Lead Project Engineer


  • Kuwait City
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Job Description

The purpose of this position is to perform the essential job duties and functions as listed below with the overall objective of establishing an execution framework on the project that complies with the contract and ensures the safety, quality, value, timeliness, and Fluor profitability of the completed project. This position is accountable for performing all project management responsibilities on a medium to large sized, moderate risk engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) or services project or assigned responsibility for a substantial area of a mega project. When acting in the role of a Proposal Manager, this position is responsible for managing completion of technical and commercial proposals, providing proposed Fluor project organization, project planning, means and methods of project execution, schedule preparation, cost estimating, and commercial strategy.
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) are emphasized throughout all phases of the project
  • Ensure execution of all aspects of the project in accordance with contractual obligations, Fluor's Operating System Requirements (OSR) and the relevant Operating System Implementation Plan (OSIP)
  • Ensure full compliance with Fluor prime contract with regard to client reporting, notifications, project system start-up and close-out requirements
  • Ensure that project requirements for Baseline Centric Execution, safety, quality, and productivity are met in all locations managed by Fluor where work is being performed
  • Establish the project baseline (as defined in the OSR) and ensure that it is fully documented, updated throughout all project phases, and appropriately communicated to the Fluor project team
  • Deliver the project in accordance with the project execution and commercial baseline
  • Lead the project in the commissioning phase.
  • Other duties as assigned
Degree Required


Basic Job Requirements
  • Degree in Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • 12 years total minimum experience
  • 10 years total minimum experience in Oil & Gas/Refinery/Petrochemical Industry
  • 5 years total experience in related designation/specialty
  • Must have proven track record managing large sized projects in Oil and Gas industry leading a team
  • Must have a minimum recent two years experience with the Contractor in the similar position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders
  • Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
Preferred Qualifications
  • Jobsite experience and understanding of construction safety program
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience in engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) project management
  • Project or area management experience in international locations and diverse cultural environments is recommended
  • Successful performance as project manager on a minimum of two (2) medium sized project, or multiple project assignments in a significant role on large to very large sized EPFC/CM projects
  • Completed all required in-house project management courses in addition to courses obtained from university or other qualified sources
  • Good knowledge and experience on project design, engineering, procurement, material management, construction, commissioning, start up, turn over work processes, sequencing, and interfaces
  • Project Controls and Finance including understanding of:
- Scheduling (including manpower loading)
- Progress measurement
- Risk assessment and management
- Code of accounts
- Work breakdown structure
- Change management
- Cost control
- Estimating process and planning
- Global Pricing Model (GPM), Project Status Review (PSR) and Project Margin Analysis, Report (PMAR) development and reporting
  • Appreciation of key elements of contract law and when to engage legal
  • Regulatory requirements including permitting
  • Understanding of project funding
  • Proactive - goal orientated with the initiative to influence events positively, lead Fluor project team, and influence client for decision making
  • Ability to resolve complex problems and to be comfortable in complex project or business environments
  • Ability to set and maintain high standards of self performance with responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks
  • Demonstration of innovation, initiative, maturity and sound judgment
  • Ability to influence a group of diverse individuals, each with their own goals, needs, and perspectives, to work together effectively for the good of a project
  • Mobility - for example, relocating to site locations when necessary
  • Basic computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, email, spreadsheets, and electronic presentations
  • Certification in project management suggested, for example, Project Management Professional (PMP)
Other Job Requirements
  • Participate in Fluor University courses for continued learning experiences
  • Utilize Knowledge Management processes to capture, support and leverage relevant knowledge to enhance project execution
  • Participate in sales and marketing efforts
To be Considered Candidates:

Must be authorized to work in the country where the position is located.

Diverse Workforce

We reserve the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.


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