Sr Project Engineer-Precast

Orem, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, US - Remote

Posting Date


Report to

VP Of Operations-Precast

FLSA Status


Close Date

open until filled

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Sr Project Engineer-Precast to join our Northwest Pipe team in Utah or Texas.

We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety
Our Values
  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.


About the Job

Support manufacturing operations with equipment alterations and new equipment and/or improvement designs from inception through startup. Maintain operations in accordance with city, state, and federal regulations.

Essential Functions & Major Responsibilities
  • Recommend, plan, and implement equipment upgrades to improve production efficiency and/or cost reduction procedures.
  • Serves as project manager for major capital projects.
  • Recommend, write, and provide justification for capital improvement projects.
  • Manage outside contractors for the design and fabrication of equipment, reviewing and implementing contracts as needed.
  • Communicate with vendors regarding specifications, cost, and delivery.
  • Develop capital budgets for projects and be accountable for variances.
  • Responsible for acquiring necessary permits from city, state, and federal agencies. Prepares necessary reports, pays fees, and ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist in the coordination of efforts between the maintenance department and other departments.
  • Inspect jobs in process and at completion to ensure that standards of workmanship and safety are maintained.
  • Participate in problem identification and quality improvement efforts.
  • Provides engineering support for R & D and new product initiatives.
  • Participate in special projects as needed.
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Project Management Certification is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years progressive experience in Project Management/Equipment Design/Maintenance preferred.
  • AutoCAD experience required.
  • 5+ years in a manufacturing environment – preference for Precast, but not required.


Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

Sounds Like You?

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