Senior Mechanical Engineer - Springfield

Springfield, VA

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Posted: Friday, 2/16/2024


Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a investment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are you a talented Senior Mechanical Engineer looking for a new opportunity? Leidos is looking for someone like you to join our team and help promote as a key player; your need as a forerunner and problem-solver with a proven ability to deliver exceptional results as part of a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment. Are you ready to showcase your skills and make a real impact? If you're up for the opportunity, apply now!

The Project

The Integrated Systems Division at Leidos is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to be based on site with our Intel Community customer. This position will be responsible for designing, cost estimating, scheduling, engineering, coordination, contracting, installation oversite, inspection, and acceptance of mechanical systems/services, which include HVAC, HVAC controls, chillers, boiler, water distribution, ductwork, plumbing, and fire protection systems associated with Intel customer facilities and critical infrastructure. You will have demonstrated mechanical engineering experience, well-developed professional skills and a proven track record of delivering results. Your ability to work collaboratively with a team of people from across multiple organizations and the company will be crucial for success

Your Main Goal: 

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for managing construction operations to include:

  • Perform HVAC, HVAC controls, chillers, boiler, water distribution, ductwork, plumbing, and fire protection systems design for FAA Terminal facilities (Air Traffic Control Tower, Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities, etc.).

  • Perform on-site surveys to develop “to-scale” designs and detailed reports,

  • Generate sketches/drawings showing relation of proposed installation in existing or new facilities with exact specifications and dimensions.

  • Participate in construction inspections and final inspections

  • Confer with engineering staff and other personnel to identify and resolve problems with the design or implementation.

  • Coordinate design components with a multi-disciplinary as required for site-specific modifications and new construction.

  • Prepare AutoCAD construction drawings and prepare site-specific specifications and contract documents and independent cost estimates.

  • Perform project management related tasks and communication (including safety plans, sequence of work, cutover plans).

  • Assist in generating and coordinating the Integrated Risk Management Checklists (IRMC), communication plans, project risk register, to meet Operational Risk Management (ORM) requirements.

  • Coordinate and complete Work Permits required for potential impact to lead and asbestos that may be encountered during construction.

  • Participate in meetings inclusive of the pre-construction meeting and on-site construction meetings with stakeholders to coordinate with other ongoing construction and projects.

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate construction project activities to meet milestones and deadlines, working directly with stakeholders and contractors.

  • Manage and participate in on-site cutovers, testing and restoration of facilities.

  • Prepare, maintain, and provide periodic updates of project to team, management, and stakeholders.

  • Manage multiple projects towards successful on-time completion.

  • Review contractor design and construction submittals.

  • Review project deliverables and provide verbal and written communication to the findings.

  • Provide and coordinate timely response for project RFIs (Requests for Information) and project related submittals.

  • Monitor progress of projects and stakeholder needs

  • Work independently to evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures, using judgement in making adaptations and modifications to Engineering designs.

What Sets You Apart: 

  • Must possess a current TS/SCI with poly clearance

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Must be a Registered Professional Engineer in good standings in the United States

  • At least 8 years of experience with mechanical systems design including HVAC and plumbing systems with commercial, industrial and/or government facilities

  • Must be a Registered Professional Engineer in good standings in the United States

  • Must have current and relevant 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.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Engineering Scheduling tools and applications, and be able to use the Internet as a gathering and communicating tool.

  • Proficiency with AUTOCAD

  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form in person or virtual

  • Ability to accomplish clear and concise general and technical writing and tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stake holders, peers and management levels.

  • Ability to maintain an electronic project folder (as required) related to site preparation and equipment installation problems.

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and recommendations regarding the closure of construction related punch-list items.

  • Ability to conduct efficient, organized data gathering, and data analysis.

  • Ability to develop project plans, establish project schedules, project estimates.

  • Ability to provide organized documentation.

  • Ability to work independently in a large Engineering Organization

  • Basic knowledge of multiple disciplines regarding their general requirements for typical standard types of projects.

  • Ability to discuss project related items with stakeholders, contractors, and code related Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

You Might Also Have: 

  • SCADA Systems familiarity

  • PMP Certification

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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