Remote Senior Mechanical Engineer (Hydropower focused)

Post Date

Mar 15, 2023



ZIP/Postal Code

Jun 14, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Engineering (Non IT)

Req #


Pay Rate

$100k - $130k (estimate)

Job Description

Insight Global's utilities client is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who is focused on hydro power plant projects. The candidate must sit-in TN, GA, FL, AL, MS, or KY, and it will require 3 overnight trips/month to project sites. They will be responsible for mechanical system design for hydro power plants. This will include design of piping, valves, pumps, rotors, impellors, turbines, etc. They will go to project sites, scope out the work/job, write proposals, estimate man hours, then oversee the designers for the design, and create engineering documents for the role. Types of projects could include hydro life extension projects, modifications to generators for propellers or impellors, upgrades to hydropower equipment.

Required Skills & Experience

* B.S. in Engineering (ideally, mechanical)

* 6+ years of experience in mechanical engineering -- piping/pumps/valve, etc.

* Experience designing/engineering for hydro power projects/plants.

* PE License -- open to someone have an EIT or have passed the FE AND have plans to obtain their PE w/in 1-year

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

* Ability to relocate to Chattanooga, TN

* Experience writing scope of work

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.