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Senior Project Engineer

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Date: May 2, 2021

Location: Miami, FL, US, 33178

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Aggregate Projects in USA, the Senior Project Engineer candidate will be responsible for providing the technical support to operations to optimize quality, reliability and operating cost in our aggregate operations. This includes implementation and monitoring of SOP's and best practice design standards for all projects in all facilities while conforming to Cemex continuous improvement initiatives.  Additionally, the Project Engineer is a specialist service position where he/she is required to undertake engineering investigations and design on a project by project basis, to meet the specific situation requirements and project goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand, demonstrate, and promote the Company safety culture through personal engagement and implementation of local and regional health and safety objectives, championing local and regional safety initiatives and working safely at all times. Strict compliance and commitment to the company’s health and safety rules including a commitment to Zero4Life. 
  • Ensuring all necessary health and safety regulations are complied with by subcontractors and other external services on sites.
  • Assessing the application and functionality of processes and equipment.
  • Capital expansion (designing, installing and commissioning new production units and trouble-shooting existing lines).
  • Utilize defined Cemex Engineering Procedures and Standards in the execution of major renovation, process improvement and capital expenditure projects.
  • Managing projects within budget and time constraints. Development of concepts, process models, process analysis, Work Breakdown Structures, bid documents, and complete bid packages for all projects assigned.
  • Improving efficiency across the entire operation (optimum levels and outputs).
  • Provide engineering leadership and assistance to operations and maintenance including; troubleshooting, evaluation of equipment failures, and technical. 
  • Collaborating with operating personnel, plant management and senior management to plan projects prior to execution.
  • Reporting Requirements including:
  • Weekly Engineering Report to Manager
  • Monthly ppt presentation to Executive Committee
  • Paper and electronic documentation of all relevant project data
  • 50% Nationwide travel to support the needs of the business
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The Engineer must have a minimum of BS in Civil or Mechanical Engineering; 15 plus years field experience in aggregate plant design and construction
  • The Engineer should have a fundamental knowledge of soil mechanics, drainage engineering, material process flow and sound practices in civil engineering works
  • The Engineer should have formal and practical educational experience in aggregate plant process layout, process analysis, mass flow analysis, process optimization, engineering a rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimate, work scope development, project bid packaging, pre-bid planning & execution, bid review and analysis, project scheduling and construction management implementation techniques.
  • Weighted experience in aggregates manufacturing and processing experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency in the following software applications:
  • All Microsoft Windows and Office Products, (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, etc.).
  • Project Scheduling (MS Projects preferred)
  • AutoCAD 3D Modeling and Design of Aggregate Processing Plants
  • Agg Flow Process Modeling and Mass Balance of water and solids
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • GIS experience a plus

Working Conditions

  • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary
  • Some exposure to dust, noise and extreme temperature

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors.

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Miami