Mechanical Design Engineer-Apartments

Location: Atlanta, GA
Date Posted: 11-13-2017
The Mechanical Engineer will oversee all MEP aspects related to renovation and new development nationally.  Projects consist of full, new apartment developments with mixed use, to small unit and leasing office renovations plus everything in between.  In addition, MEP oversite of site compactors, outdoor pools and amenity spaces will be required. The position will primarily act as the company advocate and consultant, overseeing outsource MEP engineers.
 
Qualifications 
 
Your Building Blocks of Success
 
 
  • Practical knowledge of building, mechanical, fire codes and standards for projects nationally
  • MEP Project Management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative thinker with effective teamwork skills
  • Prioritizes effectively in the face of shifting projects and deadlines
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to be a team player
  • Knowledge of pricing to provide designs with ballpark costs during early schematic design phases
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Revit, Navisworks, COMcheck
  • Proficiency in BIM/Revit design
  • Willing to travel
  • LEED credential and experience with sustainable design preferred
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License
 
Required Knowledge and Experience
 
  
  • BS Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree
  
Responsibilities 
 
 
The Role You'll Play
 
  • Advise the internal design and construction team on project scopes in relation to established budgets.
  • Advise on renovation projects regarding feasible design and constructability, identifying problems and solutions.
  • Provide solutions during renovations and communicate with our internal construction team.
  • Review outsource MEP drawings to verify accuracy, best solutions and value.
  • Review outsource MEP drawings with engineers to ensure engineering coordination and advise accordingly.
  • Prepare technical clarifications to the tendered design to suit specific on-site construction and coordination issues.
  • Undertake project site observation/inspection of MEP for adherence to approved drawings and construction schedule.
  • Set up and manage any necessary MEP related reviews, tests, etc.
  • Advise of technical aspects of the mechanical services that may affect construction progress, e.g. quality or delays.
  • Review and comment on outsource MEP contracts.
  • Set up meetings to resolve specific site problems as required to minimize project delays.
  • Anticipate and advise on long lead MEP items that may affect progress of the work.
  • Address Contractor’s RFIs relating to the MEP works.
  • Analyze equipment energy use for optimizing systems selection
  • Review own work to ensure accuracy (rather than depend on peer review)
  • Develop master and project specifications
  • Survey and evaluate existing conditions
  • Provide electrical design and performance specifications for lighting, lighting controls, power and low voltage system
  • Occasional engineering load calculations, equipment sizing and selection for HVAC, & plumbing systems
  • Coordinate mechanical system design with architects and other consultants
  • Collaborate in multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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