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(UPDATED 4/6) Associate / Mechanical / Supervising Mechanical Engineer

Los Angeles Unified School District-Talent Acquisition & Selection Branch


Location:
Los Angeles, California 90017
Date:
04/03/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Design
  • Mechanical Engineering - University, Academic and Education
Los Angeles Unified School District-Talent Acquisition & Selection Branch
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Job Details

**UPDATED APRIL 6, 2017.

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE THREE SEPARATE JOB POSTINGS FOR ASSOCIATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER, MECHANICAL ENGINEER, AND SUPERVISING MECHANICAL ENGINEER ON THE WEBSITE. YOU MUST APPLY TO EACH ONE SEPARATELY IF YOU WANT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOTH POSITIONS.

An Associate Mechanical Engineer prepares mechanical engineering drawings, specifications, and cost estimates for school buildings and grounds, and supervises lower-level employees as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to: checking information on file and visiting project sites to analyze existing conditions and to study mechanical engineering problems; checking and approving factory shop drawings and lists of mechanical equipment submitted by contractors or conformance to contact plans and specifications; determining design and performance characteristics of mechanical equipment and assisting in preparing and revising District mechanical engineering guides; determining the type of mechanical installation and computing sizes and capacities of equipment and piping for various systems; preparing preliminary designs and layout sketches for projects involving major alterations to mechanical installations; reviewing and checking working drawings for conformity to sound engineering practice, District mechanical engineering standards, and applicable codes and ordinates; and other related duties as assigned.

A Mechanical Engineer performs mechanical engineering planning and design, provides technical direction to District personnel, commissioned architects, and consulting mechanical engineers on matters related to mechanical design and certified design plans. Duties include, but are not limited to: conducting researching and making reports on mechanical systems and equipment, installation methods, and related costs; performing the more difficult mechanical engineering work of the unit; reviewing drawings and specifications submitted by commissioned or consulting mechanical engineers for conformance to District policies and guides, and for possible conflict with other architectural and engineering features, and requesting necessary revisions; submitting recommendations for commissioning of mechanical engineers by the District, evaluating engineers’ proposals on scope of work and fees, reviewing engineers’ completed work, and recommending payment or non-payment of partial and final fees; and other related duties as assigned.

A Supervising Mechanical Engineer supervises the personnel and activities of the Mechanical Engineering Unit and confers with school personnel, commissioned architects, and consulting mechanical engineers on matters related to mechanical engineering design of District facilities. Duties include, but are not limited to: performing the more difficult mechanical engineering work; serving as the Engineer of Record for District mechanical engineering work requiring Division of State Architect (DSA) or other relevant governing agency approval; supervising the personnel and activities of the Mechanical Engineering Unit; and other related duties as assigned.

Requirements


Associate Mechanical Engineer:

Education: Graduation from a recognized college or university with a major in mechanical engineering that included completion of at least one course in a recognized, major computer-aided design software system, and three years of experience in planning, designing, and preparing working drawings and specifications for mechanical systems for large commercial, government, or school buildings that included the use of at least one recognized, major computer-aided design software system.

OR

Possession of an Engineer-in-Training Certificate issued by the California State Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists, and three years of experience in planning, designing, and preparing working drawings and specifications for mechanical systems for large commercial, government, or school buildings that included the use of at least one recognized, major computer-aided design software system.

Special:

  • A valid license as Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists is preferable.
  • A valid California Driver License.
  • Use an automobile.
 

Mechanical Engineer:

Special:

  • A valid license as Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
  • A valid California Driver License.
  • Use an automobile.
 
Supervising Mechanical Engineer:
 

Education: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.                                                                

Experience: Five years of experience planning, designing, and preparing mechanical engineering designs and specifications for large commercial, government, or school building projects as a registered mechanical engineer. Two years of engineering experience in a supervisory or management position is preferable.

Special:

  • A valid license as Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
  • A valid California Driver License.
  • Use an automobile.
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