Senior Mechanical Engineer
Schertz, TX 78154
San Antonio, TX
FirstOption Staffing exists to help people build better lives and we sincerely appreciate your interest in joining our team. We provide staffing services and opportunities that make a real difference in the lives of those we serve. Our values reflect who we are as people and guide everything we do. Every member of the FirstOption Staffing Team is passionate about and committed to excellence in all we do.
A leader in MEP construction throughout the great state of Texas. You can expect to be involved in building some of the largest and most amazing commercial construction endeavors.
Provide mechanical construction design, technical/constructability analysis, and engineering resolution of pre-construction and construction scope gaps on projects ranging from new design/build to rehabilitation of existing facilities and systems. Provide leadership and ongoing technical guidance to other department members. Assist with developing and implementing systems and procedures to improve the quality and efficiency of the department and expand Brandt's overall mechanical engineering abilities.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT MAY NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Plan and analyze incoming projects. Establish schedules and project parameters.
Advise on and evaluate pre-construction mechanical design systems. Ensure compliance with engineering standards, codes, specifications and design instruction.
Identify design, process and equipment options that can satisfy client requirements, minimize costs and limit potential operational problems.
Interface directly with other disciplines and coordinate with client personnel, contractors, architects, and other project team members to ensure value engineering and the delivery of high quality projects within the prescribed time frames.
Provide project management with engineering guidance and quality control.
Write technical narratives in response to RFPs and RFIs.
Develop standards, methods, processes and procedures for reviewing, evaluating and inspecting energy efficiency projects. Analyze and verify all energy savings calculations and computer simulations using baseline and retrofit energy consumption when necessary.
Understand and utilize Building Information Modeling (BIM) capabilities and application as it pertains to design engineering.
Make and/or assist with client presentations.
Conduct and participate in project reviews and audits.
Identify, utilize and transfer `lessons learned', best practices, and key knowledge among pre-construction and project management and throughout the engineering group.
Act as senior technical advisor within the company as required.
Drive technical excellence. Nurture a culture of creativity, safety, and quality.
Perform additional assignments as requested/needed.
Travel Requirements: < 10%
4-yr. Mechanical engineering degree and current P.E. License
LEED-accredited Professional certification
10+ years progressive experience in designing and developing mechanical projects from concept to completion
Extensive knowledge of engineering and design techniques plus thorough understanding of all engineering disciplines
Extensive AutoCAD/BIM knowledge and experience
Excellent analytical and technical skills
Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
Excellent time management and scheduling skills
Strong leadership and motivational skills
Outstanding organizational and record keeping skills