Mechanical Engineering Manager

Apply now »

Date: Jun 4, 2022

Location: Irvine, California, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Irvine 

State: CA

Mechanical Engineering Department Manager

The Mechanical Engineering Department Manager will be responsible for supervising the Mechanical/Plumbing Engineering Department and growing it.  In this regard, there are business development responsibilities and commissioning agent recruitment objectives associated with this position.

When directly working on projects, the Mechanical Engineering Department Manager will act as the Mechanical (or Plumbing) Engineer of Record (MEOR or PEOR) or will assign a subordinate mechanical or plumbing engineer in the Mechanical/Plumbing Department and act as a supervisor to that assigned mechanical or plumbing engineer.

When working on a project level, the Mechanical Engineering Department Manager will also be responsible for project management, design, HVAC load calculations, Title 24 modeling, studies, energy audits, facilities condition assessments, construction administration, plan review, and plan check.  This project-related work will also include the preparation of contract plans and specifications, cost estimates, technical reports/studies, proposals, meetings, and presentations. Requires an ability to work on projects from concept stage through construction.

A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.  A minimum of 7 years’ experience in building design of institutional, educational, healthcare, public, and private development is required.  A mechanical PE License in California is required.  A LEED credential is preferred.

Must have the ability to work independently, as well as with a team, with minimal supervision.  Ability to communicate in a clear, open style is also necessary.  Must also be able to lead design teams and review teams, and also be able to manage people within his/her team.

The Mechanical Engineering Department Manager will also be required to interface directly with clients and be able to fully communicate and address clients’ problems, questions, and comments in a clear, professional manner.  This person must be able to execute duties in a “work-share” environment.

Owen Group, Limited Partnership (Owen) is a Bureau Veritas (BV) company, which is an international testing, inspection, certification, and compliance company.  Within BV, Owen is a full service architectural & engineering (A&E) and commissioning firm providing MEP, Structural, and Civil engineering design, architectural design, and commissioning, as well as Pre-Construction and Construction Management services to a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors.  Our projects include Education, Healthcare, Energy, Government, Aviation, Hospitality, International, and Mixed-Use Projects.  Our primary office is in Orange County.  To widely serve our clients, we also have offices elsewhere in California and nationwide as part of Bureau Veritas.

For consideration, please email your resume to with “Mechanical Engineering Department Manager” in the subject line.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!


If you would like additional information regarding Bureau Veritas' federal obligations in regards to equal employment opportunity, please click the link below: