Mechanical Engineer (Facilities)

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2024 10:50 AM)
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LMI seeks an experienced mechanical engineer to provide support to a federal facilities and infrastructure portfolio management program. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions to help U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) keep our nation safe while supporting the facilitation of legitimate trade and travel.


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.


  • Support a federal agency’s technical division and act as a subject matter expert for mechanical engineering matters
  • Utilize subject matter expertise to deliver solutions to engineering requirements for DHS projects to include both new construction and maintenance and repair of existing real property
  • Communicate with senior leadership; engineering subject matter experts (SMEs), project managers and facility managers about issues and solutions regarding project requirements
  • Perform quality assurance reviews of design documents and engineering studies, and provide associated technical recommendations
  • Review project progress from an engineering perspective, measuring performance and proposing necessary corrective actions to maintain agreed-upon requirements
  • Travel to project sites at geographically dispersed locations nationwide as required to verify progress of work, ensure conformity with specifications and accepted engineering practices, attend program management reviews and contribute to technical Integrated Project Teams
  • Provide engineering inputs to cost estimates; utilize value engineering analysis as needed
  • Assist with all aspects of facility development, including planning, programming, design and construction phases
  • Provide input on appropriate standards, and guidelines, as well as interpretation and compliance for building code and regulations.
  • Collaborate with other BPAM personnel including other architects, engineers, project managers, facility managers, planning and budget staff
  • Oversee the execution of engineering projects as needed
  • Work with service providers including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to ensure acceptable delivery of project services


  • 8+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
  • A current Professional Engineer (PE) license or Engineer-in Training (EIT) certification preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, Certified Construction Manager (CCM), or other industry-related certification is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to read construction documents, including drawings, specifications and RFPs
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively solve problems.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Available for approximately 20% travel.
  • Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance abuse, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation (CBP BI) preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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