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Primary Location 46-05 56TH RD, Yonkers, New York Job ID 349460
  • Full-Time
  • Yonkers, New York
  • Level: Varies based on position

The Building and Systems Engineering (BaSE) Project Specialist is an entry level position within the UPS Plant Engineering department. He/She is part of a UPS project team assigned to construct or expand a UPS sortation facility. The BaSE Project Specialist assists with the general construction of the building or the mechanical/electrical/controls installation of the conveyor system. He/She is responsible for drawing and specification auditing, commissioning, quality control, testing, estimating, cost control, scheduling, and value engineering. The BaSE Project Specialist provides reports and documentation for the job responsibilities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Gathers documents for project bid packages (e.g., post-feasibility cost estimate, drawing sets, etc.) to submit to the administrative group for distribution to bidders
  • Manages vendors, scheduling, and dispatching for routine maintenance and projects in the facility
  • Oversees small PE projects
  • Drafts feasibility studies
  • Manages project documents and fund allocations

Knowledge and Skills

  • Equipment Repair Management: Describes types of equipment problems that can occur; identifies specifications of mechanical and technical equipment; explains repair techniques and tools
  • Facilities, Equipment, and Grounds Maintenance: Identifies basic facility components requiring preventative maintenance; describes how to create preventative maintenance schedules
  • Facility Design: Identifies problems or inefficiencies with current buildings or plants; modifies or adjusts existing facility blueprints to resolve recurring building or plant failures; recommends new facility design specifications
  • Physical Assets Management: Demonstrates a basic knowledge of physical asset management; identifies physical resources to meet business needs; describes the appropriate use of existing physical tools, equipment, and materials
  • Project Management: Demonstrates understanding of implementation objectives, project plan, and one's role within a project; participates in the implementation of a project; provides timely, thorough, and concise updates for area of responsibility; identifies areas of risk and properly communicates them to the project manager
  • Project Planning: Demonstrates an understanding of basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources
  • Report Generation: Possesses ability to generate simple reports using basic functions in software, and/or writing basic queries; identifies information required to complete reports and identifies existing reports generated by others
  • Technology Implementation: Able to communicate designed and developed technology solutions and their desired outcome in general terms; expresses the importance of an effective implementation; develops implementation plans
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, electrical schematics, and elementary diagrams
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or currently pursuing degree) in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Construction Management or related Engineering program - Preferred
  • Familiar with PLCs or related programming and troubleshooting - Preferred
  • Knowledge of data networks - Preferred
  • Familiar with Motor Control theory and operation - Preferred
  • Familiar with AC and DC electrical troubleshooting - Preferred
  • Familiar with CAD tools - Preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, or similar software - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

Benefits & Career Advantages

Plant Engineers get a full slate of benefits and rewards.

  • 401(k)

  • Full Healthcare

  • Career Growth
    & Mobility

  • Consistent

  • Competitive Pay

Career Path

Plant Engineer Career Path

Career Snapshot

  • Environmental and safety practices

  • Design and construction of facilities

  • Work with a committed team

  • Leadership and relationship building

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