Mechanical Engineer V
Job Details
Chicago - Oak Brook, IL
Full Time
Bachelor Degree
$93,000.00 - $139,000.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%
Mechanical Engineer V

C&I looking for a talented driven individual to join our team!


If you love solving complex engineering problems while providing quality service and developing meaningful networks with clients then this may be the place for you!


About the opportunity:

C&I is an employee owned, full service, engineering design firm providing engineering/design/project management and procurement services to various clients. We are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to help us achieve our company mission. The Mechanical Team is responsible for preparing technical reports, studies, design documents, performing calculations using engineering software, and preparing specifications for complex mechanical equipment and support systems.

We are diversifying and working on some of the largest and most complex projects in various industries such as Refining, Bourbon, Chemical, BioProducts… You name it! When we take on a project, it’s personal. We feel that even though we may only be responsible for a portion, in effect, it’s all “our” project. This sense of ownership, this unwavering commitment to excellence and a devotion to each task is not situational. It is an integral part of our process and at the very core of who we are as a company. As we grow, we need hardworking people to help contribute to our collaborative culture and solve the engineering challenges of tomorrow.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working independently & functioning as a Mechanical project lead that includes planning, coordinating, scheduling, creating effort estimates, as well as checking technical and construction documents on equipment and piping projects.
  • Developing, interpreting, and reviewing utility and process P&IDs and Line Designation Tables
  • Performing detailed analysis and comprehensive calculation related to rotating fixed equipment
  • Developing an independent quality plan to supplement normal project execution plan when appropriate. Ensures accuracy, completeness and consistency in the work produced in concert with project team objectives and customer expectations.
  • Creates plan of execution for unique projects, anticipating the sequence of tasks, long lead and special items for engineering procurement cycle, and dependencies of information from others.
  • Uses vendor documents, coordination prints, surveys and models to check dimensions, determine interface points, determine physical space requirements, and provide and provide information to other departments. etc.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or higher from a four-year ABET accredited engineering program and a minimum of eight (8) years of related work experience  for heavy industrial applications (Refinery, Chemical Plant, or Power Plant preferred)
  • PE license required
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally to offices, vendor shops, and project sites. Travel is expected to be up to 10%
  • Valid Driver’s License

Qualifications that set you apart:

  • Prior Leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of ASME, NFPA, API, HI, NEMA, Welding and other industry guidelines
  • Experience with fixed equipment, mechanical systems (piping, hydraulics, pneumatics, metallurgy, and welding
  • Extensive technical experience with Caesar II, Compress, Nozzle Pro, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, and knowledge of developing calculation worksheets in Excel

Why join us:

At C&I, are committed to the safety and success of our coworkers and clients. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

Our core values include:

  • People: Building our company on diversity, development and experience
  • Quality: Doing the right things right
  • Ownership: Holding ourselves and our teams accountable for results
  • Service: Understanding our partnership and providing valued solutions

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

C&I is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.