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Supervisor Mechanical Engineer (HVAC) in San Diego, CA at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Demonstrate your leadership skills and engineering experience as you coordinate landmark projects with global impact in this exciting role! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, Syska Hennessy specializes in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an experienced Supervising Mechanical Engineer to lead a team of engineers in our San Diego, CA office. Our team is looking for a candidate with significant mechanical design experience and minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project Management. This candidate should also have the desire to help maintain and grow our client base in the San Diego area.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Engineering Manager / Supervisor Mechanical Engineer

Job Responsibilities

As an Engineering Manager, you will oversee, coordinate and assign various projects to be performed by the Engineering team. You will be responsible for establishing design standards, specifications, and criteria for projects.

Engineering Manager Responsibilities:
  • Mentoring junior level employees and helping them develop in their professional careers
  • Assist with business development and project pursuits 
  • Act as Engineer of Record for designs that are executed under your supervision and direction
  • Supervising and leading coordination meetings
  • Delegating work load and supervising staff members as they perform their tasks
  • Performing staff resource management and review
  • Supervising preparation of reports and analysis of system options and building conditions
  • Maintaining interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants
  • Participating in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
  • Manage the engineering staff and staff projects adequately and efficiently
  • Monitoring all correspondence between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
  • Assisting in the preparation of proposals and scope of work documents
  • Managing construction administrative duties such as field reports, responses to RFIs, processing bulletins and addenda, etc.
  • Directing CFD modeling efforts and reviewing results

Project Management responsibilities include:
  • Assuming responsible charge for the overall economic well-being of the assigned projects
  • Establishing project budgets and schedules and delivering projects on schedule and within budget
  • Communicate with clients in an engaging manner
  • Participating in QA/QC process of completed work by staff
  • Maintain client satisfaction and project efficiency
  • Communicate regularly with Client Leaders and Project Managers of other services who may be managing other projects for your same client

Engineering Manager / Supervisor Mechanical Engineer

Job Requirements

This management role requires a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer with in-depth knowledge of mechanical systems, including all applicable building codes and industry standards. In addition to strong engineering skills, you will need a high degree of interpersonal and relationship building skills to be successful in this position. It’s the ideal opportunity for an Engineer who wants to further their career and is eager to grow their skills and mentor others.

Engineering Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience working in a consulting engineering firm
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project Management
  • Current P.E. registration as a Mechanical Engineer, is a must
  • History working with projects such as federal projects, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and institutional work; Healthcare project design, a huge plus
  • Ability to fully prepare a construction bid document and all the various phases of the project through documentation and construction
  • High-level of proficiency in design and calculation software
  • Working knowledge of Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems to ensure proper design coordination
  • Knowledge of ROM (Rough Order of Magnitude) construction costs and ability to estimate and evaluate construction costs
  • Ability to conduct in-house and external seminars and/or publish articles and papers
  • Detailed legal understanding of documents and the processes involved during a construction project
  • Detailed knowledge of Life Cycle Costing analysis
  • LEED accreditation, highly preferred
  • Latest version of AutoCAD experience and REVIT experience

Engineering Manager / Supervisor Mechanical Engineer


As an Engineering Manager with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs, including flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Much More!

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