Sr Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager

Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted: 06-04-2018
Position Title: Sr Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager
Location: Richmond, VA 23112
Position Status: Direct Hire
Compensation: Extremely competitive
Shift: Monday – Friday (8am to 5pm) *flexible hours
Position Description:
Our client is looking for Sr Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager for a position located in Richmond, VA.  They are responsible for performing engineering duties on assigned projects including process, HVAC, and mechanical related engineering and design. Mechanical Engineers/Project Managers are willing and able to visit client facilities and discuss problems.  They also have the ability to develop subsequent solutions, then write and effectively communicate scopes of work and/or proposals.  This is huge – we need people with technical skills that can think on their feet, recognize a client need and offer help.  
General Responsibilities:
  • Work under the supervision of Senior Project Managers to perform engineering assignments based on client needs.
  • Assist with developing bids, proposals, scopes of work, block flow diagrams, material and energy balances, P&ID development, scope changes, correspondence, estimates, schedules, material lists, specifications, design concepts, and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines.
  • Size, rate, and specify safety relief devices per client standards. 
  • Perform field work and technical research.
  • Perform technical studies and calculations.
  • Maintain familiarity with various industrial codes of construction, e.g. ASME and API.
  • Establish process performance specifications for all items of process equipment.
  • Assist in commissioning and start-up of process plant.
  • Prepare process and mechanical flow diagrams to establish fluid flow circuits and process controls.
  • Develop specifications for multiple types of process equipment.
  • Develop process flow diagrams and process & instrumentation diagrams to establish fluid flow circuits and process controls.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 10+ years of Heavy Industrial experience.
  • Understanding of the functionality of common equipment used in chemical and industrial manufacturing processes.
  • A good understanding of and sensitivity to maintenance & constructability considerations in all design applications.
  • Proven technical and business writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, various CAD software packages.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in an industrial chemical processing environment is a plus.
  • Current working knowledge of safety relief valve sizing and system design procedures.
  • Current working knowledge of chemical engineering principles with an emphasis on fluid mechanics, mass and heat transfer, and thermodynamics.   
We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Health Care Benefits, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, 401k with Company Match, Paid Overtime, Performance Based Bonus, and Tuition Reimbursement.
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