Sr. Mechanical Engineer

  1. Industrial & manufacturing

Working out of SNC-Lavalin’s office in Merrillville, IN, you will be a part of a team that works on fast paced technically complex design/build projects in the biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries.

As a Sr. Mechanical Engineer in SNC-Lavalin's Engineering department and reporting to the Principal Engineering Manager, you will prepare, design, coordinate and review HVAC and associated systems.

What will be your contribution?

  • Prepare HVAC system concepts for laboratory, manufacturing and office facilities.
  • Prepare calculations for building loads using load programs.
  • Prepare air flow and balance diagrams.
  • Prepare chilled water, heating water and steam flow diagrams.
  • Prepare calculations for LEED submission for projects.
  • Prepare ductwork and pump head calculations.
  • Participate in selection of chillers, boilers and other central plant equipment.
  • Schedule HVAC equipment.
  • Participate in commissioning of systems.
  • Prepare calculations and concepts for laboratory, manufacturing and office facilities for hydronic and gas systems such as: Domestic Water, Sanitary, Storm Water, Compressed Air, Vacuum, Natural Gas, Clean Steam, Pure Water, Lab Gasses, Process Cooling.
  • Prepare flow diagrams and riser diagrams.
  • Prepare calculations for LEED submission for projects.
  • Participate in selection and scheduling of domestic hot water boilers, air compressors, vacuum pumps, clean steam generators, valves and regulators, plumbing fixtures, and process coolers.
  • Prepare plumbing and fire protection plan drawings.
  • Coordinate design with architectural, structural, and electrical disciplines.
  • Coordinate fire protection design with client’s underwriter and the local authority.
  • Review progress of construction in the field and write reports.
  • Write basis of design documents.
  • Write specifications.
  • Complete Quality Management Training and comply with the program upholding a commitment to a culture of quality in all aspects of work.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 4 year degree.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license is required.
  • 10+ years experience in an engineering firm.
  • Microsoft Project, Excel and Word experience.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  



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