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Bernhard, LLC Senior Mechanical Engineer PE in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Bernhard’s core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”) solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard’s vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Purpose and Essential Duties

The purpose of a Senior Professional Mechanical Engineer is to provide technical authority and direction as the Engineer of Record (EOR) for the development of mechanical engineering designs, studies and solutions and part of an integrated project team. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible to oversee and direct the mechanical engineering of projects in accordance with engineering best practices, company standards and in compliance with the appropriate building codes.

  • Assist the Project Manager in establishing and preparing project budgets, project execution plans, construction cost estimates and project schedules.

  • Execute the mechanical engineering aspects of a project within the budget, schedule and quality as agreed with the Project Manager.

  • Prepare engineering documents in the form of study reports, drawings and specifications that maybe stamped and signed as required.

  • Professionally stamp Mechanical designs and studies and stamp Plumbing and Fire Protection designs.

  • Oversee and prepare Addendums, Proposal Requests (PR) and Supplemental Instructions (SI) for projects.

  • Provide mentoring and technical direction to Mechanical Engineers, Designers and BIM/CAD Technicians.

  • Attend meetings with clients and prepare meeting notes as appropriate.

  • Coordinate communications in relation to mechanical engineering with project team members, clients and the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

  • Coordinate design solutions with other technical disciplines within the integrated project team.

  • Assist in quality assurance reviews for all project disciplines.

  • Organize and attend site visits for the purposes of investigation, survey and record of existing conditions.

  • Attends construction meetings with job site observations confirming compliance with project plans and specifications

  • Other duties as assigned by Company Leadership.

  • Attend in-house training sessions

  • Uphold and promote the Bernhard brand by guaranteeing excellence in the execution of work and ensuring a positive client experience

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate Degree Mechanical engineering.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience post PE license.

  • PE License in multiple states

  • Required experience with large commercial projects.

  • Required to be familiar with Plumbing and Fire Protection design.

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of building codes in general and NFPA.

  • Demonstrates oral and written communication skills

Preferred Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Referred experience with Healthcare projects.

  • Preferred experience with Higher Education projects.

  • Preferred experience with Central Energy Plant (CEP) mechanical infrastructure projects

Travel Requirements

Local and out of state travel shall be required on occasion depending on project need and location. The travel commitment is estimated to be around 10% of regular work schedule per month.

Physical/Work Environment Requirements

  • Shall require long periods of sitting or standing at a desk in front of a computer in the office environment.

  • Shall require the ability to walk, climb and crawl on a project construction site on occasions.

  • On occasions could be exposed to inclement weather

Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participates in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

Bernhard is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is Bernhard’s policy to recruit, test, hire, promote, transfer, compensate, train, grant leave, and terminate based on merit and business needs, and without regard to race, creed, age, color, ancestry/national origin, sex, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, religion, sexual orientation/sexual identity, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or other basis prohibited by law.

To staffing/placement agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and placement agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to an employee of Bernhard LLC or its operating companies) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Bernhard, LLC (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with a requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)