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Project Engineer III (Electrical I&C)

Jackson, MI 49201

Posted: 04/02/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 615677 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay: $50-55/hr


Located within the Gas Compression Engineering department, Electrical and I&C Engineering (EI&C) engineering is responsible for the engineering deliverables for both modifications and new construction projects concerning the natural gas compression fleet. EI&C Engineering works closely with project managers, engineers of all disciplines, plant engineers, environmental engineers, plant operations and maintenance personnel, outage managers, construction managers, architectural & engineering firms, contracted labor, and vendor representatives to ensure quality projects are completed safely, on time, and on budget

Employees in this department provide leadership, sound engineering judgement, organizational skills and clear communication to coordinate successful completion of a project.


Project engineers oversee technical staff on engineering projects within their company, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget and within project specifications. They coordinate efforts among staff and ensure that effective communication exists among the various divisions or staffs involved in projects, as well as ensure resource allocation is effective, efficient and sufficient to complete the project. Project engineers use their expertise as an engineer throughout their work, and they may be the customer's technical point of contact as well. These engineers typically work alongside other engineers in an office setting, with regular travel to project sites potentially needed as well. These professionals generally work during regular business hours, although additional and/or alternative hours may be required depending on project deadlines and the needs of the business

  • Planning, design, construction, and maintenance of Natural Gas compression stations, as well as facilities and ancillary support process for all utility operations.
  • Duties, and who this individual reports to, will fluctuate between projects.
  • Individual possesses the skills to lead, problem solve, and work well in a team environment.  
  • Individual should exemplify safe work practices and follow the company’s compliance standards.  
  • Lead and/or assist with engineering projects to include design, plans, inspections, system planning, specifications, reports, environmental impacts, permits, contracts, schedules, estimates, data collection, construction observation, and field investigation.  
  • Provide engineering services with accuracy, integrating all applicable governmental and company laws, standards and procedures on time and under budget.
  • Understand and follow company established standard procedures for file structure and standard drawing procedures for projects.  
  • Become familiar with plans, drawings and specifications, and related material for each project and be able to utilize the information appropriately.
  • Utilize effective oral and written communication skills to provide technical expertise to coworkers and clients.  
  • Attend internal and external meetings.  
  • Provide all engineering services in a legal and ethical manner. Serve as onsite engineering project representative.  
  • Review operating and construction sites to monitor progress and other duties per the design documents. 

Skills / Experience
  • At least 5 years of EI&C engineering experience (Electrical or I&C is acceptable - Control systems preferred)
  • Knowledgeable of the design, construction, or operation of Industrial facilities and/or gas compressor stations.
  • Experience in procurement of engineered material, equipment, and professional services.
  • Experience in coordinating and developing contract documents, specifically engineering drawings and technical specifications, for both consulting and construction services.
  • Self-motivation, analytical, communication and interpersonal, leadership, organizational, problem solving, and troubleshooting. 
  • The individual must also exhibit willingness, and the ability, to accept and adapt to changing priorities due to emergent work or outages.

  • Bachelor of science in electrical engineering degree from an ABET accredited program as set forth in the Engineers Council for Professional Development or 10 years of directly applicable I&C Electrical design work experience. 
  • Professional Engineering license preferred but not required
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