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Senior Project Engineer / Manager - Paint Process

Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Posted: 10/23/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Project Engineers Job Number: 84076

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Project Engineer / Manager - Paint Process to work in our client' s Paint Finishing Engineering Group based in Farmington Hills, MI. This position can be a six month to direct hire or direct hire position.


Position Duties:
  • Senior Mechanical Project Engineer. Review design drawings (layouts, sections, details, bills of materials, general notes, legends & symbols).  Create detailed scopes of work, technical specifications, calculations and construction cost estimates for mechanical piping and ventilation systems associated with Paint Finishing process equipment.
  • Mechanical piping shall include but not be limited to:  Sludge, coolant, chilled water, potable water, non-potable water, motor oil, transmission fluid, industrial waste, and compressed air.
  • Paint finishing systems shall include but not limited to Washers – Dryers – Phosphate – E-coat – Prime spray booth – Prime Ovens – Color spray booths – Clear coat spray booths – Ovens – VOC abatement – Sludge systems – Air Supply Units – Paint Kitchen – Paint Circulation.
  • Ventilation systems shall include but not be limited to: Mist collection, dust collection, washer exhaust, plasma treat exhaust, and room temperature vulcanization (RTV) exhaust.
  • Responsibilities shall also include but not be limited to: Communication and coordination with project team members.
  • Collection, organization, and distribution of information from customers, OEM’ s, and project team members.
  • Participate in design review meetings, pre-bid meetings, bid clarification meetings, pre-construction meetings, and construction status and planning meetings.
  • Review and respond to contractor document clarification requests (DCR’ s) and submittals including shop drawings, and bills of materials.
  • Review contractor installation schedule and monitor/report progress.
  • Review contractor installations and ensure compliance with contract documents.
  • Develop and track installation punch lists.
  • Monitor contractor daily markup of working drawings to reflect as-built conditions.
  • Resolve design and installation issues.
  • Assist in the preparation, review, and approval of bulletins and field orders.
  • Be a mentor and technical resource to other DSI project engineers, designers, and detailers.



Minimum Education Required:
  • Bachelors                   


Other Requirements:
  • Ability to Travel                
  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Driver’ s License      
  • Personal Credit Card    
  • Special Invoicing Required


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Mechanical Engineer (BSME) that has piping and ventilation design experience with Paint Finishing process equipment installation projects.
  • A general knowledge of structural steel design and installation as related to piping and ventilation systems supports is also preferred.
  • Other candidates will be considered.


Computer Skills:
  • Microsoft Office               
  • Microsoft Project
  • AutoCAD                           
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