Plant Engineering Project Specialist

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE - Redmond, WA (30+ days ago)3.9


Job Summary

The Plant Engineering Project Specialist is an entry level position within the UPS Plant Engineering department. He/She will be part of a UPS project team assigned to construct or expand a UPS sortation facility. This position will assist with the General Construction of the building or the mechanical / electrical / controls installation of the conveyor system.

The Plant Engineering Specialist will be responsible for drawing and specification auditing, commissioning, quality control, testing, estimating, cost control, scheduling, and value engineering. He/She will provide reports and documentation for the job responsibilities.

Other Duties

Gathers documents for project bid packages (e.g., post-feasibility cost estimate, drawing sets, etc.) to submit to the administrative group for distribution to bidders.

Dispatches and oversees the work of outside service housekeeping vendors through physical inspections to ensure quality of work.

Manages vendors, scheduling, and dispatching for routine maintenance and projects in the facility.

Supervises Small PE Projects.

Drafts Feasibility Studies.

Manages Project Documents and Fund Allocations.

Preferred Competencies

Equipment Repair Management: Describes types of equipment problems that can occur; identifies specifications of mechanical and technical equipment; explains repair techniques and tools.

Facilities, Equipment, and Grounds Maintenance: Identifies basic facility components requiring preventative maintenance; describes how to create preventative maintenance schedules.

Facility Design: Identifies problems or inefficiencies with current buildings or plants; modifies or adjusts existing facility blueprints to resolve recurring building or plant failures; recommends new facility design specifications.

Physical Assets Management: Demonstrates a basic knowledge of physical asset management; identifies physical resources to meet business needs; describes the appropriate use of existing physical tools, equipment, and materials.

Project Management: Demonstrates understanding of implementation objectives, project plan, and one's role within a project; participates in the implementation of a project; provides timely, thorough, and concise updates for area of responsibility; identifies areas of risk and properly communicates them to the project manager.

Project Planning: Demonstrates an understanding of basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources.

Report Generation: Possesses ability to generate simple reports using basic functions in software, and/or writing basic queries; identifies information required to complete reports and identifies existing reports generated by others.

Technology Implementation: Able to communicate designed and developed technology solutions and their desired outcome in general terms; expresses the importance of an effective implementation; develops implementation plans.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree – Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, or related Engineering program – Preferred

Experience with PLCs or related programming and troubleshooting – Preferred

Experience demonstrating knowledge of networks – Preferred

Experience with Motor Control theory and operation – Preferred

Experience with AC and DC electrical troubleshooting - Preferred

Experience with MS Office Suite, or similar software - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law