Lead Mechanical Engineer

$115,000 - $120,000 yearly
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  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Feb 24, 2023
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Job description
Engineering design, development, installation and support
- Technical Expertise/Knowledge
  • Centrifugal compressor technology
  • Field erected water tube boilers
  • Contact heater and hot water curing systems
  • Cooling towers and cooling water distribution/circulation systems
  • Industrial and package chillers
  • Reverse osmosis, water softeners, cartridge and media filters and other water preparation equipment
  • Boiler controls using Allen Bradley software Studio/RS Logix 5000, FactoryTalk View Studio and RSLinx Classic/OEM, Asset Center
  • AutoCAD Electrical, Vault, Revit, and other Autodesk suite software
- Leads yearly assessments for boilers, contact heaters, DAs and U1-A pressure vessels
- Acts as reliability engineer to the Power House and Infrastructure teams; accesses and utilizes Bridgestone CMMS
- Evaluates existing processes and equipment and recommends modifications and refinements resulting in cost savings, energy savings, quality and safety improvements
- Proposes new programs to keep equipment and processes technologically advanced and leading the industry in product quality, productivity, energy efficiency, environmental responsibility and safety
Project Management
- Leads, plans, organizes and controls major infrastructure projects; projects range from $100K to $5M.
- Analyze project requirements, identify and address design parameters, review engineering challenges and ensure solutions are timely and within budget
- Responsible for meeting project goals on scope, quality, cost and schedule
- Handles multiple projects simultaneously
- Coordinates the efforts of other engineers, technicians, plant personnel and contractors
- Responsible for Safety Design Process for all projects
- Responsible for Contractor Safety for all projects
- Create documentation such as Training documents, Program backup, Network diagrams, Electrical drawings, etc
Consulting and Communications
- Acts as DSM Plant window for utility tracking and energy savings & reporting
- Communicates with the Engineering Services leadership team daily in the morning Maintenance Asaichi meeting
- Give technical guidance on infrastructure systems for maintenance and production equipment capital projects
- Coaches, reviews, and delegates work to lower-level professionals
Maintenance of Expertise
- Understands industry trends, direction and standards that guide new technology offerings, and uses technology and market intelligence to provide strategic recommendations on initiatives to achieve business objectives; attends trade shows, technical seminars, and reads technical publications to keep abreast of the latest technology
- Provides training to other engineers, maintenance and plant staff
Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 7+ years of relevant experience, or other related degree with 10+ years of relevant experience.