Position title
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Description

Allen + Shariff is currently seeking a senior mechanical engineer to join our team. The senior engineer works independently on various projects. He/she is responsible for the preparation of contract documents and specifications for complex building systems. This encompasses advanced calculations, systems analysis, quality control of finished projects, and field/construction coordination activities. This position will work on several concurrent projects, both in design and in construction.

Responsibilities
  • Assesses the requirements of a project and breaks a project into tasks. Works independently or with other team members to complete design.
  • Writes specifications and ensures coordination of their preparation with other disciplines.
  • Independently completes calculations for and develops full design of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, including full equipment selection, for all scale of projects.
  • Must be proficient in a variety of HVAC systems and shall be considered a technical expert and resource to the office.
  • Works with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required.  Demonstrates extensive knowledge of applicable building codes.
  • Checks progress of work and alerts Project Manager to change of scope or additional services. Coordinates project scheduling with Project Manager.
  • Has an extensive understanding of construction process. Conducts construction administration, including shop drawing review, site visits, cost proposal evaluations, and response to questions from the field.
  • Coordinates all aspects of project document completion within A+S and externally with clients and other design professionals.
  • Conducts system analysis and comparisons regarding economical and functional considerations.
  • Produces due diligence and feasibility studies in support of client's requirements on systems of all levels of complexity. May be called upon to provide on-site analysis and design recommendations based on existing conditions and client feedback.
  • Prepares or reviews construction budgets for a variety of building types and HVAC systems.
  • Promotes use of and participates in development of company design and production standards.
  • Is actively involved in professional and trade associations and societies.
  • Maintains neat and organized work area which allows efficient access to project information required by other team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • This is not a remote position.  In office is standard A+S policy.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with a mechanical focus.
  • Minimum of 7 years in a related field, 4 years with a license.
  • Must understand all appropriate codes and LEED requirements. LEED certification preferred, but not required.
  • Must have strong working knowledge and experience with the following software: AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in making decisions, judgement, and effective problem solving.
  • Possesses proficient written and oral communications skills, and the ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • PE certification required to be designated "engineer". Senior mechanical designers with significant experience will be considered for this position, but will not obtain the title of "engineer."
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Columbia, Maryland
Date posted
December 1, 2021
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