Project Engineer

In by Erin Herbst

St. Michael, MN
Posted 2 months ago

Apollo Technology Group is a fast-growing, dynamic company with a strong, supportive culture that offers many opportunities for career advancement. We are always looking for passionate, dedicated individuals to join our team to help us continue to strive for excellence as we provide valuable, innovative solutions for our customers. We are currently looking for a Project Engineer to join our team at our St. Michael office! This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position offering a complete benefits package, including competitive PTO, 8 company-paid holidays, 401K with a company match, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. Apply today and take the first step in working for a company where your contributions and career development truly matter!

Job Summary:

The primary objective of the Project Engineer is to work with prospective and current customers and internal team members to create conceptual designs, provide cost estimates, and create proposals for future projects. Once projects are awarded to the Company, the Project Engineer will oversee these projects by developing project schedules, reviewing commercial implications, managing change orders, overseeing engineering and production activities, and serving as the primary point of contact for customers. The individual in this role will be responsible for communications with internal team members across various departments to make sure projects are completed on time, on budget and within scope.

Job Duties:

  • Partner with the Design & Execution team to gain intimate knowledge of the Company’s evolving system designs as an output of customer-provided system specifications, visualize and communicate how the system designs will provide desired solutions to customers’ needs, and learn about the justifications and documentation required to support the design and engineering solutions adopted
  • Work with current and prospective customers to understand their specific requirements for upcoming projects and develop and provide customer-focused solutions by creating conceptual designs, providing cost estimates, and creating proposals
  • Identify and evaluate new customer opportunities and help develop conceptual process solutions comprised of one (or more) unit operations
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses on various options to help Apollo representatives and customers understand the economics and impacts of various options
  • Engage with Apollo’s Industrial Controls Division team members to gain a thorough understanding of their offerings and connection points/opportunities with Apollo-produced solutions
  • Once projects are awarded to the Company, work with internal team members and customers to execute defined project objectives and requirements, including managing customer expectations, developing detailed project plans, and managing the scopes of the projects
  • Prepare project timelines, including milestones and review points, and monitor and drive project progression and change management
  • Communicate regularly with team members and customers regarding the status of project, with specific attention to delays, issues, or changes to the project timelines
  • Enforce deadlines and manage budgets to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget.
  • Provide technical guidance to team members throughout project execution
  • Evaluate completed projects for efficiency and effectiveness in an effort to continually improve the team’s performance on future projects
  • Report back to company leadership on a regular basis in regards to project status, risks and overall performance and opportunities for improvement

Minimum Requirements:

  • Adhere to all Company policies
  • Know, understand, and support ATG’s Quality Policy and Quality Objectives and understand how this position affects the outcome of both
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite; Project management tracking experience (preferred)
  • 1+ years of experience in Project Management or similar role
  • Experience reading contract terms & conditions, specification language, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P & IDs), General Arrangement (GA) Drawings and Electrical Schematics
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and plan
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to problem-solve and provide alternative solutions in stressful situations
  • A passion for communication and customer relations
  • Willingness to raise task tension to meet project milestones
  • Willingness to travel (~10% of the time)
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with colleagues across multiple departments to drive project completion

An offer of employment at ATG is subject to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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