Project Engineer- MEP (2532)

Project Management/Ops Team  |  Garden Grove, California, United States  |  175127

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Who is Southland Energy? 

As a division of Southland Industries , Southland Energy is a national provider of performance-based energy and infrastructure solutions with roots in one of the nation’s leading MEP building systems companies.  We leverage our design build engineering and construction expertise to help our clients reduce their operating expenses, renew their infrastructure, and make their facilities more resilient. Southland Energy combines a self-performance project delivery model with world-class energy engineering expertise to develop, construct and sustain the most cost-effective and reliable solutions in the industry. 

Why Join Southland Energy?  

Southland Energy is rapidly growing to meet our clients’ demands for providing turn-key facility life-cycle solutions.  We’re building an industry-leading team with the capabilities to plan, execute, and sustain all elements of our clients’ energy infrastructure,    

As a privately held Company, we have the autonomy, agility and flexibility to quickly develop and execute customized solutions that meet our clients’ unique and diverse goals. Our employees experience a streamlined business structure that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit while also providing the tools and support necessary to deliver outstanding projects for our clients. 

Our people-first culture provides opportunities for personal and professional Development and our work environment is progressive, exciting, supportive, and fun. 

If you're ready to own your success and be a part of an industry-changing team, then Southland Energy is for you! 

What you’ll do:

This is the entry point for a career in project management. Primary responsibility is to assist a project manager or managers to successfully coordinate a project using the necessary engineering, labor, equipment, materials, tools, and subcontracted services. This position requires the development of skills in estimating, scheduling and design to better understand the coordination of the design-build construction process.

  • Support field labor
  • Labor feedback
  • Equipment & Subcontractor procurement
  • Document Control
  • Design, Trade & Subcontractor coordination
  • Assist in budget analysis, cost and margin projections, estimate project changes & impacts, etc.
  • Assist in the development of project schedules.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Basic skills that will include inquiring, reviewing and printing job cost reports, labor feedback entry and purchase order entry.
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC design to include types of equipment utilized in the industry as well as general understanding of system operations (i.e. variable air, constant volume, refrigeration cycle.)
  • Ability to read mechanical and plumbing drawings and identify work installed to track labor feedback accurately.
  • Ability to prepare equipment delivery log and track status of these orders.
  • Competent with general business writing and public speaking.
  • Has competency in basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and suppliers to procure, manage and update the submittal process.
  • Ability to communicate with field foremen to write and track RFI’s both internally with our design department and externally with the architect or other designers
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation including CAD drawings, Blueprints, Submittals, etc.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management, 1-3 years experience in related field.
  • Experience working with a mechanical contractor and supporting project work or as a design engineer who wants to get into operations
  • You should have some experience and knowledge of HVAC systems and design
  • If you have Design Build experience, that's a plus!

How will you grow with the organization? 

Southland Energy prides itself on impressive, sustainable growth and our philosophy on talent is no different.  All Southland Industries divisions commit to Attracting the right talent, while fostering talent retention through diverse career experiences. 

How does Southland make sure you are growing in your career?  Along with training opportunities, Southland Industries’ “connected solution” approach provides opportunities to work both with industry experts in the Energy division as well as across all Southland divisions to gain unique exposure to these construction and engineering disciplines. Through this cohesive and collaborative work dynamic we often see our people change roles, teams, divisions, and locations as they grow with the company and progress in their career! 

YOU Matter

Benefits:

As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter

To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. ****We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

If you don’t feel this position is match for you, we encourage you to share it with others. Feel free to share throughout your social networks and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to keep up to date on what we’re doing as a company. 

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What we look for in our project engineers and project managers is effective problem solving and the ability to facilitate team-oriented discussions that can lead to the implementation of solutions. If you thrive on managing large-scale projects, mentoring others and are passionate about safety, then this is the track for you.

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