Bechtel – Senior Mechanical Engineer NS&E

  • Location: Richland , Washington
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1243
  • Salary: $13,500 - $62,500

FirstFour is assisting a worldwide engineering, construction, and project management company with their need for a Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer for a 4 to 7-year project, the design/build of a one-of-a-kind facility in Southeast WA.

Per diem offered (if out of area)

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Designing the facilities fluid and gas systems
  • Preparing technical reports, studies, and design documentation calculations using engineering software, and specifications for complex mechanical equipment
  • Collect the process, safety, and other requirements for the fluid process or support systems and design the system and specify the equipment to meet applicable requirements.
  • Coordinates with the engineering group and other disciplines in developing the detailed system design and specifying equipment in a team environment.
  • Prepares reports and studies in resolving open technical issues related to the process systems.


  • BS degree in Mechanical, Nuclear, or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience in working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs such as ASME-NQA-1, MIL-Q-9858A, or ISO-9000.
  • Piping and Instrument Diagram (P&ID) development
  • Fluid system design
  • Hydraulic
  • Heat transfer
  • Thermodynamic calculations
  • Equipment specification and design development
  • Experience with Waste processing, nuclear, refinery, power, or chemical process facilities
  • US Citizenship required


  • Professional registration in Mechanical, Nuclear, or Chemical Engineering.


Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location: Daphne, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1218
  • Salary: $40,000 - $45,000

FirstFour Staffing has partnered with a reputable organization that is seeking to add an Accounts Payable Specialist to their dynamic Corporate Accounting team in Daphne, AL. 

****This is an onsite role that cannot be performed remotely. 

The ideal candidate will be a proactive, and results-oriented individual that is desiring a leadership role. The position of AP Specialist requires a mix of data-entry skills, effective communication, leadership as a role model for others, and above all a dedication to mastering all facets of the team’s roles and responsibilities as they fit in within the larger Finance organization, along with the drive to create and inspire positive change.


  • Oversee daily operations of Accounts Payable team to ensure timely and accurate processing of invoices and reconciliation of vendor statements.
  • Serve as a primary contact for Team members’ questions and issues.
  • Monitor daily team production through key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Manage resolution of invoice exceptions, maintain strong vendor relationships, and collaborate with internal departments to resolve receipt, pricing, and payment discrepancies.
  • Manage the accounting review of employee expense reports and corporate card programs.
  • Assist in the weekly printing of checks and processing of ACH’s.
  • Assist in vendor approval processes and maintain accurate vendor records in the system.
  • Assist in month-end closing process and monthly GL account reconciliations.
  • Assist with the processing and filing annual 1099 tax filings
  • Support audit requests relating to accounts payable as needed
  • Identify issues and drive continuous improvement in Accounts Payable processes.



  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in accounts payable or related accounting roles.
  • Previous supervisory or team lead experience preferred.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong focus on accuracy, organization, and efficiency.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Experience with Oracle EBS, OAN, or other ERP accounts payable solutions.

Payroll Specialist

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1217
  • Salary: $45,000 - $52,000 Per Hour

The Payroll Specialist will perform all W2 payroll related functions. This includes processing payroll, taxation forms and benefits, as well as maintaining employee data, with confidentiality. Must be able to handle payroll questions and complete any other tasks necessary for monitoring and overseeing a company’s payroll process. 


  • Coordinate with the Payroll Manager in managing and processing employee pay.
  • Collect employee timesheets and analyze them for accuracy.
  • Collect, calculate and enter data into the payroll system.
  • Update and maintain payroll data in software.
  • Maintain confidentiality of employee information and pay.
  • Meet deadlines in stressful situations.
  • Maintain accurate records of payroll payments and reports.
  • Review for errors and make suggestions to improve the processing.
  • Monitor Work Comp codes.
  • Prepare and distribute reports as assigned.
  • Filing as assigned.


  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma
  • Must have a minimum of 2-3 years payroll experience
  • Must be familiar with UKG and Paychex payroll systems
  • Strong understanding of compliance standards, knowledge of the laws and regulations for payroll.
  • Highly proficient in computer skills and technology
  • Accurate and meticulous in data entry
  • Strong clerical, administrative and general office skills
  • Very good calculation and memory skills
  • Good organization and time-management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate internally.
  • Able to sit at a computer for long periods of time.
  • Team player, willing to help with Accounting Department projects during slow periods.

Preconstruction Estimator

  • Location: Baldwin County, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1211
  • Salary: $100,000 - $120,000

FirstFour Staffing is assisting a client in their need for a PRECONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR.

**This is an excellent direct hire opportunity offering great pay, career advancement and excellent working environment and culture

SUMMARY:  The Precon Estimator’s primary responsibility is to analyze and interpret project information in the assembly of budgets, bids, and proposals.

  • Evaluate bid requests.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates.
  • Input and adjust quantities with a high level of accuracy.
  • Review project documents.
  • Manage client relationships.
  • Ensure standards of quality and safety are adhered to



  • Quantify material costs, man-power hourly costs, and sub buy-outs for assigned projects.
  • Lead team in the creation of proposals and bids.
  • Develop bid documents for each project.
  • Prepare detailed take-offs.
  • Present budget and value engineering ideas
  • Prepare detailed bid scopes
  • Manage bid list and coordinate with trade partners.
  • Review subcontractor submittals.
  • Assist with subcontractor buy-out.
  • Assemble quantities into project management tools with a high level of accuracy.
  • Work collaboratively with Project Manager, Superintendent, and project team to phase assigned projects.
  • Participate in project team meetings, client meetings for duration of assigned projects.
  • Communicate with clients, fostering successful and on-going relations.



  • Degree in Engineering, or related degree
  • Minimum 2 years of estimating experience, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Advanced math skills, ability to visualize in 2D and 3D, and an understanding of risk evaluation.
  • High level of fluency reading plans, specifications, and related project documents.
  • Technical Skills: Primavera 6, Building Connected, On-Screen Takeoff, MS Office


  • Location: Baldwin County, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1210
  • Salary: $90,000 - $120,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable construction organization that is seeking an experienced Superintendent to run million-dollar to multi-million-dollar construction projects in the South Alabama/ Gulf Coast area.

The Superintendent is responsible for directing, coordinating, and exercising authority for planning, organizing, controlling, integrating, and completing assigned project and will direct activities of workers concerned with construction of buildings or other construction projects by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.


  • Schedule and direct Subcontractors in an efficient manner.
  • Organize and supervise labor force to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Have a thorough understanding of project drawings, specifications, bid packages, and Subcontractor scopes.
  • Assist the Project Manager to develop, review, maintain, and update construction schedules as required and implement recovery plans as needed. Maintain an updated schedule.
  • Lead weekly coordination meetings with Subcontractors.
  • Monitor on site construction to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget.
  • Recommend construction methods and assist Subcontractors in resolving field issues and implementing corrective measures.
  • Execute project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and in cooperation with Project Manager.
  • Ultimately responsible for safety and Employee/Subcontractor discipline on the project site.
  • Ultimately responsible for quality control on the project site.
  • Ensure equipment is properly maintained: rented or company owned.
  • Write daily reports based on input from Subcontractors.
  • Maintain accurate records of workforce, daily progress, weather, deliveries, and issues/discrepancies noted.
  • Maintain current as-built and record documents at all times.
  • Ensure accurate time sheets are kept for company labor force and turned into Accounting in a timely manner.
  • Assist the Project Manager with timely material procurement and manage on-site stored materials. Ensure copies of all receipts and delivery tickets are turned into Accounting in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Best Management Practices are installed and properly maintained.
  • Track, project and manage Company labor force within the project's budget.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of commercial construction
  • Current knowledge and ability to apply relevant local, state, and federal rules and regulations, including OSHA
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Willingness to travel at times preferred
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather and different work environments
  • Must be able to stand for long periods and work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Able to lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to withstand all physical activities associated with construction sites, such as stand, crawl; climb ladders & stairs; balance; stoop and kneel; etc
  • Valid driver's license


  • Competitive benefit and compensation package
  • Medical, dental, vision, life
  • 401(k)

Civil Engineer

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1209
  • Salary: $90,000 - $120,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable construction organization that is seeking to add an experience Civil Engineer to their team in Mobile, Alabama. 


  • Foster high quality relationships with clients and represent the organization directly through all phases of a project.
  • Permitting and Project Development
  • Oversee all aspects of assigned projects from concept through completion
  • Provide planning administration, programming, design, and technical support to ensure all design projects assigned are executed in accordance with the established standards and procedures.
  • Prepare documentation and analysis for decisions related to the award of consultant services contracts.
  • Develop and ensure budgetary controls are in place for each project to effectively monitor progress and budget
  • Develop and maintain overall schedule over the duration of the project
  • Supervise design team
  • Interface with project developers, consultants, architects, engineers, city and county officials, and clients
  • Negotiate with consultants to receive reasonable contract costs, prepare cost estimates, and analyze proposals
  • Comply with all internal reporting procedures and policies


  • Bachelor’s Degree Civil Engineering form an accredited university
  • Minimum 10-15 years of design experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer (NCEES Record is a bonus)
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of constituents
  • Strong leadership qualities necessary to mentor a small group of junior Civil Engineers/Designers
  • Experience in Civil3D
  • Conceptual understanding of geotechnical, environmental and structural design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven capabilities in multi-tasking, problem solving and prioritizing workloads
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

IT Engineer

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1206
  • Salary: $82,000 - $110,000

FirstFour Staffing has partnered with a reputable manufacturing organization that is seeking to add an IT Engineer to their team located north of Mobile, Alabama. 

***This is an onsite role that cannot be performed remotely. 


  • Actively participating in all phases of the life cycle implementation including blueprinting, mapping, prototype, design, configuration, testing, go-live, and user training
  • Working in a team-oriented environment, communicating effectively and appropriately with other developers working in the same code base, as well as team members and vendors both internal and external to the organization
  • Coordinating and instructing user acceptance testing procedures with both functional analysts in the Production Systems team and end users of developed solutions
  • Conducting code review to maintain code standards within the team; participating in review of own code
  • Reviewing existing code for bad design architecture and security flaws
  • Conducting administration, development, technical support, and deployment of MES, as well as other software required by production and operations systems
  • Providing software configuration and customization including, but not limited to: screen tailoring, workflow administration, report setup, data imports, integration, custom scripting and third-party software integrations


  • Experience & Education: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent experience
    • 3 years’ minimum experience in IT/Software Development
    • Full software development lifecycle experience
    • Experience with C#, PL/SQL, T-SQL, XML/XSLT/XSD, ASP.NET MVC, TFS/Source Control Management
    • Proficiency with relational database design (Oracle or SQL Server preferred)
    • Capable of analyzing technical information and quickly learning new technical skills
    • Familiarity with agile methodology
    • Intermediate to proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint)
    •  Experience working in process manufacturing industry preferred
    • •Experience with electric arc furnace, production planning, and/or quality systems preferred
  • Traits: 
    • Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
    • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
    • Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
    • Actively seeks new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
    • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
    • Demonstrates the company values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability
    • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect

Accounting Clerk

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1202
  • Salary: $45,000 - $49,000

FirstFour Staffing has partnered with a reputable organization that is seeking to add an Accounting Clerk to their team in Mobile.

SUMMARY: The Accounting Clerk will be working in all aspects of the accounting process including AP, AR, Bank reconciliation, and general ledger coding/account reconciliation.


  • Reconciliation of multiple bank accounts.
  • Ensure proper general ledger coding and account reconciliation.
  • Backup for other functions in the accounting department when necessary.
  • Ensures that the highest quality level of customer service is provided to clients and employees. Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with clients, co-workers & other departments
  • Assist in special projects as assigned by management and other duties as assigned.



  • Experience & Skills:
    • General Accounting experience- 1 to 3 years
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word and Excel.
    • Experience with Sage preferred
  • Traits & Abilities:
    • Active listener, with ability to communicate properly, excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills.
    • Self-starter, energetic, ability to work independently
    • Must be detail oriented.
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
    • Able to adhere to tight deadlines
    • Able to handle highly confidential information.

Construction Administrator

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1201
  • Salary: $60,000 - $80,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable organization that is seeking to add a Construction Administrator to their team in Mobile, AL.

***This is an onsite position that cannot be performed remotely.


  • Update, schedule, and track projects, including- materials, deadlines, budgets, permits, vendors and more.
  • Manage permitting process.
  • Expert on all project information, continually updates company on project status
  • Facilitate project meetings, document details notes, and collect necessary documents.



  • Experience providing administrative support for engineering or construction projects.
  • Knowledge of construction processes and procedures
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multitask and meet deadlines.

L’hoist / Journeyman Electrician

  • Location: Calera
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1199
  • Salary: $34.00

 FirstFour is assisting our client with their need for a Journeyman Electrician,

This role will perform electrical and instrumentation inspections, repairs and rebuilds on all plant operating equipment.

Must be available to work any shift, overtime, be on-call, or work seven days a week, if needed


  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs to hydraulic/pneumatics systems and gas analyzers, AC/DC motors and drives
  • Install and align electrical motors
  • Troubleshoot, calibrate and maintain belt-weighing devices, pressure-sensing devices, temperature-sensing devices, motion-sensing devices, flow meters, flow control valves, and level indicators.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain motor control circuits and air dryers , variable speed drives
  • Maintain and replace control valves, actuators and positioners
  • Installation, maintenance, and adjustment of transformers
  • Troubleshoot and modify control loops
  • Troubleshoot, and repair cameras and monitors
  • Troubleshoot, adjust and maintain PLC’s
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining all types of starters
  • Fabricate and install conduit
  • Comply with company, state and governmental health and safety regulations
  • Complete and document Workplace Inspections in a timely manner
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks and report findings 
  • Participate in the work order initiation process when required
  • Ensure all inventory parts are correctly charged


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an apprenticeship program, technical program, or equivalent experience in industrial background
  • Minimum 3 years electrical experience


  • Power distribution systems
  • Low voltage and high voltage terminations, maintenance on switchgear up to 4160 volts
  • Basic electrical calculations
  • Electrical test equipment 
  • Soldering operations
  • Precision measuring tools (micrometers, dial indicators, etc)
  • Thermography
  • CMMS System, MS Office products and SAP