Mechanical Engineer

Vectrus, Inc   •  

Biloxi, MS

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 51 days ago


Provides efficient, effective and timely Mechanical expertise to design and program management of Keesler AFB facility projects as part of Civil Engineering Services Branch’s staff. Interfaces with customer, engineering, and contracting management personnel as required resolving Keesler AFB engineering services customer support issues. Accomplishes other administrative tasks as required to ensure effective contractor civil engineering services customer support to Keesler AFB.


· Work in conjunction with other Engineering personnel to analyze and calculate technical requirements, e.g., geotechnical, hydraulic, architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical, utilized in producing the technical portions of the Project contract documents, i.e., drawings, specifications, and estimate.

· Responsible for the performance of all project design and needed follow-up work to include Safety and Quality Control.

· Respond in a timely, professional manner to technical requirements, and to consistently provide high quality, cost effective engineering services and solutions that meet government expectations on quality, schedule, and budget.

· Responsible for the overall execution of all design projects and subsequent support work. To include: hydronic and direct exchange systems both local and as part of central energy plants.

· Services include general technical support of base operations, support of technical requirements through engineering design, and complete design implementation of minor construction projects.

· Act as the Base subject matter expert when directing design projects contracted out to NavFac, USACE, or local design teams.

· Performs other duties and assignments as required.


· Standard office equipment (computer, AutoCad, Microsoft Office software products, printer, copier, and telephone).

· May require use of field equipment for testing construction work.

· May require driving to various locations on Keesler AFB to review construction or investigate for design.


· Working in open office environment as well as the occasional site visit.

· During site visits, there is exposure to physical and working conditions where serious accidents or injuries may occur, exposure to disagreeable noise elements, and prolonged high temperatures.

· May require additional effort to handle multiple projects in a shortened timeframe to meet customer requirements.

· Work week is 40 hours, 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, 7AM to 4PM.


· May be required to do field verification by walking across grounds, working in mechanical rooms of facilities, climbing on roofs.

· Must be able to lift/push/pull 50 lbs.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certifications:

· Must have a degree as a Mechanical Engineer from and accredited U.S. University. Must be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) experienced in the heating and cooling of Facilities. MS license required within 6 months of hire.


· Minimum five (5) years of experience working commercial and institutional building design and construction.