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Senior Project Engineer

Salary $80,000 to $100,000

The Engineering Project Manager is a hands-on individual with the maturity and experience to drive engineering projects from start to fi nish. This position requires good technical, organizational and communication skills to develop material handling systems. An ideal candidate will have previous mechanical and civil design experience in a mining industry setting. The Engineering Project Manager reports directly to the Director of Engineering. In addition he/she will work closely with Plant Operations, Mine Operations, Rail Operations, Sub-Contractors and Fabrication/Maintenance Departments on a daily basis.

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Education Requirments

A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and related field or equivalent experience.

Credentials & Licenses

Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite. All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License.

Shift Information
Primarily Monday- Friday- Day Shift Hours. See Shift Details below
Benefits & Incentives
Full Benefits Package & Quarterly Safety Incentive. See Benefits Section below for more details.

Detailed Position Information

This is an excellent career opportunity with a well-established, solid company, with outstanding benefits. If this sounds like something that might interest you, we encourage you to apply now! It could truly change your life!

Primary Responsibilities

Main Functions: The successful candidate requires good technical, organizational and communication skills to develop material handling systems. An ideal candidate will have previous mechanical and civil design experience in a mining industry setting. The Engineering Project Manager reports directly to the Director of Engineering. In addition he/she will work closely with Plant Operations, Mine Operations, Rail Operations, Sub-Contractors and Fabrication/Maintenance Departments on a daily basis.

Duties:
• Design & implement of new processes and existing process upgrades for all business entities including our mine operations, processing plants (Limestone & Sandstone), transloads and new business development
• Design systems layout and specifi c components on 2D CAD for engineering team review, contractor interaction, fabrication implementation and installation
• Development of project scope, schedule and budgets for presentation to management team
• Acts as internal consultant providing technical guidance on the most complex projects and problems by applying creativity, innovation, tools, methods, and techniques integrated with technical insights, knowledge and experience to form conclusions and resolutions
• Evaluate manufacturing feasibility, estimate cost, and assess maintenance requirements of a variety of material handling systems.

Working Conditions & Expectations
Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots (We reimburse $100.00/annually towards Steel-toed safety boots)
Transportation/Travel: Must provide your own transportation

Working Conditions and Expectations:
  • icon May work up to twelve hour shifts
  • icon Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • icon Must be able to communicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisors
  • icon Must have high safety standards for self and others
  • icon Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • icon Must have the ability to stand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces
  • icon Must have the ability to lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • icon Must have the ability to bend or stoop
  • icon Must have the ability to climb on and off equipment and ladders
  • icon Must be able to work at heights
  • icon Must have the ability to work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
Shift Details
Primarily Monday—Friday : Day time hours
Requirements
An applicant must have previous mechanical and civil design experience in a mining industry setting, communicate effectively with all levels of operation personnel, and have a proven safe work record. They must demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job. In addition to these general requirments, the applicant must:
  • icon A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and related fi eld or equivalent experience.
  • icon Prefer a PE but not required
  • icon Prefers a broad background in various mining, construction and manufacturing technologies (concrete and steel design, fl uid dynamics, pumping slurry design, minerals processing, crushing/processing of sandstone and limestone, drilling/blasting)
  • icon Profi cient in 2D and 3D modeling CAD design programs.
  • icon Ability to analyze and design basic mechanical processing equipment and civil site construction related work
  • icon Working knowledge of surveying, manufacturing processes, construction management and drafting
  • icon Excellence in time management; attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
  • icon Ability to manage multiple tasks/assignments.
  • icon Self-starter, proactive, professional, positive, and energetic attitude
  • icon Able to work in the fi eld and offi ce settings
  • icon Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint.
Education & Experience
5 to 15 years of hands-on experience in a mining, construction, manufacturing and project engineering settings. Preferred experience in civil structural design of concrete foundations and steel structures- See Requirements
Benefits & Advancement
Pattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:
  • icon Quarterly Incentive Program
  • icon Paid Time Off
  • icon Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • icon 401k with Matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.

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Pattison Sand Company, LLC
701 1st Street
Clayton, IA 52049
  (563) 964-2860
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