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Project Engineer

Midway, TN, US, 37809

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  442339


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain wall, storefronts and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings and more.


Oldcastle Building Envelope has an exciting opportunity for a project engineer to join the team at our Midway facility. We are looking for a motivated, hands-on leader who wants the opportunity to make a positive impact on the operation and improve reliability throughout the plant. This project engineer will be responsible for the maintenance and improvement of our manufacturing plant and managing capital. They will be responsible for assessing the facility's resource requirements, designing, and optimizing the facility's layout and critical operational systems, and overseeing the maintenance of infrastructure and equipment. To be successful as a project engineer, should be able to develop and implement utility plans, manage capital projects and budgeting, perform system evaluations, and establish operational efficiency, have excellent project management skills and strong knowledge of structural code requirements.


Basic Function:  

The Project Engineer is responsible for managing capital, planning, implementing, and maintaining the infrastructure and equipment of buildings and facilities. They perform analyses of operational processes, resource allocation, energy use, and safety processes, manage the planning and processes of a project, delegate responsibilities to ensure the project is completed efficiently and successfully, and recommend and implement improvements.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job. 

•    Superior computer skills.
•    Ability to run simulations and analyze test data.
•    Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.
•    Highly analytical mind, with exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
•    Understanding of environmental and safety code as it pertains to facilities and projects.
•    Excellent computer literacy and knowledge of design and visualization software.
•    The ability to work with multiple discipline projects.
•    Excellent project management and supervision skills.
•    Excellent organizational, time management, leadership, and decision-making skills.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•    Knowledge of applicable codes, policies, standards, and best practices.



•    The Project Engineer will drive change, plant improvement, troubleshooting, and establishing best practice. 
•    The Project Engineer will provide support to management and engineering in day-to-day operations. 
•    Gathering and analyzing data, blueprints, and reports.
•    Determining facility and equipment specifications.
•    Analyzing project costs and preparing budgets.
•    Designing and overseeing the implementation of facility expansion, layout, various systems, and quality controls.
•    Evaluating operational systems and facility infrastructure to ascertain and improve operational efficiencies.
•    Developing plans and optimizing resource allocation.
•    Planning and coordinating infrastructure and equipment maintenance schedules and activities.
•    Coordinating and overseeing contractors performing maintenance activities.
•    Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, building codes, and health and safety standards.
•    Preparing reports and compliance documentation.
•    Conducting experiments and evaluations to improve and innovate product designs.
•    Creating plans and designs using CAD technology.
•    Estimating budgets and time scopes for each project.
•    Writing technical documentation for machine operators.
•    Ensuring that products meet compliance regulations.
•    Collaborating with project managers and other engineers in our team.
•    Ownership. This person will drive success in their department. Through teamwork and self-motivation, he or she will support management in driving training, projects and upgrades continuous improvement, and the        management of capital.
•    Conduct regular meetings with clients to ensure clarification and meet specific requirements in a timely manner.
•    Preparing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring of assigned engineering projects.
•    Formulating project parameters and assigning responsibilities to the most capable employees and monitoring the project team.
•    Interacting with vendors, interpreting their abilities as to their effect on a project.
•    Developing specifications for projects.
•    Creating frameworks to measure the project's metrics and data collection.
•    Ensuring the project's compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.

Necessary Skills:
•    Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and finding reliable and efficient solutions. 
•    Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.
•    Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
•    Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
•    Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
•    Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
•    Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning and teaching new things.
•    Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively and respectfully.
•    Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
•    Time Management -- Managing one's own time.
•    Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
•    Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate and implement efficient solutions.
•    Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
•    Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.
•    Continuous improvement -- Actively looking for ways to help people and improve equipment.
•    Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design. 
•    Technology Design -- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
•    Systems Analysis -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.



•    Bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering.
•    At least 5 years of experience as a project engineer or in a similar role.
•    Experience with AutoCAD, SAP, and MS Office.
•    Knowledge of the building process and construction principles.
•    Knowledge of relevant regulations and building codes.
•    Good verbal and written communication skills.
•    Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
•    Project management skills.

What OBE Offers You
•    Highly competitive base pay
•    Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs
•    Group retirement savings program
•    Health and wellness programs
•    A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About OBE
OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.
If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.

#OBEOBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.


Date Posted:  Sep 8, 2022

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