Mechanical Engineer

Kingsport, TN

Post Date: 04/21/2017 Job ID: 2531032 Industry: Mechanical Engineer

  • Responsible for mechanical engineering and technical tasks for various modernization programs.
  • Estimate, plan, analyze, design, and provide engineering input into the design, construction, and maintenance of chemical plant facilities.
  • Provide technical oversight during the actual field installation of equipment and construction.
  • Apply a high degree of technical competence regarding the broad application of mechanical engineering principles to the development of new capabilities and/or solutions to customers challenging modernization problems.

  • Work with multi-discipline engineering team to perform plant and project engineering.
  • Create engineering estimates, select construction materials and methods; write specifications; supervise and prepare mechanical drawings; control cost; and manage work to meet project schedules.
  • Perform mechanical engineering analyses for: piping systems; hydraulic systems: pumping systems; HVAC systems; equipment/machinery design and layout; process cooling and heating systems; storage tank design, inspection and repair.
  • Conduct inspections of existing facilities such as buildings, equipment, and pipelines to determine the integrity and safety.
  • Make recommendations concerning any needed modifications.
  • Develop estimates, plans, and schedules for the construction phase of projects ensuring that materials, equipment, and personnel will be available to meet project schedules.
  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with plans, specifications, and good construction practices and within cost during the execution phase.
  • Participate in HAZOP and FMEA reviews
  • Consider safety in all aspects of work and design.

Required Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Five (5)+ years related experience. May consider closely related degree.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a team environment with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to develop design packages using CADD, detailed program plans, estimates, and proposals.
  • Ability to direct design teams and external design firms.
  • Review and approve design packages from equipment suppliers and design firms.
  • Capable of creating required engineering documentation using Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, and Access.

Preferred Education / Experience:
  • PE License
  • Experience in industrial construction
  • Energetics materials experience
  • Chemical manufacturing experience
  • P&ID Development
  • 3D design / modeling using SolidWorks, Inventor, etc.
  • Tank and Vessel Design / Construction
  • Pumps / Piping Design
  • Finite Element Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics

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