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We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer.
The Mechanical Engineer draws on strong buildings engineering knowledge and industry experience to consistently produce project deliverables that meet project requirements and project manager and client expectations. Work consists of advanced mechanical design for the built environment including but not limited to HVAC, piping and plumbing, and the use of digital practice technology such as Revit as well as mechanical engineering specific computer applications.
The successful candidate:
Designs mechanical systems for the built environment (with limited direction from the Engineer-of-Record)
Performs field investigations and analyzes existing conditions to develop comprehensive engineering solutions.
Performs system studies such as Energy Life Cycle Cost Analysis.
Prepares required calculations to meet project requirements.
Supports project requirements including basis-of design narratives, opinions-of-probable-costs estimates, drawing documentation, systems design and technical specifications.
Collaborates with project managers and supporting design staff as part of a coordinated design team.
Actively participates in the development of design staff through work on projects as well as serving as a trainer, mentor and resource for junior design staff.
Handles design development and document preparation in written and computer-aided design formats.
Reviews drawings and researches code issues to comply with national, city, state, and county regulations.
Interacts with clients and project stakeholders.
Communicates with manufacturers and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs.
Prepares contract documents that meet required codes and quality assurance standards.
Interpretation of energy modeling results and subsequent impacts to the proposed mechanical systems.
Establishment of mechanical system options and clear communication of associated impacts to the overall project goals.
Understands and works within project budgets and schedules to help project manager meet project financial and schedule goals.
Provides construction administration support such as reviewing contractor RFI’s, issuing field directives, performs construction observation and punch lists, reviews contractor change requests.
Your Capabilities and Credentials:
Bachelors' degree in related field and 5+ years related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills.
Professional Engineering License is required for this position.
Deep buildings mechanical engineering knowledge, including but not limited to HVAC, piping, plumbing and temperature controls.
Ability to prepare and review detailed drawings, with minimal supervision.
Strong knowledge applicable codes and standards, including IMC, UMC, IPC, NFPA, IBC, and ASHRAE, as well as LEED and green building requirements.
Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively support technical project consultation with key clients and project stakeholders.
Working knowledge of Building Information Modeling software; in particular, Revit MEP.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Travel is required to meet engagement/client requirements. Travel scope may include regional, national or international based on the contracted requirements. To meet this requirement, a valid drivers license and a clean driving record is necessary for this position.
Professional experience in mechanical design for the healthcare, higher education, military and/or life science environments.
LEED AP Credential
Familiarity with various construction delivery processes such as Design Assist and Design-Build.
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