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Shaw Industries Inc Project Engineer in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Title

Project Engineer

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for a Project Engineer to oversee project development and execution, while utilizing project management tools to ensure manufacturing projects are completed in alignment with schedules, budgets, performance, quality, and safety standards. This professional will play a vital role in coordinating with manufacturing management, corporate business groups, and outside agencies to drive quality control, modernization, and process improvement efforts.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, and is a global leader in delivering carpet, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf, and other specialty products to residential and commercial markets worldwide. We are committed to creating a better future for our customers, our people, our company, and our communities.


  • Envision and develop project concepts for industrial power systems, electrical systems, lighting systems, UPS systems and emergency power.

  • Create and control project budgets and timelines (Gantt Chart).

  • Determine power loads and energy requirements for newly installed equipment.

  • Combine specifications, standards, drawings, and other documentation into bid packages and solicit bids for equipment and/or services.

  • Manage all contractor activities including the inspection of completed work, approving vendor-supplied equipment to ensure compliance with specifications, and minimizing disruptions to normal plant activities.

  • Act as the primary liaison between Corporate Engineering and plant management.

  • Publish and maintain ongoing and completed project reports.

  • Promote OSHA safety and construction standards


  • 4-year Engineering degree with 5 years related experience OR 10+ years of industrial project management experience in absence of a degree.

  • Must be able to work required overtime, including being on-call.

  • Possess strong working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC) NFPA 70, NFPA 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace), and National Electric Safety Code (NESC / ANSI C2).

  • Must have knowledge of the design of electrical systems in an industrial environment including 13,800, 12,470 Volt, 4,160 Volt, and 480 Volt distribution.

  • Possess strong working knowledge of the OSHA safety and construction standards, applicable ANSI, and ASME manufacturing codes and standards.

  • Experience with project scheduling and project scheduling software.

  • Experience with AutoCAD is a plus.

  • Project work will primarily be based in, but not limited to, Aiken, SC. Must be flexible to travel occasionally as needed

Shaw benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance and Pet insurance

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health savings account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • 401K and Retirement Plans

  • Product discounts for employees

  • Gym membership discounts

  • Adoption assistance

  • Shaw Family Health Center (Dalton, GA, and Cartersville, GA, locations)

  • and much more

    Salary Grade: Depending on the level of experience, this position may be filled as a 6, 7, or 8.

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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