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Project Engineer in Canonsburg, PA at Andritz

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

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Job Description


Overall project technical responsibility and coordination.

  • Mechanical design and functional description writing for material handling systems.
  • Process calculations and piping systems design for pneumatic, hydraulic, service/cooling water, and combustion/ combustion safety systems.
  • Performs design calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications
  • Structural design
  • Refractory design
  • Technical purchasing specification and requisition writing
  • Fabrication inspections
  • Attend customer technical meetings
  • Develop and maintain project work schedules
  • Project cold and hot commissioning
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Must have initiative. Will work independently and collectively. Must possess a strong desire to learn and build technical knowledge.
  • Domestic and international travel is required including potential for longer duration travel associated with startup/commissioning duties. Must be physically capable to perform required activities associated with onsite work

Job Requirements


  • BS degree in Engineering (preferably mechanical or combustion).
  • EIT or PE certification a plus.  
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in design, project engineering and start-up of similar equipment.
  • Experience with industrial furnaces in the strip processing industry is key.
  • Experience with combustion, refractory, electronic systems, structural and mechanical design.
  • Experience designing with CAD software such as SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to become hands on involved when needed.
  • Strong communication, organizing, planning, and inter-personal skills.
  • Willing and able to travel for erection and commissioning both domestically and internationally.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office products.


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