Mechanical Project Engineer

Posted 8 months ago

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One of the well renounced clients of Zeva IT LLC who is one of the largest and most well-established engineering companies in the United States, with offices throughout the U.S. and more than 400 professionals on staff looking for a full-time Mechanical Project Engineer located in Auburn, CA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of P&IDs.
  • Perform mass and energy balance calculations.
  • Lead the design effort to size and select pumps, pipes, ducts, conveyors, and other material handling equipment, process equipment, utility equipment
  • Lead the engineering effort to engineering and construction documents, drawings and specification
  • Coordinate design with other engineering disciplines to ensure delivery of a cohesive, consistent and complete design package for projects. Engineering disciplines may include process, mechanical, plumbing, structural, architectural, civil, and others.
  • Lead and conduct design review presentations with clients. Elicit necessary feedback and incorporate into work produced by the design team.
  • Respond to contractor RFI effectively and efficiently.
  • Provide technical support to startup of process systems and their commissioning.

Minimum Requirements

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree in engineering with a major in Mechanical, Chemical or Bio-medical engineering discipline
  • At least four years of engineering experience
  • High level of competency with CAD software like AutoCAD, Revit, or Inventor
  • Experience with at least one 3D CAD software from among Plant 3D, Revit, Inventor, or Solidworks.
  • High level of competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project software
  • Ability to travel to project sites
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to stay organized in the execution of project work
  • Ability to function effectively in a cross-functional team comprising designers, engineers, clients, contractors, and vendors
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 40% to local customer sites. Customers are mostly in the Sacramento, CA area.


Candidates with the following qualifications will be given preference.

  • Experience working in an engineering capacity in pharmaceutical, biotech, food and beverage, consumer goods manufacturing, or other industrial manufacturing operation
  • Experience working with an engineering design firm or engineering consulting firm
  • Prior experience with steam systems, hydronic systems, compressed gas systems, etc
  • Ability to conduct client presentations
  • Familiarity with Pipeflo, Caeser II, Carrier HAP, Trane Tracer, or other similar software
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Ability to demonstrate high-quality level in document and drawing preparation
  • Familiarity with GMP principles and California building codes, OSHA, FDA, and USDA regulations
  • Familiarity with ASHRAE, ISPE, and ASME code
  • EIT certification
  • PE license
  • Technical publication or poster board presentations at professional conventions

Working Conditions

  • Standard office environment, on-site office environment, and diverse industrial/construction environments. Frequent PC usage, copy machines, phones.

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