Mechanical Engineering Department Manager

Job description:

If you are seeking more than a job with an improved work-life balance, make us a part of your FUTURE!

This rapidly growing Manufacturing Infrastructure Services Engineering Practice is actively hiring a Mechanical Engineering Department Manager.

The position offers competitive compensation, bonus, and a stock ownership program.

In this role you will have the opportunity to have technical and project oversight responsibilities for a staff of engineers and designers working on the latest state-of-the-art facilities in a wide variety of markets such as industrial, manufacturing, oil & gas, real estate, solid waste, power, and commercial. We are seeking a self-motivated individual with strong communication skills and a passion to apply professional experience and knowledge in a team environment.


  • Possess an understanding of mechanical and piping codes and standards
  • Provide quality oversight to a staff of engineers and designers performing mechanical and piping designs of:
    • HVAC, mechanical, fire protection and piping systems concept development
    • Mechanical design calculations including HVAC equipment sizing and pipe sizing calculations.
    • P&IDs and Block Flow Diagrams
    • Formulating design criteria to be used in the development of project design specifications and drawings
    • Specifications for piping systems and equipment
  • Be the main point of contact for the mechanical department
  • Take responsibility for the execution of all department activities
  • Generate mechanical engineering hour estimates to complete ongoing work and work for new proposals
  • Prepare, review and check department deliverables and certify designs, calculations and drawings as required
  • Monitor projects performance against schedule and budget
  • Take on the responsibility of Senior Engineer/Project Lead on specific projects as required



  • Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • Project management experience preferred
  • PE registration
  • 10+ years of experience in mechanical/piping engineering with relevant experience on industrial or manufacturing type projects
  • Experience leading a team of designers and engineers
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of industry codes and standards (ANSI, ASME, IBC, ISO, NFPA)
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of mechanical design software
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to perform field/site visits
  • Ability to travel (estimated travel time is 10%)
  • Familiarity with using Pipe Flo, Caesar II, and Trane 3D Plus software
  • Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks, and Bluebeam experience a plus

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This is a great opportunity to work for a company that has a very positive work culture. Very employee centric with a focus on maintaining a good work life balance. Employee owned company offering a strong compensation and benefit plan, stock options with the ability to have a hybrid work schedule.