Senior Plant Engineer

Posted 24 February 2023
Salary US$120000 - US$120001 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameAdrian Davidson

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Senior Plant Engineer on a permanent basis. The position will be based in in Stratford, CT.

  • Reviews and approves engineering projects, equipment purchases, plant improvements and process changes.
  • Provides engineering and technical support to other departments, as necessary.
  • Supervises maintenance operations ensuring all operations are carried out to comply with company safety & work policies.
  • Supervises, plans and schedules (including overtime) all tasks and activities associated with maintenance including preventative maintenance, small projects, maintenance work orders and repairs, calibrations and construction projects.


  • Technical degree (such as, but not limited to Mechanical/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering) along with work experience in a manufacturing environment, including: Supervisory Experience, Industrial Chemical Processes a plus.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and NFPA (NEC) including NFPA 70E (arc flash)
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, safe work practices and safety equipment related to the work.
  • Working knowledge of industrial, manufacturing and chemicals plants and facilities/environments.
  • Knowledge of industrial chemical processes with emphasis in batch chemical processing, PFD's (process flow diagrams), P&ID's (piping & instrumentation diagrams), controls and instrumentation, chemical safety and Process Safety Management.
  • Knowledge of the general operation of all auxiliary equipment associated with the manufacturing process (chiller system, boilers, tempered water, exchangers, condensers, dust collectors, baghouses, storage systems, etc.
  • Knowledge of the general operation of all plant processes and auxiliary equipment associated with the manufacturing functions.
  • Knowledge of operations and maintenance of all quipment associated with the production process and general facility maintenance.
  • Knowledge of supervisory techniques used with medium trained personnel.
  • Knowledge and practical application of budgeting and building a strategic plan.
  • Previous industrial and supervision experience is required.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Physical ability to tour any part of the plant is required.
  • Medium autonomy, ability to supervise and motivate a small team with multiple functions and skills.
  • Ability to travel to other sites several times a year.

For further information about this position please apply.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.