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Job Ref.: 5706

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Role: Engineering, Science, or Related

Relocation Available: No

Industry: Construction

Location: Virginia

Town / City: Radford

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Multi-disciplined firm with an established practice, which includes both public and private sector clientele, has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer.
 
Qualifications:
 
Four to Six years-experience in commercial, industrial and institutional mechanical system design (HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection).
Licensed professional engineer or working toward becoming licensed.
Familiar with HVAC load calculation software such as Trane Trace or Carrier HAP.
Ability to produce mechanical design drawing packages with AutoCAD. Experience with Revit is a plus.
U.S. Citizen
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university.
Working knowledge of mechanical codes and standards, including ICC, ASHRAE, and NFPA.
Experience estimating engineering effort for building design projects.
 
Duties:
 
Responsibility for overseeing entry level designers as well as CAD technicians.
Participate in project design team and client meetings.
Interface with other design trades as required for project completion.
Perform site visits to existing facilities for renovation/addition projects for information gathering on existing conditions.
Perform HVAC load, estimated energy use and alternative life cycle cost calculations as required by project.
Produce mechanical design drawing packages (plans, construction details, controls, life safety). May work independently or as part of a project team with other engineers/designers.
Generate project specific construction specifications using CSI-based templates.
Generate written reports such as project scope definition, existing system condition assessments and schematic design narratives.
Perform construction contract administration services, including answering RFIs, review of submittals, and field assessments.
Periodic travel will be required for site visits and client meetings.

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
2. 4 to 6 years of experience in commercial, industrial and institutional mechanical system design (HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection).
3. Licensed professional engineer PE, or working toward becoming licensed.
4. Familiar with HVAC load calculation software such as Trane Trace or Carrier HAP.
5. Ability to produce mechanical design drawing packages with AutoCAD. Experience with Revit is a plus.

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