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Senior Mechanical Engineer
Job Code:2014-MECH-CA L-001
Location:Los Angeles
Department:1240 Mechanical Engineering
FT/PT Status:Full-time
  
Job Responsibilities:
PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Responsible for the design and technical systems for large, complex projects from schematics through construction administration.

TYPICAL DUTIES - PROJECT RELATED:

Responsible for building system concepts and documentation process from schematics through construction administration phases within the discipline.

Function as Discipline Team Leader on large, complex projects when assigned.

Responsible for directing and overseeing project team members within the discipline, including providing quality assurance/quality control reviews.

Prepare and monitor project status reports.

Prepare and document required code research for project.

Participate in the development of the project cost model and design to it.

Develop and maintain Mechanical Basis of Design Journal through the life of the project.

Conduct material and product research as required for project development.

Attend project meetings as necessary.

Interface with other Discipline Team Leaders.

Respond to client questions/requests within 24 hours.

Document interpretation and submittal reviews during bidding and construction administration.

Monitor staff to produce quality architectural and engineering services within a project team concept.

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

TYPICAL DUTIES - NON-PROJECT RELATED:

Mentor support engineers to help prepare them for greater project responsibilities.

Provide feedback to the supervisor on performance of support engineers.

Identify opportunities to improve quality and services, and participate in the implementation.

Participate in in-house training activities.

Participate in related professional organizations and activities.

Offer recognition to those staff members who you observe doing excellent work and/or things beyond their job expectations.





Job Qualifications:
SKILL, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree and licensure highly recommended.
LEED Accredited preferred.

Minimum six years' experience in A/E industry preferred.

Extensive knowledge of all aspects of professional services from schematic design through project close-out, including design and technical expertise.

A comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines, including demonstrated experience in HVA, Plumbing, and Fire Protectoin Systems.

Good written and verbal communication skills, and strong organizational skills.

Possess the ability to motivate and mentor staff, and delegate work assignments.

Computer and CADD literate.

Very detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible.

Ability to work well with others under deadline situations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Capable of traveling to and from project sites for attending client, project and construction meetings.

Ability to access existing and new project sites for observation, investigation and evaluation purposes.

Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes.

Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.

GENERAL NOTE:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of current job responsibilities, the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, time-sensitive assignments, or technological developments), may be required. In addition, please refer to the Employee Handbook for specific policy and procedure information.
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