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Mechanical Project Engineer


Indian Head, Maryland (MD), US, 20640

Category:  Engineering
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1231



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Mechanical Project Engineer

This position is in support of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD) and focused on operations and maintenance (O&M), Capital Investment Projects (CIP) and sustainment, repair, and modernization (SRM) projects in support of approximately 900 buildings. NSWC IHD is also supporting planning and implementation of extensive recapitalization efforts referred to as Energetics Comprehensive Modernization Plan (ECMP). This is a multi-year project which will be based at Indian Head, Maryland.

This role requires a fully competent HVAC engineer who will function as a lead engineer on small to medium scale commercial, industrial, government or equivalent type designs. Successful engineer will utilize experience in support of developing technical requirements on new projects for this client.

As the Mechanical Project Engineer, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Develop technical requirements for renovation and new construction projects in support of the development of design requests for proposal (for mechanical discipline). Includes walk throughs, and stakeholder meetings/interviews.
  • Perform technical reviews of design packages submitted by design firms.
  • Create cost estimates in support of technical requirements development.
  • Perform engineering calculations and evaluate equipment selection in support of technical requirements development.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Has mastered the primary production tools, methods and calculations used throughout the department. Properly understands the diverse design process and has strong project experience from inception to substantial completion. Must have basic understanding of both disciplines within department (mechanical HVAC and plumbing) and expected to be actively increasing understanding and command of all equipment and technical systems regularly used throughout the department.
  • Able to be the client facing representative of mechanical department and begins to participate in business development activities. Ability to create and present ideas to clients in form of drawings, renderings, and other exhibits. Ability to coordinate and communicate with architects and engineers both internally and externally.
  • Worked with other engineers, disciplines, and project managers to ensure project scope is satisfied. Actively supports project manager and department leadership with design scope modifications for assigned projects. Actively manages project cost throughout the design. Ensures design constructability and coordination with other disciplines necessary for a successful construction project. Ensures all mechanical CA responsibilities for project are handled successfully.
  • Able to build trusted relationships with department through maintaining ownership for assigned work and delivering efficient and high-quality results. Expected to be a proactive learner, responsible to seek out support when needed, identify expectations, check own work output against quality expectations, and pursue opportunities to grow technical capabilities. And maintains professional humility and respect in partnership with all team members in pursuit of overall project success. Is expected to know their own technical limitations and proactively seek out support where needed while maintaining their lead role for the project. Ability to take direction and guidance from more senior staff within company. Ability to provide direction and guidance to less senior staff within department.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Degree must be ABET accredited, or acceptable to the State Board of Engineers for licensure as a professional engineer.
  • 6+ years relevant experience. (Positions are awarded based on staff competency, years of experience listed for reference only.)
  • Professional License in Mechanical Engineering preferred. Ability to take test within 1 year required.
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance.
  • Active Clearance preferred.
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of background screening process.

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $87,500 - $131,160. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees, and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!


To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Balancing (e.g., maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
  • Stooping (e.g., bending the spine at the waist)
  • Reaching (e.g., reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
  • Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
  • Walking
  • Repetitive motion of any part of the body
  • Kneeling, crouching or crawling.
  • Pushing or pulling (e.g., using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction or in a dragging or hauling motion)
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g., picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
  • Grasping (e.g., use of hand to apply pressure)
  • Climbing (e.g., ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.
  • Ability to wear a mask, respirator, bullet proof vest, or other equipment.
  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
  • Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g., extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

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Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Mason & Hanger is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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