ATSS Engineering has a client in Calvert, AL looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Steelmaking.

The ideal candidate will lead Mechanical Engineering functions for Construction and Maintenance of a new, state-of-the-art Electric Arc Furnace Melting and Casting Facility. He/she will develop and execute the Mechanical Equipment Maintenance Program to meet the business goals.


The Basics:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
At least 5 years of experience working in engineering or maintenance in a steel manufacturing environment
Experience working in steelmaking required
Intermediate computer skills to include SAP and Microsoft Office
In depth knowledge of Electric Arc Furnace, Ladle Metallurgy Facility, Vacuum Tank Degasser, Refractory, and/or Caster Maintenance
Advanced skills in Hydraulic Systems, Vacuum Systems, Material Handling, Emissions Control Systems, and Bag Houses
Excellent communications skills working with professionals, operations/maintenance personnel, and construction trades
Comprehensive knowledge of Reliability Engineering Practices
Predictive Maintenance experience including vibration, infrared, ultrasound, etc
Ability to coordinate and execute multiple projects with minimal supervision

The Extras:

10+ years of experience working in engineering or maintenance in a steel manufacturing environment
SAP Plant Maintenance experience preferred


Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgancy, high energy, and enthusiasm
Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Actively learns through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder


Play a vital role as part of the Project and Commissioning Team on Mechanical Engineering and Construction for the new melt shop. Ensure the new facility is designed for optimal operability and maintenance
Perform quality review of construction activities pertaining to Mechanical Equipment manufacturing and installation
Develop Equipment Maintenance Program for an Electric Arc Furnace, Ladle Metallurgy Furnace, Vacuum Tank Degasser, Caster, Material Handling systems, utilities, and associated supporting equipment
Provide technical support for the project management group, from the feasibility study phase to the coordination of the final acceptance tests, ensuring the technical quality, as well as ensuring the correct technical documentation after commissioning or changes
Establish the minimum technical requirements necessary to purchase or modify equipment and/or systems by maintaining technical standards based on national, international or corporate standards, incorporating new technologies whenever necessary
Prepare and present reports and findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
Observe safety, review accident/incident reports and assist in investigations as required
Lead, support, participate in, and develop improvement programs and project groups
Support management in optimizing quality, cost, reliability, and performance of equipment
Coordinate and direct personnel as required
Demonstrates the company values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability


Office and Industrial setting in the Steel Making facility
During first ~2 years, Construction setting
Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL
Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads
People with heart pacemakers or any there electronic medical device are strictly prohibited  from entering the furnace area. These devices include implanted pacemakers or implantable cardiac defibrillators where the device may be affected.  Individuals identified to potentially work in EMF affected areas should identify the specific device they have as part of a medical history and manufacturer’s recommendations should be followed.