Project Development Engineer Job Description

Project Development Engineer Job Description

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Project development engineer provides manufacturing process engineering support to Production on operating problems and to maintenance/plant engineering on equipment performance and materials problems.

Project Development Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Collaborate with vendors and procurement team to specify, purchase and oversee fabrication of prototypes and pilot runs
Serves field partners as a technical support resource for electrical and mechanical troubleshooting during construction, installation, commissioning and start-up of equipment
Establishes or assists in establishing the detailed project execution plan and the development of the overall project engineering budget and schedule
Reviews and approves design documents, change orders, material requisitions and specifications for construction or procurement use
Ensure operational performance and optimum material utilization
Design and implement test infrastructure (harnesses, individual test modules, ) for Java/Groovy based services
Represents business unit, department or functional area on cross-functional project teams and acts as a resource in resolving technical obstacles
Responsible for coordination of project develop teams, to include energy engineers, project managers, measurement & verification engineers, Includes both centralized and site-specific resources
Develops and maintains relationships with suppliers and vendors facility mid-level technical managers
Assists in technical or financial benchmarking as needed

Project Development Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Project Development Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CEM, PE, IPMA, PMP, JSC, RCDD, IRIS, ISO

Education for Project Development Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Project Development Engineer

Desired skills for project development engineer include:

Engineering economics and optimization process
Procurement
Construction methods/materials
Construction processes/procedures
Engineering calculations
Equipment
Materials handling practices to solve plant problems
Project development and permitting processes
Project engineering
Related engineering systems

Desired experience for project development engineer includes:

Diverse background with prior experience in multiple disciplines a plus (Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Logistics)
The willingness to work and contribute within a team independently, as required
Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with knowledge in Thermodynamics
A first working experience preferably in HVAC or rotating machinery is an strong asset
Flexible, well organized and open-minded
Able to work in an autonomous manner and to take initiatives

Project Development Engineer Examples

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Project Development Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a project development engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project development engineer
  • Supervise the activities of project staff to ensure that the project proceeds per the established schedule
  • Review the performance of direct reports with regular contact / supervision, and apply the PMP / PCN process in a timely fashion
  • Act as a lead engineer on a project by providing technical leadership and management to projects
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external customers and resources on a given project
  • Ensure that applicable prototyping, testing, and design validation is planned for and executed
  • Conduct project planning and execution to ensure projects complete on time, on spec, and on cost
  • Adjust to changing requirements and new information to drive projects towards completion in a dynamic research and development environment
  • May be called upon to perform design engineer duties based on project scope and department workload
  • Administer and implement design changes to bring the product to the regulated medical device market
  • Perform engineering analysis
Qualifications for project development engineer
  • Passion for technology and development
  • Fluent in English – French knowledge is an plus
  • Specific licenses or certifications preferred (e.g., Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA))
  • Experience with SolidWorks version 2014 required
  • You must have knowledge of aircraft systems
  • 2+ years of rich, hands-on programming experience in Java, C++, or other object-oriented languages
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Project Development Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a project development 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 development engineer
  • Creating concrete project solutions from abstract project objectives
  • Utilizing established project processes to evaluate project proposals and developing FEL-0 and FEL-1 deliverables & obtaining project approval for these stage gates
  • Consulting with Commercial Development & Optimization (CD&O) personnel on project justification documents and establishing project priorities
  • Learning and understanding various operations within the Midstream Organization in order to develop project scopes of work
  • Consulting with operations and technical support staff to verify operational and technical FEL scope
  • Evaluating and screening scope requests from operations and support staff based on project objectives
  • Coordinating additional FEL development of FEL-1 approved projects with project management team
  • Presenting recommendations and project proposals to management
  • Leads project teams and sub teams from developmental stage through construction support, on a broad range of mechanical, electrical and plumbing program improvements
  • Monitors project schedules, progress and costs to ensure that expected results are delivered on time and within budget
Qualifications for project development engineer
  • Expertise in a range of building types
  • May contribute to regional strategic planning
  • Registration in good standing as a P.Eng
  • Minimum BS in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or related energy industry field
  • Ability to work independently, in cross-functional teams in a fast paced environment
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
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Project Development Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of project development engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project development engineer
  • Directs and coordinates engineering activities for the project or assigned portion including supervision of engineers of all disciplines within a global business unit
  • When assigned directs engineering activities in preparation of project proposals, including estimates for engineering staffing, quantities, scope reviews, schedules and coordination with Business Development and other functional groups
  • Visits jobsite as required for exchange of information
  • Champions the creation of a project work environment, supported by leadership on the project/program, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction
  • Development of opto-electronic components and sensors for medium and high volume applications in industrial, power generation and distribution, medical infrastructure market segments
  • Responsible for leading all software engineering efforts for a complex project or projects on time and budget
  • Ensure design compliance with all project requirements
  • Ability to independently lead a team of engineers to complete a complex project or projects
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and lead a project team to develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) to program management and the customer as required
Qualifications for project development engineer
  • Professional Certifications and/or advanced degree viewed as favorable for position requirements (EIT, PE, MBA, CEM, NABCEP)
  • Ability to travel to Renewable Energy Project Sites to support management teams
  • Advanced Proficiency in software applications (in order of importance)
  • Demonstrated experience working in complex jurisdictional or utility environments
  • Experience working in EPC (engineer, procure, construct), or PPA (power purchase agreement) environment a plus
  • Bachelor degree in engineering or a related field desirable
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Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project development engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for project development engineer
  • Lead a software project team or teams as assigned
  • Drive problems to resolution
  • K2View experience
  • Coordinate with customers, product development, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and operations planning to ensure rapid, successful commercialization of new products
  • Identify opportunities for innovative growth in polymer films (both cast and blown film) within the flexible packaging arena
  • Lead initiatives for evaluating new polymer processing and raw material (resin and additive) technologies
  • Establish and maintain strategic relationships with valued customers and suppliers
  • Design commercial structures (polymer films) and specifications that are fit-for-use and fit-for-make
  • Lead customer technical calls and manufacturing trials, both internal and external, to enrich communication and expedite commercialization of new products
  • Support manufacturing with in-plant support of trials and be external resource for materials-related root cause investigations
Qualifications for project development engineer
  • Experience working with CAD software such as Unigraphics, Solidworks, Pro-E, and/or Catia required
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated project management ability
  • Prior experience in the design of mechanical systems for commercial aircraft seating products is a plus
  • Familiarity with FAA and EASA requirements is a plus
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes (machining, molding, forming, joining, coating, addative)
  • 3 or more years of experience in pipelines and terminals
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Project Development Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a project development 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 development engineer
  • When required, act as technical liaison with other departments
  • Responsible to ensure design compliance with all project requirements
  • Responsible for providing cost, schedule, and resource need inputs for assigned projects and for tracking budget and schedule performance
  • Act as technical interface to customer
  • Control design configuration and overall management of technical data package
  • Coordinate and lead design reviews
  • Coordinate hardware/software integration & test activities
  • Development of validation/verification methodologies
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required
  • Lead development of technical section of proposals
Qualifications for project development engineer
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Science discipline, with a focus on Energy Efficiency and/or Renewable Technology preferred and proven academic accomplishment
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing engineering related activities
  • Experience managing MEP standards, energy management controls, and building automation systems (restaurant/retail roll-out project experience preferred) 7 years
  • Specific understanding of both site-adapt and ground-up building and construction types
  • Managed multiple projects in varying phases of development including
  • Worked cross functionally to develop effective business solutions that align with company and business unit objectives

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