Senior Mechanical Engineer (Design Engineering, Healthcare)

Syska Hennessy Group, Inc
September 3, 2019
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group. As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an experienced Senior Mechanical / Project Manager to join our growing team in Jacksonville, FL. Our team is looking for a candidate with significant electrical design experience as well as Project Management, specifically with healthcare projects. This candidate should also have the desire to help grow our team and client base.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it's everything you'll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer focusing primarily on healthcare projects, you will be responsible for representing the Firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members. You will be responsible for designing projects, preparing reports and specifications, and providing a high level of technical leadership. We are looking for a self-starter who has the capability and desire to establish a new practice within our existing office.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Providing consulting services, including preparation of due diligence reports, gap analyses, and feasibility reports

  • Overseeing the production of drawings consistent with client requirements and standards

  • Design and engineering for projects and working with an extended team providing direction and guidance

  • Conducting due diligence reports that comply with group and company standards and procedures

  • Establishing design standards, specifications, and criteria for projects

  • Preparation of proposals and administering project contracts between SHG and the client, including Add Service Agreements

  • Conducting business development activities, participating in various trade organizations, and preparing presentations

  • Establishing project budgets and schedules

  • Participating in QA/QC process of completed work by staff

  • Performing staff resource management and review

Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the client's and the firm's project goals in terms of project contract management, understanding and managing client expectations, tight project schedule control, controlling and optimizing project financials including billing and collections, and ensuring optimal project information flow (internally and externally)

  • Work closely with trade specific project engineers to ensure all the items above are delivered in a coordinated product. Develop staff skills along the lines of project management

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Requirements

Successful candidates must have a current PE registration as a


Engineer with a solid, and stable work track record and strong client base. Someone with Healthcare design experience and Project Management is a requirement. The capability to fully design electrical systems for other building types such as Aviation projects, Commercial and Mission Critical would be a major plus and good fit for this dynamic role.

Additional requirements of the Senior Mechanical Engineer include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical

    Engineering from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience working in a consulting firm

  • Expert level experience with AHCA regulations and requirements

  • LEED accreditation preferred

  • Candidate should possess a strong ability to coordinate between MEP and Low Voltage trades, as well as discuss technical aspects of other trades at a high level

  • The latest version of AutoCAD and REVIT experience a plus

Senior Mechanical

Engineer (Design Engineering)


As an employee with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching

  • Roth 401(k) Option

  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Health Wellness Programs including gym membership program, flu shots, and biometric screenings

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Training and professional development courses

  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks

  • Professional Development Incentive Bonuses

  • Transit/parking program

  • Monthly business phone stipend

  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)

  • Flexible summer work schedules

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