Mechanical Engineer (Intermediate) – Chicago, Columbus, Philadelphia


Mechanical Engineer (intermediate) – Chicago, Columbus, Philadelphia, is a plus

Responsibilities and Duties:

Reporting to the mechanical eng. manager, the engineer will be responsible to support and lead the mechanical engineering requirements for client projects.

  • Participate in client needs and project definition
  • Review Client Specifications
  • Lead all project phases and ensure compliance with applicable codes and standards, defined scope, timelines and budget
  • Develop conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs, drawings and specifications for the following systems:
    • HVAC
    • Dust collection
    • controls
    • Plumbing
    • Chilled water
    • Steam
    • Compressed air
    • Bottled gases
  • Review engineering deliverables, maintain high standards of quality and define project risks
  • Write technical reports and analysis to support design submissions
  • Review shop drawings for compliance & participate in development of engineering standards
  • Obtain proposals from and follow-up with suppliers and contractors
  • Visit and survey project sites for project related activities
  • Management of deliverables and project execution (estimated 50% of workload)
  • Process, utilities and mechanical designs (estimated 50% of workload)
  • Work collaboratively as part of multi-disciplinary design teams located in offices across North America
  • Chair project team meetings
  • Maintain detailed understanding of local codes and standards applicable to industry and projects
  • Maintain a reference set of standards and in-house best practices
  • Suggest, contribute and provide initiatives to improve the firm’s operations and procedures
  • Support positive client and other discipline consultant interactions
  • Pursue opportunities for business development and future growth of the organization across various regions

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (building Systems)
  • 3-10 years of experience in building HVAC, plumbing and drainage, compressed air, fire protection, steam and hot water system design
  • Design of material handling and dust collection systems an asset
  • Solid knowledge of mechanical codes and standards including ASHRAE and NFPA
  • Familiarity with ISPE, CFIA and HACCP requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, listening and interpersonal with the ability to transfer knowledge to others
  • State (PE) designation or eligibility an asset
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements
  • Strong leadership, relationship management, and organizational planning and project management skills, in addition to technical knowledge
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Knowledge of post-implementation continuous improvement efforts and methodology
  • Ability to influence clients, suppliers and peers into adopting « best practices » in the engineering field
  • Capability to engage and energize others to reach their fullest potential and performance
  • Versatility in disciplines other than the one academically trained for is highly desired
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite, Autocad, Revit
  • Flexibility to travel to manufacturing sites as needed

Travel is expected for this position. About 10% of the time.

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