deep understanding of the Utilities Division empowers him to connect candidates with positions that match their qualifications and align with their career aspirations. His role extends beyond traditional recruiting, as he plays a vital role in coaching candidates for success.

What Alex enjoys most about his work is the opportunity to make a tangible difference in people's lives. He serves as a job coach, guiding individuals through the interview process and helping them craft resumes highlighting their strengths and experiences. Witnessing candidates transform into confident interviewees and crafting compelling resumes is a source of immense fulfillment.

Alex advises job seekers to target positions that both challenge them and bring happiness. He believes that a fulfilling career isn't just about finding a job; it's about finding a role that continuously stimulates growth and fosters happiness.

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