San Jose, CA

Mechanical Engineer Facilities

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer (Facilities Construction PM Role)

Location: San Jose, CA (local candidates only) 100% on-site role

Client Industry: Computer Data Storage

Job Type: Full-Time 1-year W2 Contract, Strong Conversion likelihood

Pay Rate: $65-$75/ HR


Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Construction Project Manager specializing in mechanical systems to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in managing construction projects with HVAC, chillers, cooling towers, process piping, Clean Rooms, Data Centers, etc. with a focus on mechanical engineering calculations.



  • Lead and oversee mechanical construction projects, ensuring adherence to engineering specifications and industry standards.
  • Conduct engineering calculations for mechanical systems, including process piping, HVAC, chillers, and energy facilities.
  • Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources effectively to achieve project milestones and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with design consultants to ensure constructability and feasibility of project plans.
  • Coordinate permit acquisition and regulatory compliance for all mechanical installations.
  • Procure equipment and materials, optimizing cost-efficiency and quality.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols and sustainable practices on construction sites.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to project teams, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Prepare and present progress reports, cost analysis, and lessons learned to stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience as a Construction Project Manager, with a focus on mechanical systems.
  • Strong background in engineering calculations and analysis for process piping, HVAC, and energy facilities.
  • Knowledge of industry regulations, codes, and standards.


  • Minimum 4 years of experience in high-tech electronics/semiconductor manufacturing, pharmaceutical biotech facilities, or similar "high availability " environments.
  • Previous positions held in roles such as Senior Facilities Engineer, Senior Design Engineer (MEP Consulting Engineering Firm), or Senior Design Engineer (Design-Build Mechanical Contractor).


  • Design and Engineering Calculations
  • Estimating and Scheduling
  • Writing RFPs and Evaluating Proposals
  • Project Management
  • Mechanical Systems Troubleshooting

Licensing (preferred, not required):

  • PE license or equivalent technical background

Project Management:

  • Lead the management of projects during the design and construction phases.
  • Organize and oversee project meetings.
  • Develop comprehensive project scopes of work and requests for proposals (RFPs).
  • Evaluate competitive bids and make recommendations for vendor selection.

Engineering Expertise:

  • Review and provide feedback on mechanical system designs produced by MEP design firms.
  • Review existing mechanical system designs to troubleshoot and recommend engineered solutions.
  • Offer suggestions for improvements to existing systems.

Facility Assessment:

  • Assist with facility condition assessments of existing mechanical systems.
  • Conduct field investigations to review existing mechanical system installations when required.
  • Contribute to site systems capacity planning, considering projected load growth, required system redundancy, and end-of-life determinations.

Sustainability Focus:

  • Evaluate new systems or equipment using ROI, total cost of ownership, reliability, performance, and energy efficiency calculations.
  • Develop and manage projects that align with our corporate sustainability goals, emphasizing energy and water savings.

Additional Requirements:

  • Your resume must showcase experience with the wide range of facility mechanical systems and equipment mentioned earlier.
  • Proven experience in creating new capital project ROM estimates, construction schedules, and funding justification presentations.
  • Demonstrated Facilities Engineering Experience.
  • Mechanical Engineering degree is a must.


If you are a dynamic and experienced Facilities Mechanical Systems Engineer ready to take on a crucial role in a cutting-edge industrial environment, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to the future of our facility's success and sustainability.


Please submit your resume in Word or PDF format to be considered.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.