Mechanical engineer


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Job Description

Chief Mechanical Engineer:

  •  Manage the in-house Engineering Dept. on a day-to-day basis
  • Provide supervision and/or technical direction (i.e., print interpretation, design intent, construction feasibility) to engineers, crafts, and/or superintendents to insure work is completed in proper sequence.
  • Provide interpretations of all external codes, regulations, and specifications.  Act as senior technical person for assigned projects
  • Provide value engineering direction for Company engineering activities.
  • Lead engineer on small and large projects
  • Interface with clients to develop solutions for their project needs
  • Perform site visits to review and evaluate existing mechanical systems and provide energy and/or performance solutions
  • Evaluate feasibility of new equipment or modifying existing systems considering costs, available space, time limitations, energy goals, project timeline and related economic factors.
  • Review and approve field design change requests prepared by field and area engineers.
  • Interface with project managers and field staff throughout the design and construction of projects
  • Energy engineering for new and existing facilities


Project Types:

         HVAC sheet metal and hydronic systems, plumbing and industrial cooling

         Commercial office low-rise, mid-rise and high-rise

         Data Centers

         Clean rooms

         Biopharmaceutical facilities


Job Requirements

Relevant Skills & Experience:
  •  Management and leadership experience
  •  Work history at a Design/Build contractor
  •  Fully functional with AutoCAD, load calculations software, energy modeling software ( eQuest, Energy Pro), Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills and be a team leader
  • Ability to interact and coordinate design concepts with clients, architects and other trades
  • Lead design on projects
  • 3D Revit/BIM experience is a plus
  • LEED accreditation and Green Building initiatives is a plus.


    BSME or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience

           10 to 15 years HVAC and /or plumbing experience for commercial and

    California Professional Engineering License is desirable

Senior Mechanical Engineer / PE / Professional Engineer / HVAC / Heating / Ventilating / Air Conditioning / MEP / Plumbing / Compressed Gas / Fire Protection / Pharmaceutical / Pharma / Biotechnology / Biotech / Mission Critical / Foods / Food Processing / Cleanroom / Clean Room / Laboratory / R&D Labs / Capital Projects / Medical Device / GMP / cGMP / FDA / cGXP / ISPE / Central Utility Plant / Piping / P&ID / Design / Simulation / Validation / Commissioning / Hydronics / BIM / Revit MEP / Pipe Stress / Chiller / engineer in training / EIT / FE exam / fundamentals of engineering / commercial / health care / healthcare / medical gas / Duct sizing / pipe sizing / 

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $100,000.00 - $150,000.00 /Year
Other Pay bonus structure
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Design, Construction
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 4 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Consulting, HVAC, Construction
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID EP-san jose
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Mechanical engineer

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