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Mechanical Design Engineer

Seattle, WashingtonPEAK Technical Staffing USA

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An Engineer is responsible for the layout, design and coordination of assigned projects. The size of Company projects range from solo projects to projects requiring multi-member teams and is under the direction of the Engineering Manager.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Deliver high quality designs that are fully coordinated and free of errors. Measured by re-work and warranty costs.
  • Meet or beat budgets set for engineering on each job assigned.
  • Respond to all communications within 24 hours of receipt.

An employee possessing the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below is accountable for the following:

  • Represent the company on multiple projects, both internally and externally, bringing projects from concept to successful conclusion with minimal supervision. Coordinate a team effort to complete the projects error free and within budget.
  • Know and stay current on codes, industry practices and state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Learn and understand the present the company's engineering system including standards, methods, forms and computer programs.
  • Design, calculate and coordinate HVAC and plumbing systems.
  • Perform calculations, equipment selection and specification, system design and layout.
  • Complete final working drawings which may include CAD, REVIT or manual drafting.
  • Coordinate HVAC/plumbing design with the architect, structural engineer and other sub-contractors.
  • Work with field personnel in resolving installation problems that may arise.
  • Mentor and train other team members.
  • Understand, accept and support the company's Operating Guidelines, Operational Beliefs and Customer Commitment.
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in design of commercial, mechanical systems.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of common HVAC/plumbing & piping systems.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering; (LEED AP preferred, but not required).
  • Ability to read architectural, structural and mechanical plans and be familiar with a variety of HVAC/plumbing systems and terminology.
  • Advanced knowledge of the mechanical discipline and equipment.
  • Proven experience in employing strong analytical and problem-solving skills in system design.
  • Intimate knowledge of the Uniform and International Codes, Washington and Seattle Energy Codes, SMACNA and ASHRAE standards & guidelines.
  • Willingness to adapt to the company's standards and procedures.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and/or other CAD drafting software.
  • Must be creative and adept at problem-solving and technical troubleshooting of equipment and processes.
  • Ability and willingness to work independently or in a team atmosphere.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and the ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Possess excellent verbal, written, analytical, persuasion and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to multiple and varied responsibilities.
  • Ability to consistently set goals and meet deadlines and adapt to flexible responsibilities.
  • Possess qualities of an innovative thinker and team leader.
  • Take pride in one’s work and accept a level of responsibility for his/her professionalism and accuracy.
  • Project a positive image of the company and herself/himself to customers.
  • Ability to effectively interact with customers, technicians, sales, office and field personnel.
  • A valid license and impeccable driving record are required.
  • History of good employment attendance and dependability.
  • Actively participate in the compnay's sponsored Education and Training Program.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

The candidate must possess and be adaptable to the following physical abilities and working conditions:

  • Constant computer use.
  • Ability to see, hear well (either naturally or with correction) and speak clearly.
  • Coordinate the movement of your eyes, hands, and fingers.
  • Physical requirements include: sitting, standing and bending; repetitive motions of hands and wrists.
  • Reach for, handle, use fingers and manipulate objects.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to participate in job walk-throughs.
  • Must be capable of working extended hour days when job/business needs demand.
  • A candidate is required to pass a pre-hire drug screening (after job offer).

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