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Senior Mechanical Engineer 

About the Organization Celebrating 70 years of business, Swanson Rink specializes in mechanical and electrical engineering for mission critical data centers, airports and corporate clients. Our firm partners with our clients to provide a high level of technical engineering and client service. We are looking for employees to help us continue our legacy for the next 70 years.  

Are you a Mechanical Engineer in the Architectural Engineering field? Are you feeling stuck in your career or perhaps a little under-utilized? Would you enjoy working on challenging projects for an industry leader? If you are looking to re-vitalize your career, are eager to make a contribution and if you get a sense of fulfillment from working on amazing projects this opportunity may be just what you are looking for . If you are highly motivated and desire a position with a clear career path for advancement opportunities - you may have just found it. We have positions available in Denver and in Phoenix. Apply now to join our team.

Our Senior Engineers set the standards and direct designing and engineering tasks to ensure systems are complete, accurate, and in accordance with good engineering practices and to contract. Develops plans, specifications and inspection reports and conducts engineering projects through all phases of development by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Designs mechanical systems for commercial and institutional buildings.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and design experience in at least four of the categories listed below, along with a good working knowledge of one additional category.
    • HVAC systems, including selection of HVAC equipment for building applications
    • Central HVAC plant systems
    • Plumbing and sprinkler fire protection systems
    • Various gas and clean agent fire suppression systems.
    • Mechanical design including computation of building heating and cooling loads, air and water flow calculations, energy modeling, etc.
  • Performs required design calculations.
  • Proficient in use of word processing and spreadsheet software, computer assisted engineering, and design software to perform engineering tasks.
  • Technical supervision of assigned mechanical engineers and CAD staff.
  • Coordinate technical and administrative activities with those of other disciplines and other departments in the company, client and client's design team participating in a project.
  • Demonstrates expert application of local and national building codes and all applicable safety codes and industry standards and International Building Codes, including building, mechanical, plumbing, fire, and fuel gas codes.
  • Exhibits comprehensive of design/engineering contracts including provisions of standard forms of agreement between: Owner/Architect, Owner/Engineer, Architect/Engineer, etc.
  • Provides mentoring and training to mechanical staff.

Functional: Provides leadership by functioning as a sought-after technical and project-procedures information resource.

Supervisory: Provides leadership by utilization of exceptional motivational skills and the ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with subordinates.

Position Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university, and minimum of 15 years’ experience in engineering design for commercial and institutional facilities. Demonstrated supervisory/leaderships skills and/or minimum of three years supervisory experience or combination of skills and experience necessary to lead a team of Engineers

Basic Qualifications

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona or Colorado as required
  • Establishment of an NCEES Record is required (facilitates the application process for professional registration in multiple states)
  • Ability and willingness to obtain professional engineering licensure in multiple states
  • Extensive experience and proficiency in conducting engineering projects through all phases of development
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; to express ideas; to share information; and to prepare clear, well-organized correspondence, reports and similar documents
  • Proven ability to train and motivate employees by developing team building activities
  • Knowledge of fundamental business principles and practices, e.g., chargeable versus billable time, invoicing procedures, chargeable expenses, cost versus billing rate and profit margins
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

EEO/AA – M/F/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Employer

Location Denver OR Phoenix  
Travel Requirements Some travel is required.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer a competitive salary, exceptional work environment, and great benefits including health insurance, 401(k), and generous PTO (paid time off).  

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