Job Listing Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description:
  • The Senior Mechanical Project Engineer will support our diverse range of manufacturing projects.
  • The senior mechanical engineer will be supporting efforts throughout the site to maintain and improve the processes that go on every day.
  • As an engineer in the crop protection team, the position is a key member in the plant that works every day to improve sustainable agriculture.
  • This role is responsible for performing all aspects for a complete design of complex mechanical engineering assignments.
  • Work at this level requires extensive progressive experience in mechanical engineering and involves applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.
  • This work will be performed under the supervision of the mechanical lead.
  • The Senior Mechanical Project Engineer with serve as the project manager for their assigned projects for which they will also perform the mechanical engineering services for.
  • This requires the incorporation of other disciplines to successfully complete the assigned projects on time and on budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Familiarity with and utilizing department design and drafting standards
  • Mastery of the company Gated System and their respective documentation requirements; FEL 1 (Project Acceptance), FEL 2 (Project Charter) and FEL 3 (Project Scope)
  • Development of preliminary project description, schedule and cost estimates upon project assignment
  • Accomplishing engineering activities such as stress analysis, construction specifications, equipment and material procurement specifications, calculations and piping estimates.
  • Developing conceptional layouts / cost studies as necessary to determine the simplest, most efficient approach to solving the engineering task at hand; including not to proceed with the work if not feasible / cost attractive.
  • Producing estimate level preliminary designs / material take-offs for the level of estimate being performed on a project
  • Development of formal project scopes and capital request documentation
  • Producing detailed design calculations and sketches for material of constructions associated with the project.
  • Reviewing and checking vendor / other discipline drawings for mechanical input
  • Checking calculations and equipment specifications by others to ensure accuracy, conformance to codes, industry standards, design criteria, site/ global company standards and conformance to good engineering practice
  •  In-depth knowledge of design standards and codes as applicable to rotating and static piping systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of good design practices for piping systems, sizing of compressible fluid piping, flexibility and stress analysis of piping systems, application and knowledge of piping supports
  • Identification of need for safety devices (PSVs, PSE, CVs) and phase separation equipment (steam traps, liquid strainers)
  • Produce designs with efficient use of construction material with emphasis on ease of construction and meeting the project goals
  • Estimate and schedule professional service hours and assess the progress / quality of the mechanical work
  • Assist other engineers in developing and assembling scopes, drawings / specifications into packages, enabling mechanical purchase inquiries to be issued for procurement and materials or for subcontract pricing.
  • This may include packaged equipment where soliciting input from other disciplines to provide requirements for associated structural, instrument and electrical aspects of the scope.
  • Perform fieldwork necessary to gather field date, check tie-ins and provide construction support
  • Project approval, procurement, and budget forecasting
  • Provide technical and project management guidance to less experienced engineering and drafting personnel in the department
  • Development of construction work scope / packages and onsite support during construction, commissioning and / or startup
  • Reviewing fabrication drawings and other construction submittals for conformance to engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Recognize and communicate scope and design changes promptly
  • Consulting with design leaders from other disciplines to ensure smooth flow of vital information necessary for the scheduled completion of the project
  • Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements to produce all mechanical deliverables
  • Project Quality Assurance and Quality control direction and support
  • Project closure

QUALIFICATIONS:
  •  B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university is required
  • Professional Engineering (PE) registration is a plus
  • 5+ years of relevant industrial experience in mechanical engineering
  • Strong project management and multitasking skills
  • Demonstrated creativity, innovation and ingenuity
  • Self-motivated, results driven
  • Perpetual drive towards learning, developing, growing and improving
  • Solid verbal and written communication and computer skills, Microsoft Suite
  • Proven leadership abilities and abilities to influence in a non-traditional business environment
  • Unwavering ethics * Strong commitment to safety 
  • Ability to work alone and as a true team player
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong virtual team skills

     
Job Number: 2310160696
Job Location: Luling, LA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 01/20/2023
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Amy Kloeppinger
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Email: akloeppinger@tplusinc.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003YtI5QAK&URLSource=cjhunter

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