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Planate Management Group LLC Professional Mechanical Engineer in Tacoma, Washington

Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA with a technical support center in the Philippines that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering design, and construction management services in support of the US Department of State along with other US federal agencies.The Mechanical Engineer will support the architectural and engineering services branch of GSA, focused on planning, design, construction, and leasing projects throughout the four-state region. The Mechanical Engineer will support several aspects of the mechanical engineering program as outlined in the tasks below.Our salary range for this position is $110k to $140k/annually (the range varies depending on experience and qualifications).Key responsibilities:Meet with appropriate stakeholders to identify their vision, goal & objectives, specific needs, constraints, and concerns.Identify strategies to meet the vision and accomplish the goals and objectives, specific needs, constraints, and concerns.Document the information to include assumptions, limitations, constraints, risks, costs, and a recommended implementation plan.Design Review/ Construction Submittal ReviewReview applicable project requirements documents, e.g., Program of Requirements (POR), Statement of Work (SOW), Basis of Design (BOD), Solicitation for Offers (SFO), etc.Review design submittals for compliance with design standards and codes applicable to each project, as well as sound Mechanical Engineering practice. Emphasis will be in compliance with GSA P-100 (GSA Public Building Service Facility Standards), sustainability and energy conservation.Review construction phase submittals for conformance with plans and specifications as well as applicable codes and sound Mechanical Engineering practice, and recommend approval or rejection with specific reasons.Small Project design (typically design/build)Advise the contracting officer during contractor solicitation.Provide ongoing support and consultation for the design of the small project during construction.Maintain List of Studies and ProjectsReview existing studies to identify potential projects and identify gaps in information that may require further study. Studies may include mechanical system studies, Building Evaluation Reports (BERs), Re- or Retro-Commissioning Studies, or others.Create criteria to rank the potential studies and projects in order of criticality and importance.Manage Pre-Design StudiesIdentify and manage the integrated project team by conducting cyclical project meetings and coordinating the reviews of deliverables.Monitor the study contractor's performance including managing correspondences, evaluating performance, etc.Technical ConsultationRespond to technical questions with particular emphasis on the HVAC and Plumbing related from other GSA Region 10 employees for both owned and leased facilities, either in writing or verballyProvide answers or guidance to GSA personnel at a technical level appropriate to their technical understanding (tailor answer to the audience)MeetingsParticipate in weekly staff/ monthly division/ad hoc project meetings as requested.Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.Qualifications to be successful in the role:Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university requiredMaster's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university. preferredA minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible technical experience in Mechanical Engineering design and project managementRegistered Mechanic