Monday , February 6 2023

Senior Mechanical Engineer – Smud Employment

Website SMUD

Job Description:

The Advanced Energy Solutions Research and Development (AES R&D) department develops and implements progressive research activities that support SMUD’s 2030 Zero Carbon and long-term sustainability goals. Our research programs fall within two pillars: Customer Solutions and Thermal Transition Solutions. The Customer Solutions pillar includes the Building Electrification and Efficiency and the Electric Transportation programs and supports the Load Flexibility program.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides mechanical design, technical expertise and high-quality engineering support for SMUD facilities by identifying and resolving unique and complex engineering problems related to design, construction and testing of modifications or daily operations.
  • Provides solutions that result in minimal impact to scheduled operations of the mechanical system.
  • Assures the updating of facility drawings; responds to requests for technical information; acts as liaison for exchange of technical information.
  • Participates in the procurement and contract bidding, award and management process by preparing written specifications of work and equipment.
  • Evaluates bid proposals to determine qualifications of consultants, contractors and manufacturers and makes award recommendations;
  • Coordinates and directs contractor activities in the development of design and performance of construction; represents SMUD in technical and business meetings on complex contractual obligations.
  • Performs and provides leadership for mechanical engineering development and integration of new design concepts, system improvements and energy saving measures into SMUD facilities’ mechanical systems.
  • Conducts and/or directs detailed analyses, studies and calculations of HVAC, plumbing and fire suppression systems; analyzes the impact of proposed system upgrades or improvements.
  • Recommends designs and best practices for total system modification.
  • Monitors, analyzes, and interprets federal, state, local and industry standards, codes and regulations; ensures that SMUD construction standards and procedures comply with codes.
  • Participates in project management for mechanical system modifications; develops, monitors and controls project schedules.
  • Provides cost estimates for proposed modification work; reports process in achieving project deliverables and schedules and meeting project budgets through written or oral communications.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Applicants must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in mechanical engineering.
  • Experience: 5 to 7 years experience in the design, maintenance, testing or construction of facilities mechanical systems, or gas transmission pipeline operations, engineering and project and maintenance management.

Job Details:

Company: SMUD

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bakersfield, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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