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Date Posted: May 31, 2019

Location: MIDLOTHIAN, TX, US, 76065

Company: Gerdau



The Engineer III will develop and manage capital expense projects (CAPEX) from cradle to grave, prepare 3 year capex portfolios and provide technical support for operations.  Safety is the top priority for all activities at Gerdau. This position requires a strong understanding of safety policies and standards that are applicable for industrial projects and operations. The position requires dynamic teamwork throughout the organization. The Engineer will be leading and participating in many team orientated work groups. Strong leadership, communications, data collection and presentation skills are required.




  1. Project Planning
    1. Utilize Project Teams to Define the Information for Projects
    2. Prepare Technical Studies for CAPEX Project Plans
      1. Scope of Work Definition and Implementation Planning
      2. Schedule for Project
      3. Project Cost and Benefit Analysis
    3. Preliminary Studies for Project Planning (PS)
    4. Submit Selected Project Plans for Approval of Investment (PAI)
    5. Drawing and Document Management for Projects
    6. Project Closure (AVI)


  1. Project Implementation
    1. Completely Responsible of Project Scope, Schedule and Budget
    2. Utilize Project Team’s Skills for a Successful Project
    3. Design of Equipment, Facilities and Processes
    4. Develop Technical Bid Packages for Equipment Fabrication
    5. Develop Technical Bid Packages for Facility and Utilities
    6. Selection of Equipment and Construction Companies to perform work
    7. Coordinate with Procurement to issue Purchase Orders and Contracts
    8. Work with Operations to Modify Processes Impacted by Project
    9. Installation of Equipment, Facilities and Utilities
    10. Commissioning of Equipment, Facilities and Utilities
    11. Verify and Report Project Function, Quality and Benefits
    12. Finalization of Project Documentation and Drawings


  1. Capex Portfolio Planning
    1. Coordinate with Operations on Short and Long Term Project Needs
    2. Organize Project Priorities by Criticality and Benefit Calculations
    3. Investigate New Technologies and Best Practices and Incorporate into Project Plans
    4. Align Capex Projects with Yearly PEX Plans
    5. Determine Portfolio Implementation Schedule
    6. Prepare 3 – 5 year Capex Plan for Departments
    7. Present Portfolio Plan to Management for Approval and Planning


  1. Provide Technical Support for Operations
    1. Work closely with Routine and Improvement Facilitators on Operational Improvements
    2. Actively involved in Safety Teams and Improvements
    3. Trouble Shooting of Existing Equipment and Processes
    4. Assist and Participate in Improvement Activities 
    5. Coordination of Schedules During Outage Periods
    6. Implement  Best Practices
    7. Assist with the Annual Action Planning





  1. Bachelor of Science Degree in: Engineering or Material Science
  2. 5 -8 Years of Industrial Experience
  3. Specialist in at least (1) Engineering Field
  4. Basic Auto-Cad and Layout Skills
  5. Knowledgeable in Industrial Safety and Construction Methods
  6. Microsoft Project Schedule
  7. Efficient in all Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc…

PMP Certification (optional






The Engineer must have excellent communication skills, the ability to articulate ideas, detail oriented, and be comfortable with leading associates at all levels within the organization. The Engineer III will also, at times, participate in the technical development of others in the department.


Domestic and Overseas Travel is required.  Frequency and duration of travel is dependent on the project requirements.


This position has direct responsibility for projects of medium complexity and values up to $3,000,000. This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager at the Mill.





Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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