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Senior Facilities Engineer

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Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 44941 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. 


Our knowledge of infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you! 

Hatch LTK- LTK, one of the nation’s most respected consultants to the railroad and rail transit industries and Hatch Engineering, experts in business and technical experience in mining, energy and infrastructure sectors, have joined together to form the top rail and transit solutions provider. We are currently seeking candidates for the following position:



Office Location: Ambler, PA; Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA

other Location in the US IS a Possibility




The ideal candidate is a self-directed engineering professional with a Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, a strong understanding of Manufacturing and/or Industrial Engineering, and a minimum of 10 years of experience in machinery design.  The position is that of a senior leader within a multi-discipline design team. Preferred Candidates should have experience in the industrial design of factories; large product distribution facilities; or transportation fleet maintenance facilities. Experience in bus and/or passenger train maintenance is a significant advantage. PE registration (or the ability to obtain registration within six months) is highly desirable, but not required.


Candidates must have experience in developing plans, specifications, calculations, technical reports and memorandums, and cost estimates for projects. Job duties will include:


  • Developing industrial layout/design of the facility and process machinery for best facility logistics and material flow.
  • Writing specifications for machinery procurement from proprietary design machinery builders.
  • Preparing Design and Specifications for custom built machinery, tooling and fixtures.
  • Preparing facility construction cost estimates using industry data sources such as R.S. Means.
  • Visiting project sites and customer facilities for meetings, data collection and planning.
  • Coordinating with engineers from other disciplines and architects.
  • Witnessing in-factory machinery inspection and testing to assure conformance to specification.
  • Performing final machinery installation inspection, commissioning and start-up.  


All candidates must have knowledge in overhead cranes, grade mounted material handling equipment, welding / fabrication and machine shop equipment and practices; and thorough understanding of OSHA regulations and ANSI / ASME standards. Experience using AutoCAD or similar drafting programs is a plus.


To function well as a design team member, all candidates should have a broad understanding of the basic principles of electrical controls and interlocking; electric charging, industrial ventilation; metallurgy, corrosion and materials selection; and architectural design.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships are critically important for success in this role.  Candidates must also be detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills, the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines and maintaining a high level of quality.


Candidate shall have or obtain a U.S. passport. Travel within North America may range from 10% to 25% of time in any given year. Occasional travel outside North America may be required.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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