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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Becht Engineering Co., Inc.
Location: Woodstock
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Mechanical Design Engineer

Becht Engineering BT, Inc. (Becht BT) is currently looking for a Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer with 7-12+ years experience in HVAC, Plumbing and/or Fire Protection design for all building types to join our team in Woodstock Maryland. The ideal candidate is a an early-career engineer who has developed their design skills on a wide range of projects and is now ready to step out from under the wing of their mentors and be the lead mechanical designer on projects, as well as begin taking on Project Management responsibilities.

A bit more about Becht BT:

Becht BT is made up of Mechanical, Electrical and Structural Engineers, Project Managers, Construction Inspectors and a talented administrative support team. Our technical staff provides engineering design for all facility types including but not limited to commercial, industrial, healthcare, religious institutions, educational, labs, cleanrooms, and airports. We have offices in Basking Ridge NJ, Point Pleasant Beach NJ, Woodstock MD, and Dedham MA, however we do business and hold professional licenses in numerous other states.

Our office culture is energetic, collaborative and open. We really enjoy what we do, and are very good at our jobs. We value people who are fun to work with and who have a positive impact on those around them. We are looking for other like-minded individuals that get excited at the prospect of upgrading a large chiller plant, or figuring out how to bring an old buildings systems into the 21st century in terms of energy efficiency and controllability, while still retaining the buildings architectural character. If the phrase elegant design solution resonates with you, then you are our kind of engineer! We offer competitive benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities.

We believe strongly in fostering an environment of personal and professional growth. Our management and senior staff take very seriously our responsibility to mentor and train engineers at all levels of their development in order to expand their knowledge and help them advance in their careers and be successful. We achieve our greatest success by helping you be successful. We offer competitive benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities.

Candidates will have some or all of the following qualifications:

  • PE License Preferred or willingness to obtain PE.
  • Bachelors 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 bachelors degree.
  • 7-10+ years of relevant professional experience in mechanical (HVAC, Plumbing and/or Sprinkler) building design
  • Experience with AutoCAD MEP on similar projects is required.
  • Revit experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with the International Building Code, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code, ASHRAE 62.1 and ASHRAE 90.1 required.
  • Knowledge of Trane Trace, Carrier HAP or other HVAC load calculation/modeling software preferred.
  • 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 Drivers license is required. Ability to climb ladders, stairs, and access job site areas that are relevant to each client project.

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 (ECMs).
  • Prepare existing system descriptions, narratives of proposed design alternatives, ECMs, code interpretations and other similar technical reports.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of mechanical, plumbing and fire protection 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 bidders
  • 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 designed systems 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) and assist the Division Manager in preparing proposals.
  • 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

To be considered for this opportunity, submit a cover letter including salary requirements, resume, and previous relevant work experience.

Becht BT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Becht Engineering Co., Inc., Baltimore , Mechanical Engineer, Other , Woodstock, Maryland

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