Facilities Engineer – Food & Beverage

Location: Boston, MA

Nationwide General Contractor specializing in the food and beverage industry seeks a skilled Facilities Engineer. Our company offers in-house planning, design, and engineering services.

We are specialists in food facilities, with a focus on operational efficiency. Our expertise includes material handling studies to properly size and configure processing and storage areas. We also provide site search, evaluation, and selection services. Our team is fluent in food safety best practices and food process engineering and utility infrastructure. Additionally, we offer in-house architecture, engineering, and construction services. Our understanding of process flow, adjacencies, and material balance allows us to provide value engineering solutions. We have a proven track record of delivering high 6-figure utility company rebates and completing projects ahead of schedule and under budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Define project program requirements.
  • Assist in developing project layout.
  • Estimate project cost.
  • Prepare preliminary subcontractor scope of work.
  • Secure preliminary subcontractor pricing.
  • Prepare scope of work/proposal to Owner.
  • Negotiate contracts.
  • Network within the food industry and attend trade shows.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of construction planning experience in the food/beverage or Pharma manufacturing facilities.
  • At least 1 year of Technical Sales experience, preferred.
  • Previous experience in Process, Project, Industrial, Mechanical, Facility, Maintenance, or Production Engineering, desired.
  • Understanding of food processing design, flow, and processing equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic utility requirements and food safety design and procedures.
  • Understanding of general contracting.
  • Ability to perform quantity take-offs of materials needed for project estimates.
  • Experience in writing proposals, negotiating commercial agreements, and troubleshooting customer issues.
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Publisher is a plus.

This position involves projects throughout the US and requires travel of 3 nights per month.

Salary Range: $115 - 130K, Bonus Range based on Project Profitability: $10-180K. Company covers 50% of health and dental insurance. Life/Disability insurance is provided, and the company matches the first 3% of salary dollars for 401K. Other benefits include a home office, $500 monthly car allowance, gas card, travel expenses, and vacation.

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