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Junior Mechanical Engineer

Santa Ana, CA 92701

Posted: 02/01/2023 Employment Type: Full Time Category: County Job Number: PPI002624 Pay Rate: $45 - $55 per hour

Job Description

Project Partners is seeking an experienced Junior Mechanical Engineer with 2+ years of experience to assist our public client in the Santa Ana area. The position will be on-site and full-time (approximately 40 hours per week). 

The Junior Mechanical Engineer duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical support on various mechanical engineering aspects associated with solid waste disposal sites.
  • Provide engineering support on all mechanical systems, inspections, and preparing and review of technical documents, plans, and specifications.
  • Monitor closed and active solid waste disposal sites while providing quality assurance of work submitted by design consultants, engineering field staff, and contractors.
  • Assist in the preparation of mechanical engineering studies, design documents, and construction packages to support various projects.
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders to help with mechanical system reliability.
  • Perform mechanical system mapping, regulatory self-assessments, and develop best practices and training for landfill staff.

Career Advantage:

The selected candidate will gain key public sector experience that can effectively position the candidate to pursue and obtain key, sought-after public sector jobs.

Job Requirements

The Junior Mechanical Engineer will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification or Licensed California Professional Engineer (PE) is a plus
  • Strong Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) experience is desired
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship in the U.S.)
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and proof of insurance

Additional Information

Project Partners is Southern California's public sector civil engineering specialist. Our singular mission is to help engineering professionals advance their careers while providing employers with flexible and cost-effective engineering staff resources.

Project Partners provides professional benefits to its employees. 

  • Project Partners offers medical and dental benefits. You can choose the best plan for you and your loved ones. We pay 80% of employee’s medical premium costs.
  • Paid time off – Start accruing paid time off right away – including vacation, holidays, and floating days off
  • 401(k) and Profit-sharing programs

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