Project Engineer

Texas, United States

Posted on 12/13/2017

Position Details




Manufacturing & Dist / Rubber



Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree


100,000 - 120,000

Reference ID:


Since 2009, I have had the pleasure of working with this client in the Carbon Black Industry.  This PROJECT ENGINEER opening is due to a person retiring.  


Your role will be responsible for:

  • Engineering activities that support plant expansions, equipment upgrades, equipment additions, plant energy surveys and process troubleshooting.
  • Engineering work including scope development, field investigations, conceptual planning and scheduling, development of screening estimates, economic analysis and financial justifications, AFE capital estimates, purchasing activities, design and oversight of contract engineering/design, construction activities and start-up assistance.
  • Purchasing and construction activities that include developing a list of bidders, compiling bid packages, bid conditioning, evaluations and selection of successful bidder, aware of purchase orders, and construction contracts.  Construction also includes managing contractor. 



  • Experience in Carbon Black OR Granular Plant Operations including the Cement / Aggregate Industry, plant engineering, or engineering and construction firm.
  • BS in Civil, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering.
  • 5-10 years of experience in some of the following:
    • Carbon black plant or related manufacturing engineering activity
    • Bulk materials handling (Including storage, packaging, loading and unloading) 
    • Pneumatic conveying
    • High temperature refractory lined equipment
    • Major equipment:  Boilers, steam turbines, air condensers, cooling towers, pumps; heat exchangers, fired dryers, bag filters, conveyors, bucket elevators, air blowers, fans and refractory lined equipment.
    • Hands on experience for some of the following: design engineering, estimating, purchasing, supervision of consulting engineers and construction management.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Travel required to West Texas and Baton Rouge facilities.  Travel varies from 1 - 2 days a month to several months on site with weekends back to corporate Texas office.  This is dependent on project and project cycle.  We work with you on the travel keeping your family in mind. 


  • Salary is six figures plus and commensurate upon your experience
  • Relocation included


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