Project Engineer Job Description

This position will be a part of the Project Management team.
Our office is located in beautiful Easton, Maryland – where we offer a great work environment and competitive benefits.  Caloris is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Come be a part of a better process.

Salary Range:

$80,000 – $110,000

Essential Functions:

  • Perform engineering process calculations involving thermal processes including evaporation, distillation, spray drying, membrane filtration
  • Perform detailed engineering associated with execution of capital process equipment supply contracts, including hydraulic and utility consumption calculations
  • Calculate appropriate sizing of process components including pumps, valves, fans, heat exchangers, ducting & pipelines, etc.
  • Support Project Management team in specification and procurement of process components and instrumentation
  • Assist with the development of conceptual process designs, plant surveys, equipment troubleshooting, and process validation
  • Develop and maintain process documentation in accordance with company standards, including process flow diagrams, technical manuals, training materials, etc.
  • Develop detailed functional specifications for plant automation
  • Actively participate in on-site commissioning of process equipment and training of customer personnel
  • Survey existing plants/equipment
  • Troubleshoot process and equipment issues
  • Secondary involvement in project management and mechanical design functions
  • Actively participate in the Company’s continuous innovation and product development efforts

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience as a process or project engineer with an engineering or processing company
  • A conceptual understanding of heat and mass transfer, heat and mass balances, fluid flow and energy conversion
  • Effective and professional verbal and written communication skills, including highly technical material
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and effective use of email
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and capable of performing job duties without supervision

Desired Skills & Abilities:

  • Familiarity with food or dairy processing
  • Experience with evaporation, crystallization, spray drying, membrane filtration, distillation
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, or a related degree
  • Basic understanding of/familiarity with modern PLC-based industrial automation/control systems
  • Experience with AutoCAD


  • Must be able to travel an average of 30%. Travel will be throughout the United States with some international travel possible. Must be able to perform extended travel (up to 2 weeks duration) and occasional weekend travel.
  • Must be physically able to work long days when on-site.
  • Must be physically able to climb multiple flights of stairs and ladders.
  • Willingness to relocate to Easton, MD is preferred but not required


To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to

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About Caloris Engineering:

Caloris Engineering LLC is a supplier of evaporation, membrane filtration and drying solutions to the food, beverage and industrial wastewater industries. Caloris is an exciting place to work, located in a relaxing place to live. Joining the Caloris team means sharing a mission with some of the best professionals in the burgeoning evaporation technology field. The pace can be fast and expectations high. But life at Caloris is not all work. Our headquarters in Easton, on Maryland’s magnificent Eastern Shore, with abundant family living and recreational resources, counterpoints the demands of the job beautifully, offering great balance between work and life.