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Mechanical Engineer - Las Cruces, NM

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Job ID: 205819
Location: LAS CRUCES, NM, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Mechanical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a top-notch Mechanical Engineer to join our talented team in Las Cruces, NM. This position is responsible for all aspects of mechanical engineering across the entire site and assisting with similar activities throughout the client’s enterprise. 

  • Understand all systems from a strategic perspective and be able to develop short and long term plans for maximizing efficiency and performance of the systems. 
  • Perform design analyses and calculations for mechanical projects and conduct comparative cost analysis.
  • Perform technical reviews of mechanical engineering designs, calculations, analyses, drawings, or specifications to ensure compliance with project objectives or standards.
  • Review contractors’ submittals, shop drawings, and samples of materials and components, and ensuring that they conform to the requirements of the contract.
  • Analyze maintenance data to identify trends in equipment and organizational performance that adversely affect efficiency, cost, quality, plant capacity, and production throughput. Make recommendations on actions that can be taken to reverse adverse trends.
  • Participate in the review of Maintenance procedures and policies.
  • Recommends improved processes, programs, procedures and systems along with recommending enhancements and /or new approaches.
  • Develops or assists in the development of capital budget proposals.
  • Works to develop Best Practices to be applied across all areas of the facility. Liaison with engineers, operations, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects.
  • Provides technical expertise for troubleshooting failures, repairs and evaluating equipment.
  • Use technical drawings, specifications of electrical and mechanical systems and components to ensure systems conform to standards.
  • Provide troubleshooting and expertise to unscheduled events as requested.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the corrective actions on a monthly basis.
  • Optimize equipment uptime, reliability, and efficiency by analyzing equipment performance data and maintenance practices.
  • Monitors programs such as Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Total Productive Maintenance, and FMEA programs.
  • Conducts analysis and investigations using Failure Mode Analysis and Root Cause.
  • Develop project alternatives, scopes of work and justification for projects. Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs.
  • Perform Project Management duties on capital improvement projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Architectural Field with 5+ years relevant experience.
  • Experience with technical software packages (e.g., AutoCAD, SixSigma, Pipeflow, ARCHGIS, Trane Trace, vendor equipment selection software)
  • Knowledge of engineering calculations (e.g., heating and cooling load, hydronic pressure drop, static pressure drop, NPSH, psychrometric, utility utilization projections)
  • Knowledge of mechanical codes and guidelines (e.g., SMACNA, ASHRAE, IBC, IMC, IPC, LEED, Indoor Air Quality Standards)
  • Experience with cost estimating - Design, analysis and troubleshooting of mechanical facilities infrastructure (e.g., HVAC, chilled water, steam, EMCS, heating water, ventilation, air distribution, plumbing, energy management, data centers)
  • Experience with cost-benefit analysis and life-cycle cost analysis
  • Experience with system startup, commissioning, and testing and balancing


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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