Mechanical Engineer

Nana Development Corporation   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Summary: This position provides engineering project leadership and/or discipline support for various projects by researching, specifying, developing, designing, engineering, or testing components, equipment and/or systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of all Engineering Disciplines include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides conceptual and detailed engineering of process equipment and piping systems.

Researches and analyzes data such as client design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.

Designs systems such as piping, mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, or heat transfer systems.

Work includes P&ID development, equipment configuration and specification, material requisition preparation and development of engineering construction drawings.

Provides support to fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and client specifications.

Designs systems to interface machines, hardware, and software.

Evaluates field installations and recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

Researches and analyzes data such as client design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.

Works with clients to develop a project's scope of work, estimates, and/or schedules.

Reviews and approves project drawings, standards and specifications.

Develops major equipment and material selection, and construction specifications.

Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.

Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable codes, regulations and laws.

Provides support during fabrication and installation phases to ensure engineering documents are followed.

Coordinates activities with other project disciplines involved in fabrication, operation, application, and installation or repair of various materials, products or systems.

Provides technical direction, support and information to other engineers, designers and drafters.

Consistently demonstrates professional skills in structuring assigned activities, creativity, teamwork, communications, operational efficiencies, handling of a client's changing needs, decision making, and analyzing and solving problems.

General Requirements:

Must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to prioritize work.

Must be able to pursue business objectives with energy, drive and initiative. Must be able to work effectively with a minimum of supervision or support. Must be able to balance multiple activities while still paying a great deal of attention to detail.

Must be able to understand how basic business work processes interact. Must be dedicated to understanding and exceeding the expectations and needs of clients. Must be able to build positive relationships with clients and others.

Monitors compliance with client criteria as well as all state and national codes and regulations. Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable regulations and laws.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Synthesizes complex or diverse information;

Collects and researches data;

Uses intuition and experience to complement data;

Designs workflows and procedures.


Generates creative solutions;

Translates concepts and information into images;

Uses feedback to modify designs;

Applies design principles;

Demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;

Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;

Develops alternative solutions;

Works well in group problem solving situations;

Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills

Assesses own strengths and weaknesses;

Pursues training and development opportunities;

Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;

Shares expertise with others.


Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;

Maintains confidentiality;

Listens to others without interrupting;

Keeps emotions under control;

Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;

Listens and gets clarification;

Responds well to questions;

Demonstrates group presentation skills;

Participates in meetings.

Team Work

Balances team and individual responsibilities;

Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;

Gives and welcomes feedback;

Contributes to building a positive team spirit;

Puts success of team above own interests;

Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives;

Supports others' efforts to succeed;

Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Written Communication

Writes clearly and informatively;

Edits work for spelling and grammar;

Varies writing style to meet needs;

Presents numerical data effectively;

Able to read and interpret written information.

Strategic Thinking

Develops strategies to achieve long-term success.

Safety and Security

Observes safety and security procedures.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty, responsibility and requirement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Knowledge of state and national codes and regulations and client standards and facilities is required.

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Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited institution.


Minimum five (5) years experience in Mechanical Engineering required.

Experience in Cold Regions, Control Systems, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Offshore Structures, Petroleum Industry, and/or Telecom infrastructure project experience preferred.


The individual must satisfactorily perform all essential duties, responsibilities and requirements listed earlier in both the General Requirements and Discipline Specific sections. In addition, the individual must develop project estimates; provide discipline support for projects; coordinate activities with other disciplines; monitor for compliance with client standards, state and national codes and regulations; develop major equipment material selections by finding innovative solutions to provide the best design at the lowest cost; develop major equipment and construction specifications; and direct and provide information to drafters and designers.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management and client.