Senior Mechanical Engineer HVAC & Refrigeration

American Modern Insurance Group   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 44 days ago

Senior Mechanical Engineer HVAC & Refrigeration

Hartford

Connecticut

Job Description

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) is seeking a Mechanical Engineer with Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC & R) experience. We are looking for an individual with expertise in small commercial to industrial-size HVAC & R systems and controls to join our company as an integral member of the HSB's Engineering team at our Corporate Headquarters in Hartford, CT. In addition to providing HVAC & R subject matter expertise, a primary goal of this position is to increase our equipment knowledge and drive this learning back through our underwriting, claims and new products business units with the ultimate goal of improving our overall business results.

More specifically, the successful candidate's responsibilities and tasks will include but are not be limited to:

  • Keep HSB abreast of new developments in HVAC & R technology and monitoring through focused research and proactive development of relationships with relevant original equipment manufacturers (OEMs);
  • Identify, analyze, and track key Industry 4.0 trends and its impact on HSB's Business
  • Leverage HSB business acquisitions and investments in technology companies to extract learning that can be applied to HSB's business;
  • Design and conduct equipment analyses and evaluations, both internal and in concert with universities, external shops and labs;
  • Increase HSB's market leader credibility and visibility on relevant HVAC & R advances through periodic publications, conference & workshop presentations, and participation in selected professional associations
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with HSB's Equipment Technology team members and other HSB business units to help identify and develop better and new products and services

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5 years combined practical experience with company(s) involved in the project management, consulting, design, manufacture, construction or maintenance of HVAC&R machinery
  • Core technical skills and experience including HVAC&R design, instrumentation, testing & operation
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and project management abilities as well as sound writing, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Approximately 25% business travel

Additional desired qualifications include:

  • MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and/or a MBA
  • 15 years combined practical experience with company(s) involved in the project management, consulting, design, manufacture, construction or maintenance of HVAC&R machinery
  • Professional Engineer license
  • Certified Energy Manager
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) membership
  • Post-degree specialized, topical training
  • Additional technical skills including finite element analysis, project design & management, technical writing and presentation for publication


About the Company

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) supports the advancement of technology by providing insurance, risksolutions, and services to a wide range of commercial and industrial industries. We insure all types of equipment from traditional boilers tocutting edge renewable energy technologies and our engineering knowledge and evaluations are the foundation that underpins the solutions we offer to our clients. To keep us abreast of emerging technologies and predictive maintenance advancements, we are seeking to add professionals who are not only proficient in their specialty areas but who also have the desire and drive to look forward and envision better ways of doing things.