Plant Engineering Project Specialist

UPS Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 days ago

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


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