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IT Network AdministratorDonaldsonville, LA

Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc. is a professional engineering company that provides a complete range of engineering design for the petrochemical, refining, polymer, fertilizer and utility industries.

Sigma is seeking an on-site IT Network Administrator for an assignment at a client site. The role of this position is to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot routers, switches, firewalls, remote access, VMware and multiple Operating Systems.

Timing, Location, and Duration:

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: On-going

Location: Donaldsonville, LA

Duties/Responsibilities

Assists in network planning, design, and optimization.
Monitors network performance and capacity planning and assists in assessing and making recommendations for improvement.
Performs troubleshooting procedures and designs resolution scripts.
Provides assistance with the enterprise's overall systems architecture.
Configures and maintains routers, switches, firewalls and remote access for the network systems.
Monitors system logs to ensure proper functioning of network and security functions
Helps to evaluate new products, maintains knowledge of emerging technologies for application to the enterprise.
Evaluates technology options to ensure selected solutions are cost effective and produce a recognizable return on investment
Participates in enterprise-wide disaster recovery planning.
Provides assistance for the technical support team as it relates to LAN and WAN systems.
Performs deployment or maintenance procedures as well as repair work on Local Area Networks (LANs), communications, and related hardware and software (e.g., bridges gateways, routers, modems, hubs) within a multiple operating system environment (e.g., Desktop, Server, NOS). This includes NOS configuration and NOS maintenance.
Assists security administrators by monitoring firewall logs and other various network security measures which safeguard the integrity of access to enterprise systems and data.
Performs testing and analysis of all elements of the network, including communications devices, lines, modems, protocol converters, switches, hubs, dumb terminals and PCs.
Position Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Math or Computer Science or technical training equivalent and graduate-level coursework preferred.
At least one year of network support and systems-level programming
Cisco Certified Engineer a plus Developing knowledge to troubleshoot all aspects of Local Area Network and Data Communications problems
Customer service oriented
Excellent communication and analytical skills

On-Site Piping/Mechanical Lead DesignerWestwego, LA

Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc. is a professional engineering company that provides a complete range of engineering design for the petrochemical, refining, polymer, fertilizer and utility industries.

Timing, Location, and Duration:

Start Date: currently immediate

Duration: minimum 3-4 years

Supervisory Responsibilities: Expected to lead a group of designers in the day-to-day activities required on site.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Independently develops CADD drawings from scratch utilizing design sketches or catalog information.
Demonstrates a continuing consciousness of safety in daily activities and implemented in work designed.
Marks up works in progress for others to draft (or CADD).
Prepares complex engineering and constructions drawing from scratch, sketches, or verbal instruction, utilizing manual or computer-assisted drafting/design techniques.
Performs related fundamental engineering support tasks such as updating computer lists, filing prints, distributing drawings, making simple calculations, proofreading reports, compiling Bills of Material, etc.
Checks (and takes the responsibility for) the work of other designers and drafters.
Mentors less experienced designers and drafters.
Communicate general and detailed ideas with sketches and calculations to direct the work of other designers and drafters.
May interface with client as required to complete advanced design work.
May utilize information from vendor prints, catalogs, technical manuals, etc. to do design work.
May supervise and furnish work for designers and other drafting personnel.
All material is signed and dated with job number.
Quality assurance for personal work assignments.
Supports field assignments as required.
Must be able to perform the functions of the lower-level classifications.
Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Ability to remain flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure.
Education and Experience:

High school education or equivalent with basic drafting courses training from vo-tech or another applicable program.
Minimum of 12 years of technical work experience.
As an alternative, a minimum of 3 years of education in an associate or bachelor's degree program for the relevant discipline with 9 plus years of experience in that discipline.
Experience based on knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify.

Plant EngineerDonaldsonville, LA

Sigma is currently looking for a Plant Engineer.

This position is responsible for providing technical support and expertise on fixed and rotating equipment specification, design, operation, and mechanical integrity. The Plant Engineer is also responsible for assuring equipment reliability by working within teams including engineers and reliability inspection personnel executing the mechanical integrity program, providing technical support to other departments including Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and EHS&S, and developing/improving departmental standards and best practices. This work includes, but may not be limited to, working
with pressure vessels, compressors, turbines, heat exchangers, piping, storage tanks, valves, pressure relieving devices, boilers, and mechanical instrumentation components. The successful candidate will possess proven experience with applicable codes and their respective requirements as they relate to fixed and rotating equipment.

Responsibilities:

Constructively work within the Plant Engineering Department which includes approximately 25 direct and contract personnel with expertise in mechanical engineering, reliability, and inspection.
Investigate, diagnose, and formulate equipment repair recommendations that enhance equipment on-stream reliability as requested by Operations, Maintenance and Engineering per individual task, project or turnaround schedule.
Collaborate with Unit Reliability Supervisors to develop pre-turnaround and turnaround equipment inspection plans specific to equipment design specifications and its process conditions per individual turnaround schedule. Actively participate in turnaround and/or plant shutdown activities.
Develop temporary equipment and piping repair plans per individual task or turnaround schedule. Evaluate and recommend eventual permanent corrective action per task or turnaround schedules.
Provide technical expertise to plant personnel regarding design and fabrication specifications per individual project schedule.
Identify and implement improvements to the mechanical integrity program.
Develop and maintain engineering specifications including, but not limited to, pressure vessel specifications, piping specifications, valve specifications, paint specifications, and insulation specifications.
Participate in PHAs, LOPA studies, Incident Investigations and resolution of action items.
Coordinate with Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and EHS departments to ensure Plant Engineering is meeting the end user's needs and are in compliance with all laws, regulations, and standards.
Act as a corporate resource on API, ANSI, ASME, and other applicable recognized standards for fixed and rotating equipment design, fabrication, inspection, repair, and alteration.
Be self motivated, able to prioritize tasks based on ever-changing plant needs, a good decision maker, and determined to
continually expand knowledge of industry standards and practices for the benefit of oneself and the company.
Support the corporate EHS Policy and Programs by incorporating the applicable requirements into plant engineering programs.
Continually evaluate ways to improve site safety.
Internal Controls:

Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies.

Successful incumbents will have:

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from ABET accredited university required.
Three or more years of hands-on in-plant experience required, whether permanent or periodic temporary assignment.
Five or more years of engineering related experience in the oil, gas, or chemical manufacturing industry.
Understanding of mechanical integrity requirements as defined in OSHA 1910.119.
Experience with ammonia, urea, and UAN processes is preferred.
Five or more years of experience with mechanical integrity is preferred.
Experience with inspection management and RBI software, such as GE's APM (formerly Meridium) mechanical integrity module, is preferred.
API 501 or 570 certification preferred.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required.
Strong management skills required, including team leading, decision making, and prioritizing.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
The ability to acquire Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC).
The ability to prove drug and alcohol free at random or for cause.
Additional Information:

Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required
Sponsorship to work in the US is not available for this opportunity
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity

On Site Project Manager - Multi-DisciplineSt. James, LA

Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc. is a professional engineering company that provides a complete range of engineering design for the petrochemical, refining, polymer, fertilizer and utility industries.

Job Summary: Sigma is seeking an on-site Project Manager-Multi-Discipline for an assignment at a client site. This position will serve as the point of contact for several stakeholders both external and internal to our client possessing a good balance of technical and management skills. The role of this position is to develop and manage capital projects. This work includes, but may not be limited to: facilitating scope development of capital projects, compiling estimates based on developed scope, preparing Authorization For Expenditures (AFEs) for requesting capital funds, facilitating detailed engineering, following Management of Change (MOC) protocol, preparation of request for bid packages, evaluating proposals, requisitioning materials, writing and planning work orders as necessary, execution of project scope utilizing in-house labor or outside construction contractors, and tracking overall project costs and schedule.

Timing, Location, and Duration:

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: Indefinite

Location: St. James

Duties/Responsibilities:

Define project scope, prepare accurate cost estimates, execution schedules and prepare Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) documentation.
Budget, design, or coordinate design, and manage installation of economically designed, safe, and effective modifications and upgrades to the facility within the allowable schedule.
Execute approved projects within 10% of approved budgets. Responsible for preparation of Project Variation Requests (PVR) if budgets are under or overrun. Responsible for preparation of Scope Change Requests (SCR) should project needs deviate from the approved scope.
Incorporate the applicable requirements of the site EHS program into project design scopes and continually evaluate ways to make the site run safer.
Prepare bid packages for procurement of outside equipment and services, evaluate bids received, and make award recommendations.
Review construction documentation prepared by outside engineering firms and vendors for compliance with project specs, constructability, and operability.
Effectively communicate project status and progress vs schedule and budget targets to management.
Coordinate with operations, maintenance, safety, and environmental departments to ensure the project safely meets the end user's needs and are, in compliance with all laws/regulations.
Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Ability to remain flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor or Master of Science in Engineering from ABET accredited university preferred.
Five or more years of engineering related experience in the oil, gas, or chemical manufacturing industry preferred.
Three or more years of experience with capital project development and/or execution required.
Three years of in-plant experience preferred, whether permanent or periodic temporary assignment.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required.
Strong management skills required, including team leading, decision making, and prioritizing.
Familiar with Primavera, ICARUS, and/or equivalent scheduling and estimating software.
Must be able to acquire Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC).
Additional Information:

Sponsorship to work in the US is not available for this opportunity.
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

On-Site Project Engineer - Multi-DisciplineLaplace, LA

Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc. is a professional engineering company that provides a complete range of engineering design for the petrochemical, refining, polymer, fertilizer and utility industries.

Sigma is seeking an on-site Project Engineer for an assignment at a client site in the LaPlace, LA region. This position will serve as the point of contact for several stakeholders both external and internal to our client possessing a good balance of technical and management skills. The role of this position is to develop and manage capital projects. This work includes, but may not be limited to: facilitating scope development of capital projects, compiling estimates based on developed scope, preparing Authorization For Expenditures (AFEs) for requesting capital funds, facilitating detailed engineering, following Management of Change (MOC) protocol, preparation of request for bid packages, evaluating proposals, requisitioning materials, writing and planning work orders as necessary, execution of project scope utilizing in-house labor or outside construction contractors, and tracking overall project costs and schedule.

Timing, Location, and Duration:

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: Indefinite

Location: LaPlace, LA region

Duties/Responsibilities:

Define project scope, prepare accurate cost estimates and execution schedules. Prepares Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) documentation that properly conveys the project's objectives.
Budget, design, or coordinate design, and manage installation of economically designed, safe, and effective modifications and upgrades to the facility within the allowable schedule.
Execute approved projects within 10% of approved budgets. Responsible for preparation of Project Variation Requests (PVR) if budgets are under or overrun. Responsible for preparation of Scope Change Requests (SCR) should project needs deviate from the approved scope.
Incorporate the applicable requirements of the site EHS program into project design scopes and continually evaluate ways to make the site run safer.
Prepare bid packages for procurement of outside equipment and services, evaluate bids received, and make award recommendations.
Review construction documentation prepared by outside engineering firms and vendors for compliance with project specs, constructability, and operability.
Effectively communicate project status and progress vs schedule and budget targets to management.
Coordinate with operations, maintenance, safety, and environmental departments to ensure the project safely meets the end user's needs and are, in compliance with all laws/regulations.
Required Skills/Abilities:

Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or related software required.
Experience with Primavera, ICARUS, and/or equivalent scheduling and estimating software preferred.
Strong management skills required, including team leading, decision making, and prioritizing.
Ability to remain flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor or Master of Science in Engineering from ABET accredited university required.
Five or more years of engineering related experience in the oil, gas, or chemical manufacturing industry preferred.
Three or more years of experience with capital project development and/or execution required.
Three years of in-plant experience preferred, whether permanent or periodic temporary assignment.
Additional Information:

Must be able to acquired Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC).
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.
Sponsorship to work in the US is not available for this opportunity.
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

On Site Project Manager - Multi-Discipline - (Chem Eng Degree Required)El Dorado, AR, USA

Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc. is a professional engineering company that provides a complete range of engineering design for the petrochemical, refining, polymer, fertilizer and utility industries.

Job Summary: Sigma is seeking an on-site Project Manager-Multi-Discipline for an assignment at a client site. This position will serve as the point of contact for several stakeholders both external and internal to our client possessing a good balance of technical and management skills. The role of this position is to develop and manage capital projects. This work includes, but may not be limited to: facilitating scope development of capital projects, compiling estimates based on developed scope, preparing Authorization For Expenditures (AFEs) for requesting capital funds, facilitating detailed engineering, following Management of Change (MOC) protocol, preparation of request for bid packages, evaluating proposals, requisitioning materials, writing and planning work orders as necessary, execution of project scope utilizing in-house labor or outside construction contractors, and tracking overall project costs and schedule.

Timing, Location, and Duration:

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: 3-6 months

Location: El Dorado, AR

Duties/Responsibilities:

Define project scope, prepare accurate cost estimates, execution schedules and prepare Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) documentation.
Budget, design, or coordinate design, and manage installation of economically designed, safe, and effective modifications and upgrades to the facility within the allowable schedule.
Execute approved projects within 10% of approved budgets. Responsible for preparation of Project Variation Requests (PVR) if budgets are under or overrun. Responsible for preparation of Scope Change Requests (SCR) should project needs deviate from the approved scope.
Incorporate the applicable requirements of the site EHS program into project design scopes and continually evaluate ways to make the site run safer.
Prepare bid packages for procurement of outside equipment and services, evaluate bids received, and make award recommendations.
Review construction documentation prepared by outside engineering firms and vendors for compliance with project specs, constructability, and operability.
Effectively communicate project status and progress vs schedule and budget targets to management.
Coordinate with operations, maintenance, safety, and environmental departments to ensure the project safely meets the end user's needs and are, in compliance with all laws/regulations.
Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Ability to remain flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor or Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from ABET accredited university preferred.
Five or more years of engineering related experience in the oil, gas, or chemical manufacturing industry preferred.
Three or more years of experience with capital project development and/or execution required.
Three years of in-plant experience preferred, whether permanent or periodic temporary assignment.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required.
Strong management skills required, including team leading, decision making, and prioritizing.
Familiar with Primavera, ICARUS, and/or equivalent scheduling and estimating software.
Must be able to acquire Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC).
Additional Information:

Sponsorship to work in the US is not available for this opportunity.
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

On Site Project Manager - Multi-DisciplineGeismar, LA

Sigma Engineers and Constructors, Inc. is a professional engineering company that provides a complete range of engineering design for the petrochemical, refining, polymer, fertilizer and utility industries.

Job Summary: Sigma is seeking an on-site Project Manager-Multi-Discipline for an assignment at a client site. This position will serve as the point of contact for several stakeholders both external and internal to our client possessing a good balance of technical and management skills. The role of this position is to develop and manage capital projects. This work includes, but may not be limited to: facilitating scope development of capital projects, compiling estimates based on developed scope, preparing Authorization For Expenditures (AFEs) for requesting capital funds, facilitating detailed engineering, following Management of Change (MOC) protocol, preparation of request for bid packages, evaluating proposals, requisitioning materials, writing and planning work orders as necessary, execution of project scope utilizing in-house labor or outside construction contractors, and tracking overall project costs and schedule.

Timing, Location, and Duration:

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: Indefinite

Location: Geismar, LA

Duties/Responsibilities:

Define project scope, prepare accurate cost estimates, execution schedules and prepare Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) documentation.
Budget, design, or coordinate design, and manage installation of economically designed, safe, and effective modifications and upgrades to the facility within the allowable schedule.
Execute approved projects within 10% of approved budgets. Responsible for preparation of Project Variation Requests (PVR) if budgets are under or overrun. Responsible for preparation of Scope Change Requests (SCR) should project needs deviate from the approved scope.
Incorporate the applicable requirements of the site EHS program into project design scopes and continually evaluate ways to make the site run safer.
Prepare bid packages for procurement of outside equipment and services, evaluate bids received, and make award recommendations.
Review construction documentation prepared by outside engineering firms and vendors for compliance with project specs, constructability, and operability.
Effectively communicate project status and progress vs schedule and budget targets to management.
Coordinate with operations, maintenance, safety, and environmental departments to ensure the project safely meets the end user's needs and are, in compliance with all laws/regulations.
Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Ability to remain flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor or Master of Science in Engineering from ABET accredited university preferred.
Five or more years of engineering related experience in the oil, gas, or chemical manufacturing industry preferred.
Three or more years of experience with capital project development and/or execution required.
Three years of in-plant experience preferred, whether permanent or periodic temporary assignment.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required.
Strong management skills required, including team leading, decision making, and prioritizing.
Familiar with Primavera, ICARUS, and/or equivalent scheduling and estimating software.
Must be able to acquire Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC).
Additional Information:

Sponsorship to work in the US is not available for this opportunity.
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.