Project Engineer
A-Gas Americas
Bowling Green, OH
Company Description

A-Gas is the global expert in the supply and full life-cycle management of specialty chemicals and gases, providing refrigerants, blowing agents, fire protection agents and carbon credit offsets to our customers around the world. With industry leading recovery, reclamation, and gas processing technologies, A-Gas continues to lead the industry in developing cutting-edge solutions designed to protect the environment. The recent integration of Rapid Recovery and Diversified Pure Chem reinforce our continued commitment to our customers and the industry in which we serve. Together we become the number one provider in the end-to-end supply and reclamation service for our customers.

Job Purpose

Manage engineering projects; design new equipment and improve and increase the capacity of existing equipment so as to support the company in achieving business goals, thus expanding and increasing profitability. Strive to work to all necessary safety and environmental standards ensuring you are sharing your technical knowledge. Set site mechanical working and equipment standards.

Reports to

Director of Engineering

Primary Work Location

Bowling Green, Ohio

Key Responsibilities

Lead projects for the design, specification and build of new equipment so as to support the company in achieving business goals, thus expanding and increasing profitability.
Act as the project manager on all aspects of engineering projects including, but not limited to: budget preparation, project planning with timelines, risk assessments, supervision of construction phases, progress chasing, contractor organization, and preparation of work instructions.
Provide support and technical evaluation for the purchase of capital equipment including cylinders and valves, maintaining good communication with purchasing staff, to ensure purchase of suitable equipment
Coach members of our team and deliver training for site staff where necessary to ensure the site personnel are working to the latest operational standards.
Support the team in maintaining site equipment, ensuring that systems are electrically and mechanically safe, calibrated, functioning to design and within test. Support the team with repairs for the whole site and equipment development so that all equipment is operating at a high aesthetic standard.
Ensure risk assessments and hazard identification are carried out for all tasks being undertaken by you, your colleagues and sub-contractors under your direct control. Implement any necessary control measures and risk assessments
Provide support and technical evaluation for the purchase of capital equipment including cylinders and valves, maintaining good communication with purchasing staff, to ensure purchase of suitable equipment
Coach members of our team and deliver training for site staff where necessary to ensure the site personnel are working to the latest operational standards.
Support the team in maintaining site equipment, ensuring that systems are electrically and mechanically safe, calibrated, functioning to design and within test. Support the team with repairs for the whole site and equipment development so that all equipment is operating at a high aesthetic standard.
Ensure risk assessments and hazard identification are carried out for all tasks being undertaken by you, your colleagues and sub-contractors under your direct control. Implement any necessary control measures and risk assessments
Use the lockout, tag-out, try-out system to ensure personal and team safety.
Ensure that both yourself and all colleagues within your team work in accordance with all company policies relating to health and safety.
Any other tasks as required
Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

Essential
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
At least 2 years' experience of working in operational/chemical processing environment
Previous experience/knowledge of the oil and/or gas sector
Experience of managing engineering projects from concept to delivery
Experience of using AutoCAD or similar
Industrial safety experience including working at height legislation
Computer literate with Word, Excel and Project
Desirable
Understanding of chemical processing technique such as fractional distillation
Understanding of electrical and civil engineering
Experience of pressurized liquefied gas systems
Experience in specification of high pressure gas systems
PLC programming / specification experience
Electrical or mechanical apprenticeship
Have a detailed understanding of relevant industry standards TPED etc.
Experience of routine maintenance tasks
Sub-contract management experience
C&G 2079 F-Gas certificate, category 1 and 2
Skills and Competencies

Task and project
A planned and methodical approach, documenting lists of outstanding tasks; able to structure and schedule tasks appropriately
Able to develop efficient processes, consider and manage projects successfully and identify and manage risk responsibly
Able to analyse problems and implement effective solutions
Able to make effective decisions, seeking advice when required, able to appreciate different perspectives and the wider business implications
Demonstrates a good attention to detail
Leadership, teamwork and communication
Work co-operatively with others on multidisciplinary projects: exchanging information and supporting colleagues to achieve goals.
Able to work well within a team and build relationships both internally and externally
Use actions that indicate a consideration for feelings and the needs of others; has awareness of others and the environment and of your impact on these.
Ability to make yourself understood when communicating verbally and in writing; can communicate legibly and concisely
Self-management and motivation
Ability to demonstrate talent in a range of different activities as well as being able to adapt to new situations whether that be changing environments or adapting to conflicting priorities
Uses own initiative to complete a task
Takes responsibility for professional development and ensuring knowledge is up to date; a desire to maintain and teach high levels of electrical engineering standards
Has a style of working that fits with the SPOT ON values: Sense of fun, Sense of purpose, Professionalism, Leadership, Openness, Honesty, Trust, and Respect