Mechanical Engineer

Springfield, VA 20151

Posted: 06/11/2019 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Project/Program Management Job Number: real_street-1942 Pay Rate: 150000.00 USD YEAR

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the 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 a great assignment for a Mechanical Engineer. As a Mechanical Engineer with RealStreet, you will be working on an Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Program for a mission critical customer.

Job Responsibilities

The Mechanical Engineer position is based in Springfield, Virginia and will be responsible for the facilities operation and maintenance services to include construction, power generation, warehousing, transportation systems, environmental health and safety, security, and all aspects of maintaining and repairing the site and its ancillary buildings, to include:

  • Evaluating, selecting and applying standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgement in making adaptations and modifications
  • Performing responsible and varied engineering assignments requiring general familiarity with a broad field of engineering and knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines
  • Performing all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works
  • Solving problems by using a combination of standard procedures, modifications of same or methods developed in previous assignments
  • Developing and designing solutions for a variety of technical problems of moderate to extreme scope and complexity across the mechanical engineering discipline
  • Working with trades personnel of all disciplines to troubleshoot and resolve systems and facility issues

Specific qualifications for the Mechanical Engineer role include:

  • B.S. Degree or higher in mechanical engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification is required or if expired, must be able to obtain PE certification within 90 days of date of hire
  • 5 years minimum mechanical and electrical systems experience working with the government in a secure environment
  • 5 years minimum experience designing HVAC and Hydronic systems, data center cooling systems and Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Experience working on multiple projects at a time ranging up to $300K per project
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2018
  • Familiarity with typical codes such as Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC), International Mechanical Code (IMC), ASHRAE 90.1 and Unified Facility Criteria (UFC)
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have an active TS security clearance, with an active TS/SCI preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) systems is preferred
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or Certified Facility Manager (CFM) is preferred


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
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

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