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Working As A Facilities Project Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Getting Information
  • Deal with People

  • Make Decisions

  • $80,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Facilities Project Engineer Do

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers research, design, develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal sensors and devices, including tools, engines, and machines.

Duties

Mechanical engineers typically do the following:

  • Analyze problems to see how mechanical and thermal devices might help solve a particular problem
  • Design or redesign mechanical and thermal devices or subsystems, using analysis and computer-aided design
  • Develop and test prototypes of devices they design
  • Analyze the test results and change the design or system as needed
  • Oversee the manufacturing process for the device

Mechanical engineers design and oversee the manufacture of many products ranging from medical devices to new batteries.

Mechanical engineers design power-producing machines, such as electric generators, internal combustion engines, and steam and gas turbines, as well as power-using machines, such as refrigeration and air-conditioning systems.

Mechanical engineers design other machines inside buildings, such as elevators and escalators. They also design material-handling systems, such as conveyor systems and automated transfer stations.

Like other engineers, mechanical engineers use computers extensively. Mechanical engineers are routinely responsible for the integration of sensors, controllers, and machinery. Computer technology helps mechanical engineers create and analyze designs, run simulations and test how a machine is likely to work, interact with connected systems, and generate specifications for parts.

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Mechanical engineers typically need a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology. Mechanical engineers who sell services publicly must be licensed in all states and the District of Columbia.

Education

Mechanical engineers typically need a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology. Mechanical engineering programs usually include courses in mathematics and life and physical sciences, as well as engineering and design courses. Mechanical engineering technology programs focus less on theory and more on the practical application of engineering principles. They may emphasize internships and co-ops to prepare students for work in industry.

Some colleges and universities offer 5-year programs that allow students to obtain both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. Some 5-year or even 6-year cooperative plans combine classroom study with practical work, enabling students to gain valuable experience and earn money to finance part of their education.

ABET accredits programs in engineering and engineering technology. Most employers prefer to hire students from an accredited program. A degree from an ABET-accredited program is usually necessary to become a licensed professional engineer.

Important Qualities

Creativity. Mechanical engineers design and build complex pieces of equipment and machinery. A creative mind is essential for this kind of work.

Listening skills. Mechanical engineers often work on projects with others, such as architects and computer scientists. They must listen to and analyze different approaches made by other experts to complete the task at hand.

Math skills. Mechanical engineers use the principles of calculus, statistics, and other advanced subjects in math for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work.

Mechanical skills. Mechanical skills allow engineers to apply basic engineering concepts and mechanical processes to the design of new devices and systems.

Problem-solving skills. Mechanical engineers need good problem-solving skills to take scientific discoveries and use them to design and build useful products.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Licensure is not required for entry-level positions as a mechanical engineer. A Professional Engineering (PE) license, which allows for higher levels of leadership and independence, can be acquired later in one’s career. Licensed engineers are called professional engineers (PEs). A PE can oversee the work of other engineers, sign off on projects, and provide services directly to the public. State licensure generally requires

  • A degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program
  • A passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam
  • Relevant work experience, typically at least 4 years
  • A passing score on the Professional Engineering (PE) exam

The initial FE exam can be taken after one earns a bachelor’s degree. Engineers who pass this exam are commonly called engineers in training (EITs) or engineer interns (EIs). After meeting work experience requirements, EITs and EIs can take the second exam, called the Principles and Practice of Engineering.

Several states require engineers to take continuing education to renew their licenses every year. Most states recognize licensure from other states, as long as the other state’s licensing requirements meet or exceed their own licensing requirements.

Several professional organizations offer a variety of certification programs for engineers to demonstrate competency in specific fields of mechanical engineering.

Advancement

A Ph.D. is essential for engineering faculty positions in higher education, as well as for some research and development programs. Mechanical engineers may earn graduate degrees in engineering or business administration to learn new technology, broaden their education, and enhance their project management skills. Mechanical engineers may become administrators or managers after obtaining the requisite experience.

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Facilities Project Engineer Career Paths

Facilities Project Engineer
Project Manager Owner/Operator Construction Manager
Senior Construction Manager
14 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Owner Facilities Manager
Senior Facilities Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Owner Maintenance Director
Director Of Plant Operations
13 Yearsyrs
Facilities Manager Case Manager Quality Assurance Manager
Supplier Quality Manager
13 Yearsyrs
Facilities Manager Construction Manager
Capital Project Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Engineer Senior Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineering Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Engineer Senior Process Engineer
Process Engineering Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Engineer Senior Process Engineer Senior Engineer
Engineering Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Construction Manager Information Technology Project Manager Engineering Program Manager
Senior Program And Engineering Manager
13 Yearsyrs
Facilities Project Manager Senior Project Manager Engineering Director
Director Of Manufacturing Engineering
15 Yearsyrs
Facilities Project Manager Information Technology Project Manager Engineering Program Manager
Product Engineering Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Facilities Project Manager Manager, Facilities Services Facilities Maintenance Manager
Plant Engineering Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Project Engineering Manager Engineering/Maintenance Manager Facilities Maintenance Manager
Facilities Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Environmental Engineer Process Engineer Research And Development Engineer
Research And Development Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Environmental Engineer Process Engineer Production Engineer
Production Engineering Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Environmental Engineer Project Engineer Senior Process Engineer
Engineering Group Leader
7 Yearsyrs
Project Engineering Manager Product Engineering Manager
Global Engineering Manager
11 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Plant Engineer 4.1 years
Facility Engineer 3.9 years
Project Engineer 3.4 years
Utility Engineer 3.3 years
Top Careers Before Facilities Project Engineer
Engineer 4.0%
Top Careers After Facilities Project Engineer
Director 3.1%
Engineer 2.5%

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Facilities Project Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

79.5%

Female

10.8%

Unknown

9.8%
Ethnicity

White

60.0%

Hispanic or Latino

15.8%

Black or African American

11.4%

Asian

8.5%

Unknown

4.3%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

38.9%

Mandarin

11.1%

Portuguese

5.6%

Irish

5.6%

Chinese

5.6%

Ukrainian

5.6%

Yoruba

5.6%

French

5.6%

Russian

5.6%

Persian

5.6%

Polish

5.6%
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Facilities Project Engineer Education

Schools

Texas A&M University

8.5%

Purdue University

8.5%

Pennsylvania State University

7.3%

University of Phoenix

7.3%

Prairie View A & M University

6.1%

Drexel University

4.9%

Villanova University

4.9%

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

4.9%

Clemson University

4.9%

New Jersey Institute of Technology

4.9%

Stevens Institute of Technology

4.9%

Michigan Technological University

3.7%

Ferris State University

3.7%

Louisiana State University and A&M College

3.7%

Washington State University

3.7%

North Carolina State University

3.7%

National University

3.7%

Iowa State University

3.7%

University of Southern California

3.7%

University of Houston

3.7%
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Majors

Mechanical Engineering

22.4%

Business

13.6%

Civil Engineering

9.7%

Electrical Engineering

9.1%

Chemical Engineering

6.7%

Management

3.9%

Engineering And Industrial Management

3.9%

Engineering

3.9%

Project Management

3.6%

Mechanical Engineering Technology

3.0%

Construction Management

3.0%

Industrial Technology

2.4%

Architecture

2.4%

Industrial Engineering

2.4%

Finance

2.1%

Drafting And Design

1.8%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

1.8%

Petroleum Engineering

1.5%

Manufacturing Engineering

1.2%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.2%
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Degrees

Bachelors

53.4%

Masters

26.7%

Other

11.2%

Certificate

3.3%

Associate

3.0%

Doctorate

1.6%

Diploma

0.7%
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Highest Facilities Project Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Staff Project/Facilities Engineer Broken Hill Proprietary (USA), Inc. Houston, TX Jul 14, 2010 $135,000
Facilities Project Engineer Gilead Sciences, Inc. Foster City, CA Oct 14, 2016 $112,050 -
$147,500
Project Facility Engineer Chevron Corporation McKittrick, CA Oct 01, 2014 $109,400
Project Facility Engineer Chevron Corporation McKittrick, CA Aug 01, 2012 $98,000
Lead Project Facility Engineer Pavement Recycling Systems, Inc. Colton, CA Mar 30, 2015 $94,848

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Top Skills for A Facilities Project Engineer

  1. Project Management
  2. Contract Documents
  3. AFE
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided design engineering and project management support for optimization of production well pad processing equipment.
  • Prepared and administered consultant and construction contract documents.
  • Initiated and coordinated weekly meetings with mechanical engineering, maintenance, and safety divisions to enforce design and cost parameters.
  • Scheduled, directed and executed expansions, renovations, new construction, plant and equipment layout and installations.
  • Help set-Up IT data center and all other building components, HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, establish Vendor contracts.

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