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Senior Mechanical Designer / Engineer / Controls

Oakland, CA 94612

Posted: 07/10/2018 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Mechanical Engineers Job Number: 77131

THE POSITION:
  • Are you motivated and creative?
  • Do you have a deep passion for innovation, sustainable design and environmental responsibility?
  • Do you enjoy getting great results from challenging opportunities?
  • Do you have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and responsibility?
  • Are you a resourceful person with a positive attitude?
  • Will you bring energy and enthusiasm to the office?
  • Are you prepared to learn and grow with us?

If so, we want to hear from you!

The Company' s Alameda County office is growing and needs your help! The  office is seeking a Senior Mechanical Designer who is a team player with the ability to receive and execute instructions from the Project Manager/Team Leader with minimal supervision. This individual has specific building services design experience in HVAC, plumbing and fire protection systems for high-rise residential, commercial and institutional buildings. The Senior Mechanical Designer is responsible for directing and supervising Junior and Intermediate Designers within their team.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide technical assistance to the Team Leader/Project Manager as follows:
  • Maintain design file
  • Perform heating and cooling load calculations (HAP, TAS)
  • Perform Energy Modeling (EE4, TAS)
  • HVAC, Fire Protection and Plumbing schematic design layout and final design with minimal supervision
  • Ensure Integral design checklist is being followed
  • Ensure Integral AutoCAD/Revit Standards are being followed
  • Final motor list review or preparation
  • Prepare or confirm all equipment selections using Integral selection procedures
  • Coordinate mechanical requirements with other disciplines involved in the project design team (i.e. Architects, Structural Consultants, Electrical Consultants, Code Consultants, Geotechnical Consultants, etc.)
  • Co-ordinate or confirm service requirements/connections with the respective utility and/or municipal agencies
  • Attend project progress meetings, provide updates for Project Manager and/or Principal-in-Charge (Including field reviews to monitor project construction status)
  • Attend field reviews/meetings with clients
  • Review/supervise drafting, prepare/review markups
  • Assist with fee proposal preparation
  • Maintain client relations

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 5+ years design experience in HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems
  • 2+ years AutoCAD experience
  • Ability to prepare working drawings using Revit an asset
  • Ability to read Architectural, Structural, Electrical drawings with minimal supervision
  • Ability to apply prescriptive requirements of plumbing, building and sprinkler codes (I.e. NFPA, OBC, etc.)
  • Ability to perform accurate detailed site surveys
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in coaching/teaching
  • Able to " sketch" ideas
  • Able to communicate ideas effectively in meetings with architects and consultants
  • Professional Engineer (PEng) or Applied Science Technologist (AScT) is required
  • LEED® Accredited Professional designation is an asset
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