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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Job description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform job responsibilities as Lead Mechanical Engineer, leading discipline on a portfolio of Small/Medium projects 
  • Participate and contribute advanced level development of all phases of project engineering, including Pre-FEED, FEED, detail design and construction support
  • Typical equipment includes Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Fired Equipment, HVAC, Pumps, Compressors.
  • Ensure adherence to client and/or company health, safety, security and environmental (HSSE) requirements as well as state and federal regulations
  • Leads the effort in the development of mechanical engineering hour estimates for proposed projects, develop team loading and schedule concurrence
  • Monitor the schedule, ensure that project objectives are met, monitor project controls and engineering execution within the approved budget
  • Responsible for reporting on engineering, design and equipment development/procurement status to the Lead Project Engineer/Manager and performing monthly or bi-weekly assessments of progress
  • Initiate Project Deviation Notices that impact the mechanical specifications, effort-hour budget and/or schedule
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the Engineers of other disciplines to ensure the smooth flow of all information, and to ensure alignment with project requirements and design basis


  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of 3 years in a Mechanical Lead role, supervising a small team of Mechanical Engineers
  • Familiarity with various project phases and the scope/deliverables required
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, OneNote) preferred
  • Ability to travel to live facilities required