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Project / Utility Engineer

Date: Nov 29, 2022

Location: Tyrone, PA, US, 16686

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 20939 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

Grace is seeking a Project / Utility Engineer to join our team!  This role reports to the Maintenance Superintendent located at our plant in Tyrone, PA. The Project / Utility Engineer will be responsible for project planning and execution on capital assets and equipment used in the chemical process.  A successful candidate will work closely with other engineers, maintenance and purchasing to coordinate production with a focus on scheduling to ensure timely set ups. An ideal candidate will be a strong communicator who is highly organized, experienced with engineering software, and who understands the need for being customer focused.


  • Setup and utilize all capital projects in accolade.
  • Develop a schedule and manage the logistics of these projects including compliance with time restraints and budget requirements.
  • Work with site departments to properly design equipment that is purchased through the projects.
  • Track all item spending for each project in excel.
  • Work directly with outside contractors on projects that require contractors to work on site. This work will include ensuring proper safe work permits are completed, conformity with corporate ISN regulations, and planning work with all site departments.   
  • Provide regular project updates to Maintenance Manager.
  • Improve the reliability of site utility systems: Chillers, cooling towers, air compressors, flares, electrical systems, water boilers, hot oil burners, fire pumps, generators, waste tanks, bulk tanks, etc.
  • Work with the Maintenance Manager to improve preventive maintenance of these systems.
  • Complete MOC’s of these systems as improvements are made.
  • Trouble shoot bad actors on these systems and discover opportunities to drive continuous improvement.
  • Work on the documentation of issues and properly organizing the storage of parts for these systems.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Electromechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering required
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience


Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
Life Insurance and Disability
Grace Wellness Program
Flexible Workplace
Retirement Plans 
401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Parental Leave (salaried only)
Tuition Reimbursement
Company Donation Match Program

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown