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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: Willdan
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for the mechanical design of building infrastructure and energy conservation projects with a focus on hydronic systems, cooling towers, steam boilers, built-up AHUs, and building automation control systems. The candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering, be a licensed mechanical professional engineer, and have a minimum of five years of experience, with ten years of experience preferred. Working from home is an option and some travel is required. The ideal candidate will demonstrate success in the following skills and abilities:

  • Mechanical professional engineering license is required.
  • Experience in design of central plants.
  • Be fully capable of working in design teams to assist in meeting the project goals in a team-focused environment.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills. Demonstrates the ability to communicate ideas and concepts in both written and oral form.
  • Exposure to high-performance buildings and energy conservation is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design mechanical building systems with emphasis on complex systems. Create clear accurate construction documents and engineering building specifications.
  • Review equipment submittals, respond to RFIs and AHJs, perform construction site inspections, and create reports.
  • Be accountable for project design compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer contract requirements.
  • Design diverse, simultaneous projects of varying complexities.
  • Interact with sales, project management, construction, and commissioning to deliver a high-quality outcome.
  • Have advanced knowledge of national codes and design practices.
  • Improve productivity, quality, and efficiency by developing new tools, processes, and procedures for design engineering tasks.
  • Provide professional guidance and training for Level 1, 2, and 3 design engineers.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement new technologies and systems to improve organizational processes and decision-making.
  • Communicate with customers to determine needs and applications relative to special installations and adaptations.
  • Ensure that assigned projects meet all internal and external expectations including, but not limited to, client satisfaction, budget, timing, quality, and safety.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office and heating and cooling load calculation software.

Candidates with the following skills is a plus:

  • Ability to lead project in design.
  • Plumbing design experience.
  • Experience in energy modeling (eQUEST or other applications), calculating energy savings, and with life cycle cost analyses.
  • Experience designing in Revit.
  • Experience in mechanical design for healthcare facilities.

EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

Willdan is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, religion, military service or veteran status, disability, medical condition, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic testing, reproductive status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Willdan does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

Keywords: Willdan, Los Angeles , Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Other , Los Angeles, California

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