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Mechanical Engineer I Fuels

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Michael Baker Intl

Education: Bachelor degree in Business Management or Engineering, or the equivalent

Career Level: Professional

% of Travel Required: 30-70%

Company Phone: 8437295570

Company Address:

272 Bendix Road, Suite 400 | Virginia Beach, VA 23452

The Civil and Environmental Practice seeks an enthusiastic and motivated Mechanical Engineer to join our growing and high performing Fuel System and Environmental Compliance Team based in Virginia Beach, VA. Responsibilities will include planning, executing, and documenting environmental compliance projects related to the storage and distribution of petroleum, oils, and lubricant (POL) facilities and infrastructure for a well-established client. This includes inventories, inspections and management plans for Petroleum Storage Tanks (PSTs) and related spill response and prevention activities and plans such as development of Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary, collaborative engineering team, with staff located in the Virginia Beach office and in other Michael Baker offices located across the United States (US).  In addition, you will have the opportunity to travel across the US (including Alaska, Hawaii and territories) as well as internationally (including Europe, Asia and Africa) to various Department of Defense installations.

The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter who displays a passion for solving complex problems for our clients, interacting in a team environment, and meeting established project requirements. Michael Baker is committed to the growth of our internal personnel and we support this with world class learning and development. Within the Fuel System and Environmental Compliance Team, the candidate will be mentored by seasoned project and program managers and have opportunities for career advancement.  In addition, the successful candidate will have the personal satisfaction of completing activities to protect the environment we live in for our clients while protecting our military mission.   As a company, We Make a Difference

This position is based in Virginia Beach, VA. Applicants desiring to work remotely or from other Baker office locations will be considered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Supports a Project Team of engineers in planning, executing, and documenting environmental engineering projects.
Prepares complex engineering studies supporting environmental engineering, planning, compliance, site evaluations, and corrective actions; prepares corrective action designs and specifications.
Manages multiple complex technical projects as the primary task manager.
Evaluates and develops technical scopes of work and cost estimates for unique project requirements.
Evaluates the applicability of state and federal environmental regulations.
Prepares documents for regulatory agencies to obtain required permits.
Communicates with Project Team on technical and administrative requirements.
Schedules and attends internal meetings as necessary and documents key decisions and action items.
Prepares for site visits by evaluating project scopes of work and coordinating site work activities with onsite personnel and vendors.
Completes site visits by traveling to sites to meet with clients and initiate, oversee, document, and troubleshoot the execution of environmental compliance work.
Following site visits evaluates vendor reports of site work and prepare technical reports documenting the project scopes of work.
Completes project technical requirements within established budgets and schedules.
Performs quality assurance activities.
Completes continuing education and training to maintain professional expertise and credentials

Job Requirements:


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
4 - 8 years of increasingly responsible engineering experience.
Professional Engineer (P.E.) license required, or ability to obtain within 6-months.
Experience in Department of Defense civil and environmental engineering and/or environmental compliance is preferred, including bulk fuel storage and delivery system design or military service station fuel system design and construction as well as development of SPCC plans.
Certification in tank and/or piping inspection (such as STI SP001/API 653/API 570) is also a plus.
Excellent technical writing and communications skills. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Proficient skills in AutoCAD will also be considered.
Site visits may require the ability to traverse uneven terrain wearing PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) and carrying light equipment necessary for data collection and reporting.
Travel is required for this position and the individual must be legally authorized to work in the U.S., with a valid U.S. passport and eligible for security clearance. Travel requirements for this position are between 30-70% of the work schedule and include domestic destination and international destinations.

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