Wilson & Company is seeking a registered professional (or with the ability to become registered) mechanical engineer and Project Manager to provide task and project management on a wide range of projects focused on locomotive fueling facilities for Class I railroads, and to design construction plans, hands on field engineering, specifications and studies for a variety of projects. Experience with piping and constructability design and hydraulic calculations, pump sizing, process and instrumentation diagram development is needed, along with an understanding of applicable codes (ASTM, ASME, NFPA and API) and construction issues.
Projects will include engineering for locomotive fueling and railroad industrial facilities. Familiarity with Class 1 Railroad facilities design including fueling platforms, storage tanks and industrial waste treatment is required. A self-motivated personality with good oral and written communication skills are required. We would expect the candidate to be a lead mechanical engineer on engineering projects, field engineering and project manager on some projects.
Applicant will work closely with Clients to develop overall processes, review existing product systems, inspect existing equipment and facilities, define scopes of work, and prioritize projects within Client’s overall program. Will require frequent travel with the Client to facilities to review and inspect existing systems.
Applicants should have a mechanical engineering degree and with 6 or more years’ experience with mechanical design of locomotive fueling facilities, including rail maintenance facilities, industrial or oil and gas experience. A broad knowledge of mechanical engineering is desired. Familiarity with AutoCAD, MicroStation and 3D piping software is a plus along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn and use new software.
We are seeking several positions for full-time employment in a variety of locations, including Omaha, NE; Sacramento, CA; and Houston, TX. Some travel is required.
Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager Duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide design and mechanical engineering for multiple projects
Prepare sketches and perform calculations for mechanical equipment and/or detailed segment of a project
Prepare technical equipment data sheets for review and approval
Prepare technical equipment specifications for review and approval
Evaluate vendor’s technical bids and recommendations
Review vendor drawings for assigned segment of project
Participate in design reviews, risk assessments and vendor bid evaluations
Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
Meets financial objectives
Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Wilson & Company has a rich history in planning and design, and the right candidate will become part of our bright future. We provide multidisciplinary engineering, architecture, surveying, mapping, environmental, and planning services, and employ staff throughout 15 offices in 9 states. The firm was founded in 1932 and provides services to a diverse client base including railroads; municipal, sta...te, and federal agencies; energy, industrial, and commercial companies; and private developers.The cornerstone of our success is Higher Relationships, standards in Discipline, Intensity, Collaboration, Shared Ownership, and Solutions. Discipline is doing it right, with attention to details without exception. Intensity is doing what it takes to meet and exceed expectations. Collaboration is working together and bringing out the best in each other. Shared Ownership means we adopt the goals of others as our own. Finally, Solutions are achieved in a win-win environment. We value this commitment to Higher Relationships with our employees, clients, and the communities where we live and work. And for you, our culture intends to help you achieve personal and professional success. Come grow with us!Job Location