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Baker Group Senior Mechanical Engineer in Davenport, Iowa

Baker Group, the Midwest’s leading provider of critical building infrastructure systems, is expanding its team of more than 700 dedicated professionals. Headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa, Baker Group is the recognized leader in developing and deploying a variety of systems for commercial and industrial clients. With special expertise in Mechanical, HVAC, Plumbing, Piping, Electrical, Sheet Metal, Automation, Access Control, Security Cameras, Parking Revenue Control, Fire Alarm design and 24/7/365 Service, our team includes the breadth of skills required in the construction of highly technical, special-use buildings like hospitals, educational facilities, corporate office buildings, data centers, industrial facilities and research laboratories. To learn more about our company and our career opportunities, please visit

Do you care about people and possess a passion for service? Do you love what you do and leap at the opportunity to solve complex challenges with equal parts creativity and teamwork? Are you mentally tough and excited by the prospect of exceeding expectations? Do you proudly take ownership in your work in a way that pushes you to partner with leadership to accomplish long-term goals and move your organization forward? If your answer to these questions is a resounding “Yes!” we want to visit with you about a career at the Baker Group.


Seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer (PE) that will specialize in project design and documentation for the design build industry, with a focus on the food and beverage, refinery, research laboratories, agricultural, power, and other industrial markets.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Design and layout clear, complete, and accurate construction documents

  • Develop drawings and designs for engineering, shop fabrication and field installation of industrial systems.

  • Good team working skills

  • The ability to work to meet project deadlines

  • Good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Sound knowledge of engineering principals and application

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills are required for day-to-day interaction with design build team and clients

  • Approximately 20% travel

  • Actively work with other trades throughout the industry and Baker Group to make customers projects successful

  • Accurate daily time and equipment reporting


  • Professional Engineer license

    Qualifications :

  • 4 year Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in industrial design is preferred

  • Professional Engineering Licensure

  • Possesses a Mechanical Engineering license in at least one state with the desire to expand design throughout the country

  • Design/Build project experience preferred

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)

  • AutoCAD and/ or Revit experience is desired

  • Must have good driving record

  • A contingency for employment will require the successfully passing of a background investigation.


  • Passion for Engineering/Construction

  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders

  • High level of concentration to mentally work through issues.

  • Be able to work within a construction site, which has uneven surfaces to walk on and be aware of other dangers.


  • Inside work is typical. Space temperature is not always at 72°F.

  • Occasionally Outside work is required. This includes visiting construction sites and assessing conditions in existing buildings. Dress appropriate for comfort and safety in accordance with Jobsite or Baker Group Safety rules.

    Baker Group offers a competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including ESOP, and a positive work environment. Wage is dependent on experience.


    Baker Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions are contingent upon successfully completing a drug test.

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