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Project Engineer

Company: American Chemet
Location: East Helena
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY Effective communicator dedicated to continuous process improvement responsible for directing, coordinating, and exercising functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering projects within areas of assigned responsibility to include existing process improvement and new process development.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible to undertake full life cycle of projects as assigned with duties to include research and development, field testing, process design, project budget estimation, capital expenditure submittal, project work scope development, management of contractor bidding process and contractor selection, supervision of onsite contractor activities, cross department coordination, budget vs progress tracking, new process startup, project documentation, and training of staff on new processes.
  • Responsible to perform new process design and to improve existing processes by increasing efficiency, through automation, and decreasing costs.
  • Responsible to assist in permitting of new and modified processes.
  • Responsible to recommend and develop projects in assigned areas.
  • Develops improvement ideas through individual initiative.
  • Responsible to develop economic analysis and capital requests and to manage capital projects to control expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Responsible to interface with vendors and contractors and direct their activities.
  • Responsible to report project status and details to Leadership effectively.
  • Responsible to perform a variety of engineering functions including mechanical design, heat transfer determinations, design drawings, fluid flow, ventilation, noise analysis of equipment and physical and chemical analysis of materials.
  • Responsible to uphold and understand company safety policies and engage actively in safety in design.
  • Responsible to write, develop and update Standing Operating Procedures for new or changed processes, and assists in operator training for new or changed processes.
  • Responsible to perform regular troubleshooting of existing mechanical, electrical, and process equipment. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Engineering from four-year college or university or a minimum five (5) to ten (10) years of related experience. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.COMPUTER APPLICATION SKILLS Windows; Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook; AutoCAD; Equation solving software; DeltaV a plus.PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear on the phone to receive and convey instructions to and from company personnel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone; reach with hands and arms to inspect equipment; climb into a forklift or on production equipment and stoop or crouch to assess equipment functioning. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include viewing and assessing equipment functioning and various spatial relationships through distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high precarious places to assess equipment functioning; fumes and/or airborne particles of copper or zinc dust; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; live electrical equipment; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud when working around equipment in the plant. PI207641554

Keywords: American Chemet, Billings , Project Engineer, Engineering , East Helena, Montana

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