Mechanical Engineer III
Clear Lake City, TX 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description

Are you inspired by "what's next"? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people's lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

Ketjen Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Albemarle Corporation, is seeking a Mechanical Engineer III to support our site capital projects for our Catalyst business. This position will be based at our Houston/Clear Lake office.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop project mechanical and piping plans, manage issues and risks, drive issue resolution, direct resources to accomplish project tasks, and maintain control over assigned projects.

  • Create scope documents based on approved charters and project plans.

  • Create detailed work breakdown structures for successful implementation strategies.

  • Track key milestones and adjust project plans, budgets and/or resources to meet project requirements.

  • Manage both internal and external resources to ensure project success.

  • Able to manage multiple projects concurrently.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors resources and vendor management.

  • Communicate status of projects, including project risks, schedules, and cost

  • Create project status update documentation on a weekly basis.

  • Provide specific discipline technical advice to construction management personnel to assure a safe and accurate installation of project assets.

  • Assist in quality assurance and defining testing strategy and risks.

  • Assist with onsite end user training and associated documentation when needed.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor'sDegree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in the chemical/petrochemical industry with at least 3 years of mechanical design experience With Albemarle Corporation (or)a Minimum of 8 -10 years of mechanical engineering experience in the chemical/petrochemical industry.

  • A leader in safety, on assigned projects, setting expectations and being visible in the field.

  • Ability to align project objectives and justifications with various stakeholder groups.

  • Knowledge of contracting and contracting strategies

  • Experience leveraging outside services in completion of engineering, procurement, and construction services to complete projects either as a whole or in pieces.

  • Ability to judge the quality of engineering and construction documents.

  • Ability to coordinate multi-disciplined teams.

  • Ability to drive collaboration across multiple on-site operating units.

  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical and piping design, specifications, and codes.

  • Excellent Computer skills - Word, Excel, SAP, AutoCAD.

  • Experience in the utilization of pressure vessel sizing and pipe stress analysis tools.

  • Ability to prepare and analyze critical path schedules.

  • Thorough understanding of engineering and construction productivity measurements.

  • Basic estimating skills and knowledge of engineering and construction cost structure

  • Ability to drive project requirements and secure team alignment.

Apply today and spark success in your career and help Ketjen unleash the potential of advanced chemistry for industries that power the world.

Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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