Mechanical Engineer

PRIDE Industries    El Segundo, CA
Job Description
ContractAnnouncement PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position: Job Description PRIDE Industries Job Description Job: Mechanical Engineer Job Code: L07 - PR-Mechanical Engineer HR Title Group: Federal Contracts (Facilities) Salary Grade: E16 FLSA Status: Exempt Approval Date: August 2017 SUPERVISES: There are no direct reports for this position. POSITION SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, the Mechanical Engineer performs engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Employees in this job class oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems. This job class requires knowledge of estimating the cost of labor and materials for projects, creating comprehensive drawings; writing corresponding specifications and the ability to manage construction projects. TYPICAL DUTIES: 1. *Review, prepare and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer generated reports. 2. *Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information. 3. *Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications. 4. *Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications. 5. *Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles. 6. *Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and make recommendations to maintenance crew. 7. *Assist drafters in developing the structural design of products, using drafting tools or computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software. 8. *Provide feedback to design engineers on customer problems and needs. 9. *Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems. 10. *Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications. 11. *Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions. 12. *Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification. 13. *Develop, coordinate, and monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of product designs. 14. *Estimate costs and submit bids for engineering, construction, or extraction projects, and prepare contract documents. 15. *Perform personnel functions, such as supervision of production workers, technicians, technologists and other engineers, and design of evaluation programs. 16. *Solicit new business and provide technical customer service. 17. Establish and coordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule, and supply of materials required to maintain machines and equipment in the prescribed condition. 18. *Study industrial processes to determine where and how application of equipment can be made. 19. *Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects. 20. *Apply engineering principles and practices to emerging fields, such as waste management. 21. *Design test control apparatus and equipment and develop procedures for testing products. 22. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Denotes Essential Job Function
  • Seven or more years of combined experience in commercial building management, general maintenance and construction including experience in mechanical, HVAC, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, construction and manufacturing process engineering;
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, (ABET) and knowledge of federal contracting requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of construction methods;
  • Knowledge of Cal OSHA and OSHA occupational safety regulations; Fire, Hazmat, Title 22, California and local building codes;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to make presentations and respond to inquiries by management, team, vendors and/or customers;
  • Human relation skills to build effective relationships with team and internal customers;
  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software;
  • Knowledge of business English including vocabulary, spelling, and correct grammatical usage and punctuation;
  • Mathematical skills to include the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations;
  • Ability to establish priorities and solve a wide range of business problems;
  • Demonstrated customer service, common sense, problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Flexibility to respond to changing work priorities and handle numerous projects at the same time.
  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors in Engineering or related field A comparable combination of formal education and work experience will be considered. CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES REQUIRED: The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements: Fed Security Clearance Valid Driver's License PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance:
  • Answering phone/making calls
  • Viewing computer screen
  • Utilizing keyboard
  • Maneuvering to and around worksite and equipment
  • May require standing, walking, walking on uneven surfaces
  • Bending, kneeling, stooping and reaching
  • Lifting or moving materials up to 35 pounds
  • Climbing ladders
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed at a customer’s location in an office/shop environment and on job sites in a construction environment with various tools and equipment. Employees may be exposed to hazardous equipment, toxic substances, noise from equipment, and depending on external weather conditions, wind, rain, cold, and heat. DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

    At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

    How to Apply If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more! PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

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