Mechanical Design Engineer - HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection
TalentPath Group
 Bristol, TN

POSITION: Mechanical Design Engineer - HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection

LOCATION: Bristol, TN

OVERVIEW:

Our client, a multi-disciplined firm with an established practice, which includes both public and private sector clientele, is seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees entry-level designers as well as CAD technicians
  • Participates in a project design team and client meetings
  • Interfaces with other design trades
  • Performs site visits to existing facilities for renovation/addition projects to gather information on existing conditions
  • Performs HVAC load, estimated energy use, and alternative life cycle cost calculationsProduces mechanical design drawing packages (plans, construction details, controls, life safety)
  • Works independently or as part of a project team with other engineers/designers
  • Generate project-specific construction specifications using CSI-based templates.
  • Generates written reports such as project scope definition, existing system condition assessments, and schematic design narratives
  • Performs construction contract administration services, including answering RFI's, review of submittals, and field assessments
  • Travels periodically for site visits and client meetings

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 - 6 years of experience in commercial, industrial, and institutional mechanical system design (HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection)
  • PE or working toward becoming licensed
  • Familiar with HVAC loads calculation software such as Trane Trace or Carrier HAP
  • Ability to produce mechanical design drawing packages with AutoCAD
  • Experience with Revit preferred
  • Working knowledge of mechanical codes and standards, including ICC, ASHRAE, and NFPA.
  • Experience estimating engineering effort for building design projects

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and full benefits.