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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Colliers Engineering & Design
Location: Albany
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Bergmann, an affiliate of Colliers Engineering & Design, is currently seeking a senior mechanical engineer to join our Water group. We have a need for a mechanical engineer with at least 5+ years' experience. Our Water Discipline is growing, and we have exciting projects to engage motivated engineers who enjoy working on a variety of projects including hydropower (turbines, generators, and auxiliary mechanical systems); equipment for water control facilities including flood control/pumping stations, reservoirs, and canals; and on gate and hoist equipment associated with hydro and similar facilities. Our projects are unique designs and provide a diverse array of interesting work to keep our staff challenged and engaged. Our upcoming project portfolio includes jobs on some of the largest infrastructure projects in the country.
Join our Water team and build your career alongside the best our industry has to offer. Whether designing upgrades for hydropower facilities, design of pumping stations, or rehabilitating mechanical equipment at a lock facility, joining the Colliers Engineering & Design Team will accelerate YOUR success!
--- Manage projects for the repair and/or upgrade of hydroelectric turbines, generators and auxiliary systems.--- Lead or assist in the design effort for upgrade/replacement of hydroelectric auxiliary mechanical systems.--- Lead or assist in the design effort for gate operating equipment on or near the water (locks, dams, water control gates, moorings, etc.).--- Direct the development of bid documents (plans, Specs and Cost estimates).--- Develop or provide input on design effort for proposals.--- Mentor junior staff.--- Review/edit/write technical reports.--- Review/edit/write technical specifications.--- Develop design criteria for projects.--- Oversee teams of drafters to prepare design drawings.--- Perform QA/QC by verifying design methodology, calculations, outcomes, etc.--- Lead field inspections and surveys in support of repair, design and construction efforts.--- Develop design alternatives.--- Assist project managers and leaders as needed in the creation of proposals, client information, and designs.
--- Bachelors' Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.--- Professional engineer licensure preferred (or desire to become licensed).--- Minimum 5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering, with emphasis on rotating equipment and auxiliary mechanical systems preferred. --- Knowledge of rotating equipment (pumps, turbines, generators).--- Knowledge in the design of auxiliary mechanical systems (cooling water, lube oil, compressed air, HVAC).--- Knowledge of large gates, cranes and valves will be a plus.
--- Knowledge of mechanical engineering principals and how to apply them to design of mechanical systems and equipment.--- A desire to work on a variety of project types.--- A desire to work in a collaborative team environment to learn from and teach others.--- A desire to work hands on such as field and manufacturing shop inspections.--- CAD (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit) skills are a plus.--- Strong Microsoft Office skills.--- Strong written and oral communication skills.--- Attention to detail.--- Work on US Army Corps of Engineers projects or familiarity with Corps' design guidelines is a plus.
What We Offer
At Bergmann, an affilaite of Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That's why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.
This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.
We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women's Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.
Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you -Accelerate Your Success!

Keywords: Colliers Engineering & Design, San Francisco , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Albany, California

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