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Carollo Engineers Mechanical Engineer, Mid-level in Phoenix, Arizona

Mechanical Engineer, Mid-level

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Job Description

Carollo Engineers is a nationally recognized engineering firm specializing in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Phoenix, AZ.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Production of contract documents including plans and specifications

  • Performs system hydraulic calculations

  • Develops Process and Control schematics

  • Prepares contract drawings and specifications

  • Develops Control descriptions

  • Mentors and trains entry-level mechanical engineers

  • Prepares construction and design cost estimates

  • Manages the mechanical portion of small to medium sized projects for water and wastewater treatment facilities

  • Interfaces with client and internal project management team

  • Works with multi-discipline project teams

  • Prepares technical memorandums and reports

  • Works as part of the project team and to effectively complete one or more portions of large or complex tasks

  • Works with experienced mechanical engineers to develop mechanical design and analysis approach

  • Follows selected design approach through completion of analysis, detailing and presentation

  • Recognizes results for discrepancies or inconsistencies

  • Attends to details in preparation or review of calculations, drawings, and specifications

  • Works logically and is technically consistent with design standards and accuracy

  • Improves technical knowledge and skills

  • Considers and refines existing standards and approaches for application to specific projects

  • Maintains professionalism in relationships with other office and team members

  • Plans work so that broad tasks and specific details are correctly sequenced and followed through to completion

  • Back checks work for approach and correctness

  • Monitors scope, schedule, and budget

  • Understands and implements company and client technical standards on projects

  • Controls the work for a small project or an element of a larger project

  • Productively works through conflict to keep the project moving forward

  • Travel required when requested

  • Makes site visits to observe during construction and operation

  • Performs Quality Management reviews of plans and specifications

Required Skills

  • Proficient in the design of mechanical systems for water and wastewater treatment facilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of national and local energy codes

  • Basic knowledge of IBC, IFC and NFPA 820

  • Strong knowledge of design of blower and pumping systems

  • Strong knowledge of hazardous/classified area design

  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs, control strategies, and the development of control schematics based upon these documents

  • Ability to work with multi-discipline project teams

  • Ability to make basic technical decisions regarding analysis and detailing

  • Ability to work independently to effectively complete routine tasks

  • Listens and understands the concerns and needs with other office and team members

  • Ability to control behavior under situations involving pressure, conflict and uncertainty

  • Communicates clearly and concisely in speech, writing, and contract documents

  • Presents communications in an organized fashion and with appropriate level of detail

  • Organized in collecting and storing project information and calculations

  • Constructively builds and maintains relationships with others on the project design team

  • Manages time effectively, while maintaining a positive attitude channeled toward achievement

  • Seeks help at appropriate intervals

  • Requires general awareness of interrelationships required for successful project design team

  • Understanding that his/her performance and actions impact future work opportunities

  • General awareness that that political as a well as technical issues impact mechanical engineering approach

  • Aware of the "business" of mechanical engineering as well as technical design issues

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills that are well organized and persuasive

  • Comfortable in public speaking roles

  • Proficient in MS Word, Powerpoint, and Excel

  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat, Bluebeam Revu and PipeFlo

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 7 years experience in the design of mechanical systems as listed below

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer

  • Experience in the design of pumping, blowers, chemical, compressed air, screening, filters, thickening, aeration, dewatering, piping and other miscellaneous systems for water and wastewater facilities

Preferred Experience

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

Carollo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender Identity, ethnicity, or veteran status. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered in a manner that is consistent with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and/or any other similar ordinances as required.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Location

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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