Title:  Consulting Engineer


Fort Washington, PA, US, 19034

Job Description: 

Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Partners.  Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product.  We provide fully integrated new technology, automation and environmental solutions, high-end manufacturing capabilities and comprehensive life-cycle services.  Becoming a member of the Primetals Technologies Team, means that our customers can count on reliable and dedicated support to master the challenges facing the metals industry today and in the future.  For our Employees, this means abundant opportunities to gain challenging work experience and steady growth potential for their careers.


We are looking to hire a Consulting Engineer at our Furnace Technologies (FT) division reporting to the Engineering Manager.  The Consulting Engineer is a process expert and Lead Engineer.  This business sub-segment specializes in industrial furnace design and controls for manufacturing and processing steel including continuous annealing lines, continuous galvanizing lines, plate heat treatment lines, and advanced high-strength steels.  



  • As Consulting Engineer, the candidate has senior experience and expertise and freely offers support, mentoring, and approval of complex and specialized engineering tasks.
  • Plans and develops integrated process systems including mechanical machinery, with graphical and functional descriptions of process controls.
  • Coordinates all interfaces among technical and other involved departments within the project, such as schedule, technical completeness, technical standards, and safety planning and is the interface between Project Management and Engineering.
  • Leads problem solving, technical clarifications, and coordinating approvals with customer and other involved stakeholders, such as customer consultants, consortium partners, and approval agencies.
  • Able to work well and clearly communicate complex ideas orally and in writing in a global, multi-office company. Develops and maintains professional relationships at all levels. Conducts regular team meetings and design reviews.
  • Supports installation, startup, and cold and hot commissioning activities
  • On occasion, travels to job sites and customer locations for meetings, construction, startup, and commissioning, sometimes with long working hours to accomplish success (both domestic and international).


Knowledge, Skills, Education, Experience:

  • B.S. Engineering, with focus in mechanical engineering, electro-mechanical technologies, or other process-related field, or presentable equivalent experience.
  • Ten years of technical work experience, with at least half in heavy industry or with large thermal processing equipment. 
  • Five or more years of direct experience with welded and/or bolted steel fabrications, piping and/or weldments.
  • Two or more years of experience with managed projects in a leadership or direct support role.



  • Direct involvement with steel mill equipment, metals or other thermal processes
  • Areas of particular interest are combustion, recuperation, convection cooling, quenching, tempering, continuous annealing, galvanizing, atmosphere gases, piping, refractory insulation, combustion, material handling, and/or web/strip process design.
  • Metallurgical properties or specialized atmosphere gases
  • Professional Engineering (PE), PMP, or CAPM certification.
  • NFPA, FM, UL, NEC requirements.
  • Electrical & automation concepts & understanding (PLCs)


Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employment.  Relocation will be available to candidates based on experience and position.  If you want to learn more about Primetals Technologies, visit our website!  


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.


Req 2071

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia