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Bernhard, LLC Engineering Director in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Bernhard’s core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”) solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard’s vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Purpose and Essential Duties

The Engineering Director Directs, oversees, and utilizes functional authority for operation, planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of all projects or process-related activities of engineering design or commissioning. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Directs a design team of project managers, engineers, and technical staff in the development of building designs that support client requirement and schedule.

  • Directs a commissioning team of commissioning agents, and commissioning technicians to perform the commissioning team functions that support client requirement and schedule.

  • Delegates projects among engineering or commissioning staff according to specialized knowledge, skills and abilities; and consider project requirements.

  • Approves process specification and design or commissioning standards, and reviews engineering designs for accuracy and compliance.

  • Maintains a strong relationship with clients and vendors, and develops new and expanded business based upon successful delivery of existing projects.

This position is Full Time, Exempt, and reports to the VP of Engineering.

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from a 4-year accredited program. Acceptable Degree Alternatives: Engineering Technology / Construction Management Degree

  • Professional Engineering License

  • 5 years minimum experience as a Project Manager.

  • Alternative Minimum Qualifications: Must have a minimum of 15 years of experience as a Project Manager for Bernhard.

  • Commissioning Certification from a certifying agency, if directing the Commissioning Team.

  • Must be able to lead presentations for marketing and business development for projects.

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Project experience.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Project Management Certification from a certifying agency (PMI)

Travel Requirements

  • Engineering Director is required to be able to travel up to 30%.

Physical/Work Environment Requirements

  • Engineering Directors must be able to lift up to 15lbs, sit at a desk for prolonged periods, and be able to attend job site meetings as well as walk job sites under construction.

Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participates in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)