Job Details

Project Engineer

Location:   Mobile, AL

Salary:   based on experience



Jedson Engineering is a growing EPCM company headquartered in Cincinnati with offices throughout the Southeast.  They provide full-service engineering, procurement and construction management services to industrial process manufacturers that operate in pulp & paper, chemical, consumer product and food & beverage markets across the nation. Gilman Partners is a retained search firm who is partnering with Jedson on this recruiting opportunity.


This position, located in Mobile AL, requires someone who will assist Project Managers to develop engineering specifications and capital estimates and with responsibility for hands-on project installations, equipment start-up and commissioning.


  • Implement process, safety and cost savings improvements for client  equipment, facilities and manufacturing processes.
  • Assist in the execution of all responsibilities of the project manager on projects assigned from bid to close of project
  • Develop a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the contract documents
  • Ensure strict adherence to safety, ethics and compliance requirements at all times.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships internally and externally, have strong project and process skills, be well spoken and personable, and a strong advocate for and leader of the Jedson engineering team.  


  • College Degree in Engineering from an accredited university (Chemical Engineer preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience in Pulp & Paper and/or Chemical manufacturing
  • Experienced in engineering drawings (e.g. P&IDs, PFDs, General Arrangements, Structural Plans, etc.)
  • Experienced in capital projects including a phase gate approach to executing project.
  • Experience in building project estimates and scopes of work.
  • Must be comfortable working in an industrial environment.
  • Must be proactive in accomplishing given tasks to drive projects forward.
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Perform activities to improve the reliability and efficiency of operations
  • Analyze existing methods and recommend modifications necessary to improve and streamline the process


Chuck Aardema, Executive Recruiter