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Praxair, Inc. Design Project Engineer in Mississauga, Ontario

Design Project Engineer


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Praxair Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases. Praxair products,servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, includingchemicals,food and beverage,healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.

At Praxair you’ll join 27,000 talented and diverse people in more than 50 countries, working to make a difference in the world and make our company successful. Our people work on challenging and meaningful projects and are trusted to take on responsibility early in their careers. Their contributions are valuable to our company, our customers, our communities and our shareholders. Explore our site and learn how your talent can make an impact at

We are currently recruiting for a Design Project Engineer to work in our Mississauga office.

This position coordinates and leads the engineering and design team in the development of civil, mechanical and electrical construction packages for one or more complex projects. The Design Project Engineer is responsible to provide guidance and to manage the Plant Design Team for activities associated with project scope, planning of tasks, and technical support for the completion of construction package development.


  • Develop plant functional defintion

  • Prepare optimized plant layouts with consideration for cost and safety.

  • Organize and lead layout and constructability reviews.

  • Prepare plant site surveys.

  • Manage flow of information for the plant design team.

  • Proactively manage plant design team with respect to scope of work, schedule and cost.

  • Facilitate team meetings and decisions; provide technical direction to project team members.

  • Review design issues and lead effortto resolve issues

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of Praxair standards, guidelines, safety and operability best practices and industry standards.

  • Make technical decisions based on full awareness of viability, cost and other benefits.

  • Interface with internal and external customers, construction contractors and other organizations.

  • Manage bid and construction package reviews

  • Support construction management team in field issues.

  • Responsible for Engineering management of Change for layout and field changes

  • Provide feedback and capture lessons learned during proposal and projects

  • Support proposal activity by completing definition packages and completing manpower estimates.

  • Sets direction and standards on approaches to optimize various equipment installation and plant design challenges

  • Participates in Design Project Engineer’s Communities of Practice meetings to learn and share best practices and new initiatives.


Job Related Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Egineering

  • 5-10 years experience

  • Has extensive and broad knowledge in a field of specialization and may have knowledge of other fields

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to meet scheduled deadlines

  • Ability to manage changes

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time to support project tasks and construction

  • PMP Certification preferred

  • Licensed (PEO) professional engineer or eligible

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive flex-benefits plan, a pension plan, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and much more!

Praxair Canada Inc. is committed to employment equity for women, aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Interested candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply.

Praxair Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Applicants requiring accommodation during the recruitment and selection process are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required. We will work with you to meet your needs.

Praxair has an extensive background check process which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background review, pre-employment medical, driver’s license and abstract review, and may also include reference checks, employment and education verification.

Job Engineering

Primary Location Ontario-Mississauga

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000333