Mechanical Piping Engineer

MAC Incorporated

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Mechanical Piping Engineer Birmingham, Alabama
Job Ref:

Mechanical / Piping Engineer



Job Summary:

The Mechanical/Piping Engineer will report to the Senior Engineering and Construction Manager and will take responsibility for all engineering activities within their given brief. The ideal candidate is expected to pro-actively oversee external engineering design teams as part of the engineering team. Immediate mechanical and piping engineering support will be dedicated to

 Throughout the design process the Mechanical/Piping Engineer will review designs for accuracy and efficiency in order to construct a safe and economical facility. A broad knowledge across all aspects of mechanical and piping engineering designs for industrial manufacturing facilities is required.


We are seeking a talented, motivated, and top performer to join our team.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the North American Hub project team in management, supervision, and oversight of contracted engineering design teams, equipment suppliers, material suppliers, and construction contractors pertinent to his/her engineering discipline expertise.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations applicable to his/her engineering discipline expertise to  technical engineering and construction teams during project planning, execution, and delivery.
  • Review process equipment technical datasheets
  • Review supplier bid proposals for completeness and compliance with RFP documentation.
  • Review and approval of project design criteria, material specifications, process diagrams, engineering designs, and construction details.
  • Review of equipment supplier engineering and shop fabrication drawings.
  • Review of piping isometric drawings and material shop fabrication drawings.
  • Review construction contractor RFP’s and bid proposals.
  • Facilitate and manage supplier requests for information (RFI) responses.
  • Interface with management, business, and engineering teams to resolve project related issues.
  • Coordinate and work with project stakeholders across multiple organizations to reduce risk and enable maximum value delivery.
  • As needed, arrange, and attend meetings, including recording, writing, and issuing of minutes.
  • Provide field support as needed for project engineering and construction teams.


Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred. Candidates with other related engineering degrees will be considered.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience as a mechanical/piping engineer in an industrial manufacturing design or operating environment.
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) is a plus
  • Knowledge and design execution experience in material handling equipment, industrial process equipment, thermodynamics, fluid flow, piping systems (process, utility, firewater), and pipe stress analysis.
  • Knowledge of piping system material specifications/selection including pipe sizing, pipe classes, materials of construction, valves, and specialty items.
  • Knowledge of HVAC engineering and design
  • Experience in full project life-cycle execution (i.e. planning to launch)
  • Knowledge of industry best practices
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs


Core Competencies:

  • High-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Proactive self-starter with an 'owner's mindset'; requires minimal direct supervision
  • Consistently delivers quality work on time, with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong level of decision-making skills and accountability
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and creative problem-solving skills
  • High degree of time management
  • Exceptional oral communication, writing and editing skills with an ability to communicate clearly, concisely, confidently, and professionally within all levels of the company
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and discretion with respect sensitive information



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