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  • Senior Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations US-Virginia Beach
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/14/2018 7:16 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Engineering - Facility/Construction
  • Overview

    A multi-discipline Engineering firm specializing in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and technology engineering design services, is seeking an experienced Engineer to join our growing Virginia Beach, Va. team and serve a variety of clients in the Federal (DoD: US Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Command, Air Force, National Guard Army/Air), State & Local Government, Higher & K-12 education, Healthcare, Science & Technology, Commercial, Retail & Multi-Family Residential markets.


    • Working in a professional and collaborative design environment with Owners, D/B Managers, Contractors, Prime and Sub-
    • Consultants. Coordinating MEP building systems with architectural design and field experience providing construction
    • administration services. Handle multiple tasks simultaneously while demonstrating leadership by implementing new concepts,
    • technology, and designs.
    • Direct and lead the mechanical engineering staff.
    • Monitor engineering cost, product cost, and schedule of assigned jobs or projects.
    • Develop new ideas and concepts for improvement in engineering operations.
    • Provide assessments of facility conditions, review HVAC, plumbing and control system designs for smart buildings, review
    • specifications, inspect and troubleshoot HVAC systems and controls, perform commissioning and provide mechanical design
    • engineering.
    • Create mechanical design calculations, specifications, and drawings for projects. Conduct field surveys to assess condition of
    • existing equipment.
    • Plan the work and coordinate concepts, criteria and goals at the beginning of each project so that changes and corrections are
    • minimized. Prepare daily, weekly, monthly project reports, organize and plan projects and develop cost estimates.
    • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Perform Quality Control (QC) checks for possible conflicts with other disciplines and to ensure compliance with all applicable
    • criteria, codes, and regulations.
    • Retain additional discipline-specific certification/accreditation including but not limited to; CEM, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, GGP


    • Possess either a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology from an
    • accredited university.
    • Have 10-15 years of experience in mechanical systems design, especially on large military or related industry projects.
    • Hold an active Professional Engineering (PE) license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
    • Show experience with new building constructions, restoration and renovation, industrial, and Federal DoD military projects and the
    • design of HVAC, plumbing, hydronic, process piping, steam systems, etc.
    • Strong organizational, graphic presentation, verbal and written communication skills are a must.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in CAD/BIM applications; Revit (preferred), AutoCAD, and Bentley Microstation products as well as
    • Microsoft Office suite.

    Additional Experience for Ideal Candidate

    • Energy Modeling
    • Sustainable & High Performance Building Design
    • Economic Analysis
    • Certified Commissioning Authority/Agent (CxA)
    • Design-Build project delivery method
    • Controls and Building Automation Systems (BAS)
    • Cost Estimating (MCACES, SUCCESS, TRACES and/or RS Means COSTWORKS)
    • Virginia Department of General Services (DGS), Bureau of Capital Outlay Management (BCOM), Construction and Professional
    • Services Manual (CPSM) training and certification a plus.
    • All applicants must be a US Citizen and eligible to work in the United States


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