Mechanical Engineer

Versar   •  

Springfield, VA

8 - 10 years

Posted 306 days ago

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Versar, Inc. is a global project management company based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with project offices around the world. Since 1969, Versar has provided technical and management support to federal, state, and local government clients as well as to industries worldwide, delivering construction management, environmental sciences and engineering infrastructure solutions. Versar offers tailored and secure solutions in harsh environments providing clients with comprehensive engineering and construction management, environmental and professional services.

Versar, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to provide engineering services for the Department of State at diplomatic missions in Athens, Greece.

The position functions as the Mechanical Engineer, providing OBO a full range of critical engineering and construction quality assurance and management and technical oversight for several renovation projects. The incumbent is responsible or performing technical inspections of electrical work, monitoring the contractor's quality control program, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance. This position is established to support and assist in ensuring the completion of projects in accordance with contract requirements.

The incumbent ensures that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the design documents.

The incumbent must be able to read design/construction drawings and understand design narratives and calculations.

Review engineering shop drawings and determine if the contractor has complied with the final design parameters.

Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly.

Responsible for performing quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor's work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet contract, reviewing
contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving conflicts.

Monitor the construction contractor's quality assurance and safety program.

Monitor construction progress vis-a-vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on the technical review of project documents and field inspections.

Perform technical inspections of the electrical elements of the project.

The incumbent must understand and be able to interpret drawings in his/her discipline and have an understanding of the principals of his/her discipline and how it fits in with other disciplines.

The incumbent must be able to review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines are necessary in addition to monitoring on-going construction work to identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications.
Prepares construction reports detailing construction progress and identifies any problem with the construction process related to the incumbent's area of expertise. After problems are discovered, evaluate contractor's proposed remedy. Formulate solutions for the Project Director/Construction Manager.

Work on the Lease fit Out will be performed to U.S. standards; the incumbent should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures. Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university in the United States

A Professional Engineering (PE) license is acceptable in lieu of a degree

Knowledge of International Codes required

Minimum of 7 years’ experience required on construction projects in similar scope

Interim or Final Top Secret (TS) security clearance

Must be a US citizen

Overseas experience preferred

Professional Registration is preferred

Must have good communication skills to interact with project team members

Candidate must possess a valid US Passport with a minimum of 18 months before expiration

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Requisition Number 18-0029