Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Dec 4, 2023

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 89654 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Hatch is seeking a Senior Mechanical & Piping Engineers in Pittsburgh, PA. The Senior Mechanical & Piping Engineer will be part of an engineering team providing engineering services to large and small projects. The Senior Mechanical & Piping Engineer is broadly responsible for establishing system requirements, performing functional analyses, defining design criteria, preparing engineering calculations, technical specifications, data sheets and reports. In addition, the Mechanical Engineer is required to develop, or provide input into, 3D models and 2D drawings.


The Senior Mechanical & Piping Engineer reports to the Lead Mechanical Engineer on a large project and to the Project Manager or the Engineering Manager on a small project. The Senior Mechanical & Piping Engineer may supervise junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists on a project. Mentor young engineers as part of their career development programs.


This position reports to the Regional Manager, Mechanical & Piping.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assist in defining project scope
  • Assist the Engineering Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule.
  • Perform system analyses, establish user requirements, analyze system functional and performance requirements, define design criteria, and establish system layouts and designs.
  • Prepare engineering calculations such as hydraulic modeling, stress analysis, equipment sizing and tank, pressure vessel and bin design and ensuring that all analyses satisfy user and system requirements.
  • Prepare technical specifications based on input received from other disciplines.
  • Conduct interface management between related systems.
  • Prepare data sheets based on input received from other disciplines.
  • Prepare and contribute to technical memos and reports, within areas of expertise.
  • Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates.
  • Prepare and/or review project standard specifications and design criteria.
  • Prepare or provide input to 3D models and 2D mechanical drawings.
  • Participate in and contribute to design reviews.
  • Carry out assigned tasks within budget and schedule.
  • Stamp documents and drawings as required and if appropriately registered.
  • Manage small capital and maintenance projects.
  • Assist in preparing proposals.
  • Review and evaluate technical work prepared by junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists.
  • Assist in the compilation and delivery of monthly engineering status reports.
  • Construction supervision and management dependent upon project demands.
  • Assist in the commissioning of systems on site as required.


Knowledge/Skill/Ability Requirements:


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of industry standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the mechanical engineering discipline.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team and coordinate mechanical activities between disciplines.
  • Sound knowledge of 3D data centric design systems.
  • Sound knowledge of engineering management systems.
  • Ability to delegate tasks and effectively supervise others.
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects.


Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Construction, Sustainability, Hydraulics, Engineer, Engineering, Energy

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