Job Type






Mechanical Design Lead, Infrastructure Programs Spui


Tesla Spui Netherlands

2 weeks ago

Location: Spui

What to Expect

Tesla is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on large scale ground-up Engineering-Procurement-Construction project that requires exceptional talent. The product portfolio is expanding with never-built-before production lines, and requirements demand cell production volume at a scale which was once thought to be impossible to reach. Our environment is fast-paced and incredibly exciting. Required commitment is that you bring in your passion for advancing energy sustainability, your desire to work on difficult problems pushing the limits, your willingness to value team success beyond your own, and your unwavering positive attitude towards sustained hard work.

The position is located in Sparks, NV.

In this role, you will be asked to be the primary mechanical engineering lead for the design and engineering efforts to support construction of infrastructure development, from concept level to production.

What You’ll Do
• ·
• Lead all... mechanical
• design and concept evaluations and decisions, leading to completion of
• construction drawings for permit and construction execution. Includes wet
• (cooling water) and dry (air) systems. Manage multiple projects throughout
• planning, design, bid, and construction phases


Interface with

external Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) firms during bid and

project execution phases as needed to ensure that designs and specifications

meet our Engineering Standards. Drive support staff, internal and 3rd-party



Make technical

assumptions, think independently to complete assigned work, and draw

conclusions based on engineering judgement.


Effectively and

proactively communicate project needs, changes, and status to internal and

external team members. Develop and mentor less experienced engineering staff


Present design

concepts and progress at project milestones (30%, 60%, 90%, IFC) design reviews

to stakeholders and multi-discipline teams


Able to develop

quantity take offs and assist with cost estimating for projects in short time



Apply engineering

fundamentals and a broad set of mechanical engineering tools to solve technical

problems and create novel detailed designs for a wide range of mechanical and

process system


Responsible for developing

mechanical design packages for permitting and construction. Complete field work

independently or with the design team


Review and develop

designs that are cost effective, constructable, code compliant while meeting

Tesla’s quality and schedule requirements


Work with various

manufacturing, construction, and facilities stakeholders to understand end user

needs and deliver results that meet the collective team’s needs. Resolving

design issues creatively and thoroughly coordinating design with other


What You’ll Bring
• ·
• Bachelor of
• Engineering in Mechanical or equivalent experience. Master's Degree preferred


Minimum 10 of years

HVAC and Process Systems design experience


Registered and in

good standing as a Professional Engineer (PE) with active NCEES record and

ability to acquire State PE license for Nevada


Professional design

experience in a wide range of project types including industrial cooling tower

systems, chiller plants, boiler plants, office, mission critical/data centers,

restaurant, high tech/R&D, bio-tech/pharmaceutical and industrial



understanding mechanical systems including, not limited to;

Units, Air Scrubbers, Dust Collectors, Heat Exchangers (shell/tube,

plate/frame, brazed fin), Chillers, Cooling Towers, Pumps, Compressors, process

gas/fluid systems, Air Handling Units, Terminal Units, Fans / Blowers, Pumps,

Control Valves and Instrumentation, Hazardous Exhaust, Dehumidification Units,

Heat Recovery Systems.


Advanced knowledge of

engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards

related to assigned engineering discipline.

Including International Codes

Council (ICC) Suite of Codes (codes including Building, Mechanical, Plumbing,

Energy Conservation, Fuel Gas, and Fire Codes), ASHRAE Handbooks / Standards, SMACNA



Proficient in the use
• f various computer programs such as HVAC load calculations, Pipe-flo,


Knowledge and

experience with writing sequences of operation



Administration experience including site observation visits and review of RFIs,

and shop drawings


Direct experience in

the preparation of mechanical contract drawings and engineering specifications
Spui Netherlands

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