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Senior Project Engineer


Gerdau North America






Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada






Reporting to the Engineer Manager, you will be responsible for both capital project management and engineering design support of improvement and reliability inititatives in all areas of the Steel Mill. This position works closely with various production area staff and maintenance personnel in pursuit of increased safety for employees and contractors, increased quality of the final product, increased production capabilities, and cost efficiency improvements. This position includes a balance of long term strategic project planning and execution while also supporting the fast paced day to day operations in the maintennace and production areas. This position provides a dynamic work envionment with new challenges every day while also providing the satisfaction of a long term project seen from concept to completion.

  • Collect, correlate, and report operational information/data for assigned projects
  • Prepare data sheets, diagrams, flow charts, PAIs (capital project proposals), and technical studies for correct and efficient installation and operation of the equipment
  • Planning & development of the budget, schedule and scope of capital projects
  • Develop technical specifications for new equipment and / or processes
  • Monitor performance of suppliers and contractors in relation to capital project equipment and installations, including engaging in supplier facility visits and factory acceptance testing
  • Coordinate and execute capital project installations
  • Assist with the justification of capital projects
  • Provide preliminary engineering services for department projects and cost justification
  • Mechanical design, modelling and drafting using 3D modelling software
  • Assist with the development or operational procedures
  • Assist in solving production anomalies in the operations process
  • Assist with and participate in improvement activities

The successful candidate must possess:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a related field, 15+ years experience preferred
  • Solid verbal and written technical communication skills
  • Mechnical design experience and proficiency in solid modelling and drafting
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience working in teams
  • Self initiative and ability to be self led
  • People management skills are a must
  • Previous work experience in the metals industry or an industrial environment would be considered an asset


Gerdau offers excellent benefits including:
  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Defined Contribution RRSP/RPP
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau believes in eq ual employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants of employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee and applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.