McMillen, Inc.
  • Engineering / Environmental
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • 70000-90000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and Match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, stock program, and Wellness Reimbursement

Design a career and build your future... Because it matters!

The Mechanical Staff Engineer - EIT will work under general supervision of project managers or senior engineers completing tasks to support design engineering, modeling, and construction support to deliver successful fisheries and water resource related projects for federal, local municipalities, and private utility companies. This position will be located in Portland, Oregon.


  • Collects data and gathers information or documents
  • Performs standard computations or analysis
  • Performs basic design tasks
  • Prepares drawings and visual aids
  • Assists on other tasks such as: preparation of permit applications, material testing, drawings, and CAD work
  • Prepares portions of project documents
  • Edits specifications
  • Performs research and investigations
  • Provides support to construction activities
  • Provides Quality Assurance/Quality Control as directed on projects per client requirements and/or company policy.
  • Support equipment identification and selection activities, including sizing, layout, technical specifications, and vendor information reviews
  • Interface with vendors throughout the design and procurement process
  • Support site field visits to obtain information and data to support projects

Desired Qualities:

  • Ability to self-motivate and complete tasks as directed
  • Desire to expand knowledge and skillset
  • Interest in a wide variety of different projects
  • Ability to apply engineering fundamentals daily
  • Great work ethic


  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited institution
  • FE Certification or ability to complete within 6 months
  • 0 to 3 years of experience (Master's degree counts towards 1 year of experience)
  • Skill in reading, interpreting, and communicating contract documents, plans and specifications
  • Ability to travel on average of up to 20% per month

Who We Are:

McMillen, Inc. (McMillen) is an engineering, environmental, and construction firm providing scalable, multi-disciplinary capabilities. We are a design and build firm providing clients with balanced perspective and realistic solutions. With experts in the United States, Canada, Australia, and France, our staff bring best practices from the water resources, energy, dams, infrastructure, fisheries, aquaculture, and restricted access markets.

We balance technical precision with collaborative delivery throughout all project phases. We have the resources and expertise to contribute to a project at the feasibility and planning stage, navigate the regulatory and permitting requirements, develop detailed designs, self-perform construction, and participate in startup, testing, and commissioning. We offer strategic planning, technical expertise, comprehensive project management, and integration of multi-disciplinary studies for traditional and alternative project delivery methods.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We aren't looking for the complacent or the comfortable. We are looking for the highly technical, the creators, the manic obsessives, the outliers who know being the best is a journey, not a finish line. We support our employees' efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance.

Benefits: McMillen provides a full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, opportunity for Stock Ownership and Wellness Reimbursement

EEO: McMillen is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Visa sponsorship, including renewal during employment, will not be provided for this position.

No recruiters, please.

McMillen, Inc.
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