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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Power Generation

  • mcgee enterprises, inc.
  • Fort Mill, SC, USA
  • Mar 26, 2020

Job Description

Job Description

PE is huge plus, Limited travel about 5% of the time and mostly local to NC & SC

Excellent environment and work life balance.


  • Works under the direction of Principal Engineers and Engineering Managers.

  • As a fully competent Engineer, independently evaluates, selects and applies engineering principles and practices relevant to the project requirements.

  • Works with the Engineering Manager and Project Manager to define project objectives, prepare design estimates, and define project requirements and design approaches for large or complex projects.

  • Capable of acting as Lead Engineer on single discipline projects or smaller multi-discipline projects, responsible for determining design approach and working with design team to prepare required design documents (e.g., drawings, specifications, calculations, etc.).

  • Responsible for conceptualizing the initial design approach for a major phase of a large project, or have overall responsibility for the engineering work on a routine project.

  • Exercises judgment in the independent evaluation selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Capable of preparing and verifying calculations using engineering formulas and skills or application specific software as required.

  • Manages personal task assignments, and for designated projects manages assignments of other design team members to ensure adherence to scope, schedule and budget.

  • Must be capable of directing project design teams comprised of engineers, designers and technicians on a single project.

  • Monitors project execution milestones and schedules to ensure projects are completed on schedule.

  • Performs technical and coordination checking/ review of deliverables and other project documents. Ensures deliverables comply with Business Unit procedures and meet applicable design requirements.

  • Follows up on construction issues with design staff to resolve problems and concerns in a timely manner.

  • Supervision of less experienced engineers or technical support personnel is exercised on an assignment basis and is not an on-going substantial component at this level.

  • Identifies conflicting design or schedule requirements and generates Project Deviation Notices in a timely fashion

  • May make project level decisions on assigned projects.

  • Ability to identify, analyze, and solve the more difficult technical problems related to specialty area.

  • Possess aptitude for computing and design.


  • Senior level engineering position requiring a four-year technical degree in engineering and a minimum of 8 years progressively responsible experience.

  • Professional registration is desirable for this position.

  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Possess good interpersonal skills to build relationships and work effectively in a team environment.

  • Possess willingness to accept responsibility for technical adequacy of all output.

  • Possess working knowledge of computers and software such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, and software used for specific technical applications within the department.