Project Engineer

PPG Industries - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)3.6

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical and management aspects of projects.
Accountable for the successful completion of engineering projects.
Requires extensive regular contact with assigned project team members and contractors.
Requires ability to travel approx. 35% of time.
Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities is vital.
Assist in the specification & preparation of engineering project and/or equipment proposals.
Work closely with purchasing and designers/engineers to insure parts are ordered and received on time and meet specifications.
Develop machine/plant concepts.
Budget development, monitoring, and trend tracking.
Participating in site/contractor meetings and resolving site/engineering and management project issues.
Review and approve project related invoices.
Ensure effective engineering and communications.
Coordination and checking of engineering deliverables.
Prepare Monthly project status reports and/or presentations.
Effectively manage project scope by ensuring any changes to the scope are documented and approved with project change order request forms.
Performs day-to-day administrative tasks associated with the position
Troubleshoots and problem solves with other team members
Follow and maintain all proper safety procedures and utilize the appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
Other tasks as directed by manager

Experience and Education
Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, and three to five years off experience with advance knowledge, obtainable usually through a combination of experience and continuing education; or
Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing .

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