The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a dynamic Mechanical Engineer to join the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC III) team.
The position will be supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) NISC support team with the goal of providing outstanding customer service to the FAA. Eastern Service Area (ESA)/Engineering Services (ES)/Terminal Engineering Center requires experienced Mechanical Engineer assistance with the Terminal Replacement and Modernization Programs and other Air Traffic Control facilities. In particular, Contractor assistance includes performing all efforts, from a mechanical engineering perspective, necessary to design, construct, and evaluate Airport Traffic Control Tower facilities (ATCT), Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities (TRACON), and other Air Traffic Control facilities (ATCF) in the ESA. Emphasis is on ATCT/TRACON site surveys, designs, system evaluations and construction inspections.
The candidate will perform all duties necessary to help produce complete design packages for the Terminal Replacement and Modernization Programs. The candidate will develop site-specific project engineering packages in accordance with national and FAA standards on assigned projects based on scoping documents. The candidate will produce engineering design drawings, detailed work plans, project material requirements, cost estimates, project schedules, and other items as required.
The candidate must have ability to fully prepare a construction bid document including plans, specifications, cost estimates and all the various phases of the project through documentation and construction. The candidate must poses working knowledge of HVAC, HVAC controls, chillers, boiler, water distribution, ductwork, plumbing, and fire protection systems to ensure proper design coordination. The candidate must have current knowledge of building and energy codes in order to be able to perform heating and cooling load calculations, ductwork sizing and layout, piping calculations and distribution, sections/elevations, and equipment sizing and selection. The candidate must experience with submissions reviews for adequacy and compliance with contractual documents.
The candidate will participate in site surveys to determine site requirements, operating parameters, site-specific issues, and assist with development and review of project scope. The candidate will ensure proper completion of all necessary drawings by providing markups and drawing specifications to the Computer Aided Engineering Graphics (CAEG) group.
The candidate provide mechanical engineering support to other designers to ensure quality and completeness of designs. Support will include, but is not be limited to, document review, consultations, and interpretation of requirements and regulations. The candidate will ensure that all design drawings are complete and revisions made before drawings are placed into a solicitation for bid. The candidate will perform all necessary inspections and collect all data necessary to produce a complete design package.
The candidate will make inspection visits to Terminal facilities before and after A&E arrival to establish recommendations for design. The candidate will monitor A&E contractor progress, evaluate and review all A&E design submittals for completeness and accuracy and make all necessary design comments and corrections required.
The candidate will attend scope/schedule/budget review meetings with the A&E through the progress of the design. The candidate will maintain an organized drawing file and a separate organized specification file of each individual project and assemble and maintain a file of best practices, design details, and products for use on future projects.
Terminal Construction Support:
The candidate will track and update project implementation schedules for assigned projects/programs. Monitor project implementation and ensure projects are implemented according to drawings and specifications. The candidate will conduct reviews of technical submittals and documentation, and will require site visits to verify installation and schedule compliance. The candidate will provide mechanical engineering assistance in support of project installation, implementation, and integration.
This will include: Issue resolution and troubleshooting installation problems. The candidate must maintain a site-specific project status for site preparation and equipment installation problems and answer contractor Requests for Information (RFIs). The candidate will assist in the preparation of change order scopes of work and estimates.
The candidate will make periodic site visits to Terminal facilities projects to inspect work in place and evaluate contractor progress, provide written punch list of noncompliant items, and perform an evaluation of project close out documentation and procedures. The candidate will verify that As-built drawings are correct and that manuals, spare parts, training, and monitoring services comply with contract requirements and advise the project team of mechanical engineering concerns throughout construction.
Usually requires BS and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience OR Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience.
Minimum Skills Required to Accomplish All Requirements (in order of importance):
Education: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree from an accredited college or university or higher degree
Professional Qualifications: The candidate for this position shall be a qualified Mechanical Engineer and shall have minimum of 4 years of practical experience in the design and installation of HVAC equipment and systems, pumps, engines, fuel transport, and other building systems.
The candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of nationally recognized codes, standards, and criteria involved with the design and the installation of mechanical systems during construction of facilities.
Planning/Project Management: Conduct efficient, organized data gathering and data analysis, must be able to develop project plans, establish project schedules, project estimates and conduct requirements studies.
Communications: Must accomplish clear and concise general and technical writing, prepare and conduct effective technical presentations, provide thorough project monitoring and reporting, and tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stake holders, peers and management levels.
Computer Applications: Competent with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Ability to learn and apply Corporate Work Plan (CWP) applications, KSN, ProjectWise database, microstation, and can use the Internet as a data gathering and communicating tool.
Organization: Provides organized documentation, and has an awareness of general documentation systems.
Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust security clearance.
A Registered Mechanical Professional Engineering License in any state of the United States of America, its commonwealths and outlying territories is preferred.
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Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs including those that:
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External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Mechanical Engineering
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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