HVAC Engineer - Facilities - PE

JR Walters Resources  •  Grand Rapids, MI

5 - 7 years experience  •  Engineering Services

$80K - $100K
Posted on 12/07/17 by Joan Walters
JR Walters Resources
Grand Rapids, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
$80K - $100K
Posted on 12/07/17 Joan Walters

Job Description

Are you an EIT or PE with solid experience in the design of HVAC systems for commercial or institutional facilties. Do you want to work with a team of innovative engineers? Do you want to be a part of the growth and success of a solid E&A firm? If you answered yes to these questions, then this may be the job for you. 


  • Coordinate the work of the mechanical design team through the schematic design development and construction document phase of a project.
  • May establish meetings and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance.
  • May conduct work sessions or meetings at project site in conjunction with the Project Manager and other disciplines.
  • Involved in the preparation of building models and detailed contract documents.
  • Is responsible to coordinate workload to complete the documents on schedule.
  • Responsible for the technical coordination of projects with otherinternal disciplines and outside consultants to ensure that conflicts do not exist in the documents.
  • Coordinate and assist with affected disciplines that have any addendum requests for information, change proposal requests, and/or change orders and is responsible to incorporate agreed upon changes into the project documents.
  • Completes work in a timely manner and alerts the Senior Mechanical Engineer and team members when a change in scope of work changes.
  • Provide control strategies for project budget overruns.
  • Attend scheduled team meetings and be an active participant.
  • Coordinates use and tracks shared electronic documentation and files with internal and external project team members including clients, contractors and consultants.
  • Determines and promotes the best use of design software/technology for presentation and production purposes. Examples include Revit, AutoCAD, BSD Speclink and other emerging technologies.
  • May lead team meetings and activities including ‘Lessons Learned’ sessions.
  • An ambassador for company-wide values and ethical standards of practice.
  • Assist the Senior Mechanical Engineer in monitoring budget and schedule.
  • Works with the Senior Mechanical Engineer to provide control strategies for project budget overruns.
  • Oversees and produces contract documents that are efficient and consistent with the scope of work, schedule and fee allotted to complete the work
  • Identifies and works with the Senior Mechanical Engineer toward solutions when inconsistencies occur as they relate to design and documentation.


  • BSME or BSAS with specialty in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent in education.
  • Minimum of 5 - 10 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of Revit and AutoCad, required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation skills
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