Building Mechanical Engineer

Auburn Hills, Michigan
Feb 07, 2024
Feb 20, 2024
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
The Building Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for oversight of mechanical system installation activities on building construction projects. This includes review of design documents, submittals, RFI's, schedules, and work progress in the field while assuring that project scope, cost, and schedule are being met. This position will regularly interact with construction contractor personnel while also reporting project status to Senior staff. The Building Mechanical Engineer with assist with commissioning, preventative maintenance, emergency response, repair, and technical direction on mechanical equipment and installations. This position will have familiarity with mechanical construction, testing and commissioning for mechanical equipment such as chillers, air handling units, boilers, and cooling towers. The Building Mechanical Engineer will assist in creating and evaluating Value Engineering ideas and review project change orders relating to mechanical installation. The position requires working in a collaborative environment with all project staff disciplines to proactively identify issues, root cause problems, and drive continuous improvement.

This position will be based in Kokomo, Indiana with the initial role overseeing the construction of the new EV battery plant.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide review of design documents during their development and prior to bidding
  • Monitor construction work in the field by mechanical and utility contactors
  • Provide input and analysis on Value Engineering ideas to reduce project scope and cost
  • Provide technical support to project staff to resolve field issues
  • Review project submittals and coordinate response with A/E firms
  • Assist in the resolution of questions from contractors, (i.e., interpreting the meaning and intent of drawings and specs,) and submitting/tracking RFIs.
  • Work with the project team to develop, provide oversight, and ensure adherence to the project schedule
  • Coordinate with other disciplines the project installation, delivery, and schedule
  • Conduct utility package construction coordination meetings
  • Assist in developing utility pricing scopes and pricing breakdowns for all utility bid packages
  • Coordinate contractor's utility interferences prior to installation of utility systems
  • Attend construction meeting and perform constructability reviews
  • Monitor the quality of work, so that it is in accordance with the design drawings and specifications
  • Provide oversight of equipment start-up, commissioning, and acceptance tests
  • Evaluate completion of the contractors work and assist in punch-list creation and close-out
  • Provide review of final close-out documentation
  • Document problems found and provide lessons learned for continuous improvement
  • Review monthly invoicing