Fleet Project Engineer

October 2, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


A Fleet Project Engineer job in Houston, TX is available through Modis. No C2C or Sponsorship Available. You will need a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering or Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, and three plus years of experience. You will take a project from conception to completion with minimal supervision. You will also be responsible for small to medium capital and maintenance projects utilizing engineering staff, outside engineering sources, regulatory bodies, fabricators, shipyards and the purchasing department to the fullest extent.

Fleet Project Engineer job responsibilities include:

  • Take small to medium sized projects from conceptual design all of the way through final design and implementation including:
  • Identify work scope of projects
  • Schedule a project based on current recourses
  • Manage outside engineering firms
  • See projects through the regulatory body approval process
  • Review and approve drawings
  • Pre-inspect equipment to prove design installation and identify potential design and installation problems
  • Write specifications
  • Develop and maintain detailed budgets and schedules
  • Obtain prices and schedules from shipyards, fabricators and venders
  • Oversee shipyard fabrications and installations when required
  • Work with Fleet Accountant for capital budgeting and reporting
  • Quickly produce AutoCAD drawing and sketches to meet the needs of the production department.
  • Report to the Project Engineering Manager or Senior Fleet Project Engineer supplying regular status reports.
  • Work with purchasing and equipment engineers in the procurement process to ensure technical and product quality.
  • Maintain a high standard for equipment as set by regulatory bodies.
  • Create designs with a commitment to the Incident and Injury Free (IIF) safety program.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering or Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
  • Three to Five years of experience in engineering (marine or dredging related industry preferred).
  • Proficient in the use of 2-D and 3-D Autodesk Product Design Suite and Nastran In-CAD for Inventor, Microsoft Excel and Word, Working
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Project and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarization with 46 CFR requirements and marine classification society rules preferred.
  • Shipyard experience is considered a plus.
  • Up to 35% travel required.
  • If you are interested in this Fleet Project Engineer in Houston, TX. then please click APPLY NOW.  For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to www.modis.com.    If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Thomas Grider at 832-325-3361 or by email at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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