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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Department: MEP
Location: Chicago , IL

Company Overview:

Milhouse Engineering & Construction is a Chicago-based firm with 16 years of experience in the Aviation, Facilities, Gas, Power, Transportation, and Water/Wastewater sectors. Milhouse has experienced phenomenal growth evolving into a professional, full-service engineering and architectural consulting firm to provide Civil, Construction, Electrical, Energy, Mechanical, Environmental, Heavy Industry, and Structural engineering services along with Architectural services. With more than 200 professionals and offices in multiple locations across the country, Milhouse commits to delivering quality services on budget on schedule with integrity to clients in the federal, private and public sectors. Milhouse provides the highest level of total customer satisfaction by listening to, and responding to every client, and utilizing best business and technology practices. By developing and utilizing some of the industry’s “Best in Class” talent, Milhouse has received numerous awards and recognitions, including being named one of the 2017 winners of the “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” award for the 13th year in a row.

General Description:

Performs mid to high level complexity design and  project management on a large variety of projects acting as lead or support resource for prime and sub consultant work under the direction of client or Milhouse Engineering management. Typical design work includes HVAC design and associated calculations, plumbing systems design, hydronic systems design and flow /pressure calculations, sizing and specifying of mechanical equipment such as boilers, pumps and chillers, plumbing systems design and selection, fire protection system design, underground utilities coordination and specification production. Position will include the management of projects, including coordination with the client and other consultants, document production, attendance at design meeting, correspondence with clients and partners and construction management (shop drawings, site observation and punch lists).

Duties Include but are not limited to:

  • Design to client and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage mid to large size projects to schedule and budget.
  • Keep Milhouse Engineering management advised of all quality, schedule and budget variances in a timely manner.
  • Manage subordinate or other discipline resources to quality, schedule and budget requirements.
  • Shop drawing review and disposition.
  • Preparing project documents and reports.
  • Maintaining project files.
  • Creating and enforcing project quality plan.
  • Data and document entry into various platforms.
  • Reporting safety, health and quality issues to management.
  • Prepare contract amendments, change order documentation, and claims documentation.
  • Assist management as directed.
  • CAD
  • System Calculations (Building Loads, Pump Calculation, etc.)

Minimal Education and Experience plus  KSAs

  • Four year technical degree from an ABET accredited institution.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant professional experience.
  • PE license
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs.
  • AutoCAD, REVIT and/or MicroStation proficiency.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards.
  • Knowledge of CPM schedule analysis.
  • Familiar with discipline specific design software and design management systems.
  • Knowledge of standard format specification development.
  • Knowledge of assorted vendor equipment selection programs and other software applicable to the design process.

Additional Desirable Education and Experience plus KSAs

  • Active memberships in discipline specific professional organization such as ASHRAE or ASPE.

Required After Employment Pre-Requisites Prior to Field Assignment

  • OSHA 10 Hour Certification.
  • Basic First Aid Training

Additional Recommended Training

  • Certifications in LEED, Value Engineering, Energy Management or similar certifications.

Promotional Opportunities

  • Senior Mechanical Engineer or Senior Project Manager

For the thirteenth consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. 

Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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