Perry, GA

$120,000.00 - $125,000.00

Sr. Project Manager/Engineer

Senior Project Engineer - Perry, GA

A large poultry processor is looking for a Senior Project Engineer to join their team at the Perry, GA plant. In this role, you will be responsible for planning, budgeting, and executing projects to expand facilities and improve production lines. You will also act as a technical resource for the maintenance department and plant infrastructure, including refrigeration, boiler, electrical, structural, roofs, fire suppression, and fire alarms.


  • Utilize engineering expertise to identify, document, and implement cost savings/profit-enhancing improvements at the local level, with or without the need for capital investment.
  • Assist the Director of Operations in developing both short-term and long-term capital budgets.
  • Maintain project budgets and schedules, even under changing circumstances.
  • Manage project sites and contractors in accordance with OSHA guidelines, coordinating with local management and safety managers.
  • Ensure all contractors have current signed safety packages on file for the job site.
  • Provide a clear scope of work and document project expectations for prospective bidders.
  • Solicit three competitive bids for goods and services, ensuring the correct equipment is purchased and meets performance specifications.
  • Document, justify, and approve all change orders.
  • Train project managers, construction managers, and construction superintendents in proper project management techniques.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Agricultural, Civil, or Structural Engineering preferred, with 5 years of related work experience. 10+ years of related work experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Technical expertise in construction, refrigeration, or poultry processing equipment with project management experience.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and equipment layout.
  • Proficiency in office and CAD skills.
  • Ability to travel to remote facilities, plants, and/or other offices.

Salary: $120,000.00 - $125,000.00

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