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Building Mechanical Engineer

Auburn Hills, Michigan - Posted on July 27, 2022
Published By Catherine Hamel

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Now hiring a Building Mechanical Engineer in Auburn Hills!

Job Description

Trillium Technical is now seeking a Building Mechanical Engineer for work in Auburn Hills, MI!

The Building Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for oversight of mechanical system installation activities on building construction projects.  This includes review of design documents, submittals, RFI’s, schedules, and work progress in the field while assuring that project scope, cost, and schedule are being met. This position will regularly interact with construction contractor personnel while also reporting project status to Senior staff. The Building Mechanical Engineer with assist with commissioning, preventative maintenance, emergency response, repair, and technical direction on mechanical equipment and installations.  This position will have familiarity with mechanical construction, testing and commissioning for mechanical equipment such as chillers, air handling units, boilers, and cooling towers.  The Building Mechanical Engineer will assist in creating and evaluating Value Engineering ideas and review project change orders relating to mechanical installation.  The position requires working in a collaborative environment with all project staff disciplines to proactively identify issues, root cause problems, and drive continuous improvement. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Provide review of design documents during their development and prior to bidding
• Monitor construction work in the field by mechanical and utility contactors
• Provide input and analysis on Value Engineering ideas to reduce project scope and cost
• Provide technical support to project staff to resolve field issues
• Review project submittals and coordinate response with A/E firms
• Assist in the resolution of questions from contractors, (i.e., interpreting the meaning and intent of drawings and specs,) and submitting/tracking RFIs.
• Work with the project team to develop, provide oversight, and ensure adherence to the project schedule
• Coordinate with other disciplines the project installation, delivery, and schedule
• Conduct utility package construction coordination meetings
• Assist in developing utility pricing scopes and pricing breakdowns for all utility bid packages
• Coordinate contractor’s utility interferences prior to installation of utility systems
• Attend construction meeting and perform constructability reviews
• Monitor the quality of work, so that it is in accordance with the design drawings and specifications
• Provide oversight of equipment start-up, commissioning, and acceptance tests
• Evaluate completion of the contractors work and assist in punch-list creation and close-out
• Provide review of final close-out documentation
• Document problems found and provide lessons learned for continuous improvement
• Review monthly invoicing

If interested, please apply today!


• Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
• 3+ years of experience in the Mechanical Engineering field
• Familiarity with ASHRAE Standards, NFPA 13, and Building Codes
• Experience with problem solving tools
• Proficiency using Microsoft Office and Google software suites (including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Teams, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Docs, and Google Meet)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Available and willing to travel and work overtime as required

Preferred Requirements:
• Advanced degree
• Experience in automotive and/or manufacturing facilities design
• Field experience on building construction projects
• Proficiency in using AutoCAD or Revit
• Knowledge of LEED Green Building design principles

Trillium Technical has been recruiting and placing Engineering professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees with an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of Engineering professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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