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Mechanical Engineer II/Sr. Engineer - Atlanta - 2105064

Position Overview

The Mechanical Engineer will apply their professional and technical expertise to designing mechanical engineering concepts and options that align with the owner’s vision for each project. This individual should have a solid understanding of the consulting engineering process and the contractual documents which are involved.


Responsibilities

  • Determine the scope of assigned projects and utilize software programs to create the mechanical engineering designs including HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection, or other mechanical systems
  • Determine cost-effective system layouts, quantities/sizes, and specifications, and verify code compliance of the system designs
  • Preparation and layout of BIM drawings and coordination with all other disciplines at all phases of project production, including schematic design phase, design development phase, permitting phase, and construction documents phase
  • Perform construction administration tasks including, but not limited to, site observations, shop drawing review, and preparation of punch lists
  • Define appropriate project scope and ensure it is accurately reflected in the contract documents; proactively manage any possible scope of work variances to ensure client satisfaction and that projects stay on track
  • Maintain excellent business relationships and communication with clients, partners, architects, owners, other design and construction professionals, and various code officials regarding the overall engineering project, associated assignments, and action items
  • Support with mentoring more inexperienced mechanical designers
  • Miscellaneous duties, as assigned


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in mechanical engineering design of commercial buildings preferably in aviation, higher education, health care, hospitality, entertainment, or governmental facilities
  • Experience in plumbing/fire protection engineering design a plus
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) required
  • At least 2 years of experience coordinating with multi-discipline engineering teams
  • Experience with a variety of project deliverable methods including design-build, design-bid-construct, fast-track and other construction delivery methods
  • Knowledge of local, state, and national codes, including other aspects of laws, regulations, and potential liabilities affecting the practice of engineering
  • Revit MEP proficiency required, and familiarity with other engineering software programs
  • Highly proficient technical/computer skills including Microsoft O365 (Outlook, Work, Excel), internet and web applications
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills; ability to clearly convey information, ideas, and concepts verbally, written, or in graphic form
  • Ability to prepare original specifications for project systems and components, as well as complete project manuals with sub-consultant specifications when the company serves as the prime professional
  • Must have the technical knowledge and hands-on experience to effectively evaluate various electrical engineering options for configuration of equipment and components
  • Experienced with cost containment and reduction approaches


Skills & Competencies

  • Uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost
  • Strong conflict management abilities — a good listener, committed to finding solution to problems, works to address difficulties
  • Comfortable maintaining professional relationships with clients, vendors, code officials, etc. Works well with internal and external teams, promotes a positive image of the company, strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Meets deadlines, works independently or as part of a team, accountable, maintains focus on set objectives and goals
  • Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness in deliverables and communications, maintains high-quality standards, and good follow-up skills
  • Ethical, honest, and accountable; maintains confidentiality, handles sensitive information with discretion and professionalism
  • Has a bias for action and seeks new opportunities for continual improvement
  • Keeps information organized and accessible, maintains efficient workspace, manages time well
  • Monitors status of projects, thoroughly deals with project details, holds project owners accountable, delivers clear, accurate depiction of status
  • Looks for opportunities to increase knowledge, works to increase responsibility, strives to achieve personal goals
  • Ability to work effectively in a group or team environment as well as independently; values input and opinions of others


Physical Requirements

Must have the ability to perform the necessary job-related functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Travel up to 10–35% for site investigations and assessments, or client meetings
  • Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting, for prolonged periods
  • Work extended hours, evenings and weekends when necessary to meet business deadlines
  • Regular use of office equipment such as a computer/laptop and computer screens
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other computer components
  • Ability to see differences between colors, shades and brightness
  • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
  • May occasionally be exposed to the following work conditions: work near/with moving mechanical parts; work near/with electrical currents; work in high places or underground; be exposed to fumes/airborne particles or caustic chemicals; withstand outdoor weather conditions; withstand moderate to very loud noises



Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Flexible hybrid work options
  • Flexible Time Off policy
  • Generous paid holiday schedule
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Employee perks and discounts
  • Education assistance & professional development
  • Opportunity to work on impactful, headline-making projects that positively impact local and national communities


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Location:
Atlanta, GA
Industry:
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Job Type:
Full Time
Date Posted
06/25/2024