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Mechanical Design Engineer, HVAC systems in Point Pleasant, NJ at Synerfac

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Work directly for a Central New Jersey (Somerset County) area Consulting Engineering firm.

Mechanical Design Engineer, HVAC systems

Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer with 3-10+ years’ experience in the design of air-side and water-side mechanical HVAC systems for all building types.

Job Responsibilities also include:
• Perform site surveys to document existing system configurations and conditions.
• Develop building energy models for calculation of building heating and cooling loads, as
well as evaluation of design alternatives and potential Energy Conservation Measures
• Prepare existing system descriptions, narratives of proposed design alternatives, ECMs,
code interpretations and other similar technical reports.
• Prepare or direct preparation of mechanical and HVAC system layouts, detailed drawings,
schematics, and specifications while exercising judgment in design application
• Design HVAC systems for a wide array of building technologies
• Prepare engineering deliverables and drawings including presentation materials,
calculations, construction documents, specifications, design analysis and project
completion records.
• Provide technical information and assistance to Project Manager and Division Manager.
• Make recommendations as to the feasibility of certain systems or equipment, and
evaluates products for their application
• Provide guidance and assistance in training of junior engineers and interns.
• Assist in final plan checking
• Check shop drawings for conformance to plans and specifications
• Respond to code comments and resolves permit issues with code officials
• Assist in resolving construction conflicts and answers questions from contractors and
• Evaluate and specify mechanical products and their appropriate application on the
assigned project
• Provide in-field or on-site surveys and inspections and draft subsequent site report
• Ensure the installation of the HVAC system meets the plans and specifications of the
original design and the expectations of the client
• Assist other engineers and designers within other engineering disciplines to successfully
integrate multiple disciplines into assigned projects
• Attend preliminary job meetings with clients (owners and/or architects) to evaluate scope
of work to be performed on proposed or assigned project(s)
• Attend construction meetings with clients (owners, contractors and/or architects) to assist
in coordination of Construction Administration activities.
• Manage projects to include project schedules and coordination of project work

Job Requirements

Candidates will have some or all of the following qualifications:

• PE License Preferred or willingness to obtain PE.
• Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering from an ABET
EAC Accredited Program (Engineering Accreditation Commission). A technical degree
and strong relevant experience may commensurate for bachelor’s degree.
• 3-10+ years of relevant professional experience in mechanical (HVAC) building design
• Experience with AutoCAD MEP on similar projects is required.
• Revit experience is a plus
• Familiarity with the International Building Code, International Mechanical Code, ASHRAE
62.1 and ASHRAE 90.1 required.
• Knowledge of Trane Trace, Carrier HAP or other HVAC load calculation/modeling
software required.
• Knowledge of eQuest or other DOE2-based whole building energy modeling software is
a plus.
• Passion for sustainability
• Knowledge of the LEED certification process (LEED Accreditation is a plus)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
• Extensive design experience in some or all of the following project types: education,
civic/government, financial services, retail, office, interior renovation, high tech/R&D,
mission critical/data centers, restaurant, grocery, telecommunication centers, sports &
entertainment facilities and healthcare.
• Creativity and a passion for problem-solving and critical thinking. Able to collaborate in a
team setting.
• US Driver’s license is required.