Mac & Fulton Talent Partners Berkeley, CA, USA
Jan 10, 2020Full time
Our client is an established greenhouse design-build firm located in the Bay Area. They provide support in the areas of design, equipment selection, and turn-key greenhouse structures. This company is currently looking for a Jr. Engineer/ Project Engineer. This Engineer (or agricultural specialist) will support the engineering team in the areas of design, analysis, proposals, and technical support for greenhouse clients. Location: Berkeley, CA Responsibilities: Consults with greenhouse companies/ clients on the design, layout, and equipment selection with the goal of producing high value crops at maximum productivity in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner. Work with Systems Engineer to create mechanical drawings, construction drawings/ blueprints, and conduct other studies and analyses as it relates to greenhouse/ controlled environment systems and structures. Ability to complete fluid dynamic and heat transfer/thermodynamic calculations relating to greenhouse energy balances, pump/fan sizing and general mechanical design. Work with internal team and outside vendors to prepare cost estimates, proposal, project schedules, and related documents. Proposes innovative solutions and strategizes with team to resolve concerns and conflicts Stays current with industry trends by participating in seminars and training events and shares knowledge with team. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Biological/Agricultural Engineering from an accredited University (CEA-related curriculum strongly preferred). Ability to create 2D drawings and layouts (AutoCAD). Experience with CFD modeling tools a plus. Able to apply theoretical knowledge to achieve cost-effective, constructible design solutions. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; to express ideas; to share information; and to prepare clear, well-organized correspondence, reports and similar documents. Strong desire to learn, while actively applying knowledge base to challenges and problems.