Mechanical Engineer

South Charleston, WV

1-year contract Temp to Permanent Opportunity

Specifics of the role:

  • Ability to perform detailed engineering calculations, drawings, and design for plant and construction installations
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and to coordinate activities with others
  • Work with project management on various jobs
  • Have or develop a strong knowledge of best practices, solids handling equipment providers, and a network of professional industry contacts to support resolution of solids handling issues.
  • Use relevant calculation methods and good engineering judgment to troubleshoot existing operations as well as design new facilities.
  • Position is located in Charleston, WV


  • Must possess strong understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals, specifically those that relate to the transport, handling, and packaging of powders, solids, and slurries, including the ability to size and design various solids handling equipment (such as cyclones, silos and storage, pneumatic conveying systems, packaging systems, etc.)
  • Must have a minimum bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Must have a West Virginia PE license in mechanical engineering
  • Must be design capable and proficient using AutoCAD, Cadworks, or like design software.
  • Responsibilities will include analysis and design, preparation of detailed design calculations and drawings, and site inspections.
  • Must be willing to sign and seal documents prepared by the engineering staff under direct supervision of the candidate.
  • Must be willing to conduct site inspections of installations and prepare letters of compliance.
  • Must have strong problem solving skills.
  • Must be willing to think creatively, and work collaboratively with other engineer’s and drafts-persons in a team environment.
  • Ability to define, lead and coordinate solids handling designs, providing toolsets, training, and documentation packages to support various client’s needs.
  • Chemical plant or refinery experience required.
  • Strong piping background required.
  • Ability to complete pipe stress analysis, as needed, for piping system.


  • 8+ Years of experience
  • Background in solids handling

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4842