HVAC Mechanical Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA 15275

Posted: 10/08/2019 Industry: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: 173240 Pay Rate: DOE

The Mechanical Engineer’s roles and responsibilities include:

Perform HVAC, mechanical and plumbing systems concept development.

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

Perform equipment selections.

Generate specifications for systems and equipment.

Coordinate and collaborate with project team members, contractors, clients and other disciplines such as architectural, structural, electrical and process to develop designs.

Checking drawings developed by project team members.

Mentoring junior staff.


BS in Mechanical Engineering

PE License

LEED Certification

10+ years’ experience in HVAC, mechanical and plumbing design for industrial and commercial facilities.

Be able to perform design work for wet side and dry side systems.

Strong written and verbal skill set

Ability to coordinate work with other engineering disciplines and architects.

Ability to organize work and delegate work to others.

Ability to work not only independently, but also as part of a design team consisting of local and remote team members.

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

Ability to formulate design criteria to be used in the in the development of project design specifications and drawings

Ability to mentor junior staff.

Ability to perform field/site visits which may include the need to climb ladders.

Ability to travel (estimated travel time is 10%)

Ability to use AutoCAD.

Working knowledge with Revit or another BIM/3D software.

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.

Have a working knowledge of fire protection design concepts.

Able to use design automation tools including AutoCAD and Revit.



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Nick Nichols

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