Mechanical Engineer

Alfred Benesch   •  

Kansas City, KS

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 98 days ago

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and ensure completeness of the mechanicaldesign details.
  • Manage and actively deliver the process of compiling and coordinating plans; mechanical specifications, equipment, systems, and devices; cost estimates; and pay items.
  • Develop and review cost estimates.  Monitor and compare to client expectations.
  • Coordinate and/or review drafting and assembly of plan set.
  • Ability to write and edit MasterSpec technical specifications.
  • Oversee layout and/or review drawings for a project.
  • Assemble competent project communications, including meeting minutes, technical documents and complete reports that require little editing and meet the client expectations. 
  • Assume responsibility for project design calculation files, assuring adequate independent quality control reviews on that work.
  • Check and sign off on mechanicaldesign calculations and plan elements prior to Quality Assurance.
  • Develop and oversee task work plans for assigned team members.
  • Monitor work plans for adherence to budget and schedule.
  • Assume responsibility and ownership of the assigned project components.
  • Develop project mechanicaldesign criteria for the assigned project components.
  • Demonstrate proficient use of CADD and assure compliance with project CADD standards
  • Understand and monitor the overall required scope, schedule and budget for the project deliverables.  Identify deficiencies and propose corrective action to problems noted.
  • Foster the team environment and promote team communication and assist in identifying and addressing team conflicts.
  • Assist in developing estimates of staff hours for contracts.
  • Organize technical meetings among design staff to advance project progress.
  • Organize and/or direct small to medium size projects in their entirety.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or related discipline required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in mechanical system design
  • Intern Engineer certificate or PE license highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability/experience with HVAC load calculation software
  • Excellent communication and client relation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

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