Mechanical Engineer
Carmeuse Lime & Stone - Pittsburgh, PA

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Carmeuse Lime & Stone based in Pittsburgh, PA, is North America's largest producer of lime and limestone products. A division of the global Carmeuse Group based in Europe, Carmeuse Lime & Stone manufactures as much as 7 million tons of finished products and 25 million tons of chemical limestone and aggregates every year.

Backed by over 150 years of experience and teamed by over 2,000 employees, Carmeuse operates 28 manufacturing facilities in the USA and Canada.

Our products are quarried and mined from natural, high quality deposits of limestone and then graded and manufactured into quicklime, hydrated lime, and high purity chemical grade limestone. These products are used in a variety of industries including power generation, steel making, water and waste treatment, construction, land development, building materials, and paper manufacturing.

As a natural product, lime makes an excellent choice for these commercial applications, and is a leading contributor to the maintenance and preservation of the world's ecosystem.

Using cutting edge technology, the Carmeuse team conducts constant research and development to ensure the reliability of its products and meet customer needs. We also provide customer specific in-field application support. A network of terminals, employing trains, trucks, and barges, transports products to meet customer’s “On-time” demands.

The Mechanical Engineer is a dual role position that supports capital projects during the conceptual design, construction, and commissioning phases and also is our subject matter expert for mechanical systems. This position is based at the Pittsburgh Technology Center but projects will be located at all of our North American operations (Canada and USA). Traveling is expected up to 50% and could include extended assignments during critical construction and start-up periods. The Mechanical Engineer participates in cross functional teams to improve technical knowledge, effectiveness, and results.

Responsibilities of the position include:
*Contributes in a variety of mechanical engineering areas that including kilns, structures, dust control, crushing and screening, material handling systems, grinding and milling, and drives
*Assist in preparing scopes of work and capital cost estimates for projects.
*Reviews and approves work of outside engineering consultants including flow diagrams, general arrangement drawings, specifications, RFQs, bid evaluations, vendor drawings, as-built drawings and manuals
*Prepare basic design drawings, specifications, and operating instructions
*Meet Carmeuse expectations with a focus on safety, environmental compliance, equipment reliability, and cost control
*Direct and coordinate any internal and external resources under their control
*Assist with troubleshooting and performance enhancements of mechanical systems and recommend cost effective solutions and repairs
*Interact effectively with plant team members, process engineers, and project managers to achieve goals
*Other related responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
*Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
*+10 year experience in mechanical engineering/construction preferably in the lime or other bulk material industry
*Proven track record of achieving timely results and while maintaining a safe work environment
*Experience in the following areas desirable:
- Design and operation of material handling equipment including belt and screw conveyors, elevators, pneumatic conveying systems, crushers, and screens
- Operation and maintenance of rotary or preheater kilns
- Air compressor systems
- Understanding of various codes and regulations such as NFPA, MSHA, CEMA, AISC, etc.
- Refractory types, installation and thermodynamics
- Project scheduling and basic accounting principals
- SAP or ability to learn the system
*Proficient with Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD
*Excellent personnel skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external customers and contractors, both verbally and in writing
*Highly motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision in a multi-task, dynamic, multi-national, and diverse team environment
*Ability to complete conceptual designs, layouts, write specification and construction scopes, RFQs, and complete bid evaluations
*Strong quantitative problem solving and time management skills
*Ability to understand and effectively communicate using engineering drawings and sketches
*Independent travel by air and car (driver’s license required)
*Ability to safely negotiate around industrial equipment, construction sites, and lift 30 pounds
*Detail and process oriented with excellent win/win problem resolution abilities
*Strong communication skills

Carmeuse offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that may include medical, dental, life, disability, vacation, holiday, and 401(k) savings plan, depending on your work location.

About this company
Carmeuse is a leading global producer of lime, with more than 140 years of experience in the extraction and processing of high calcium...