Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our dynamic and growing team in Orlando, FL.
The position requires experience providing professional & technical direction on building / facilities engineering and construction and leading a team of professional engineers and designers. Our ideal candidate will specialize in full life - cycle design / engineering of multiple, multi - discipline projects from the time of assignment to commissioning, close - out, and turnover to client.
Other relevant experience includes asset lifecycle planning, facility standards, maintenance & repairs, capital projects and building assessments to identify defects and their repair needs and / or advise on ways of improving and maintaining buildings. Experience with feasibility studies, supporting construction projects, design co - ordination, estimating, tendering works, budget control and construction monitoring is required.
Types of buildings worked with include, but are not limited to: offices, industrial units, schools, colleges, hotels, pharmaceutical facilities, product assembly facilities, laboratories, and manufacturing centers.
Must possess knowledge of construction processes, engineering and design application and building / infrastructure component assembly. The ideal candidate would also have process knowledge of industrial facilities equipment and application of design requirements to meet required outcomes of the client.
Equipment and system knowledge would include:
Compressed air systems and distribution
Steam systems and distribution
Chilled and process cooling water systems and distribution
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
Industrial gases and distribution, industrial ventilation and process piping
Controls and SCADA knowledge a plus
Work on technical assignments (both field and office) and support all facets of mechanical design
Field assignments are local and national depending on technical capabilities and desire to travel - Overnight travel is estimated to be about 15%
Responsible for resource allocation and the timely delivery of the project technical deliverables
Responsible for ensuring quality of deliverables
Strong commitment to company’s safety program; follow company safety standards, site safety standards and maintain safe workplace practices
Interaction and coordination with all engineering disciplines to deliver comprehensive design, engineering and specification packages
Skills / Qualifications
B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
15 - 25 years of related experience
Professional engineering (PE – Mechanical) license in any US State or Territory is a requirement; State of Florida engineering licensure is preferred
Valid driver's license
Flexibility to work and travel outside normal business hours as required
Experience with building simulation modeling (preferably using Trane Trace)
Background in design of HVAC systems and knowledge of HVAC systems to include but not limited to HVAC load calculations, equipment sizing and creation of construction drawings
Ability to apply load calculations, energy use simulations, and life cycle cost analyses programs for various system applications including heating and cooling, and mechanical ventilation
Understanding of controls to support writing sequences of operation
Strong understanding of building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and NFPA codes, and ASHRAE standards
Design background and experience leading a team of design engineers
Desire for continuous learning and ability to learn quickly on the job
Must be computer proficient with working knowledge of MS Excel and Word (AutoCAD proficiency preferred not required)
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy
High receptivity to mentoring, learning and sharing of work knowledge for the benefit of the team
Adaptable to varying assignments as the design team grows and client base increases both in location and job responsibilities
Exceptional communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of professionals and trade disciplines
State of Florida engineering licensure
Training in OSHA 1926 as it applies to facilities design and construction preferred
Experience implementing a quality process highly preferred
Experience with risk assessments and field construction safety a plus
Experience with conceptual and detailed cost estimating within engineering discipline, experience estimating with other disciplines a plus
Existing local vendor relationships is desirable but not required
Must have the ability to stoop, sit, stand, or be on their feet for extended periods of time and be able to handle standard field - testing equipment
Must have the ability to work in varying environments (office and field settings)
Willing to travel as needed
Diversity Statement (EEO)
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2020-69493
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com