Project Manager / Mechanical Engineer

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Salas O'Brien
United States

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Project Manager / Mechanical Engineer


San Diego, CA 



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Project Manager: Mechanical 
At Salas O’Brien, we tell our clients that we’re engineered for impact. This passion for making a difference applies just as much to our team as it does to our projects. That’s why we’re committed to living our values every day: inspiring, achieving, and connecting as shared owners of our success with a focus on a sustainable future.
Building for the long-term means that all of our team members can expect to work on amazing projects with a people-first approach to problem solving. It also means that each member of our team has truly limitless potential to build a unique, meaningful, and high-impact career—and they’ll receive great total rewards along the way.
About Us:
Founded in 1975, Salas O’Brien is an employee-owned engineering and professional services firm focused on achieving impact for our clients, our team, and the world. We know that tomorrow’s requirements are today’s opportunities, and we are here to design lasting solutions for pressing challenges.
We work across a variety of industries providing integrated engineering and consulting services. Our specialized experience includes design for data centers, healthcare, science and technology, high-rise buildings, clean energy, education, and other building types as well as structural and building sciences, infrastructure asset management, advanced robotics, and more.
Our technical expertise is paired with an exceptional team of business development, human resources, finance and accounting, information technology, and marketing professionals, all of whom play a key role in bringing our commitments to life every day.
Job Summary:
Our office in San Diego is looking for a Project Manager to work in a fast-paced multi-discipline team environment with primary responsibility to engineer and design projects for healthcare, institutional and industrial clients. The role will entail managing engineering projects, directing designers & other disciplines, as well as personally performing engineering activities.
In this role, you will:
  • Provide a superior level of technical services to our clients for their projects and technical support requirements, providing technical and project control direction, and mentoring to other engineers and designers
  • Identify, formulate, and initiate solutions to complex problems requiring multiple-discipline involvement, along with discipline-specific analytical tools
  • Perform work activities on an individual basis or within a project team with limited need for supervision
  • Coordinate work activities that affect the quality of project control, scope development, proposals, engineering & design, document control, inspection & testing, and commissioning
  • Review and check the work of others. Effectively apply self-checking to their work
  • Identify and resolve routine problems that involve the use of conflicting or incomplete information
  • Data gathering and site assessments at customer’s manufacturing facilities
  • Develop bidding documents for process equipment, fabrication, and construction
  • Ability to review Revit production models and work interactively with support staff in development of project deliverables

You will be a great fit if you have the following:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10-20 years of experience leading and managing projects from start to finish in the industrial market
  • Client engagement and business development experience
  • Advanced expertise with Autodesk software (Revit, Navisworks)
  • Ability to comprehend, contribute to, and carry out strategies to manage our relationships with customers, suppliers, and alliance team members
  • Experience at a design engineering firm required
  • Registration as P.E. preferred
Location:  San Diego, CA
Travel: Travel will be required
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Salas O’Brien provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, or local laws. Salas O’Brien will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants as required by law.