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Upstream Oil & Gas Process Design Chemical Engineer
Process engineering firm in TN

Field Electrical Engineer
Blow molding company in York, PA

Division Engineer
Tennessee engineering firm in TN, MI, IN, KY, and FL

Reliability Technician
Pulp and paper manufacturing company in Georgia

Exciting Opportunities to Join the FRIB Team
Science facility at Michigan State university

Mechanical and Electrical Engineers
MEP engineering firm in Texas


Upstream Oil & Gas Process Design Chemical Engineer

Process Engineering Associates, LLC currently seeks a Chemical Engineer with experience in upstream oil & gas operations and/or process design. Additional experience in refining and/or chemicals industry is desired but not required. Duties will include executing process design and engineering projects in multiple industry segments including the upstream oil & gas industry. Candidates must be willing to travel, as assignments, both domestic and international, will require some on-site work. Minimum job requirements include a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a combined 10-20 years of design and operating experience related to oil & gas and chemical processes. Ideal experience includes a wide variety of upstream unit process simulation, troubleshooting, project engineering, and process design experience (such as gas plants, sour gas treatment, LPG, LNG, distillation, multi-phase pipeline hydraulics analysis, etc.) and unit operations experience. Advanced degree and professional registration are desired but not required. Interested candidates should submit resumes to info@processengr.com in MS Word or PDF format. Information on Oak Ridge, TN Area

Field Electrical Engineer

Graham Engineering Corporation (GEC), a leader in the blow molding industry, has an immediate opening for an experienced, hands-on Field Electrical Engineer at our York, PA location. This position plays a key role in the development of opportunities in retrofits and upgraded controls and the related design, installation, service, and company-wide coordination of building the upgraded controls and retrofit business. This is an excellent growth opportunity for the individual interested in a broad range of responsibilities, including developing business opportunities, backed by a successful and reputable corporation. GEC offers exciting career opportunities to individuals with strong values and a desire to achieve and excel to their fullest potential. We believe an organization is only as strong as the people it employs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Keep abreast of overall market trends and identify market segments for which controls upgrades present cost effective sales and service opportunities.
  • Analyze competitive technologies and ways in which GEC can produce higher quality and more cost effective retrofits to existing equipment.
  • Provide engineering design services and assist in creating conceptual designs and help prepare specifications for new development projects.
  • Visit customer sites and evaluate machinery for retrofits and upgrades.
  • Write and prepare viable proposals, specifications, estimates and quotes for rebuilds, retrofits and upgrades, including scope and scheduling.
  • Create schematics, detail drawings, assemblies, sub-assemblies, BOM’s and layouts, using CAD, and perform required analysis to ensure the satisfaction of all project specifications and needed for the procurement, manufacture and assembly of components.
  • Visit customer sites to install retrofits and upgrades. Read, interpret and make changes to control system software installed in customer equipment.
  • Provide outside technical support of machinery as needed, including service calls, trouble shooting for retrofit installations.
  • Program logical machine functions using an IEC61131 program language and design HMI interface using a combination of visual Basic and canned HMI tools.
  • Schedule design reviews with Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering to review progress of design activities and to solicit input and suggestions.
  • Assist the assigned Project manager to ensure that all Engineering Documentation for components are released in a timely manner to meet the requirements of the Project Schedule and budget.
  • Work with the Sales Department in determining the viability of proposed retrofits to existing equipments.
  • Work with Purchasing to develop vendor specifications for out-sourced materials.
  • Provide technical support to all departments during procurement, assembly, testing and final acceptance of equipment.
  • Assist Technical Documentation Department in the preparation of all drawings, specifications and specific operating procedures required in properly supporting product in the field.
  • Work with vendors, consultants and outside resources, as needed.

Job Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years machine design experience.
  • Proficient use of related computer software, including MS Office and 2D CAD experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of standard machine programming languages including ladder, structured text, function block and some HMI design exposure.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of Mechanical and Electrical/control Engineering
  • Available to travel 25 – 50% of time.
  • Available for customer site evaluations and installations during off hours.
  • Physical and medical standards for this position must be met by passing a physical examination by a Company approved physician.

GEC offers its employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. We offer medical, dental, disability and life/accident insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, pension plan, educational assistance, paid holidays and vacation time. For immediate consideration forward your resume to hr@grahamengineering.com. We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v. No phone calls please.

Division Manager, Tennesseeessee

Now is the time to capitalize on your years of hard work and experience in Tennessee’s transportation industry. The Corradino Group, Inc., an engineering, planning, environmental, aviation, and construction management firm with offices in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and Florida, is recruiting a senior engineer to lead its Tennessee practice. For over 40 years, Corradino has managed some of the largest infrastructure projects in the United States as described on the firm’s Web site (www.corradino.com).

The Division Manager for Tennessee will work with Corradino’s senior management in growing the practice in the state. This includes staffing an office in the Nashville area, recruiting, and participating in advancing potential merger/acquisition opportunities in Tennessee.

Must be a registered engineer in Tennessee, live in or recently have resided in Tennessee, and be willing to live in the Nashville area. The position requires at least 15 years experience in Tennessee planning, design, environmental (project development & engineering), and/or construction engineering areas of practice. TDOT experience and association are critical to filling this position. The Division Manager will manage multiple projects, coordinate with staff company-wide, promote Corradino’s services to a varied client base, and be responsible for business management and development in the market. Travel throughout Tennessee will be required, as will attending meetings in Corradino’s other markets.

Corradino’s benefit package includes: 100-percent-Corradino-paid employee medical insurance premium, dental, company-provided life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) savings plan with a Corradino match, and flexible spending accounts. Corradino’s Division Manager salaries and bonuses are competitive with the industry for experienced, senior level managers. Corradino offers this position a company-provided vehicle or vehicle allowance and relocation expenses (if needed).

Please respond with cover letter, salary requirement, and resume to HR: ebingham@corradino.com or fax: 502/587-2636. An Equal Opportunity Employer

Reliability Technician

Location: Cedar Springs, Georgia

Georgia-Pacific has an exciting new way of thinking and working, and we are looking for individuals dedicated to our philosophy of securing a bright future for themselves and Georgia-Pacific. As a world leader in consumer, paper, packaging, and building products, we offer the stability of an 80-year old company and the creative energy of a brand new one!

Job Requirements/Responsibilities:

  • Individual will be responsible for predictive maintenance support in meeting reliability needs of a container board pulp and paper operation. This includes, but is not limited to, vibration monitoring, infrared thermography, oil analysis, and root cause analysis.
  • Must provide cultural change through leadership and personal demonstration of belief in safety, environmental, reliability, and cost visions and objectives for the facility.
  • Promote a safe work environment by setting a leadership example, communicating personal safety expectations, and ensuring safety infrastructure is in place.
  • Demonstrate initiative and entrepreneurship while creating value for the operation.
  • Demonstrate adaptability to change, respect for others, and desire to seek knowledge.
  • Extensive communications with craftspeople, production employees, purchasing and stores, and other people will occur daily.
  • Must have the ability to interact effectively with production, engineering, and other groups in the mill to maximize collective value creation in the operation.
  • The selected individual must support and promote safety by being in compliance with all safety standards and codes.


  • High school diploma required. Education in the reliability engineering fields a plus.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in vibration analysis at a medium to large manufacturing/industrial facility required (Level 1 Vibration Analyst Certification required, Level 2 preferred).
  • A minimum of 3 years technical work experience at a manufacturing or industrial facility required.
  • Formal training in some or all of the following disciplines preferred: vibration analysis, lubrication/oil analysis, root cause analysis, equipment strategies, reliability centered maintenance (RCM), precision maintenance, and infrared thermography.
  • Past experience in the pulp and paper Industry a plus.


  • Working knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance concepts.
  • Knowledge of PC's including Microsoft software and the ability to use associated vibration monitoring analysis software.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills that support teamwork and the ability to influence others.
  • Must be diligently organized, self-disciplined and willing to work unselfishly for the team.
  • Must be committed to creating an environment that is safe and presents no hazards to their colleagues or crew.
  • Able to effectively conduct training throughout all departments of the mill to advance overall knowledge of predictive maintenance tools and reliability.

Georgia-Pacific offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package to include medical, dental, 401K, and more! We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. For more exciting opportunities please visit our website at www.gp.com

How to apply: Please click this link.

Exciting Opportunities to Join the FRIB Team

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) project at Michigan State University (MSU) is searching for talented professionals to join the FRIB Project Team for the following positions:

Mechanical Engineer Manager
Senior Technical Buyer/Senior Contract Administrator
Project Controls Manager
Construction Contract Administrator

MSU employees receive excellent benefits including health/dental plans, a generous retirement plan, and educational assistance.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

To see more details about these opportunities, go to http://www.frib.msu.edu/jobs

About MSU and FRIB:
MSU is the nation’s eighth-largest university and has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to design and establish the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), a future DOE Office of Science national user facility (www.frib.msu.edu). FRIB is funded through a cooperative agreement with the DOE and will take about a decade to build, cost approximately $550 million dollars, and adjoins the current National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL). NSCL is funded under a separate cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Science Foundation and will continue its mission over the next decade. NSCL and FRIB currently have over 380 employees. MSU is located in East Lansing, Michigan, part of the greater Lansing area with a population of 450,000 (www.greaterlansinglife.com/frib/).

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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Mechanical and Electrical Engineers

We are an 11-year-old engineering firm with offices in Austin and San Antonio, Texas that provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design services to the commercial, institutional, and industrial construction industry. We have a growing list of satisfied architectural, owner, and contractor clients who rely on us for their MEP design needs in the south/central Texas corridor.

Available Positions:

  • Mechanical and electrical PEs and EITs with recent experience in our field of work
  • Designers experienced in HVAC, plumbing, lighting, power, and special systems design
  • Recent mechanical and electrical engineering graduates desiring a career in our industry


  • A passion for being part of the building design team
  • AutoCAD design capability
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Mechanical or electrical engineering degree or recent design experience in our work
  • Comfortable doing whatever it takes to make our clients want to work with us again


  • Commensurate with experience and ability
  • Competitive
  • Reviewed annually


  • Dependent on company financial performance
  • Paid to employees in 10 of 11 years
  • Have ranged from 15% to 35% of base wages

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Send resumes to info@mepengineering.com

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