Systems Engineer in Westminster, MD

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Transportation   •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

The HVAC System Engineer is responsible for the execution of the design and development of Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning systems and controls for passenger rail transit vehicles. The HVAC System Engineers are assigned the title of Project Engineer for the projects they are responsible for effecting.

The primary objectives of this position are to develop the HVAC systems on-time for the awarded projects, within the approved budget, and specification compliant while achieving a high level of customer satisfaction minimizing or mitigating risks. In addition, they are also responsible for generating the technical proposals, which includes estimating the material and labor cost the HVAC bid process.

The Project Engineer is the primary technical contact with the customer and is responsible for the overall HVAC system design, including calculations, integration, testing, commissioning and support to the MNA customer training department. The HVAC systems engineer is responsible for the HVAC load calculations and selecting the major components of the system. They develop project design engineering schedules and ensure the progress of the detail design development meets the project requirements, while ensuring specification compliance, or approval of waivers.

  • Review customer specifications.
  • Perform system performance calculations.
  • Prepare technical proposals.
  • Develop system specifications and special test equipment requirements
  • Develop and update system refrigeration schematics.
  • Create and update system bill of materials, and provide costing estimates per system bill of materials.
  • Development of component specifications/requirements.
  • Monitor/assure specification compliance.
  • Provide customer "feedback" to design engineers and marketing.
  • Develop and manage project technical schedules
  • Identify component level tasks and responsibilities, and guide/direct/monitor individuals as necessary.
  • Support the MNA Customer Training department
  • Must be able to follow instructions, safety & environmental rules and regulations.


  • Broad experience and good theoretical knowledge of engineering principles
  • HVAC Software Related Experience
  • Good Business Sense
  • Industry Experience
  • Process Orientation
  • Computer Literacy
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Professional Writing
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Motivation
  • Flexibility

Required Experience


Required Education and Experience

  • BSME
  • Years of experience: 2

Preferred Education and Experience

  • BSME
  • Years of experience: 5

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Previous experience in HVAC railway business.