Mechanical & Utility Engineer

Contractual | 12 months |
Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 340-2867

Title:  Mechanical & Utility Engineer
Location: Jefferson, WI
Duration: 12 months

Job Description:  

  • The team is looking for a Mechanical & Utility Engineer with Food & Beverage, CPG or industrial manufacturing capex project experience


  • Construction, startup, and commissioning experience.


  • Coordinates mechanical & utility design and construction of factories used in the production of wet and dry pet food, and pet treats.
  • Technical expertise to include project scope development and management of design consultants & contractors to ensure that Nestlé Purina’s standards and expectations are met from inception to installation of a project.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The job requires a broad knowledge of mechanical utility systems, technology, equipment, piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) generation, and review infield.
  • Be engaged with the corporate engineering team to understand project team structure, scopes, design, and coordination reviews. 
  • Provide Mechanical Engineering review and management of onsite mechanical/utility construction for capital projects.
  • Oversee field observations and equipment & utility commissioning by 3rd party services during construction to ensure built per design and Nestle Purina standards.
  • Review and approve contractor means and methods for construction at factories in operation
  • Review and evaluate feasibility and cost estimates by contractors for existing and new factory sites and buildings
  • Position requires one to be onsite at the factory location for the duration of the project.  Some travel to St. Louis for training and design coordination will be required. 

Basic Qualifications(Minimum):

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, highly recommended

Experience (Years/Type):

  • 5 Years minimum experience in mechanical/utility design including HVACR, liquid handling systems (tanks, pumps, piping), heat transfer systems, steam systems, chill water systems, natural gas systems, and industrial waste systems.
  • Food & Beverage, CPG or industrial manufacturing capex project experience (MUST HAVE: construction, startup, and commissioning experience).
  • Experience with generating, reviewing, and field tracing P&IDs.
  • Field experience reviewing construction progress, starting up mechanical equipment, commissioning systems, and coordinating fieldwork with teammates
  • Experience working in a multi-discipline team to deliver industrial capital projects
  • Experience with projects requiring hygienic food and industrial manufacturing is preferred.
  • Experience reviewing 2D drawings and 3D Models.


  • Process flow development
  • Experience with P&ID development, equipment sizing, and specifications.
  • Equipment submittal review
  • Construction document review and markup.
  • Ability to multi-task across several projects at a time.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication skills for the technical and non-technical subject matter.
  • Ability to collaborate with and contribute to cross-functional teams.
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam, STAAD, Revit, AutoCAD, Plant 3D, BIM 360, Procore
  • Steel-toe shoes are required and to be provided at your own expense. Other safety gear will be provided by the facility.

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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