A degreed engineer (typically a B.S. degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering), with EIT or PE, desirable. Capable of handling the technical aspects of projects while keeping overall project goals in mind.
Key Job Responsibilities
- Prepares project drawings, calculations, data sheets, specifications and other documents based on specific task direction from Senior Engineers or Project Managers.
- Understands basic operating principles and is familiar with engineering standards and codes.
- Assumes additional project management responsibilities.
- Possesses good organizational, planning, written and oral communication skills to manage projects. Attentive to detail and completeness. Interfaces directly with clients on an as-needed basis.
- Is proficient in engineering and computer simulation software necessary to perform calculations.
Critical Skill Sets
- Can plan and organize his or her own work to meet deadlines. Understands basic steps necessary to complete tasks.
Meeting Company Objectives:
- Understands and supports company goals. May require additional guidance from more senior engineers on work approach.
- Solid communicator, both in written and oral form, to clients and co-workers.
- Works well with others to achieve goals. Takes work direction well.
- Is adaptable to changing priorities, workloads, client expectations, and scope, without loss of focus and direction.
- Good technical analysis and problem-solving skills. Capable of performing some computer simulations, spreadsheets, and calculations. Understands codes and regulations when presented with documents. Attentive to detail.
- Assists in preliminary scoping, job definition, and cost estimating efforts.
- Proficient in most technical PC applications.
- Works to develop project technical and implementation improvements through suggestions, team brainstorming and other industry practices. Suggests improvements for utilization on other projects.
- Practices and designs for safe work activities. Becomes increasingly familiar with applicable industry safety designs and regulations.
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor of Science degree from a four-year college, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to write conforming to a prescribed style and format.
- Ability to comprehend and apply principles of modern algebra, calculus, engineering economics, and some statistical theory.
- Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.).