Sr. Mechanical Engineer (CLE 2012)


: $90,650.00 - $143,770.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Senior Mechanical Engineer:

The successful Senior Mechanical Engineer is adept at organizing and executing work tasks across multiple projects. The Senior Engineer has a track record of successful client facing roles, takes technical ownership of mechanical design, and helps drive “big picture” project objectives within a consulting design environment.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer role has both technical design engineering and mechanical lead responsibilities: directly executes design & engineering tasks and leads resources to execute mechanical tasks within multi-discipline design projects. The Senior Engineer will work closely with Mechanical Engineering Manager to plan and execute mechanical work on projects and to utilize shared resources effectively.

Essential Functions:
  • Plans, schedules, and conducts the technical work as the mechanical lead on assigned projects
  • Works with client and internal members to scope and execute design work according to schedule, budget, and execution plan
  • Reviews engineering deliverables for compliance with engineering principles, standards, and design specifications
  • Works within 3D design environment to develop mechanical design solutions and leads 3D design model reviews with client team (Preferred software experience: AutoCAD/Plant3D, SolidWorks, Inventor, Revit, and NavisWorks)
  • Develops technical specifications & data sheets, performs technical evaluation of bids, and recommends best value design which meets client requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability and safety
  • Plans and leads in collecting field observations, performs detailed engineering calculations, checking installations, and problem solving activities
  • Regularly interacts with other engineering disciplines, project managers, client team members, and vendors to obtain and exchange project pertinent information
  • Works with Client and Project Manager to identify scope changes through formal change management procedures
  • Keeps upstream and downstream team members up to date on project execution and planning, when team is local or remote
  • Actively helps mentor and develop less experienced engineering and design staff
  • The Senior Mechanical Engineer reports to the Mechanical Engineering Manager and has no direct reports
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Other engineering degrees accepted with significant experience in these specific tasks and skillsets. (Preferred professional distinctions: PE License (EIT/ET and ability to obtain PE), or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business)
  • Genuinely a lifetime technical learner, problem solver, and outgoing mentor
  • Experienced and comfortable working within and leading a diverse, multi-generational team comprised of varying levels of expertise (ranging from entry level designer or engineer to Subject Matter Experts and Staff Engineers)
  • 6 years of mechanical engineering work experience with demonstrated expertise in at least two of the following areas (Preferred: expertise in three or more of these areas):
    • Equipment Design & Specification Pressure and Rotating Process equipment
    • ASME S8D1 Pressure Vessel Design, Evaluation, & FFS
    • Industrial Ventilation/Environmental Pollution Controls
    • Facility/Commercial HVAC & Plumbing design & specification
    • Fire Protection Design Criteria
    • Design & Specification of Material Handling systems & equipment
    • Machinery Design and Failure Analysis
    • Advanced Mechanical Evaluation using FEA or CFD engineering tools
  • The successful Senior Engineer will be motivated to build beyond their previous experience to lead work in projects in most of the mechanical topics described above with appropriate technical resources
  • 4 years of engineering design and collaboration experience developing complex design within a 3D environment (Preferred: AutoCAD/Plant3D, SolidWorks, Inventor, Revit, and/or NavisWorks)
  • 2 years of experience executing project work as a Project Engineer or Design Team Leader
  • High proficiency using Microsoft products for engineering, budgeting, scheduling, and reporting (Excel, Access, Word, Project, Skype)
Physical Demands:

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus
In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays
  • May require occasional overnight travel to another client location/facility or the home office
  • Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply
  • When working outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (H-1B) to work lawfully in the U.S.

Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Requirements:
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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