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Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Building Services / Architecture
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking Mechanical Engineers for our Portland, ME office to support our senior energy engineers and / or work on building designs. The Portland Design Center is a multi-disciplinary engineering and architecture office with over 60 engineers, architects, surveyors, designers and support staff. Amec Foster Wheeler offers the opportunity to work on technically challenging projects for a wide range of clients throughout the US from the relaxed environment of a small, vibrant city.


Key Responsibilities

The ideal candidates will have an interest or experience in the field of energy engineering to support our energy group in energy efficiency projects as well as an interest and knowledge of building design.

  • HVAC Design
  • Plumbing Design
  • Investment grade energy audits of mechanical, lighting and plumbing systems
  • Conceptual designs
  • Identification of energy conservation measures
  • Renewable energy studies and design
  • Utility bill analysis
  • Report preparation
  • Preparation of design drawings and specifications, bidding documents, and construction summary documents

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field (MS in Mechanical Engineering desired)
  • 5 years and up of related experience
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification with Professional Engineer (PE) testing planned within 6 months
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Demonstrated professional judgment, consistency and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites; minimum 30% travel
  • Adaptability and willingness to adjust to client needs
  • Ability to climb
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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