Stantec Mechanical Engineer in Albany, New York
Mechanical Engineer - ( 220000P2 )
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Mechanical Engineers focus on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of machines and mechanical systems for engineering projects of unique and complicated nature. In this role you will routinely investigate and advise on unusual and difficult problems encountered in the mechanical engineering practice, that require innovative solutions.
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for design of complex projects which require specialized knowledge, including technical preparation and coordination of the design, specifications, technical documentation test data, etc. to ensure compliance with project requirements. Assess environmental impact including energy performance studies and project risks.
Serve as senior project engineer, performing in depth evaluation and alternative analyses to support project decisions and resolve unusual and complex situations. Responsible for evaluating the structure to ensure that it meets all federal and local codes and specifications.
Liaise with clients as a designated contact, on regulatory and/or funding agencies, and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals.
Support marketing and business development professionals in positioning for potential projects, writing technical portions of proposals, participating in client interviews and supporting negotiations for project contracts. Provides cost estimates and budget projections for technical proposals.
Support Project Manager(s) with technical evidenced proposals as project issues arise with clients, contractors, equipment suppliers/vendors, or reviewing agencies.
Support business case for project decisions through environmental impact assessments and evaluation of project risks.
Manage, direct, and monitor progress of the technical elements within each phase of a project.
Provide guidance to other team members as an internal technical expert.
Contribute to the development of new standards and specifications of mechanical engineering design.
Supervise and monitor client relationship strategies.
Maintain and identify opportunities to expand existing business.
Engineer of record on own work product, work of non licensed engineers and technologist.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Advanced knowledge, interpretation, and application of the mechanical and standards.
Strong understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Advanced knowledge of mechanical systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.
Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of project document production.
Checks the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule.
Participates and collaborates in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Ability to oversee and execute work through a team of more junior engineers.
Demonstrates creativity, foresight and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving problems
Advanced understanding of mechanical engineering concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others.
Leading by example, integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
Proven mentoring skills and desire to work with and encourage junior staff.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and a proven ability to write clear, thorough technical reports.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple jobs/projects.
Proven problem solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
Knowledge of and ability to use standard computer applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering & Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 7-12 years of experience.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Burlington
Other Locations : United States-New York-Albany, United States-New York-Vestal, United States-New York-Rochester
Job : Mechanical Engineer
Organization : BC-1915 Buildings-US Northeast
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Sep 22, 2022, 2:20:13 PM
Req ID: 220000P2
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