NANA Regional Corporation Mechanical Engineer in Anchorage, Alaska

Mechanical Engineer


Summary: This position provides engineering project leadership and/or discipline support for various projects by researching, specifying, developing, designing, engineering, or testing components, equipment and/or systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities of all Engineering Disciplines include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Provides conceptual and detailed engineering of process equipment and piping systems.


Researches and analyzes data such as client design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.


Designs systems such as piping, mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, or heat transfer systems.


Work includes P&ID development, equipment configuration and specification, material requisition preparation and development of engineering construction drawings.


Provides support to fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and client specifications.


Designs systems to interface machines, hardware, and software.


Evaluates field installations and recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.


Researches and analyzes data such as client design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.


Works with clients to develop a project’s scope of work, estimates, and/or schedules.


Reviews and approves project drawings, standards and specifications.


Develops major equipment and material selection, and construction specifications.


Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.


Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable codes, regulations and laws.


Provides support during fabrication and installation phases to ensure engineering documents are followed.


Coordinates activities with other project disciplines involved in fabrication, operation, application, and installation or repair of various materials, products or systems.


Provides technical direction, support and information to other engineers, designers and drafters.


Consistently demonstrates professional skills in structuring assigned activities, creativity, teamwork, communications, operational efficiencies, handling of a client’s changing needs, decision making, and analyzing and solving problems.


General Requirements:

Must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to prioritize work.


Must be able to pursue business objectives with energy, drive and initiative. Must be able to work effectively with a minimum of supervision or support. Must be able to balance multiple activities while still paying a great deal of attention to detail.


Must be able to understand how basic business work processes interact. Must be dedicated to understanding and exceeding the expectations and needs of clients. Must be able to build positive relationships with clients and others.


Monitors compliance with client criteria as well as all state and national codes and regulations. Ensures that all assigned activities and operations comply with applicable regulations and laws.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:



Synthesizes complex or diverse information;

Collects and researches data;

Uses intuition and experience to complement data;

Designs workflows and procedures.



Generates creative solutions;

Translates concepts and information into images;

Uses feedback to modify designs;

Applies design principles;

Demonstrates attention to detail.


Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;

Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;

Develops alternative solutions;

Works well in group problem solving situations;

Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Technical Skills

Assesses own strengths and weaknesses;

Pursues training and development opportunities;

Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;

Shares expertise with others.



Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;

Maintains confidentiality;

Listens to others without interrupting;

Keeps emotions under control;

Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


Oral Communication

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;

Listens and gets clarification;

Responds well to questions;

Demonstrates group presentation skills;

Participates in meetings.


Team Work

Balances team and individual responsibilities;

Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;

Gives and welcomes feedback;

Contributes to building a positive team spirit;

Puts success of team above own interests;

Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives;

Supports others’ efforts to succeed;

Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.


Written Communication

Writes clearly and informatively;

Edits work for spelling and grammar;

Varies writing style to meet needs;

Presents numerical data effectively;

Able to read and interpret written information.


Strategic Thinking

Develops strategies to achieve long-term success.


Safety and Security

Observes safety and security procedures.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty, responsibility and requirement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Knowledge of state and national codes and regulations and client standards and facilities is required.



Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited institution.



Minimum five (5) years experience in Mechanical Engineering required.

Experience in Cold Regions, Control Systems, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Offshore Structures, Petroleum Industry, and/or Telecom infrastructure project experience preferred.



The individual must satisfactorily perform all essential duties, responsibilities and requirements listed earlier in both the General Requirements and Discipline Specific sections. In addition, the individual must develop project estimates; provide discipline support for projects; coordinate activities with other disciplines; monitor for compliance with client standards, state and national codes and regulations; develop major equipment material selections by finding innovative solutions to provide the best design at the lowest cost; develop major equipment and construction specifications; and direct and provide information to drafters and designers.


Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management and client.


Mathematical Skills:

Comprehend and apply principles of calculus, modern algebra and statistical theory. Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations and proofs and theorems. Ability to apply mathematical operations to work projects.


Reasoning Ability:

Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with non-verbal symbols (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in the most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Computer Skills:

Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, word processing software; Excel spreadsheet software; Outlook e-mail software; and any other discipline-specific design or analysis software, as required.


Licenses and Certificates:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited institution, Prefer a candidate that has obtained their Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) status.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities, although the individual may be required to direct the work of others including drafters, designers and other engineers.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to travel and work in a remote location overnight or longer, including the north slope of Alaska. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and adverse outdoor weather conditions. The employee is expected to abide by all required safety regulations, behaviors and conditions, as required at the local or remote work locations. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally exposed to severe outside weather conditions and perhaps the risk of electrical shock. The noise level is usually quiet.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Equal Opportunity Employer

NANA Shareholder Preference

Job: Engineering/Design

Company: NANA WorleyParsons, LLC

Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

Other Locations: US-MS-Gulfport

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Nov 9, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: NAN01150