Mechanical Engineer, Buildings - ( 230002IR )
Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.
Our Buildings team is looking for a Project Mechanical Engineer with a focus in HVAC design. You will work with direct supervision and general direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of larger projects under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Designer. You will assist in evaluating, selecting, specifying, and engineering certain Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) building systems for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and internal engineering standards / practices. You will perform a variety of tasks which may include Revit modeling, preparing design drawings, performing system calculations, ductwork design, piping design, specifying equipment, field survey work, and construction administration.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Work with a team of design colleagues to conceptualize and develop full documentation for new construction and renovation projects for multiple types of facilities such as: healthcare, industrial, commercial offices, higher education, research laboratories or similar applications.
+ Evaluate, select, specify, and engineer mechanical HVAC systems for a project.
+ Engage in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
+ Utilize Building Information Modeling (BIM) technologies in development of three-dimensional models of building’s mechanical systems.
+ Prepare and revise documentation in various mechanical phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.
+ Participate in project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors.
+ Participate in client contact on projects to establish design criteria, review design progress as well as providing support through construction administration.
+ Support the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents.
+ Work on multiple projects.
+ Conduct field surveys of existing conditions of building spaces.
+ Prepare field reports and punch lists.
+ Provide basic mentoring to junior staff.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Requisite knowledge, interpretation, and application of mechanical codes, energy codes, NFPA codes, ASHRAE standards, and other building codes.
+ Strong understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
+ Strong knowledge of mechanical systems means and methods, materials, and industry standards.
+ Perform calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software (IESVE for HVAC, Trane Trace, and/or HAP).
+ Demonstrates technical writing ability to author a discipline specific Basis of Design.
+ Development of project job specific discipline specifications independently from a company master specification.
+ Thorough understanding of HVAC concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
+ Experience in the construction industry and/or in-depth knowledge of construction processes.
+ Ability to integrate design elements with architects and other building engineers.
+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
+ Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
+ Ability to take direction, follow process, and accept feedback and suggestions from Senior Engineers.
+ Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought
+ Requires a thorough understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Prefer experience with Newforma and COMcheck.
**Education and Experience**
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with a mechanical emphasis. Minimum of 5 years of experience in the buildings design industry. Preferred candidate is a licensed Professional Engineer or is currently working toward professional licensure. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Benefits Summary:** Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
_The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements._
**Primary Location** : United States-Pennsylvania-Butler
**Other Locations** : United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
**Work Locations** :
Pittsburgh Grant St PA
**Organization** : BC-2180 Buildings-US Pennsylvania
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : No
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Jun 22, 2023, 7:54:10 AM
**Req ID:** 230002IR
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