Austin Brockenbrough & Associates, LLP is a multi-discipline consulting engineering firm located in Richmond, Virginia. Brockenbrough provides civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering; architecture; surveying; subsurface utility designation; and landscape architecture services to a wide variety of public and private clients.
We are currently seeking a qualified Mechanical (HVAC) Engineer who is self-motivated and ready to contribute to the future success of Brockenbrough. If you feel the description below is a good fit with your skills and personality, please forward your resume. We want the candidate for this position to become an integral part of our team!
This position will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of projects including modifications and replacements to new buildings. Project locations can range from Virginia across the U.S. and possibly worldwide for our Government clients.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Work as part of a dynamic, multi-disciplined team of design professionals to design and oversee construction of a wide variety of project types ranging from historic restoration to large government and industrial facilities.
Take field measurements and notes to document existing facilities.
Prepare accurate, well-organized and detailed CAD drawings from field measurements and notes.
Develop construction drawing CAD sets from simple instructions demonstrating a broad knowledge of design and construction.
Perform basic layout, analysis and design of the mechanical (HVAC) and plumbing components for buildings with little to no direction or supervision from a senior engineer.
Actively participate in the development, implementation and enforcement of CAD file management, standards and criteria.
Capable of designing, specifying and cost estimating HVAC and plumbing systems on commercial buildings and other facilities in close collaboration with the architect and other engineering disciplines.
Perform construction phase services such as submittal review and approval, respond to contractor requests for information (RFIs), conduct site investigation visits, etc.
Perform site assessments and develop detailed reports with recommendations and cost estimates.
Able to meet project budgets, schedules and performance criteria in a fast-paced environment.
Travel regularly to project sites and client locations is a requirement. Some travel may be international.
Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited institution.
Engineer-in-Training certification is required. PE license and LEED certification are a plus.
Knowledge of engineering design principles and construction methods related to mechanical and plumbing systems. Experience with green building principles a plus.
A minimum of three years of experience working in an engineering practice on HVAC and plumbing systems.
Advanced experience with AutoCAD, Revit and Microsoft Office products.
Proficient in design software including but not limited to HVAC load calculation programs such as Carrier HAP and Trane Trace.
Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills and personal computer skills.