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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Company: Spees Design Build
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Spees Design Build (SDB) is seeking a full-time Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Seattle.

SDB is a design-build firm that specializes in providing architecture, engineering, and project management consulting services. We are a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business with offices in the Pacific Northwest and in the Southeast. Remote work is also an option for certain roles. We work in teams, tackling exciting projects, and enjoy a stimulating and collegial environment.

The Lead Mechanical Engineer will be part of the dynamic A/E Design team within SDB's Design-Bid-Build operations. This team is primarily involved in design for various project types within the Veterans Affairs Medical Center systems throughout western United States. The position collaborates with all other design discipline staff and will help build the team's mechanical engineering design department.

Job Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in mechanical---engineering---field is required.
Followed by 15-20+ years of previous experience within the AEC industry with a consulting engineering or A/E firm.
Current Professional Engineer (PE) license.
Licensed in electrical engineering as well is a plus.
LEED Accreditation is a plus.
Experience working with federal projects is preferred.

Job Duties And Responsibilities
Engineer of Record
Candidates must have a solid understanding of HVAC, plumbing---and fire sprinkler system---designs and commercial systems with applications in a variety of projects to include but not limited---to:---health care, higher education, data centers, mission critical, and central utility plant experience.
Project Management
Responsible for the Communication necessary with all parties to ensure a successful project.
Responsible for direct and regular interaction with the Client.
Have a solid understanding of the scope of the work to be performed.
Coordination and management of the Team and any others involved in the project.
Ensure the Team has the necessary tools and receives regular and timely information to produce a successful project.
Main point of contact for the Project.
Responsible for delivering an end project that satisfies the Client.
Proven leadership experience and managerial experience are a must.
Knowledge and experience must include using software such as AutoCAD,---REVIT---and---HVAC load calculation software (TRACE, HAPS, etc.)---to perform complex calculations, proficiency in Building and Mechanical Codes and Standards.
Superior client facing/client relationship/client management skills and effective written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge and experience using MS Office---software family products.
Leads assigned project teams as they perform their tasks and participation in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management.
Participate in activities and organizations related to our industry outside of daily business routine, developing peer relationships, technical growth, and business contacts.

Essential Functions:
Sitting at a desk and working on a computer for prolonged periods of time.
Able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Frequent travel to various VAMC sites for field investigation and construction inspection.

Spees Design Build offers a comprehensive benefits package including 75% employer paid medical/dental coverage, life insurance, tax-free Health Savings Account, ten paid holidays, paid time off, unpaid leave, performance-based bonuses and a 401(k) matching plan for qualified positions.

It is the employment policy and practice of Spees Design Build to recruit and to hire qualified employees without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, age, disability, veteran---status or other classes protected by applicable law, and to not discriminate with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfers.

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