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Facilities Project Engineer

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

If you are looking for a challenging plus rewarding position and enjoy working in a collaborative environment where your ideas are valued, team members are treated with respect, trust, and integrity -- then you have found your fit!


We are searching for a Facilities Engineer, to develop and improve facilities through the building design, site design, space planning, and industrial design. We need someone to manage projects in building, utility, and infrastructure construction.


Dart Container gives people the freedom to enjoy their food & drinks anywhere—and we accept our responsibility for the environmental effects of that freedom. We take leadership and we act on initiatives that reduce or eliminate the impact our products and practices have on our neighborhoods, our towns, and our planet.


If you want to join a relaxed, sustainability focused, and high-quality industry leader that provides excellence in products and service – Apply today!


We are hiring at the Associate, or Mid level!


Day to Day Role:

  • Identify, analyze, justify, and implement initiatives of moderate scope in the areas of building construction projects, utility management, and infrastructure
  • Manage multiple projects as a project manager by requesting and securing resources, working with others, and meeting schedule, cost and quality objectives
  • Manage external engineering consultants, construction managers, and contractors
  • Communicate effectively to all levels within the corporation and with external developers, contractors, and vendors
  • Receive and review program requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications
  • Work with other personnel in Facilities Engineering and other departments to improve design, processes, and facilities
  • Actively participate in strategic planning of new facility development and utilization
  • Coordinate construction contracts, equipment purchases, and vendor services
  • Seek opportunities to improve facilities as it relates to safety, efficiency, service, and quality
  • Coordinate and/or participate in the conception and implementation of designs
  • Prepare designs and plans using computer aided design program in compliance with established standards
  • Document and track technical changes and/or improvements


Core Skills and Qualifications:

Associate Facilities Engineer Requires one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Facility Design & Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Industrial Design, preferred  OR
  • Associate degree and at least two (2) years of professional design or construction management experience

Facilities Engineer requires one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 (two) emphasis in architecture, construction management, facility design & engineering, civil engineering, or industrial design, preferred OR
  • Associate’s degree and 4 (four) years of professional design or construction management experience

Both Levels requires all of the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to convey project status, issues, and potential risks.
  • Experience with project management principles to include developing project scope, creating estimates, and writing justifications
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and manage moderate, complex projects, deadlines, tasks, and teams
  • Travel up to 25% domestically and internationally
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • AutoCAD or similar design software experience


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


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