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Baker Group Senior Mechanical Engineer in Davenport, Iowa

Baker Group, the Midwest’s leading provider of critical building infrastructure systems, is expanding the team. Headquartered in Ankeny, IA with more than 700 employees, Baker Group is the recognized leader in Mechanical, HVAC, Plumbing, Piping, Sheet Metal, Electrical, Automation, Access Control, Security Cameras, Parking Revenue Control and Fire Alarm design and construction of highly technical, special-use buildings such as; hospitals, educational facilities, corporate office buildings, data centers, industrial facilities, and research laboratories. Please visit our website at to learn more about our company and other open positions we may have available.


Seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer (PE) that will specialize in project design and documentation for the design build industry, with a focus on the food and beverage, refinery, research laboratories, agricultural, power, and other industrial markets.

What we are proud to offer you:

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • 401K Plan

  • ESOP

  • Life Insurance

  • Long Term Disability

  • Short Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Financial Advisor


  • Paid Training

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Design and layout clear, complete, and accurate construction documents

  • Develop drawings and designs for engineering, shop fabrication and field installation of industrial systems.

  • Good team working skills

  • The ability to work to meet project deadlines

  • Good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Sound knowledge of engineering principals and application

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills are required for day-to-day interaction with design build team and clients

  • Approximately 20% travel

  • Actively work with other trades throughout the industry and Baker Group to make customers projects successful

  • Accurate daily time and equipment reporting


  • Professional Engineer license


  • 4 year Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in industrial design is preferred

  • Professional Engineering Licensure

  • Possesses a Mechanical Engineering license in at least one state with the desire to expand design throughout the country

  • Design/Build project experience preferred

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)

  • AutoCAD and/ or Revit experience is desired

  • Must have good driving record

  • A contingency for employment will require the successfully passing of a background investigation.


  • Passion for Engineering/Construction

  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders

  • High level of concentration to mentally work through issues.

  • Be able to work within a construction site, which has uneven surfaces to walk on and be aware of other dangers.


  • Inside work is typical. Space temperature is not always at 72°F.

  • Occasionally Outside work is required. This includes visiting construction sites and assessing conditions in existing buildings. Dress appropriate for comfort and safety in accordance with Jobsite or Baker Group Safety rules.

Baker Group offers a competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment. Wage is dependent on experience.


Baker Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions are contingent upon successfully completing a drug test.