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Project Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 4/12/2023
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Project Engineer on behalf of our client, a manufacturer of steel equipment with facilities in the Pittsburgh area. 
Position Overview:
This position coordinates project activities with internal departments, customers, outside services and suppliers including design layouts on critical items, checks all designs for conformance to customer specifications, meeting of budgeted project cost and scheduled engineering dates. Typical projects include all aspects relating to industrial furnaces to steel, aluminum and strip processing manufacturers.   Typical project scope includes combustion/controls upgrades, furnace rebuilds, field service, and complete equipment design/supply/install/commissioning.
Principle Duties:
  • Overall project technical responsibility and coordination.  
  • Mechanical design and functional description writing for material handling systems.  
  • Process calculations and piping systems design for pneumatic, hydraulic, service/cooling water, and combustion/ combustion safety systems.  
  • Performs design calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications
  • Structural and Refractory design
  • Technical purchasing specification and requisition writing
  • Fabrication inspections
  • Attend customer technical meetings
  • Develop and maintain project work schedules
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings and schematics
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Must have initiative. Will work independently and collectively.  Must possess a strong desire to learn and build technical knowledge.
  • Approximately 15% domestic/international travel is required including potential for longer duration travel associated with startup/commissioning duties.  Must be physically capable to perform required activities associated with onsite work

Job Requirements


Education & Experience:
  • BS Degree in Engineering, Chemical or Mechanical
  • EIT or PE Certification is a plus.   
  • Minimum of ten (10) years' experience in design, project engineering and start-up of similar equipment.  
  • Experience with industrial furnaces in the steel and aluminum industries.  
  • Experience with combustion, hydraulic, pneumatic, refractory, electronic systems, and mechanical design desired.
  • Experience designing with CAD software such as SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to become hands on involved when needed. 
  • Strong communication, organizing, planning, and inter-personal skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office products.   
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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