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Senior Project Engineer


Texarkana, Texas (TX), US, 75505

Category:  Engineering
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  934



About Day and Zimmermann

No problem is too challenging or complex for Day & Zimmermann Maintenance and Construction (DZMC) because We do what we say! ® We’re here to make life easier for plant owners in the Power, Chemical, and Industrial markets. With our wide-ranging capabilities and long-standing industry experience, we deliver innovative solutions and seamless processes that effectively manage all aspects of the plant life cycle. It’s no wonder we’re the #1 maintenance services provider in the United States. Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customer’s power and improve the world!

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Senior Project Engineer to join our Day & Zimmermann team.


Manages all or part of the engineering scope of an MC Engineering project. Provides direction and coordinates the Engineering and Design leads on an assigned project. Is responsible for the execution of engineering deliverables including the engineering schedule, budget, document controls and manpower staffing. Proactively manages change. Establishes project procedures to ensure deliverables meet client and established engineering and project requirements. Identifies problems and coordinates with the engineering team to correct. Maintains and promotes a focus on MC Engineering's end product whether engineering, fabrication or construction. Ensures effective communications among other engineering disciplines. Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, quantity and budget control. Reviews work with client, management and project leads. May be assigned as the Project Engineering Manager for a project.

As the Senior Project Engineer, here’s the work you’ll do:

• Manage engineering efforts for programs including but not limited to ensuring proper specifications and documentation permit support and design. Ensure proper execution of all suppliers/contractors and provide technical assistance as necessary. Prepares estimate and budgets and review expenditures to control costs. Prepares requests for materials/supplies/subcontractors, etc. Supervises development and submission of reports and correspondence

• Support project schedule development. Evaluate milestones for technical, equipment and documentation deliverables. Review document submittal schedule and equipment on-site. Evaluate prime contract LDs as they effect engineering and ensure schedule is achievable

• Support construction interface coordination. Support the RFI/DCR/FCR process. Integrate construction into early document, model, and schedule reviews. Interface with site field engineering. Coordinate requests and requirements for on-site engineering support. Obtain scoping on master documents for Commissioning. Coordinate transfer of redline documents with responsible engineer

• Supports department and organization leaders to plan, develop, recommend, and implement approved rules, regulations, and administrative department policies. Interfaces with customers to ensure proper specifications and resolve technical issues. Supports the development of the proposal/project technical approach, risk assessment/register as well as assumptions and clarifications

• Establishes office goals and objectives for review and approval as appropriate. Plans work schedules for assigned personnel and provide technical guidance as required. Evaluates work in progress and initiate corrective measures to accomplish established goals and objectives. Manages the development, growth and increased capabilities of the engineering staff

• Define services to be provided including deliverables in alignment with RFQ or RFP. Define and/or clarify DOR. Define points of interface. Assist in defining project technology/technology providers. Define key technical deliverables (e.g., GA, site layouts, and one-lines). Develop and interpret Project Design Data (e.g., site conditions, temperature extremes, and seismic design). Provide input to the procurement/subcontract plan

This role is for you if you have these skills:

• Experience in effective project management, execution and project procedures, including cost estimation and budgeting. Ability to supervise and lead Engineering resources and the completion of projects. Knowledge of technical engineering requirements of clients, regulations and governmental guidelines

• Strong organizational skills for multiple projects

• Exhibits both technical breadth and depth of subject engineering curriculum. Demonstrates a broad technical knowledge of various engineering disciplines and is able to effectively communicate complex technical requirements and concepts to engineers and non-engineers

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite applications, and the ability to quickly learn and use other software packages. Able to work in AutoCad and Bluebeam. Experience usign Revit a plus

And if you have these qualifications:

• Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Engineering from a ABET accredited college/university, or acceptable school to the State Board of Engineers for licensure as a professional engineer

• 10+ Years including 5+ years in Project Engineering or Management of Engineering Projects, preferably in EPC Projects

• PE Strongly Preferred


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $110,480 - $165,720. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).


We care about our employees, and it shows. Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!


To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:


• Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery

• Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching etc.) • Stooping • Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)

• Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 10 pounds

• Walking

• Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps, pole etc. using feet and legs or hands/arms to climb)

• Manual Dexterity (e.g., picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)

• Hearing

• Talking

• Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time

• Ability to read/write complex documents in the English language

• Capacity to reason and make sound decisions

• Capacity to express thoughts orally

• Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

• Ability to regularly perform all job functions at company’s office or work site



SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Ashley Mitchell

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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