Mechanical Engineer - Experienced Level

Lenexa, KS
Engineering – Sector - Grocery & Distribution /
Full Time - Salary
/ Hybrid
At Henderson, we're about more than just buildings. We're about the people, experiences and potential found inside. We're known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We love the process that brings buildings to life. And we're changing the industry by integrating the building design and construction process.

We view each of our employees as an essential part of our mission to lead the field.

It's What We Do
We provide total building system design services across multiple high-growth markets for industry leaders. You'll get to use your talent to work on some of the country's biggest names in higher education, sports & venue, healthcare, grocery, restaurant and retail.

It's How We're Different
But, we're also about more than just engineering and buildings. We're about you. You, and the hundreds of passionate employees who made us who we are today.
Together, we dream up inventions that solve industry-wide problems, design spaces that become landmarks, win medals in fitness challenges, and toast to the good life at our legendary golf tournaments.

So what will you be doing all day? You would join us as a Mechanical Designer/Engineer working on things like…

    • Performs advanced calculations and designs engineering systems with a high degree of independence
    • Lead design from concept to substantial completion
    • Communicating effectively with clients and being an outward facing member of the design team
    • Conducts research and asks questions when performing unfamiliar tasks
    • Prepares basic to advanced system layouts, detailed drawings and schematics
    • Reviews shop drawings for conformance to plans and specifications
    • Leads multi-disciplinary project design teams and supports technical oversight
    • Performs research and makes recommendations as to the feasibility of systems or equipment. Evaluates products for their application
    • Assists with developing, establishing and maintaining relationships with strategic partners and customers in support of business development and/or pursuit activities
    • Mentoring and training junior level engineers - this person will be a technical resource to assure that top quality is being met
    • Providing technical design guidance and quality control on assigned projects
    • Assisting in the production of construction documents (drawings and specifications) for new buildings, and for renovations and additions to existing facilities as needed
    • Developing and maintaining internal project schedules, design budgets and contracts as needed
    • Providing coordination of project designs with other disciplines
    • Traveling to in and out of state project sites on an as needed basis

We'd love for you to apply for this position if you…

    • Have a degree in Architectural or Mechanical Engineering preferred
    • Possess at least 7+ years of experience in mechanical design on commercial building projects
    • Have a PE license (strongly preferred)
    • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in engineering design, A&E industry, codes, design guides and standards required, as well as a broad understanding of other engineering disciplines.
    • Advanced proficiency in Revit and Bluebeam Revu required
    • Are experienced communicating with external clients and customers and basic project management responsibilities
    • Enjoy training and mentoring mechanical staff
    • Have advanced proficiency in technical knowledge, the A&E industry, building mechanical and energy codes, and standards relating to a broad range of practice, project, or program types
    • Are experienced in a variety of warehouse and industrial project types strongly preferred
    • Possess excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Have the ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality design
Anticipated salary range for this position may be $75,000 - $94,000
Salary may be higher or lower than the stated range depending on factors unrelated to the applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, or disability. Salary can vary from this range based on geographic cost of labor statistical differentials.

Let's Talk Perks
We take care of our people. As a Henderson employee, you'll enjoy some pretty awesome perks. Trust us, your friends will all have work envy.

Flexible Work Hours (Because we all need to balance work and life.)
Casual Dress Code (Be yourself, please.)
Paid Volunteer Time (We literally pay you to volunteer.)
Paid Parental Leave (Because we know both parents deserve to be there for a new baby.)
Health and Wellness Initiatives (Get Fit and Stay Fit.)
Receptive and Forward-Thinking Leadership (Our doors are always open.)
Clear Career Path Options (We want you to excel.)

Industry-leading 401K match and profit sharing (When the company succeeds, we all share in that success.)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (Yes, our employees are the owners.)
Paid Training for Professional Development (We’ll pay for the time you take getting better at what you do.)
Performance Bonuses (When you do well, we reward you for your work.)
Comprehensive and Extensive Insurance (We’ve got you covered.)
Paid Term Life and Disability (We’ve got your family covered, too.)
Health Savings Account & Flexible Spending Accounts (We'll help you take advantage of tax savings.)
Paid Time Off and Sick Time off (Take a break. You deserve it!)
Financial Wellness & Coaching Program (Financial security makes you a happier team member.)

More information can be found here -

Henderson Engineers, Inc. and Henderson Building Solutions are EEO Employers/Vet/Disabled and participate in the E-Verify program
Applicants for positions with Henderson Engineers/Henderson Building Solutions must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and verification of eligibility will be required at the time of commencement of employment
All offers will be contingent upon completion of the hiring process including verifications and background checks as required for employment

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