Staff Start Up Engineer - Richland, WA in Richland, WA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 1/17/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16912

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Staff Start Up Engineer located in Richland, WA. This is a Direct Hire permanent position. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Job Summary:

Our Client is seeking a Staff Start Up Engineer to be based in our Richland WA location.  The Staff Start-Up Engineer is responsible for all activities relating to start-up.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for equipment and system checkout, inspection for proper installation, review for correct design, and calculation of expected system and equipment operating parameters under temporary start-up conditions
  • Coordinates start-up operations and all other start-up activities such as flushing, chemical cleaning and initial equipment and system operation.
  • Coordinates performance tests and calculates test results and heat balances.
  • Performs calculations required to properly evaluate design changes.
  • Provides engineering reports for the engineering department to assist in design change preparation.
  • Works with client at the site
  • Under minimal supervision, performs difficult and complex duties utilizing advanced techniques and an extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Utilizes independent decision-making regarding engineering problems and methods.
  • Provides direct supervision over a group of engineers. 

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, Project, Facility Management or other relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent.
  • 12 + years relevant experience
  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.
  • Position requires travel.
  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen only.  Dual Citizenship will not be accepted for this position.
  • Additional Information: Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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