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Corporate Project Engineer- Mechanical

Greenville, SC 29601

Posted: 04/16/2024 Job Category: Engineer Job Number: HA479809416

Job Description

Corporate Project Engineer – Mechanical
The primary responsibility of this position is to provide mechanical engineering services and support in order to promote safe, efficient, and reliable production runs to operations including the implementation and delivery of cost-effective capital and major maintenance projects.

What You Will Do:
  • Assisting in the conceptualization, development, and execution of capital projects
  • Develop a detailed scope of work, budgets, and schedules
  • Assist in preparation of Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) requests
  • Assist with project construction, commissioning, and handover
  • Consult with supervisors, tradespeople, operators, and purchasers
  • Provide input into the design and optimization of equipment to maximize reliability and performance
  • Solicit contractors, vendors, and consultants
  • Conduct engineering reviews of project plans, drawings, materials, and installations
  • Ability to coordinate, facilitate and conduct internal and external project review meetings
  • Supervise trades and contractors for safety and quality
  • Act as a point of contact/liaison, provide technical support for consulting engineers, contractors, suppliers, and external agencies
  • Travel to all US Lumber facilities to provide technical support including troubleshooting, problem-solving, equipment assessments, and sharing of best practices and corporate standards
  • Study and Understand process flows, and equipment functionality
  • Handle a wide range of verbal, written, and presentation communications including progress report writing, presentations on project status to peers, managers, and mill employees
  • Provide auxiliary support to facilities for shutdowns, safety projects, and other duties as assigned
  • Understand and apply applicable external codes and standards and regulations (ie. OSHA, NFPA, Building Code, etc.)
  • Assist in the development of internal safety and project standards
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications You Will Need:
  • Completion of a Mechanical Engineering Degree from an accredited institution is required
  • Excellent skills in all forms of communication
  • The ability to read Civil, Structural, and Mechanical Drawings is required
  • Proven interpersonal and leadership/supervisory skills including planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring of work activities to achieve project objectives
  • Strong computer skills with experience in MS Office, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and Microsoft Power BI are required
  • Strong problem-solving and project management skills are required
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Self-starter with a desire to progress, learn, grow and succeed
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form with all levels of the organization
  • As a member of the engineering group, you will be expected to model/lead safety behavior, be positive and supportive of company goals and objectives, and value diversity.
  • Embody the West Fraser traits of integrity, respect, humility, hard work, and frugality
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel at times significant amounts are required
  • Must be able to travel by car or plane when required. Travel will be approximately 40-50 %.
Preferred skills:
  • Preference is given to applicants with 5 years in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Competitive starting pay 
  • On-the-job training 
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k with company matching & retirement contribution
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Potential relocation assistance

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