Mechanical Designer / EIT

at HDR, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

About Us
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities
In the role of Mechanical Designer/EIT, we'll count on you to:
Perform routine engineering assignments, with instruction from the Project Engineer or Project Manager regarding the expected results.
Conduct analyses to develop design options or recommendations and assist in the preparation of cost estimates and specifications.
Conduct work sessions and condition assessments at project sites in conjunction with the Project Manager and other disciplines.
Coordinate with and assist affected disciplines with addenda, requests for information (RFIs), and change orders, and incorporate agreed-upon changes into the project documents.
Conduct QA/QC reviews of work completed by other Engineers, Project Coordinators, or CAD Technicians as needed.
Work independently on small projects or assist more-senior engineers on larger projects.
Here at HDR, we have a dynamic work environment, especially in our Portland Mechanical/Electrical engineering group. One of our main focus areas is power, and we support our clients in a wide range of ways to keep their equipment running and providing power to our communities. At all staff levels, we are required to adapt to changing client needs and fulfill a variety of roles on a project. A new hire would be expected to function in several areas on a project, under the guidance of senior staff. Tasks may include desk engineering, field work, and project management.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering
Strong computer skills using AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of HDR's employee-owned culture
Preferred Qualifications:
EIT or ability to obtain EIT registration, desire to pursue growth opportunities and obtain PE registration. Candidates hired without their EIT will have the title "Mechanical Designer"
Previous internship experience
Strong time management skills
Recent graduates will be considered
Local candidates preferred
Primary Location:United States-Maine-Portland

Employee Status:Regular

Job Posting:Jan 17, 2024

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.  

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. 

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy. 

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

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Job Posting: 1068705

Posted On: Apr 18, 2024

Updated On: Apr 27, 2024

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