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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Nline Energy

Nline Energy

Other Engineering · Full-time
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

NLine Energy seeks to hire a Senior Mechanical Engineer to support and expand project development efforts.

About Us: NLine Energy, Inc. (“NLine”), founded in May 2010, is a full-service developer, integrator and financier of energy recovery projects is headquartered in Hood River, OR. NLine is developing the largest portfolio of small thermal and hydroelectric projects under one megawatt globally. We provide a turnkey solution, managing all aspects of the project from design, technology assignment, financing to implementation and post commissioning services.

Role Description:

  1. Position: Senior Mechanical Engineer

  2. Anticipated Hire Date: April 2024

  3. Primary Duties: Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer, the Senior Mechanical Engineer will coordinate and manage all aspects of the Company’s mechanical engineering design and development. We are searching for a self-motivated senior mechanical engineer with a proven record of excellent project delivery to lead several company projects. Responsibilities will include working alongside other professionals to ensure deadlines are met, liaising with external stakeholders, attending meetings, using AutoCAD software to produce detailed designs, and ensuring all projects remain within budgetary and time constraints. To be successful as a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you should keep abreast of developments in your field and outside of your discipline. Exceptional senior mechanical engineers should constantly be upskilling themselves and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. You should demonstrate the ability to make decisions in highly fluid situations based on experience and effective problemsolving. Most importantly, you should have a natural curiosity, be customer-focused, espouse team over self, and possess a growth mindset and unwavering integrity.

  4. Skills/Attributes: Specific skills and attributes include 1) Mechanical (thermodynamic) engineering design for energy recovery projects; 2) analyzing data and writing reports; 3) Effective problem framing and coming up with designs to solve them; 4) implementing and executing quality control engineering best practices and procedures; 5) Implementing design process improvements; 6) conducting Research and Development activities; 7) preparing, managing and updating schedules; 8) attending meeting and field site visits and/or site visit and inspection activities; 9) Excellent written and oral communication and coordination with stakeholders, including staff, directors, and clients. 10) other duties, as directed. The candidate will be able to quickly learn and successfully use Salesforce, Redshift, MS Word, Excel, Project, and Access software programs. Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks is required.

  5. Desired Experience:

    1. 5-15 years of Mechanical Engineering design of complex power generation projects with a particular focus on thermodynamics (steam systems).
    2. 3-5 years of project management, preferably with clean or renewable energy projects.
  6. Required Minimum Education and Certifications:

    1. Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) from an accredited university.
  7. Desired Education, Certifications and Skills:

    1. Professional Engineering License
    2. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
    3. Solidworks and AutoCAD experience
  8. Expected travel: up to 25-percent

  9. Salary: Based on experience and education

  10. Benefits:

    1. Stock options
    2. Company 401k program
    3. Unlimited Paid Time Off
    4. Health, dental, and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
    5. Short and Long-term Disability Insurance
    6. Term Life Insurance
    7. Virtual working environment
    8. Laptop and phone
    9. Company credit card and Expense Account

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is a full-time position. The position is subject to required preemployment drug and alcohol testing, personal background, and professional reference checks, as well as proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. NLine Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position requires sitting for prolonged periods and the ability to lift at least 25 pounds.

Please submit a current resume to Waylon Bowers, PE, Chief Operations Officer at


Nline Energy is an equal opportunity employer.