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Mechanical Designer

BSA LifeStructures Inc.
St Louis, MO 63103
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Are you passionate about your work and how it impacts others? Do you enjoy partnering with colleagues and clients to solve complex problems? If so, we need to talk.

We are passionate about our mission to Create Inspired Solutions to Improve Lives. Our teams are designing spaces for long-lasting impact in what we call Healing, Learning and Discovery environments. These spaces are LifeStructures because we truly believe that the design can impact the outcome.

Position Purpose/Summary

The purpose of this position is to assist with originating and developing design ideas for assigned projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design standards, visualization, local codes and guidelines are met for quality documents
    • Prepares engineering analysis of projects, to include: preliminary design, budget analysis, calculations, life cycle costs, and equipment selection.

    • Reviews the development of designs for compliance with applicable codes, adopted engineering standards, and good engineering practices.

    • Performs field inspections as part of the construction quality assurance process.

  • Multi-discipline coordination
    • Presents design ideas based on factors such as aesthetics, design-function relationships, serviceability, and client specifications.

    • Prepares working drawings from sketches, design specifications, and conversations with other staff members.

  • Project delivery support
    • Prepares drawings, layouts, and other visual aids.

    • Prepares technical construction specifications.

    • May develop and present design details to clients during development of design.

    • Conducts surveys to gather field data.

  • Pursue certification

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support systems commissioning activities, including site visits and functional testing - development and execution.

  • Identify, communicate, and improve design processes with other Designers.

  • May present design to client or design committee and discuss need for modification or change.

  • Provide mentoring to other staff members as directed.

  • Promote company reputation through good client relations.

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Critical Skills and Abilities

  • Design: Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; collaborate with others to modify design; applies design principles

  • Effective communication skills: Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to read and interpret information.

  • Leadership Skills: Able to assume a role of authority, as necessary; sets an example for coworkers; delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions and take personal accountability for decisions.

  • High accuracy and attention to detail: Able to perform work and job function with precision and accuracy; carefully monitors processes; concentrates on details, organizes and maintains a system of records.

  • Code and Mathematical knowledge required: Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local building codes and safety laws. Work requires advanced math skills, special relationship abilities, and the ability to understand abstract principles behind math and physics

  • Ownership Mentality: Possesses a sense of ownership in all deliverables.Utilizes knowledge and opportunity to continually strive for excellence within an empowering culture. Collaborates and supports fellow employee owners in ongoing improvements. Understands personal accountability within their role in the company.

  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Windows environment, Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Google: Mail, Calendar, Drive, Apps; familiarity with Deltek Vision preferred
      • Mechanical Designer: Trace 700

BSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer



  • Less than 5 year(s): Experience in healthcare, higher education, and laboratory design preferred



  • Bachelors or better in Mechanical Engineering or related field

Licenses & Certifications


  • Professional Engineer

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Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-09
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