Lead Project Engineer - Denver, CO - RCS Corporation

Lead Project Engineer – Denver, CO

Engineering - Manager

Job Type: Contract To Hire
Posted: 03/08/2022

Lakewood, Colorado

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Lead Project Engineer in Denver, CO. This is an onsite position, remote work is not an option. This position is a Direct Hire position.

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Our Client

Our client is an EPC company specializing in the construction materials and fines agglomeration industries, among others. Their aim of is to study the needs of the customer and to come up with the best possible customized solution, whatever it is. This allows them to work in the best interest of the customer at all times.

Job Description – Specific Duties Include:

  • Responsible for sizing, designing and furnishing engineering drawings which meet specifications
  • Work directly under the engineering manager and with project managers
  • Provide on time design, development, and release of drawings and specifications for equipment.
  • Responsible for the team schedule and meeting the deadlines
  • Make or Verify design calculations and checking designs for accuracy of manufacture and ease of serviceability
  • Resolving design problems
  • Manage other Engineers and drafter, help them during the design layout and detailing phase
  • Responsible for decision making to accomplish responsibilities within the scope of the position description, company policies, and budgetary restriction.
  • Responsible for production drawing work efforts to develop a comprehensive set of layout, assembly, and process drawings.
  • Redact project or equipment specifications
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally if required


  • A Master’s degree in mechanical, thermal, ceramic or structural engineering is required
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Project or lead Engineer and at least 1 year of experience managing other engineers or contractors
  • Demonstrable successful experiences with:
  • P&IDs and PFDs
  • Mechanical design of structure such as platforms or buildings
  • Sizing and design of ductwork / piping for different mediums (air, gas, water, …)
  • FEA
  • Be proficient with the following softwares:
  • Autocad
  • Solidworks (main design software)
  • Finite Elements Analysis (FEA)
  • Microsoft office (mainly Excel and Word)
  • Some knowledge with VBA
  • Have a good understanding of the core engineering concepts including, thermodynamics, kinematics, structural analysis and general electricity design
  • The candidate must also feel comfortable in working in a multinational and multi-cultural environment as our customers are from all over the world. Speaking several languages will be a plus
  • Have good communication with team workers and management
  • Must be well organized in their daily tasks
  • Be creative and able to develop new designs or improve existing ones
  • Capable of creating, improving standards, drawing list, bill of materials
RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
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