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Senior Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

The Facilities Business Line provides building-focused architectural and engineering services to a variety of commercial, industrial, and institutional clients. We provide analysis, evaluation, plans, and design for facility projects that involve rehabilitation, expansion and new construction. We provide services in mechanical/HVAC, electrical/lighting, structural, security, data and voice communications, energy management, audio visual, civil/utility, site development, and architectural disciplines. Our projects are often focused on sustainability and energy efficiency including LEED® and other green building certifications. 

We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer in our Los Angeles, CA office.  Candidate will be responsible for designing heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; plumbing systems; fluid distribution systems; fire protection systems and site utilities.  Experience required includes code reviews, systems design and applications, economic evaluations, life-cycle cost analyses, energy conservation, equipment selection, specifications, construction estimating, bidding documents, construction administration, start-up, trouble shooting, and commissioning of mechanical systems.  Work also involves field surveys of mechanical systems, testing of existing systems, and energy studies.  Projects involve public works, mass transit, commercial, educational, and health-care facilities.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Performing site survey of existing system conditions.
  • Design of various mechanical system including air side and water side design, central plant, variable air volume and constant air volume systems, small and large HVAC systems, VRF systems, UFAD, dehumidification systems.
  • Construction assistance including shop drawing review, contractor relations, and site surveys
  • Lead and participate in meetings clients, state agencies, city agencies, utility service representatives and project teams.
  • Deliver projects on time and within client budgets
  • Deliver projects in compliance with client and company quality control procedures and engineering guidelines
  • Participate on project teams in an active production role
  • Preparation of project specifications
  • Preparation of electrical construction cost estimates
  • Daily interaction and collaboration on cross-functional teams across multiple disciplines
  • Coordination and verification of as-built drawings
  • Perform quality work that promotes client retention
  • Responsible for the development of reports and design documents, including HVAC floor plans, schematic diagrams, load calculations, title 24 calculations, controls, details and specifications for the project.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Licensed Mechanical Professional Engineer in CA.
  • Licensed Mechanical Professional Engineer in AZ a plus.
  • LEED Certification
  • 15-years experience in mechanical engineering consulting including experience with clients and public agencies
  • A thorough understanding of mechanical building codes and construction standards
  • Strong understanding of DDC controls and controls design and operation
  • Computer proficiency in applications within MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Autocad, BIM, and Energy Modeling 
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Public Sector, Mass Transit, and Education facilities preferred

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 4940



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