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Title: Lead Mechanical Start-Up / Commissioning Engineer

Duration: Approximately six (6) months – through Nov, 2021

Location: LA

Facility type: Carbon black facility

Schedule: Start Date June 2021

PIC Group’s client is seeking a Lead Mechanical Start-Up / Commissioning Engineer for a six month assignment for a carbon black facility in LA.  Great benefits, Medical, Dental and 401K offered!

Position Duties (including but not limited to the following):

Coordinates, directs, and performs initial mechanical checkout and operations of equipment, systems, and facility. Equipment may include engines, motors, fans, pumps, boilers, scrubbers, etc. Systems may include water, steam, hydraulic, chemical, etc.
Coordination of vendors, subcontractors, and subordinates in the check-out verification of facility equipment, pertaining to construction installation completion, punch list and walkdowns. Includes pump/motor/fan, set and alignment approval and verification, system hydro, initial motor run in and associated pre-commissioning duties, the initial system clean up. Pertaining to flushes, thermal cycling, steam blow, chemical cleaning air blows, etc.
The initial equipment, system and facility run-ins, checkout and testing.
Observes mechanical devices in operation to identify possible problems.
Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements and adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
Follows commissioning schedule, approves mechanical system turnover via facility walkdown and punch list activities.
Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.
Starts devices to test their performance.
Position Qualifications:

Prior carbon black facility experience preferred
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with 5 – 10 years related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess the ability to instruct, direct, and manage personnel in the pre-commissioning, start-up and initial facility operational phase of a project. Supervisory duties may pertain to coordination of subcontractor in the installation, layout, boundary identification for temporary power, water, piping, air, etc to facilitate equipment, system and facility start-up and testing.
Other supervisory duties may consist of equipment, system and facility construction completion turnover verification and approval and final client turnover documentation activities.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

We are proud to offer competitive wages and benefits. Prior to beginning work, all applicants must be willing to submit to a drug and alcohol screen as well as a background check, inclusive of criminal. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.


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