DuPont Project Engineer/Engineering Project Manager in Orange, Texas

Project Engineer/Engineering Project Manager (Job Number: 191484W-01)


We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer for our Orange, TX location. Project Engineers, as a member of the Engineering Solutions organization, provide leadership and deliver engineering and construction expertise to the execution of DuPont's capital and expense projects. Project engineering is the key role in overall planning and organization of the project execution and leads the engineering team through the design phase of the project.

The project engineer coordinates the engineering activities throughout the life of the project. The successful candidate will drive front end loading to ensure there is clear scope definition before engaging detailed design. Project engineering enables adequate project control systems to allow schedule and cost forecasting as well as robust change control. The incumbent will coordinate the technical contract package development and deployment for execution of the project and will direct and administer activities with the successful contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Drive project execution and coach team on application of the Global Project Methodology (GPM) work process.

  2. Provide overall planning and organization during the design and construction.

  3. Develop staffing plans.

  4. Coordinate all design engineering, procurement, and construction activities.

  5. Lead the project execution planning including contracting strategy development.

  6. Analyze project risks and develop mitigation plans.

  7. Initiate, monitor, and update the project schedule.

  8. Initiate cost estimates and monitor project costs.

  9. Enable and promote a robust change control system for schedule and cost.

  10. Promote strong communication with all team members.

  11. Ensure implementation of constructability concepts.

  12. Identify and take corrective action (with appropriate approval) to ensure the project goals for cycle-time, cost, and quality are met.

  13. Deliver as-built and operations/maintenance documentation to the facility.

  14. Document key project measurements and learning experiences in the Project Closure Report.



  • The project engineer should have a broad technical background, and 5 years of project experience is required.

  • Experience in all project phases (Definition, Design, Procurement, Construction, and Start Up) is required and knowledge

  • of the different engineering disciplines is preferred.

  • Proficient in project management processes.

  • The capacity to successfully function within a multicultural team is critical. Communications, interpersonal skills, and

  • the ability to build networks will be essential to foster team success and accomplish the project objectives. The project

  • engineer will have a considerable amount of interfaces between multiple projects and organizations including substantial

  • dealings with selected contractors.

  • Fluent in the English language.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. - based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent

  • basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee / Refugee).


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering is required.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Texas-Orange

Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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