Project Engineer


About this role: Project Engineer

Brunel is currently searching for a Project Engineer for a long-term contract position with our client located in Denver, Colorado. Will consider out of area candidate on a 4/1 rotation.

Under general supervision, provides technical expertise, guidance and leadership for a variety of designated engineering projects and programs at assigned project.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews, investigates and develops appropriate recommendations regarding assigned engineering projects.
  • Serves as Project Manager or technical expert, on a wide range of small to medium site construction, expansion or modification projects.
  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.
  • Provides guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable processes, practices, and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations.
  • May contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated engineering areas.
  • May represent the site on company sponsored steering teams, such as PDMC Mill Operations, Refinery Operations, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.

    Job Scope

  • Nature of work: Works on moderately complex issues, implements solutions through individual effort but may delegate more routine tasks to others.
  • Level of interaction: Collaborates mostly with peers in the same functional area, and/or department and has moderate external interaction.
  • Autonomy/decision making: Works under frequent supervision and has limited latitude to set objectives, priorities and timelines impacting the individual assigned area of work.
  • Budgetary responsibility: Assists with budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Managerial responsibility: Does not manage people, function, projects or programs.


  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and three (3) years engineering experience in an area or areas relevant to assignment, including project management experience.
  • Knowledge of principles and project engineering and project management
  • Demonstrate technical competence through engineering and/or operations experience
  • Proficient in MS Office and other engineering tools (CAD, analytical, mapping)

    Language Skills, Certifications and/or Training

  • Fluency in English
  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering
  • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations
  • Strong analytical skills

    Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience with metal mining operations, especially with regards to geotechnical, structural, earth and concrete works.
  • Skilled in related engineering software (AutoCAD/Civil 3D, ArcGIS, GoldSim), programming languages



Position will include competitive daily rate starting at $500/day plus 401K match, medical, dental and vision insurance that start on day 1. If candidate is not local to Denver, client will provide accommodations and travel for a 4 week on, 1 week work from home rotation, along with monthly stipend for living expenses.

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Cindy King
Brunel USA - Detroit