Senior Mechanical Process Engineer - Nashville/Knoxville/Atlanta/Charlotte
Location: Nashville Tn, Tennessee
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Years of Experience:
Internal Number: 10417
Our agile industrial team specializes in designing efficient facilities that optimize our clients bottom line.
We are seeking a Senior Mechanical/Process Engineer with expertise and experience in consulting for a wide variety of manufacturing clients and industrial sectors. The candidate will provide technical expertise on behalf of the firm related to mechanical/process engineering of industrial and manufacturing facilities and shall be able to demonstrate the ability to lead clients through the feasibility, programming and planning stages of projects, continuing through the development of process flow diagrams and final engineering design. This position requires familiarity with the system design and hook-up of equipment similar to that associated with scrubbers, dust collection systems, chemical tank farms, compressed gasses, industrial heat exchangers, large pumping systems, cooling towers, hot oil boilers, large compressed air plants, and other similar systems.
Conceptualize the initial mechanical design approach for major phases of large industrial projects through installation, with an emphasis on specifying equipment, calculating loads, ductwork and pipe sizing, selection of equipment such as pumps, boilers, chillers, cooling towers, heat exchangers, dust collectors, and air washer units.
Prepare engineering reports, plans and specifications for industrial projects.
Design and produce engineering drawings and instructions based on calculations. Interpret and revise engineering drawings.
Conceive, plan, and conduct research in complex problem areas.
Prepare plans and technical specifications, contract documents and estimates.
Participate in contract bidding and administration. Supervise and observe the design/installation and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with City, State and County officials and other outside agencies.
Lead the coordination of projects with clients, contractors, outside consultants and firm staff. Communicate and interact with project team members, client representatives, review agencies and others as appropriate to project.
Lead in conceiving, planning and conducting research to resolve a variety of complex problems (e.g., conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements).
Must have a good understanding of codes and standards applicable to industrial design including but not limited to: ASHRAE, ASME, NFPA, and the IBC code set.
Check and approve shop drawings.
Able to devise innovative solutions to unusual engineering problems.
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient at interpretation and creation of PFDs, P&IDs, and UFDs (Utility Flow Diagrams).
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Chemical Engineering.
Minimum of 12 years in mechanical/process design and engineering with a consulting firm for Industrial/Manufacturing/Process facility projects including but not limited to the following industries: food and beverage, battery manufacturing, energy storage, automotive, metals, etc.
Professional Engineer licensure (P.E.) is required.
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong team player with great communication and presentation skills.
Ability to travel if needed to client meetings and project sites.
Gresham Smith is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Gresham Smith provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law.
Gresham Smith is a team of diligent designers, creative problem-solvers, insightful planners and seasoned collaborators who work closely with clients to improve the cities and towns we call home. Our employees are diverse in experience, yet we all have one thing in common: genuine care for each other, our partners and the outcome of our work. From roadways and pathways that connect people and places, to hospitals that promote well-being and recovery, to corporate campuses that encourage productivity and teamwork, we have the pleasure of designing communities’ most vital institutions and infrastructure.