Lead Mechanical Engineer (Hybrid) - Lake Charles, LA
Company: S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: September 19, 2022
S&B is a full-service Engineering, Procurement and
Construction company that has been privately owned and operated for
more than 50 years. S&B projects span multiple industries
including Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Energy Transition,
Power and Pulp & Paper. We have a strong reputation for completing
projects safely, on time and under budget and our company culture
is second to none. We offer a competitive compensation package,
excellent benefits and hybrid work schedules.The S&B Family of
Companies is currently searching for an experienced Lead Mechanical
Engineer in our Lake Charles office. The Lead Mechanical Engineer
will perform Mechanical Engineering activities for all phases of
mechanical development and equipment design for a project of
significant size and complexity (e.g., continuing services project
involving multiple engineering disciplines). Must be fully
competent in performing all conventional aspects of Mechanical
Engineering and application of independent judgment for the
evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification
of standard design engineering criteria, methods and procedures.
Periodic evaluation of work done by less experienced engineers or
specialists is required. Assignments require knowledge and
understanding of Project Management requirements including staffing
and scheduling.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESProvides technical
guidance and coordination of manpower for the Mechanical
Engineering staff assigned to one or more projects. Assists in the
evaluation and review for hiring of personnel.EDUCATIONNormally
requires at least 4-year degree in Mechanical
Engineering.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCERequires a minimum of 10
years experience in Mechanical Engineering or related functional
area (or equivalent working knowledge/experience). This includes
considerable experience in utilizing various computer software
packages and automated engineering and design equipment.
Registration as a licensed professional engineer is
required.TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Meets with clients technical staff to discuss technical
information and features.
- Prepares sketches and performs calculations for a detailed
segment of a project.
- Conducts field trips to existing plants to gather operating
data and equipment information.
- Prepares equipment specifications, inquiry and purchase
requisitions for approval.
- Evaluates vendors' bids and drawings to assure compliance with
- Communicates equipment design to client and other design
- Reviews and approves design drawings for assigned segment of a
- Participates in reviews of PFDs and P&IDs.
- Participates in the preparation of equipment lists, piping line
lists and specialty item lists.
- Monitors subcontracted technical services' activities.
- Participates in preparation of design guides, guide
specifications and contract proposals.
- Supervises and directs the activities of other personnel
working on one or more projects.
- Provides input to estimates, proposals, scheduling, manpower
planning, et cetera.
- Participates in plant Start-ups..LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to
read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals,
professional journals, technical procedures or governmental
regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and
procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from groups of clients, managers, designers
and engineers.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to work with mathematical
concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and
fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability
to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and
proportions to practical situations.PHYSICAL DEMANDSOccasionally
may conduct or participate in a field trip to an operating plant or
construction site. This requires normal hearing, the ability to
stand, walk, reach, climb and balance, clear close and distance
vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. Lifting up to 25
pounds may be required.WORK ENVIRONMENTNormal work environment will
be a business office with moderate noise. Occasionally may visit or
be temporarily assigned to work in an operating plant or at a
construction site. This may require exposure to outdoor weather
conditions, loud noise, work near moving mechanical parts,
electrical energy, construction equipment, vibration, fumes,
chemicals and airborne particles.LI-HybridPosting Title/Job
Location: Lead Mechanical Engineer (Hybrid) - Lake Charles, LA ID:
10012 External Company Name: S & B Engineers and Constructors
External Company URL: www.sbec.com
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