Experienced Mechanical Engineer (Seattle, WA)
FSi Engineers is seeking a mechanical engineer with 5-10 years of experience to be an integral part of our team of designers, engineers, and project managers to innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. Experience includes HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection design for a variety of commercial and light industrial facilities.
Who We Are
FSi Engineers is an experienced MEP engineering firm that develops building mechanical systems that meet our clients’ unique needs and building functions. Our work is challenging, interesting and not cookie-cutter. We work with and have earned the trust of agencies across Washington since 1985. Our projects include school districts and colleges, wineries and food production facilities, industrial, aerospace, healthcare, life sciences, and transit. We push the envelope on sustainability and have a long history of identifying energy saving opportunities which gave us an early entry into design of high-performing buildings, LEED, and Living Building projects. Visit our website at www.fsi-engineers.com
FSi Engineers encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to workforce diversity, fostering and furthering a culture of inclusion, and creating equity across our organization. We are committed to equity and holding ourselves accountable for being inclusive and affirming to people of all backgrounds. We are better and stronger together because of the diverse perspectives we have here at FSi. We know that bringing diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives together drives innovation and creates a culture of creativity and respect.
$90,000 – $110,000 per year
- 5-10 years of mechanical, plumbing, or related experience (equivalent combination of education and experience)
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Bluebeam, CAD, and/or Revit a plus
- BS or higher from an accredited course of study in Mechanical Engineering or related field
- Professional Engineer license preferred
- Understanding of Constructions Standards Institutes specification format
- Ability to identify typical manufacturer’s product data, organize
Responsible for possessing good writing and communication skills, and knowledge of local agency standards and IEC, IBC, and IMC codes.
We recognize that education is important but also understand that experience can be equally important. We consider a combination of education and experience and encourage individuals of all levels of education/experience to apply.
- Conducts business in a respectful and productive manner and strong ability to work with people from all backgrounds
- Production support needs are handled in a timely fashion so that the team continues to operate and meet goals
- Bring about successful implementation of new product through successful design and test work
- Foster good working relationships with all personnel
Responsibilities and Expectations
(other duties may be assigned)
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required of a Mechanical Engineer/Designer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Meet project milestones
- Work within the allotted hours for his/her tasks, keep others under his/her supervision within their allotted hours for their tasks
- Achieve the utilization rates (proper ratio of billable/non-billable work) for self by actively seeking billable work and non-billable tasks
- Upon seeing a need for improvement in the office, add to list of non-billable tasks
- Maintain efficiency by looking ahead, seeing big picture and planning own work
- Estimate and effectively convey the resources (own time, any drafting and support time, and reviewer’s time) required for his/her tasks to the Project Manager; continue to refine estimation skills
- Help us exceed the client’s expectations by meeting or exceeding the Project Manager’s expectations
- Have courteous, helpful and responsive interaction with clients, create/develop relationships with peers inside the client’s organization
- Create/develop relationships with other consultants that are ongoing – turning them into (or keeping them as) a strong FSi supporter/promoter
- Effectively coordinate most of own work with others in the office, with our sub consultants, with our client and with the owner/user
- Follow and improve company standards and protocol (gracefully requesting and incorporating peer review of projects, timely archiving, etc.)
- Develop a client list and check-in on regular interval; keep eyes open for potential new clients
- Push self to grow/develop
- Maintain a positive attitude and help others to maintain theirs
- Have breakdowns, recognize them and start cleaning them up effectively
- Acknowledge, and give feedback to, those working on the projects
- Take on other responsibilities as assigned (or as self-assigned)
Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities
- Demonstrates independent judgment to apply and design to current mechanical standards
- Time management
- Interpersonal relations and professionalism
- Ability to work alone and in a teamwork environment and willing to help team when needed
- Ability to take and provide constructive criticism
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl to access various building locations for field inspection. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to visually identify components in the field relating to their engineering scope.
- Flexible working hours/hybrid work model
- Competitive salary with bonus opportunity
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for employee and dependents
- Inclusive paid holidays
- Paid vacation and sick pay
- Paid community service days
- 401k retirement plan with company match
- EAP (Employee Assistance Program) is provided for all employees
- Educational fees assistance
Please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com
FSi is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities for employment and comply with all applicable laws. We explicitly prohibit any offensive behavior and we do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.
We base all employment decisions on merit, competence, skills, qualifications, performance, improvement, and business needs. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment against any employee, leader, or those we work with based on non-work related personal characteristics including but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, national origin, ethnic origin, social origin, family or marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran’s status, military service, or any other classification protected by law.