Civil, Structural, Architectural Project Engineer

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Date: Apr 22, 2022

Location: Charleston, TN, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a(n) Civil, Structural, Architectural Project Engineer to join our growing team.


The Project Engineer - CSA provides corporate project engineering and project management services related to projects at all WACKER sites within the NCA region throughout all project phases from front-end-loading engineering through detail engineering, construction, commissioning and turn-over to operations in accordance with federal, state and local regulations as well as Wacker’s internal policies and procedures. The position requires working in a multi-discipline team with multiple interfaces to internal customers, internal services such as procurement and regulatory affairs, as well as external suppliers and contractors. This position requires domestic and international travel over an extended period of time dependent on project assignment.


Job Responsibilities

Project Management Duties

  • This position requires leading design, assemble estimates and oversee both contracting and execution of construction.
  • Participate in WCC Project Engineering Team Development
  • Support Engineering colleagues from other disciplines (MEC, EIC)
  • Become proficient in SAP (Wacker accounting and contract software) incl. Project Approval Process
  • Lead meetings via a Wacker structure and produce minutes in the Wacker designated format
  • Estimating knowledge and schedule knowledge for all aspects of CSA (Civil, Structural, Architectural)
  • Understand and be able to learn both state and local regulatory requirements
  • Participate and assure Environmental requirements are met
  • Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Operations, Plant Engineering and Maintenance departments, as well as other busines units to achieve solutions with focus on optimal results/solutions from a corporate/enterprise perspective

Project Specific Duties

  • Development of project scope and execution approach, which may also include building HVAC, fire-protection /alarm
  • Be able to build project Schedule (e.g. Microsoft or P6)
  • Participate with procurement to assure legal and contract scope is clearly outlined in all subcontracts/purchase orders.
  • Coordinate contractors and suppliers involved in the project
  • Monitor project progress and compile project reports
  • Provide monthly report of project overview
  • Create, maintain and turnover all closeout documents
  • Initiate cost savings ideas via value engineering practices

Engineering Duties

  • Lead and participate in legal, economic, safety and environmental related matters as it relates to each project
  • Identify and define the project scope for engineering service of all Civil / Structural / Architectural aspects of a project.
  • Oversee the CSA Engineering deliverables for each stage of engineering (Feasibility, Pre-Basic, Basic and Detail) and ensure they are completed sufficient for permitting and construction.
  • Engage and oversee all Permitting activities for CSA with authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ)
  • Assure Engineering / design services include project specifications, code compliances, and Wacker design criteria/standards.
  • Compile and provide to the internal client, complete project budget and schedule



  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum 5 years experience required 
  • Professional experience in CSA (Civil, Structural, Architectural) engineering and construction management is required
  • Thorough understanding of engineering principles, relevant codes, and construction practices to effectively manage projects and to apply efficient and innovative solutions to technical and organizational challenges
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of construction procedures, construction technologies, safe work practices, construction/installation quality and dependencies of various trades and disciplines working on a project in order to efficiently coordinate contractors to achieve project goals and maintain a safe job site.
  • Able to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure
  • Capable of professionally dealing with changing priorities and scope requirements
  • Strong knowledge of construction and project management principals


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
Reference Code: 4244 




The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. 


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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