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Astec, Inc.

Engineering Project Manager

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Posted On: Monday, 11th June 2018
Department: Engineering
Shift: 1st Shift
Location: 4101 Jerome Ave.
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37407
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

  • Serves as a single point of contact with customers on assigned projects from initiation of project to completion.
  • Obtains critical information from customer such as soil test report, applicable emission limits, verification of scope, and approval of layout in a timely manner consistent with the project schedule.
  • Conducts meetings with customer representatives as necessary to ensure the smooth flow of the project and customer satisfaction.
  • Exercises control as necessary to ensure the equipment and service provided are what was sold in order to ensure profitability of each project.
  • Maintains a correspondence file for each project. The correspondence file contains copies of letters, faxes, telephone numbers, conversation notes, e-mails, customer meeting notes, field drawings and sketches, layouts, and any other customer communications.
  • Monitors charges of labor, purchased parts, and raw materials to ensure only appropriate charges are accumulated on the project.
  • Monitors equipment design and drafting to ensure that equipment is designed and built according to specification.
  • Provides information and direction to Engineering Groups to ensure efficient, correct, and on‑time completion of engineering work.
  • Secures the involvement of appropriate Regional Sales Manager whenever a change of scope of supply is needed. Changes of scope must be put into effect by contract addendum and work order supplement.
  • Leads/Participates in work order meetings, project initiation meetings, and other meetings as necessary.
  • Supports Sales and Engineering activities by visiting proposed job sites and collecting information.
  • Obtains any special paint requirements.
  • Closes projects out after completion by establishing a final punch-list together with the customer and other Astec departments, ensuring completion of all items for Astec action to allow collection of final payment.
  • Follows company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Follows proper safety rules and procedures at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

  • Four-year degree preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of blueprints and drafting required.
  • Ability to produce field surveys and measurements for new and retro-fit applications required.
  • Ability to make AutoCAD layouts required.
  • Basic Knowledge of asphalt plant electrical and control systems required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company and with customers required.
  • Ability to effectively work as part of a team required.
  • Ability to work with computers, send e-mails, write memos and correspondence is required.
  • Ability to travel overnight 60-70% of the time required and may include international travel occasionally.
  • Experience in the asphalt or construction industry is preferred.
  • Must be able to meet regular attendance requirements.


Company Profile

Astec, Inc., a member of the Astec Industries, Inc. family of companies, is the world leader in both hot and warm mix asphalt equipment technology, support, and training. Astec, Inc. is the only manufacturer in the world to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable, and stationary asphalt plant equipment as well as soil remediation equipment and wood pellet plants. Astec, Inc. produces equipment under the Astec and Dillman brands.

Our core values are:

  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers.
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business.
  • Respect for all individuals.
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit and innovation.
  • Safety, quality and productivity as means to ensure success.

Our company's core purpose is to improve the quality of life for people all over the world by building equipment to improve the world’s infrastructure.

We invite you to learn more about Astec, Inc. and what we have to offer to prospective associates.

Astec, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Benefits

Astec, Inc. offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package as part of its commitment to associates. Benefit highlights include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan (including company match)
  • Opportunities for advancement through job posting
  • Paid Days Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Payroll Direct Deposit Option
  • TN Valley Credit Union Membership Option
  • Active company safety program
  • Friendly work environment

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