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Entry Level Project Engineer

Job Title

Entry Level Project Engineer

Job ID

27674283

Location

LA PORTE TX US 77571-8718

Do you want a job that’s not just a job?
Are you ready to work hard for an employer that is ready and willing to invest in you?
Are you a detail oriented, highly driven individual who relishes a challenge?
If so, we want to hear from you!

Katoen Natie is a leader in value-added logistics and high-tech services. Our worldwide network offers an integrated range of services: logistics, semi-industrial and high-tech operations. Storage, packaging, distribution, customizing, quality control, assembly, forwarding, customs clearance and transport are just some examples of our wide range of activities.

To better serve our customers, we continually invest in state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and ICT systems worldwide. However, it is thanks to the initiative, enthusiasm, and skills of our people that we are able to offer a better, more efficient and cost-effective total concept to our customers.

Project Engineer

We are seeking for an entry level professional that has worked on mid-size to large industrial construction projects. With several large projects in La Porte and Chambers County areas, we are looking for a talented individual to oversee and follow-up on our internal and external projects. 

Your responsibilities as the Project Engineer will include but will not be limited to:

  • Review, process, distribute, and log contractors and sub-contractor’s submittals
  • Review, process, distribute, and log RFI’s & RFQ’s
  • Prepare, maintain, and keep track of project(s) construction schedules
  • Keep track of man-hours and update tracking log
  • Assist in drafting up Minutes of weekly construction meetings
  • Assist in drafting up monthly progress reports
  • Review, process, distribute, and log transmittals and corresponding approvals
  • Review and log construction drawings and approvals
  • Review and log project closeout documents, as-built files, warranties, etc.
  • Assist with the implementation of safety procedures & quality control
  • Assist project manager in procurement phase
  • Assist project manager in project execution phase
  • Assist project manager in review monthly payment applications and project financials
  • Assist with suppliers and vendors PO’s, deliveries, coordination, etc.
  • Assist other project members and departments as needed to maintain a safe and smooth workflow
  • Must enjoy being part of a hands-on team

To be successful, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field
  • At least 3 years of experience with a proven track record of construction projects involvement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Entry level knowledge on MS Project, AutoCAD, Revu
  • Able to interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Detail-oriented and capable of seeing the big picture
  • Motivated, proactive, energetic, accurate and good “project team player”. 
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Perform well under pressure in a dynamic, target oriented and challenging project environment
  • Willing to start work on short notice
  • Must be willing to travel  

Benefits:
We offer exceptional benefits to our employees. In addition to a competitive pay, we offer an excellent career path. We offer one of the best available benefit programs for small businesses, including healthcare plan, 401(k), long-term and short-term disability, holidays and life insurance.

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any characteristic protected under applicable law.