Mechanical Manager – Aviation & Federal (Southern California) Jobs in Brea, CA at Burns & McDonnell

Title: Mechanical Manager – Aviation & Federal (Southern California)

Company: Burns & McDonnell

Location: Brea, CA

Areas of direct responsibility/focus for the A&F Mechanical Engineering Manager include:

Provide administrative, supervisory, and technical direction for A&F engineers and designers
Set quality review assignments and perform quality reviews for A&F-related projects.
Assist with and lead proposal efforts.
Establish or review budgets and schedules for A&F-related proposals
Provide guidance to lead A&F engineers and designers relative to set-up and structure of staffing and execution approach on projects including interface with other disciplines
Monitor progress on A&F-related projects and provide input into areas of concern and direction or redirection to enhance the achievement of project schedules, productivity goals, budgets, and quality
Serve as the technical advisor and provide senior-level input and evaluation of project development and delivery and EPC bid activities
Serve as project manager for studies, project development/delivery, and project definition efforts.
Assist A&F Section staff with project setup in MIS, coordinating with the client/team, handling billing / invoicing, change orders, project closeout, etc.
Support selection and definition of creative strategies (performance, technical, and commercial) to enhance EPC bids and selection on IDIQ/MSA/On-Call Contract pursuits.
Support EPC proposals in evaluating commercial terms and technical requirements related to performance and performance testing for the EPC contract and coordinating flow down of similar requirements to subcontractors and equipment vendors to mitigate BMcD risks.
Assign work and review A&F Section staff performance to ensure quality and efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Monitor and maintain development staffing levels, staffing loading, and staffing assignments to meet project requirements while maintaining billable goals.
Recruitment, development, training and retention of A&F Section personnel.
Supervise workflow development and preparation and maintenance of tools and standards for execution of technical development on projects.
Supervise work flow development and preparation and maintenance of tools and standards for detailed design.
Supervise maintenance of cost databases related to capital and O&M for A&F related work.
Act as a coordinator / liaison with other global practices on activities related to A&F project technical development.
Act as a coordinator / liaison with regional offices and provide guidance regarding project approach, contacts and expert consultants, availability of personnel for quality reviews, and other similar activities related to A&F project technical development.
Provide administrative, supervisory and technical direction for Cooperative Education Students and Summer Interns assigned to the A&F Section including assignment of work, coordinating site trips, and other associated functions.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program.
Minimum 5 years related professional experience in engineering design (conceptual or detailed) and/or project management.
5 years of experience in the building mechanical engineering industry preferred. Experience must include experience related to project scope definition, scoping studies, technical development, EPC bidding, and capital cost estimating of A&F-related projects.
Understanding of mechanical principles related to the A&F building iis ndustry strongly preferred.
Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Position requires the ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.
Must possess strong project management skills and a strategic perspective.
Must be proficient in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
A professional engineer license is strongly preferred.

Job Engineering
Primary Location US-CA-Brea
Schedule: Full-time
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 223954

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