Job Title

Mechanical Engineer (Fire Protection)

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Position Summary

Mechanical Engineer, that will be part of the project design team performing design support in his/her disciplines. Ideal candidate would be a senior engineer with Mechanical engineering design experience. Specialty in Fire Protection is preferred.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments.
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems, practices, and methods and may create and refine unique design solutions. In the case of a licensed staff member, acting as a lead project engineer, this includes but is not limited to, the stamping/sealing of one’s drawings/documents as well as drawings/documents done as the professional in “responsible charge” as defined by the applicable statute of jurisdiction.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs a medium to large engineering project or a number of smaller complex projects with overall responsibility for budget adherence, schedule adherence, quality control, and inter-discipline coordination.
  • Responsible for acceptance or rejection of major items involving materials, equipment, manufacturer’s quality, and field construction.
  • May serve in chosen discipline as a staff advisor or consultant in the role of technical specialist requiring highly, specialized knowledge and skills, and the use of advanced techniques.
  • Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, policy matters, and/or unusual problems and developments.
  • May supervise, coordinate, and review the work of a team of engineers and designers working on the same assigned project.
  • Defines project scope of work and organizes into manageable tasks.
  • Provides supervisor and project manager with scope of work change warnings.
  • Takes part in client contact and business development activities.
  • Meets with client to define project scope, present project progress, and assure client satisfaction.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree / DIRECT / 6-8
OSHA 10/30-hour Construction Certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical/ Chemical/ Electromechanical Engineering.
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in fire protection
  • English level advanced is required.
  • Strong knowledge in Mexican Construction Codes, means and methods and the different HVAC and Piping systems.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Revit experience preferred
  • Experience in cost comparison for different mechanical systems (HVAC, Compressed air, Chilled water, Cooling towers, Industrial waste, storm and sanitary drainage in order to evaluate the best alternative in each project assignment.

About SSOE Group

As a nationally ranked design and construction management firm, SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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