Mechanical Engineer

  • location: Tupelo, MS
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30.50 - $43.50 per hour
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Mechanical Engineer

Contract position: A Mechanical Engineer is needed for a leading manufacturing organization in the Tupelo, MS area. The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for overseeing construction scheduling, contractor oversight, and ensuring work completed meets specifications as it pertains to mechanical aspects of the capital project. Qualified candidates must have 2+ years of construction supervisory or construction management experience with mechanical systems in a manufacturing, industrial, or process plant, as well a BS in Mechanical Engineering. This contract is slated to last 1+ year, and our client is seeking local candidates or candidates willing to relocate themselves at this time.

Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer
  • Coordinate and manage equipment mechanical components of capital equipment installation projects
  • Coordinate weekend and shutdown work plans with contractors, facility maintenance, and project management
  • Review work completed by contractors, ensure work completed meets project specifications and design
  • Review, coordinate and process submittals with contractors and engineering firms
Requirements for the Mechanical Engineer

  • 2+ years of construction supervisory or construction management experience, with mechanical systems within a manufacturing, industrial, or process plant
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proficiency with MS Office; Excel and Word
  • Schedule management experience
  • Prior construction management experience preferred
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and plant shut downs

  • Overtime
  • Comprehensive contractor benefits
  • PTO and Holidays
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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