Mechanical Engineer


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$39.86-51.06 /h
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Clear Brook, VA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


  • Work with Operations/Process/Project Management Teams in development of the Project Scope, Estimations, Specifications, Control Narratives & Conceptual Design.
  • Contributes as subject area resource in a variety of mechanical engineering areas providing support for systems design, engineering reviews, root-cause analysis and continuous improvement.
  • Reviews and approves work of outside engineering consultants including flow diagrams, general arrangement drawings, specifications, RFQs, bid evaluations, vendor drawings, as-built drawings and manuals.
  • Prepare basic design drawings, specifications, and operating instructions.
  • Meet Carmeuse expectations with a focus on safety, environmental compliance, equipment reliability, and value engineering. 
  • Direct and coordinate any internal and external resources under his/her control.
  • Assist with troubleshooting and performance enhancements of mechanical systems and recommend cost effective solutions and repairs.
  • Interact effectively with plant team members, process engineers, and project managers to achieve goals.
  • Other related responsibilities as assigned.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Able to design or troubleshoot systems that use mechanical equipment including belt and screw conveyors, bucket elevators, pneumatic conveying systems, crushers, screens, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, gearboxes, fans, blowers, pumps among others.
  • Design, operation and maintenance of rotary or vertical lime kilns, mills, crushers, screens coolers, dust collectors, silos and other lime and stone production related equipment.
  • Understanding of various codes and regulations such as NFPA, MSHA, CEMA, AISC, etc.
  • Strong mechanical engineering skills. (Electrical and Civil engineering cross-training is a plus) with enough learning agility to continuously update these skills and build expertise.
  • Project scheduling and basic accounting principles.
  • Possesses a safety focus and proactive attitude towards mine and plant safety.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • SAP or ability to learn the system as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, and design and modelling software similar to AutoCAD, Inventor, Navisworks or Revit.
  • Excellent personnel skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external customers and contractors, both verbally and in writing.
  • Highly motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision in a multi-task, dynamic, multi-national, and diverse team environment taking initiative to propose solutions.
  • Ability to complete conceptual designs, layouts, write specification and construction scopes, RFQs, and complete bid evaluations 
  • Ability to work closely with plant managers, staff members, supervisors, team leaders, hourly associates, contractors, and federal/state regulators.
  • Strong quantitative problem solving and time management skills.
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate using engineering drawings and sketches.
  • Independent travel by air and car (driver’s license required).
  • Detail and process oriented with excellent win/win problem resolution abilities and effective decision making.

Basic Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.
  • 8+ years project engineering experience in a multi-disciplinary approach within an industrial environment, preferably in the lime, cement or mining.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English. 
  • Proven track record of achieving timely results and while maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% domestically with some international travel and could include extended assignments during critical construction and start-up periods.

Benefits & Compensation Package Includes:

  • Salary range for this position is $82,900-$106,200/year as well as a 10% to 12% annual bonus plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation time
  • Group medical/pharmacy insurance options with company funded health care spending accounts 
  • Dental insurance & Vision insurance
  • A 401k account with company matching contribution
  • A robust Wellness program with financial rewards
  • Company-paid life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Options to purchase additional life insurance (employee, spouse, and child) and additional employee long-term disability insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition benefits including professional certifications
  • Employee referral program