Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.
We currently have a great assignment for a Senior Mechanical Designer with one of our top clients. As a Senior Mechanical Designer, you will be supporting our client, a fully-integrated team of architects, engineers, interior designers and planners focused on creating exceptional spaces through architecture. This position will be based in Orlando, Florida.
The primary responsibility of the Senior Mechanical Designer is to provide mechanical engineering services and lead design team members for a variety of clients in various sectors. Additional responsibilities include the following:
Coordinate with architects, other engineering disciplines and construction personnel
Provide engineering services for the full life cycle of projects, from conceptual planning to completed construction
Responsible for the total management of specific projects including personnel, quality, client expectations and profitability
Lead the mechanical design project team for a variety of clients
Coach and mentor junior staff
Plan, design & produce mechanical building systems
Develop and manage design and construction documents including narratives, flow diagrams, floorplans and sections, details, specifications, equipment schedules and calculations
Size and specify mechanical equipment including air handling units, chillers, cooling towers, boilers, pumps, etc.
Undertake site surveys, field investigations, condition surveys and feasibility studies for proposed projects and prepare reports
Coordinate with other disciplines including site civil, structural, electrical, instrumentation, controls and architectural to create and update drawings and construction documentation
Ensure that cost, customer service, quality, schedule and safety are incorporated into the design from commencement through completion
Design systems that meet green building standards, as required
Proactively work on best practices, engineering guidelines and internal procedures
Maintain internal and external networks to be informed of new developments in the industry
Address questions and issues during construction
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related goals, as needed
Assist with business development efforts including proposals, interviews, etc., as needed
Specific qualifications for the Mechanical Designer role include the following:
10+ years of Mechanical Engineering design experience including Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning [HVAC] required
Prior experience working on DOD healthcare projects required; additional experience working on educational, commercial or industrial projects preferred. Plumbing and fire protection design experience helpful
Proficiency with MS Office Suite and PDF Readers (i.e., Bluebeam or Adobe Reader) required; proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
High attention to detail and time management skills, and proven leadership ability within the construction industry
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering preferred
Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Florida preferred
Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule, as business needs dictate, including ability to travel as needed (approximately 1 week every 2 months)
RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes the following:
Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
401(k) with generous company match
Paid time off
Build a better construction career with RealStreet and contact us today!
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