Job Description

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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Tag: #LI-RB1
  • Posted: February 09,2023
  • Salary: $115,000

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Are you a mechanical engineer with a broad range of job experience, exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, and a desire to create long-lasting projects? If yes, we want you to become a member of our engineering team so that you may use your knowledge to assist us in providing outstanding ideas to our diverse group of industrial and commercial clients. The best candidates will have a deep understanding of building procedures, materials, and legal requirements, as well as previous leadership skills.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is in charge of the Mechanical Engineering team for projects in industrial and commercial construction. Mechanical engineering support will be provided for all project phases, with a particular emphasis on the project estimating, concept design, and detailed design phases. Coordination of the plans and tasks as well as effective communication with other engineering disciplines fall within the scope of the senior mechanical engineer.


  • Development and / or coordination of site mechanical design for a wide range of industrial facilities with high awareness of safety and commercial issues.
  • Complete analysis and design of complex mechanical systems including HVAC, industrial gases, fluid pumping and piping, industrial refrigeration, and manufacturing process support.
  • Ensure proper application of thermodynamic principles in industrial refrigeration and HVAC engineering and energy consumption modeling work.
  • Prepare engineering documents and equipment specifications per work requirements; review preliminary and approve final equipment selections and drawing submittals.
  • Design and develop batch and continuous manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components.
  • Provide technical and engineering support to other departments / disciplines.
  • Work closely with estimating department to provide accurate project costs for use in the bidding process.
  • Assist Project Managers in dealing with complex customer issues; researches the issues fully and provides workable, cost effective solutions to satisfy customers.
  • Contribute to an effective team environment by exemplifying clear communications, being proactive to resolve issues as they arise, and modeling collaborative skills.
  • Provide drawings for own designs and produce sketches to incorporate in drawings by Designers / Drafters.
  • Generate designs with efficient use of construction materials with an overall emphasis on ease of construction and completed product meeting the expectations of the client.
  • Prepare construction drawing and specification packages as well as supporting calculation packages.
  • Participate in plan reviews and obtain building permit approvals.
  • Review mechanical shop drawings and data; interfacing with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines and designers.
  • Account for possible project challenges or constraints and proactively seek to manage challenges.
  • Assist other department engineers in creating practical demonstrations of proposed solutions and demonstrating them to other members of the team.
  • Provide appropriate oversight of other Mechanical Engineers contracted for work on large projects to insure mechanical designs are sound, code compliant, cost effective, and conform to engineering best practices.
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control checking of work completed by other Mechanical Engineers for projects with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Professional Engineering license in MN or another state with ability to obtain MN PE license within 6 months.
  • Detailed knowledge of applicable model codes addressing mechanical design / engineering (e.g., ASME, NFPA, ARI, ASHRAE, ANSI, and similar).
  • Extensive experience with site mechanical design, including steam and / or hot water, chilled water, HVAC, industrial gases, building automation, and similar systems.
  • Proven strong ability to lead execution of work and proactively resolve issues in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Capable, eligible and willing to visit clients at their industrial facilities.
  • Capable and willing to wear required personal protective equipment and comply with company safety policies as well as those of our clients.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills, with ability to comprehend and interpret complex instructions, in English.
  • Present numerical data effectively and accurately to enable good decision-making.
  • Proven capability to work well under the pressure of ensuring that applicable code requirements and project specifications are strictly adhered to.
  • Work ethically and with complete integrity to insure designs are safe and cost effective. Preferred Qualifications
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience with industrial refrigeration, particularly ammonia systems for food processing facilities.
  • Experience in vibration analysis and mitigation.
  • Strong understanding of best practices regarding construction safety measures.
  • Ability to lead quality management of discipline work processes and deliverables.
  • Capable of effectively dealing with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events in while maintaining a calm and professional demeanor with clients and coworkers.

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