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Senior Mechanical Engineer (PE)

Salary: $103,653 per year - estimated ?
Location: Sulphur, LA
Company: Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
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Hargrove Engineers & Constructors supplies unparalleled services in engineering, procurement, construction management, and technical services in the industrial, commercial, and government sectors. With over 2,000 Teammates across the US, we build long-term support relationships in the energy generation, manufacturing, research and development, and process-heavy industry in on-site support arrangements, in plant-level small projects and consulting roles, and in larger capital projects.

Hargrove’s key operating principle is to provide the Right People, in the Right Place, at the Right Time. We believe that relationships and partnering together provide the best results and long-term benefits for our clients.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Hargrove. We’re happy to discuss flexible working hours, patterns, and locations to suit you and the business.

Education: Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university is required.

Registration: Professional Engineering registration is required, if candidate does not have they must be willing to obtain within 90 days of hire.

Experience: This position requires 10 or more years of relevant industrial experience in mechanical engineering.

Generally responsible for performing all aspects for a complete design of complex mechanical engineering assignments. Work at this level requires extensive progressive experience in mechanical engineering and involves applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis. This work will be performed under general supervision.

  • Knowledge of design standards and codes.
  • Knowledge, application and specification of materials.
  • Development of piping material and material procurement specifications.
  • Knowledge of good design practices for sizing all piping systems.
  • Sizing of compressible fluid piping systems.
  • Flexibility and stress analysis of all piping systems.
  • Specify criteria for and select piping specialty items.
  • Design of complex process and utility systems.
  • Knowledge of manual valve sizing, use and application.
  • Knowledge of HVAC (airside and waterside) system application and design codes.
  • Knowledge of application of piping supports and restraints.

  • Familiarity with and utilizing department design and drafting standards.
  • Familiarity with project scope, specifications and design criteria upon assignment to a project task team.
  • On-site assistance during startup.
  • Accomplishing engineering activities such as stress analysis, construction specifications, material procurement specifications, calculations and piping estimates.
  • Developing conceptual layouts and cost studies as necessary to determine the simplest, most efficient approach to solving engineering tasks at hand.
  • Producing estimate level preliminary designs and material take-offs suitable for the level of the estimate being performed on a project.
  • Producing detail design calculations and sketches for materials of construction associated with the project. Calculations produced will be neatly prepared and organized for efficient checking by others and efficient use by drafters/designers for preparing drawings and as a deliverable when required.
  • Assisting the drafting group in resolving routine layout and detailing problems. It is your responsibility to furnish sufficient sketches and details necessary for completion of engineering drawings.
  • Consulting with design leaders from other disciplines to ensure the smooth flow of vital information necessary for the scheduled completion of the project.
  • Reviewing and checking vendor drawings and other discipline drawings for mechanical input.
  • Producing designs with efficient use of construction materials with an overall emphasis on ease of construction and completed product meeting the expectations of the client.
  • Checking calculations made by other engineers to ensure accuracy, conformance to codes, specifications, design criteria and conformance to good engineering practice.
  • Advising the senior engineer concerning design or scope changes, which have been identified.
  • Assisting other engineers in developing and assembling scopes, drawings and specifications into a “package” for mechanical purchase inquiries issued for procurement of equipment, materials or subcontract pricing.
  • Developing construction specifications.

We work to create an environment founded on trust, personal integrity, and a “team mentality” so that each person understands the value of their contributions both on a project and company-wide level. We know that each person on our team contributes to the success of our company by pairing expertise and passion to meet and exceed the needs of the clients we serve across the globe.

Our safety culture protects and promotes the well-being of every person who works with us and every person touched by our work.


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