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Parsons Corporation Senior Mechanical Engineer in Bakersfield, California

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Job Description:

Ready to lead a team that tackles industrial challenges? Want to take your Engineering expertise to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the Petrochemical Industry?

Parsons is now hiring experienced Mechanical Engineers with a desire to work on Oil & Gas and Petrochemical projects. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our Senior Mechanical Engineers to be enthusiastic, working in a highly flexible, team oriented environment. They need to have exceptional communication, analytical, and management skills. In this role you will complete a wide variety of difficult engineering assignments, applying engineering techniques and analyses focused on petrochemical process engineering. You will apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses which will involve various engineering softwares, such as MS Excel, Word, and Powerpoint, plus other more specialized software such as MathCAD and Caesar II. Willingness to travel to the client location for field data gathering and other on-site activities is expected.


Perform complex engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately.

Extract engineering information from CAD drawings. Prepare engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, and designs.

Complete a variety of assignments such as calculations, drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.

Frequently interface with other Engineering disciplines as well as other departments.

Prepare detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.

Review supplier drawing submittals and perform technical bid analyses.

Provide technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower level Engineers working on the same project.

May act in an advisory capacity to senior management personnel on engineering related matters.

Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (or related field) and 10+ years of related work experience.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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