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MECHANICAL ENGINEER - HVAC
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: All FB&D Office Locations

The position requires a high degree of technical competence regarding the broad application of mechanical engineering principles to the development of new capabilities and/or solutions to the customers' challenging needs.

In this role, you will be responsible for mechanical engineering and technical tasks to support design and construction of medium to large capital projects. Your work will include planning, design, analysis, and engineering inputs into the construction and maintenance of various industrial facilities. You must be fully competent in performing HVAC, mechanical and plumbing systems design. You should also be capable of applying independent judgment to evaluate, select and modify engineering criteria, methods and procedures.

SPECIFIC TASKS:

Perform HVAC, mechanical and plumbing systems concept development.

Generate HVAC, mechanical and plumbing design calculations including load, energy / total cost of ownership analyses.

Have a working knowledge of fire protection design concepts.

Checking drawings developed by project team members.

Mentoring junior staff.

Ability to support work for/in other offices which may include travel.

Select equipment, materials, methods, write specifications, supervise and prepare mechanical drawings, control cost, and manage work to meet project schedules.

Meets with clients' technical staff to discuss technical information and features.

Prepares sketches and performs calculations for a detailed segment of a project.

Conduct field trips to existing plants to gather operating data and equipment information.

Prepare equipment specifications and purchase requisitions for approval.

Evaluate vendors' bids and drawings to assure compliance with specifications.

Communicate equipment design to client and other design disciplines.

Review and approve design drawings for assigned segment of a project.

Supervise and direct the activities of designers working on one or more projects.

Provide input to estimates, proposals, scheduling, manpower planning, etc.


EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

This position requires a Bachelorís Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.

5+ years of progressive engineering experience including HVAC, mechanical and plumbing design for industrial and commercial facilities; previous consulting experience highly desired

Registration as a licensed professional engineer is required.

Knowledge of procedures and technical concepts within the HVAC/mechanical/plumbing discipline and the ability to navigate and apply relevant codes to HVAC design projects.

Possess clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.

Self-motivated with ability to work in a team environment with a high level of attention to detail.

Ability to meet required deadlines while simultaneously completing other tasks.

Ability to develop and maintain expertise in CAD software for efficient production of engineering work.

Ability to create detailed project proposals, scopes of work and estimates.

Ability to direct design teams.

Experience checking and performing quality assurance reviews of drawings completed by junior engineers, designers and drafters

Ability to review and approve design packages from equipment suppliers and design firms providing constructibility input.

Ability to interface with site engineers, operations and maintenance teams.

Capable of creating required engineering documentation using Microsoft Office Suite products, including Word,, Excel, Project and Access.

Experience in the design and construction of various industrial facilities.

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