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Louis Perry Group - Mechanical Engineer 3


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Job Description:

* We are open to having this opening be based at any of our CDM Smith offices located in the United States. We are considering partial remote schedules for this position.*

The Engineer 3 is responsible for the application of engineering principles through participation in the collection and analysis of data and the initial preparation of satisfactory designs and technical reports. The Engineer 3 must become familiar with the technical staff, methods, practices and procedures of the company.

Outline of Responsibilities

Supervisors and Subordinates

The Engineer 3 shall report to the Department Supervisor for administration and technical direction.

No direct supervision of others, but responsible to coordinate and review project specific work efforts of others such as drafters, designers and Engineers 1 and 2 positions.

Engineering Supervisor will provide direct control over this position as to assignments and professional development.

Various higher-level Engineers will give task supervision on assigned projects.

Coordination with support personnel in preparation of reports or plans which conform to established guidelines. Any changes, problems or discrepancies of any significance will be discussed with supervisor for decision; and the degree of authority is controlled by the supervisor.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Provide accurate, on schedule engineering and design services.

Cooperate with parallel activities within the firm including the other engineering disciplines and office administrative functions.

Develop technical solutions of assigned projects; including field observations and evaluations, research and collection of data to be utilized in developing technical solutions.

Complete assignments within time frame allocated without sacrificing the integrity of the end results.

Ensure that all assigned work is completed with accuracy and thoroughness.

Mentor and respond to technical questions by drafters, designers and Engineers I and II to assist in their professional development.

Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations relevant to assigned tasks.

Successfully apply all capabilities in order to develop professionally.

Obtain information from historical records, previous projects, etc. to be utilized in analysis of specific project tasks.

Prepare departmental task hour estimates for projects subject to supervisor approval.

Coordinate the drafting efforts or subconsultant efforts required on a project. (Subject to supervisor review.)

Check design calculations performed by Engineer I & II.


Perform calculations and application of components; maintain organized calculations for review by Lead Engineer / Supervisor.

Provide competent, accurate, economical engineering designs, and/or specifically assigned tasks.

Provide detailed correspondence such that all project issues are handled in a clear and concise manner.

Prepare / check reports, plans and specification in an efficient manner within schedule and budget.

Provide smooth coordination of assigned project tasks to maximize productivity and efficient utilization of staff and/or equipment.

Seek to continually gain practical engineering experience that will enable a broader utilization of capabilities.

Assist supervisor with staff assignments to ensure that production goals are met.

Understand the Louis Perry & Associates Quality Policy Statement.

Follow the Quality System Procedures Manual and Work Instructions.

Decision Making

Decisions are primarily design or recommendation related and are governed by established guidelines and criteria.

Major types of decisions in this position may include assistance to supervisor, technical methods to be used, adequacy of final technical results and determination of external input required for project (data, surveys, etc.)

Financial Accountability

Perform assignments within established budgets.

Position has no approval authority for expenditures including subconsultant services, departmental supplies, software, books, etc. but may be asked to obtain quotations for approval by the Engineering Supervisor.

Job Title:

Louis Perry Group - Mechanical Engineer 3



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Minimum Qualifications:

The Engineer 3 shall be well qualified by reason of education and experience to effectively discharge his/her duties. At a minimum, the Engineer 3 should be a graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree with five (5) years of relevant professional experience in the Engineering field, and preferably be a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.).

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience developing FEED, design build, DBB, and EPC projects for industrial clients focused on process mechanical and material handling systems.

Familiarity with Autodesk products (AutoCAD, Plant 3D, Revit) and Bluebeam.

EEO Statement:

The Louis Perry Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Job Site Location:

United States - Nationwide

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed Louis Perry Group Placement Agreement from the Louis Perry Group Recruiting Lead to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the Louis Perry Group staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to the Louis Perry Group and any resume submitted to any employee outside of the Louis Perry Groups Recruiting Lead will be considered property of the Louis Perry Group. The Louis Perry Group will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Why Louis Perry?:

Louis Perry & Associates:

Built on a foundation of strong values, high morals, integrity and passion, Louis Perry & Associates will not only provide you with a rewarding career but the encouragement and tools to become a success.

More than being one of the largest and fastest growing engineering and architectural firms in the nation, Louis Perry & Associates also offers a world of opportunity. From training courses and seminars to state-of-the-art technology and a stable, supportive corporate environment, were committed to providing the best for our employees and securing the continued success of our company

The Perry Group:

The Perry Group is a full-service, design/build, general construction and construction management firm and a specialized equipment systems manufacturer. Over the past twelve years, we have built, fabricated and managed nearly $1 billion worth of construction and equipment projects.

Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

Computer aptitude to include knowledge of computer-aided drafting design systems.

Ability to guide and supervise the work of others.

Strong organizational skills.

Strong leader.

Team player attitude.

Understanding of building materials and construction methods; knowledge of procedures for production of construction documents.

Strong communication skills.

Ability to make independent decisions.

Analytical and problem solving skills.

Cost conscious.


Works overtime as required.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

The Louis Perry Group reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, the Louis Perry Group may conduct drug testing for designated positions.

Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview.

The Louis Perry Group will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

In addition, during employment individuals may be required by the Louis Perry Group or a Louis Perry Group client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

U.S. Vaccine Status:

The Louis Perry Group is committed to your health and safety. The Louis Perry Group and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.

CDM Smith
Salary Range
$63,000.00 - $77,000.00
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