Mechanical Engineer

Job Description


Mechanical Engineer – Lagos, Nigeria JOB SUMMARY: BB&E is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to provide support to DoS Overseas Building Operations (OBO) onsite in Lagos, Nigeria JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide a full range of critical engineering and construction quality assurance and management and technical oversight of the Lagos NCC Project. Responsible for performing technical inspections of mechanical work, monitoring the contractor’s quality control program, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance. Support and assist OBO/Lagos in ensuring the completion of the project in accordance with contract requirements. Ensure that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the design documents. Review engineering shop drawings and determine if the contractor has complied with the final design parameters. Responsible for performing quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor’s work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet contract, reviewing contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving conflicts. Monitor the construction contractor’s quality assurance and safety program. Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed and executed properly. Monitor construction progress vis-à-vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations base on the technical review of project documents and field inspections. Perform technical inspections of the Mechanical Engineering elements of the project. Prepare construction reports detailing construction progress and identifies any problem with the construction process related to the incumbent’s area of expertise. After problems are discovered, evaluate contractor’s proposed remedy. Formulate solutions for the Project Director/Construction Manager. Review design documents (drawings and specifications) that the A/E prepares as well as perform quality assurance for the construction project in his/her technical area of expertise. Other related duties as assigned by the Project Director. EDUCATION: A Mechanical Engineer Degree from an accredited university in the United States. JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Minimum seven (7) years of experience required on construction projects of similar scope and dollar value to the project supported by this Task Order. Design office experience shall not count toward an employee’s experience. Professional Engineering Registration is preferred. Must possess a final Secret, Interim Top Secret (ITS), or final Top Secret (TS) Clearance issued by Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) at the time of proposal. At the time of deployment to overseas OBO construction sites for performance on this contract, employees shall possess at minimum final Secret Clearance. Specific experience with high & low voltage equipment, as well as telephone and fire alarm systems desired. Knowledge of International Codes required. Experience in assessing and responding to Requests for Information (RFI). Experience in reviewing and evaluating design calculations and data from an engineering perspective. Knowledge of Construction Safety regulations, i.e., EM 385-1-1, OSHA, etc. Knowledge of MS Office Suite, i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, and Word required. Must understand and be able to interpret drawings in his/her discipline and have understanding of the principals of his/her discipline and how it fits in with other disciplines. Must be able to review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines is necessary in addition to monitoring on-going construction work to identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications. Should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures. Must be a U.S. Citizen. ABOUT THE COMPANY: BB&E is a civil, environmental and energy engineering and consulting company, headquartered in Northville, Michigan, which services both the Federal and Industrial sectors throughout the United States. BB&E team members specialize in civil and environmental engineers and professionals providing Environmental consulting, Facilities Engineering and Program/Project Management Services to Federal and private sectors. BB&E is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Please submit your resume/qualifications and salary requirements. All offers of employment at BB&E, Inc. are contingent upon a thorough background check conducted on all final candidates, as deemed necessary and per State and Federal laws. BB&E offers a full and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k).

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