Senior Project Engineer at Covia in Huntersville, North Carolina

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Job Description:


Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

COVIA IS COMMITTED TO EMBRACING AND PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (D&I) WHERE WE WORK, WITH WHOM WE DO BUSINESS, AND WHERE WE LIVE. We strive to create an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and respected and where all feel included and engaged. We are intentional in our efforts to bring Team Members together and create opportunities to contribute their unique skills, experiences and perspectives in the pursuit of Covia's business growth objectives. Enabling all Team Members to perform at their best while being themselves is fundamental to the Clearly Covia Values and Culture.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Senior Project Engineer who will have a positive impact on our team at our Huntersville, NC location. The Senior Project Engineer will provide general engineering support which include capital projects, engineering design, equipment specifications/diagnostics, process system review, trouble shooting and project management responsibility including budgets and scheduling.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Carries out varied engineering assignments requiring general familiarity with broad field of engineering and knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other fields.

  • Ability to problem solve using a combination of standard methodologies, processes and procedures acquires and/or developed in previous assignments or best practices.

  • Participates in planning and/or preparation of technical electrical and mechanical specs for internal review to achieve prescribed objectives.

  • Ability to perform technical bid analysis and make purchase recommendations.

  • Prepares or assist in the preparation of detailed designs including calculations and finished drawings and/or the review of vendor drawings for conformance to specifications.

  • Ability to complete cost estimates and project schedules as well as ensure the timeliness in the completion of projects of high quality within budget.

  • Familiarity with computerized methods of design is essential.

  • Able to manage and support multiple projects and project engineers as assigned.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical/Structure/Industrial/Mine Engineering.

  • 10+ years' work-related experience.

  • Skilled in relevant design calculations and methods and in use of engineering programs.

  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex technical matters.

  • Skilled at conveying technical information to customers, suppliers, and partners.

  • A leader with strong communication skills & a team -player.

  • Critical thinking skills to evaluate alternative ideas and be able to bring the best idea forward.

  • Understanding of electrical engineering, power and instrumentation.

  • Experience in plant maintenance and quality engineering a plus.

  • Professional Engineering Certification a plus.

  • Proficient PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, and AutoCAD.


  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental

  • 401K with company matching

  • Vacation + Paid Holidays

  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long-Term Care Insurances

  • Employee Assistance Program

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality, and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or military service or reserve or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)