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Granite Construction Mech Eng/Project Manager - R0000000126 in Watsonville, California

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General Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of construction projects ranging from $15 - $49 million in size.

Job Description:

Essential Job Accountabilities

+ Understanding and complying with company safety policies and procedures as related to this position, including reading all relevant safety literature, using required protective equipment and practicing good housekeeping

+ Preparing system proposals and scope of supply letters, to include preliminary process design description, budgetary and firm cost estimates, and customers' cost of system ownership

+ Providing guidance to the design team in the modification of system PFDs, P&IDs, proposal and project drawings, as required, and specifying components

+ Developing pilot test protocol/procedures and providing technical support for the Field Service team, as well as preparing pilot report after analysis of pilot test data

+ Providing technical assistance to:

+ the Project Management team; provides direction and engineering support with current projects

+ the Field Service team; provides direction and engineering support for installation and commissioning of system

+ Interacting with the Sales and Marketing team to:

+ establish/define customer requirements

+ evaluate alternative design approaches considering available technologies

+ Developing and preparing process and project submittals and operations and maintenance manuals

+ Stays abreast of technology in key application areas

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


+ Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, environmental engineering, or other equivalent adequate experience

Work Experience

+ 7-10 years proven industrial and water treatment process design and application experience

+ Exposure and expertise in a wide range of water treatment technologies and processes, including both municipal drinking water and industrial process water

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

+ A background and knowledge base in filtration, ion-exchange and membrane treatment systems

+ Capable of preparing water treatment system conceptual design including technology selection, sizing, etc.

+ Project management experience including vendor management, drawing review, bill of material review, and customer management.

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills

+ The ability to work together as a team member on all aspects of the job, including the sales effort, process design and development, engineering, procurement, project management, manufacturing and assembly, service, startup and troubleshooting

+ Capable of promoting business growth through p roduct and project development

+ Provide technical training to application engineering, business development managers, account managers and technical sales specialists

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Excellent computer skills


BA: Mechanical Engineering

Work Experience:

Construction Operations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Notice to Agencies

Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.