Project Engineer

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Job Description

The Enviva team is driven by our shared vision for a renewable energy future. We are a fast-growing, purpose-driven, global energy company specializing in delivering sustainable wood bioenergy solutions. We are the world’s largest producer of sustainable wood pellets, which provide a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels.

The Project Engineer will be assigned to a specific Greenfield (new construction) project for the duration of the project. The project engineer will drive preliminary and detailed engineering, support scope of work development & procurement, and support construction onsite. Project Engineer will take direction from project manager, and design engineering manager. Project Engineer will interface with management, operations, engineering, project team, key vendors, and EPCM firm.

Responsibilities

  • Aligning with our culture in operating safely and in a safe workplace, ensure that all work, in and out of projects, and both external and internal project resources are adhering to a safe work practices and supporting a safe workplace.
  • Manage project design efforts, assisting the project manager, coordinating closely with the Engineer of Record for the project and managing input from internal stakeholders (Operations, Engineering).
  • Review engineering drawings and deliverables to ensure they meet specifications and quality requirements.
  • Work closely with project controls, procurement, cost estimating, admin, and document control to support project delivery efforts.
  • Proactively manage project action register, lessons learned implementation, and design change management.
  • Support creation and coordination of overall project plans and schedules, and monitoring activities, progress, and milestones against plans.
  • Author and support creation of vendor scope of work documents and participate in RFP/bid process.
  • Review and support creation of key vendor contracts and support procurement process.
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal Enviva stakeholders and subcontractors to ensure a consistent understanding and execution of identified schedule objectives and work activities.
  • Travel to Greenfield site to assist in coordination and oversight of construction activities; supporting onsite EPCM firm presence.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s of Science in an Engineering Discipline – Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Industrial, Chemical
  • 5+ years of manufacturing and/or project experience.
  • 2+ years project engineering experience.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience interfacing multiple design disciplines to meet project deliverables (mechanical, civil, structural, electrical, instrumentation & controls).
  • Must possess strong organizational skills & sense of responsibility.
  • Must be a driver of action.
  • Must be data-driven and possess a high level of attention to detail.
  • Effective oral, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project with the ability to learn other applications related to the job.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, accountability, and adaptability skills.

Preferred Qualifications - What Will Set You Apart

  • Experience in wood products industry
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Navisworks 3D model viewer
  • PMP Training or Certification

Travel requirements

  • Heavy travel or position may be deployed. Role requires flexibility.
  • Dependent on construction phase may require remote work with heavy travel, or may be deployed depending upon organizational needs
  • Onsite Construction Support may required deployment to site.

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work in environments that reach temperatures above 100 degrees and below 32 degrees.
  • Able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment.
  • Able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment.

Physical Requirement

  • This position requires physical requirements such as ability to walk on uneven surfaces, climb stairs/ladders to inspect installations, etc..
  • Able to work around moving equipment and machinery
  • Able to walk construction sites at various stages of completion and weather conditions for up to twelve (12) hours a day.

EEO Statement

Enviva is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition or privilege of employment. Enviva does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member, genetic information or any other status protected by law. Enviva complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate.

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