Mechanical Engineer II

Arlington, VA

Posted: 07/01/2024 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Job Number: real_street-2440 Pay Rate: $120k - $128k

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have an assignment for a Mechanical Engineer II in Arlington, VA, supporting mission critical projects throughout the National Capital Region (NCR). In addition to a competitive salary, this position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Mechanical Engineer II will be responsible for supporting the engineering and design efforts related to pre-construction and supporting the project management team.

The responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer II include:

  • Supporting Government acquisition efforts for both A/E services and construction projects by coordinating efforts across Government working groups
  • Managing and overseeing forensic studies and designs for the following types of projects:
    • New construction
    • Renovations and improvements to real property facilities
    • MEP utility systems
  • Providing engineering support and analysis to the Government in their management of awarded study and design contracts
  • Reviewing A/E contractor’s work and providing written reports of the findings to the Government
  • Supporting the Government in conducting site evaluations, field surveys and site visits to determine constructability and code compliance
  • Conducting design technical reviews from initial concept to 100% design drawings
  • Independently schedules and leads weekly and monthly project progress meetings to evaluate schedule progress, identify departures from the accepted baseline schedule and evaluate risk to long-term project and program health

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Mechanical Engineer II include:

  • Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering*
  • Ten (10) years of related mechanical engineering experience*
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a Public Trust Clearance (HSPD-12 fingerprint background check)

* Additional combinations of education, licensure and experience may be considered, but are subject to government acceptance.


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability

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We have had an eight-year relationship with RealStreet on a number of federal construction management contracts. They have been extremely responsive to our needs, helping us fill a variety of construction services positions, often with short notice. They have been a reliable and responsive partner, and we can always count on them to quickly deliver Read More…

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