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AES Project Mechanical Engineer in Petersburg, Indiana

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Perform varied professional and mechanical engineering work at an advanced level of difficulty in the field and office. Work on a large capital project team from project inception to operation. Work with other engineers and technicians on design of modifications to existing power plants. May supervise subordinate engineering personnel engaged in design and construction work. Will act as mechanical engineer on major capital improvement project. Interpret, explain and carry out mechanical engineering design, inspection and construction methods and procedures. Responsibilities include regular contact with other professional engineering personnel, as well as contractors and their representatives, obtaining and providing technical mechanical engineering data and information, preparing, checking and reviewing detailed and complex mechanical engineering plans, specifications and related reports. Perform related duties as required.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Prepares and supervises the preparation of detailed mechanical engineering designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates and quantity estimates for a wide range of mechanical construction

• Works with other in-house and consultant engineering professionals and technicians to develop, prepare and finalize complete sets of construction bid documents for capital improvement

• Reviews consultants submittals and work products to ensure compliance with required scope of work and deliverables

• Reviews contractors' work to ensure compliance with plans and specifications

• Plans, schedules and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work either as part of a major project or for an entire project of smaller scope

• Makes investigations of contractual and construction problems that may arise on construction projects

• Assists in the preparation of complex contract documents

• Conducts correspondence and prepare technical engineering reports in connection with a wide variety of projects

• Knows and follows the safety and health rules and safe working practices applicable to their job

Required Knowledge:

• Theories, principles and practices of mechanical engineering

• Modern construction methods and inspection procedures

• Current practices and uses of mechanical components and materials and the planning of their integration into construction projects

• Originate and check design details, estimates, engineering plans and specifications

• Application of engineering theories and practices to practical engineering field and office problems

Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

• Ten years position-related mechanical engineering experience, including project management, design, estimate and specification preparation and the inspection of construction work

• Prefer P.E. license as a Mechanical Engineer

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

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