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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Mechanical Engineer, Entry Level (634-132)
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Carollo Engineers | Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Performs basic mechanical engineering tasks and calculations for water and wastewater treatment facilities under the direction and supervision of a Staff Mechanical Engineer
* Performs HVAC layout, load calculations, pump hydraulic calculations, piping layout, emission permitting assistances
* Performs ductwork sizing and pressure loss calculations
* Performs pipe sizing and pressure loss calculations
* Performs basic CADD drafting
* Submittal review
* Performs specification research
* Assists in development of technical memorandum
* Reviews work for discrepancies or inconsistencies
* Tracks details of work to discuss and resolve
* Develops and improves technical knowledge and skills
* Maintains professionalism in relationships with other office and team members
* Plans what needs to be communicated and how to present the information effectively
* Seeks out company and client technical standards and implements them on projects
* Constructively builds and maintains relationships with others on the project design team
* Travel required when requested
* Makes site visits to observe during construction and operation

Required Skills

* Ability to work as part of a project team consisting of senior level staff, CADD technicians and field inspectors
* Working knowledge of thermodynamics and hydraulics and fluid flow theories
* Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to learn quickly
* Ability to work with supervisor to effectively complete routine tasks
* Capable of breaking a task into one or more component parts and sequencing those parts effectively
* General awareness of need for practicality and constructability of design solutions
* General awareness of the scope, schedule and budget assigned for engineering tasks
* Ability to work with more experienced mechanical engineers to apply standard textbook mechanical design and analysis approach
* Follows selected design approach through completion of analysis and detailing
* Logically organizes work
* Ability to listen to others and ask clarifying questions at appropriate time
* Willingness to accept suggestions and corrections on organization and planning issues
* Seeks help to understand and productively work through conflict to keep tasks moving ahead
* Understanding that personal performance and actions impact future work opportunities
* General awareness of the "business" of mechanical engineering as well as the technical design issues
* Strong verbal and written communications skills that are well organized and persuasive
* Proficient in MS Word and Excel
* Experience with Microsoft Access


Required Experience

* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
* 0-3 years experience in Mechanical Engineering
* Course work in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics
* Engineer-in-Training Certification

Preferred Experience

* Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
* Public speaking experience
* Experience with Microstation or Autocad

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era.

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