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Equipment Engineer

Kelly Services
Charlotte, NC 28230
**_Equipment Engineer_**


**_Charlotte, NC_**


**_Direct Hire_**


*Relocation Provided*


**JOB SUMMARY:**


Specify, design, troubleshoot, and seek opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation of the companys proprietary equipment for the start-up and operation of Direct Reduced Iron making plants and new technology initiatives.


**DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:**

Perform designs and mechanical analyses through calculations basic to Mechanical Engineering.

Sketch conceptual designs, transferring ideas to the designers for development of mechanical drawings.

Coordinate the mechanical equipment design effort by acting as Lead Equipment Engineer for projects by:

o directing the efforts of assigned engineers and designers for the layout and design of equipment,

o checking mechanical equipment drawings, calculations, and sketches for the project,

o developing specifications and requisitions for support of purchasing effort,

o review and approve purchasing quotations, vendor drawings, and QA documents,

o coordinate tasks and design interfaces with outside engineering consultants and clients,

o coordinate project tasks while meeting the project schedule and engineering hour budget, and

o travel for project meetings, inspections, on-site training of plant staff for proprietary equipment, and extended stays at the project site during commissioning and start up.

Provide technical support for the Aftermarket, Inspections, and Purchasing departments with review of proposals, vendor submittals, and on-site inspections of mechanical equipment.

Coordinate long-term design cycles and schedules.

Provide direction, technical support, and mentoring for other engineers and designers.

Analyze designed and vendor supplied equipment for adherence to engineering specifications, required codes & standards, and project requirements.

Check drawings and drafting for adherence to designs.

Use Innovation Engineering, New Technology programs, and Technical Improvement initiatives to develop new and improved designs and foster continuous improvement and innovation.

Review designs and assist other Engineers and Management by making suggestions to improve an existing or proposed design relative to its function.

Travel to fabrication facilities and plant sites to analyze equipment, collect data and information, interact with plant and fabricator personnel, perform on-site inspections and gain experience valuable to design considerations (i.e., operating conditions, temperature considerations, etc.).

Travel on business trips and/or field assignments as required to carry out departmental, project, and corporate tasks and functions.

Write Requisitions, Specifications, Quality Documents, Operation and Maintenance Manuals, and other technical documents as required to carry out departmental tasks and functions.

Provide support to the Sales and Estimating groups for the preparation of proposals, including sizing and selection of equipment, plant layout, and engineering man-hour estimates.

Work as a teammate with all company departments and employees in all assignments. Work toward building consensus on all assignments by finding solutions which meet the best interests of all parties involved.


**SKILLS/ABILITIES:**


Advanced computer skills including use of Microsoft Office.

Basic use of Autodesk products or equivalent software.

Excellent base of mechanical engineering technical skills, knowledge of processes, and the application of sound engineering practices.

Utilize mechanical engineering principles for complex problem solving.

Provide technical advisory services for field erection, commissioning, and plant shut down activities.

Knowledge and understanding of materials including special alloys, material selection, and their use in mechanical equipment design.

Application of ASME Codes and Standards, specifically ASME Section VIII and IX.

Advanced knowledge and understanding of fabrication, welding, and manufacturing practices.

Industrial scrubber and cooler systems specification and design.

Excellent technical writing and interpersonal skills.

Multi-task while meeting schedule and deliverable deadlines.

Coordinate design schedules with designers, engineers, and other departments.

Industrial plant experience.

International travel experience and willingness to stay for extended periods at a plant site.


**Preferred:**


Computer aided simulation/analysis of Mechanical Equipment designs (Finite Element Analysis, Compress, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, etc.)

Design and inspection of welded joints for mechanical equipment, including Non-Destructive Examination training or certification.

Piping and ductwork design and stress analysis including hangers, supports, and thermal expansion.

Direct Reduction and/or steel industry experience.


**Education and Experience:**


Bachelor of Science Mechanical or other Mechanical/Materials based Engineering discipline Degree; Bachelor of Science Mechanical or other Mechanical/Materials based Engineering Technology Degree.

Minimum 10 years experience in an industrial or technical environment, preferably related to the steel industry.



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**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-01 Expires: 2021-10-02

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