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Senior Mechanical Engineer/Mechanical Dept. Head - Eugene, OR

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Company Name:Systems West Engineers
Location:Eugene, OR
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$105000 - $115000 per year
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Systems West Engineers is seeking a Sr. Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager to join our consulting engineering firm.

We are a team of skilled engineers, designers, and technicians, who are also bicycle commuters, photographers, volunteers, DIY fanatics, gardeners, skiers, hikers, and experimenters. As both colleagues and friends, we enjoy working together to bring enthusiasm and a team-oriented focus on each strategically selected project.

The right-fit candidate enjoys dynamic engineering designs for the built environment, as well as management of design projects, and assigned team members. Candidates who excel in this role seek opportunities to build relationships, value high-quality and effective project execution, have a broad range of technical design competencies, and a strong drive to be curious. To be successful at SWE, this position requires the candidate to have knowledge and experience in a variety of institutional facilities and building systems. Preferred system experience includes:

  • HVAC systems
  • Centralized systems (boilers, chillers, steam, etc.)
  • Laboratories
  • Utility distribution systems


  • Natural team builder; we over me
  • Resourceful and curious; continuous learner
  • Communicator and collaborator
  • Solution-oriented; tenacious and enjoys a good challenge
  • Enjoys leading projects and teams
  • Owner advocate mindset
  • Broad technical competencies; exposure to many systems and complexities
  • Values personal and professional growth
  • Seeking to make an impact in your community and your work


  • 100% employer paid insurance
  • 100% employer contributed SEP IRA program
  • 100% employer paid professional memberships and certifications
  • Profit sharing bonus opportunities - our successes are mutual
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
  • Employee Assistance Program - because resources for work and life matter to us
  • Virtual health and wellness coaching, counseling, programs, and care
  • Career Development Plans with annual paid training - employee driven with aligned mentors who want you to excel
  • Hybrid schedule options
  • Rewards and recognition program
  • Engagement socials - because we like to work and play
  • Commuter Incentive Program

This is a full time, exempt position. Competitive salary starting at $105,000, DOE. Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plan with contributions and company performance bonus.


  • Prior experience managing multi-disciplinary MEP design projects and teams
  • Degree in engineering
  • Professional Engineering (PE) registration
  • Previous experience supervising and mentoring staff


Systems West Engineers is a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, designers, and technicians delivering thoughtful, effective solutions to complex MEP building systems. We show up as a leading team player in the network of contributors, always serving as a resource to elevate the work of others.

As a member of our team, you'll consistently hear us refer to our values - they serve as our decision-making code and inform our behavior from business operations to our designs and commissioning work. Our values include support community, pursue excellence, work effectively, be responsible, serve our clients, sustain the environment, and think creatively.

We pursue the creative challenges that make for an engaging, collaborative work experience, and we're excited to share those endeavors with each new member of our team. We believe transparency is essential to achieve stability - to us, that's more than work-life balance, but also the peer support system that allows each of us to thrive. Over the long haul, we encourage you to identify your own unique development goals, then we offer the resources that enable your individual growth.