Project Design Engineer Job Description

Project Design Engineer Job Description

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Project design engineer provides day to day Asset Integrity Support (piping and pressure vessels) for engineering and maintenance related tasks.

Project Design Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Read, understand and lead the preparation of engineering design documents including, design reports, cost estimates, site plans and civil/mechanical piping drawings, details and specifications
Define Interface between On Board Computer and Rolling Stocks (mechanical, electrical)
Perform Installation Design for CBTC On Board Computer – VOBC
Coordinate with Hardware Design Team
Provide project management support for multiple projects dealing with changes to the basic aircraft, options and in-service issues
Establish the project scope, define implementation strategies & risks and present business cases
Prepare & maintain schedules, cost control & progress reports
Support the Service for the delivery of engineering solutions (drawings, modsums, etc) and ensure functional groups meet their commitments until successful implementation
Take meeting minutes and actions and insure a proper follow-up to reach goals and expectations
Fulfill all project team leader duties and responsibilities for assigned projects

Project Design Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Project Design Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, EIT, PE, PC, FE, CCIE, AAMI, IEST, NEBB, ASHRAE

Education for Project Design Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the project design engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Science, Technical, Civil Engineering, Design, Education, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering

Skills for Project Design Engineer

Desired skills for project design engineer include:

Fabricated vessels
Seal mechanisms and pressure vessels
Welded structures
Piping and construction and generally accepted standards for process related equipment
Instrumentation and construction and generally accepted standards for process related equipment
Instrumentation and piping
MS project
Piping
Formal training
Their discipline in defining processes and establishing engineering standard for the use in engineering projects

Desired experience for project design engineer includes:

Experience with vital or safety-critical systems
Comprehensive system level knowledge communication based train control
Proven experience in creating and managing hardware requirements throughout the development cycle
Understand, read, and design train interface electrical schematics
3+ years’ Experience with 2D and 3D CAD software for the creation of drawings and models
3+ years’ Experience of project tracking including cost budgeting

Project Design Engineer Examples

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Project Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a project design engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for project design engineer
  • Oversee physical failure analysis program—may personally perform or arrange for analysis through other site personnel or outside vendors
  • Lead and support job planning and execution of activities associated with plant turnarounds
  • Develop and execute appropriate quality assurance (QA) programs
  • Lead Process Safety Management (PSM) Elements
  • Execute all technical aspects of AC power substation projects
  • Work on single line drawings and schematics, plan and elevation drawings, general substation arrangement and layout, relay protection and control requirements, and layouts for high voltage bus, cable, high voltage equipment, conduit, cable, and wiring, grounding, and control buildings
  • Write high voltage equipment specifications and issue material purchase request forms, and evaluate vendor quotations for substation equipment including high voltage circuit breakers, switchgear, disconnects, high voltage power transformers, high voltage cable, and protection and control systems
  • Resolve project technical issues for the customer and project manager
  • Participate in a team of engineers and designers, coordinate with sourcing and the project team on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control, and schedule objectives
  • Interface with internal and external team members such as Principal Engineers, Protection and Control Engineers, Control & Physical Designers, Drafters, Project Managers and support organizations
Qualifications for project design engineer
  • Possess a strong mechanical knowledge of vehicles, trucks or mobile equipment and related systems
  • Able to obtain a secret security clearance as required by job duties
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline is required
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • You must have proven experience in project management and/or project engineering
  • To be successful in the role, you need to demonstrate superior organizational and leadership skills and feel comfortable in a dynamic and changing work environment
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Project Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a project design engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for project design engineer
  • Develop engineering automation including substation digital design capability including smart drawing systems, 3D modeling, automated wiring, design optimization & analytics and integrated knowledge capture
  • Project financial management, proposal preparation, managing project team members and ensuring that products are delivered on time, within agreed upon budgets and to the client’s satisfaction
  • Management of a small technical team
  • Responsible for quality control standard compliance and to ensure that project staff follows corporate safety guidelines
  • Manage several projects at any one time and will have project teams consisting of one to several staff
  • Project team members will include technical specialists that address the technical needs of the projects
  • Responsible for a wide variety of projects, possibly including water system master plans, hydraulic distribution system modeling, water audits, water quality studies, disinfection, water supply sustainability, fire flow capacity, energy evaluations, water main replacement analysis, water vulnerability and emergency response, and Safe Drinking Water Program audits
  • Provide gas engineering and design for distribution/transmission pipelines, bridge/highway/waterway crossings, regulating facilities, large metering, gate station and LNG/CNG projects, Complex City/State construction
  • Develop metrology based on experimental results that will enable novel ways of characterizing and monitoring the ELA process
  • Help define ELA process troubleshooting and problem solving routines
Qualifications for project design engineer
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are PMP members of the PMI (Program Management Institute)
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering with knowledge of industrial or utility HV and EHV substation design from an accredited university or college
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% of the time, both domestic and international
  • General knowledge of water engineering evaluations and design
  • Expertise In Water System Master Planning
  • A well rounded knowledge of Water Systems
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Project Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a project design engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project design engineer
  • Project management of moderate to complex water, wastewater and conveyance projects including design team leadership, and development of scopes of work, level of effort and project completion schedules
  • Technical work on moderate to complex water/wastewater treatment process system evaluations and project tasks, including planning, design, modeling, and construction observation
  • Business development support for the southeast Michigan area
  • Utilize network of water industry resources such as existing and potential water /wastewater clients, professional associations, manufacturers and contractors for business development opportunities
  • Develop scopes of work and schedules for inclusion into contracts
  • Manage client and project from study phase through detailed design and construction administration
  • Schedule and conduct project meetings and workshops
  • Manage and coordinate sub-consultants
  • Liaison to regulatory agencies for project permitting
  • Review and approve client invoices
Qualifications for project design engineer
  • Highly proficient technical writing ability
  • Team communication kills
  • Ability to verbalize project tasks into written proposals
  • Masters degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with at least 10 years of experience
  • Previous pressure pipe hydraulic modeling experience
  • Familiarity with Graphical Information Systems (GIS)
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Project Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a project design engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for project design engineer
  • Direct engineering resources (designers, engineers, lab technicians) in the successful execution of new product development programs
  • Establish, manage and track program deliverables, costs and schedules
  • Clearly and consistently communicate program status
  • Prepares detailed plans, generally spanning several months, necessary to complete assigned projects of moderate complexity
  • Administers technical procedures
  • Assure document package is complete and correct and submit to customer for approval
  • Primary output is 3D model in Solidworks
  • SAP supports for materials ordering, Materials creation, BOM creations
  • Responsible for leading and executing root cause investigations, documenting results, and recommending corrective action for discrepancies resulting from a variety of technical problems of moderate to complex scope
  • Defines, implements and monitors metrics for key process indicators
Qualifications for project design engineer
  • Independently uses simulation and analysis tools from Mentor Graphics or equivalent, Analog Circuit Simulator
  • Broad knowledge of mechanical, thermal, and nuclear design and analyses
  • ASME Section III (nuclear) pressure vessel design or fabrication
  • ASME Section VIII (chemical, refinery, ) pressure vessel design or fabrication
  • ASME Section XI repairs, replacements and modifications to nuclear power plants (steam generator replacements, reactor pressure vessel head replacements)
  • Design or fabrication of containers for spent nuclear fuel storage or transport 10CFR Part 71 and Part 72
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Project Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a project design engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for project design engineer
  • Provides support during regulatory inspections and customer audits
  • Ensure personal training in accordance with training plan
  • Plan, verify and follow up work related to requirements in the project such as operational procedures, schedules, operational analysis, calculations and other project related documentation
  • In cooperation with the project purchaser, prepare purchase plans, specifications for equipment and follow up of suppliers
  • Participate in QA and HSE activities internally in the department and in projects
  • Assist Construction Lead, Site Project Controls Lead and Overall Site Lead with the management, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on site conditions, status, progress, gaps
  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layouts, detailed drawings, assembly drawings, and schematics by coordinating with designers or drafters, interpreting customer and functional requirements, or by using computer-aided design tools and following industry and/or military drawing standards
  • Reviews drawings and layouts to ensure clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications
  • Communicates with customers on TTS product capabilities and to clarify customers’ technical requirements
  • Shares specialized knowledge with others
Qualifications for project design engineer
  • To provide electrical engineering/building services electrical design input in a cost effective manner and to ensure all work is designed and carried out in accordance with policy and statutory obligations
  • To be responsible for the co-ordinated delivery of building services designs in order to meet clients' budget and programme requirements
  • To direct in-house and/or consultant professional staff in the preparation of building services electrical drawings and specifications, ensuring that all relevant technical and contractual legislation is complied with
  • To undertake condition surveys of building services electrical installations and, if required, implement and supervise the required periodic testing and inspection of installations under statutory and advisory requirements
  • To advise in building services electrical service matters, such as the most suitable equipment for use, or modifications required to perform a particular task, supplemented in the most cases with budget costs
  • To provide information to enable effective monitoring of expenditure with respect to projects and fee targets at feasibility, design, contract and final account stages to meet expenditure programmes

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