Senior Mechanical Engineer

SSOE Group

SSOE Group

Columbus, OH, USA · Cincinnati, OH, USA · Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-MI-Midland | US-OH-Toledo | US-OH-Columbus | US-OH-Cincinnati
Full Time


SSOE is seeking a Senior Process Mechanical Engineer with experience leading an engineering design team from preliminary engineering through construction. Required skills include the development, completion of engineering calculations, equipment sizing, selection, preparation of equipment and construction specifications. Coordination with multi-discipline engineering and design teams is needed to deliver design and construction deliverables.

What Makes SSOE a Great Place To Work

You don't have to be an employee long before you understand the SSOE difference. It goes back to our history of reinventing ourselves for new markets, serious rates of growth year after year, and being ahead of the curve in technology. Those are the achievements of a company that rewards talent and effort in ways that mean the most to the individual.

When you work at SSOE, you work with the best and you're a part of something bigger than yourself. And providing the best possible workplace for our employees gives us a competitive advantage-helping us attract and retain top talent and drive better business results.


A Typical Day Might Include:

Mechanical process engineer should have industrial and power piping and equipment experience, either design or maintenance. Candidate will be responsible for design and construction deliverables for projects on industrial chemical and power utility, including boilers. This position also requires a working knowledge of pipe stress analysis, along with field experience on project installation or implementation being a plus.

  • Leading engineering studies, write reports, develop and complete engineering calculations.
  • Prepare designs for plant installations, coordinate with design/drafting staff, and prepare equipment and construction specifications. Specifications will include major items of rotating equipment such as boilers, compressors, turbines, and pumps. Other equipment will include pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and other manufacturing equipment.
  • Work as team leader to complete designs, including working w/ PFDs and P&IDs.
  • Coordinate with multi-discipline engineering and design teams to complete necessary project tasks.
  • Lead the preparation of bid packages and equipment purchasing.
  • Deliver quality service on schedule and within budget in a team environment collaborating with colleagues and clients.
  • Represents the firm in meetings and conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate a project.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs a medium to large engineering project or a number of smaller complex projects with overall responsibility for budget adherence, schedule adherence, quality control, and inter-discipline coordination.
  • Responsible for acceptance or rejection of major items involving materials, equipment, manufacturer's quality, and field construction.
  • Defines project scope of work and organizes into manageable tasks.
  • Maintains continuing professional education in discipline.
  • Takes part in client contact and business development activities.
  • Meets with client to define project scope, present project progress, and assure client satisfaction.
  • Perform field work to support the above responsibilities.
  • Travel required.


Qualifications You’ll Need on Day One:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, which qualifies for licensure in the state of practice, is required.
  • PE, or PE-tracked preferred, plus 10+ years of related practical experience with former employer(s).
  • Previous experience in the A/E industry is a must.
  • Familiarity with ASME process piping codes B31.1 & B31.3 & similar required. Additionally, experience with Caesar II stress analysis software is a plus
  • Must have good writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid driver's license required. May be waived for international assignments.
  • Salary Range: $90,000-$120,000/year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K, PTO & paid holidays










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