Mechanical Engineer

Location: Detroit, MI Posted Date: October 13, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 69303 CareerMine Job Id: 1384588

Company:

  •  [Company] is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. [Company] offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. [Company] had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

  • Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
  • Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies
  • Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment
  • 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent
  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design mechanical piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) for power plant  and heavy industrial systems including steam cycle systems, boiler feed and condensate, water treatment, fuel handling, hydraulic, heat transfer systems, conveying systems, and air and gas systems.
  • Prepare design calculations and specifications for major equipment including, but not limited to, combustion turbines, steam turbines, boilers, condensers, cooling towers, and pumps
  • Prepare mechanical engineering designs, including layout, design sketches, and conceptual design.
  • Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards.
  • Develop schedules, work assignments and staffing requirements to ensure successful project completion.
  • Coordinate with other drafters, designers and engineers assigned to the project or a task, and reviews work progress and results.
  • Perform consulting engineering on behalf of various clients and various projects.
  • Work as part of the small but rapidly growing Engineering Services Department where multiple smaller projects is the norm.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or equivalent engineering program from an ABET accredited four-year university
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification required;
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license preferred
  • Three-ten years’ experience performing engineering-related duties
  • Proficient in basic computer programs including MS Word and Excel, web browsing and e-mail programs, ideally with experience utilizing AFT Fathom or AFT Arrow (or equivalent) hydraulic simulations
  • Spanish language skills are a plus

Working Conditions

  • Fast-paced office environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds.
  • Travel in the U.S. and internationally (5-15%).

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