Position Description

Mechanical Engineer (HVAC and Plumbing Design Experience)
Location Los Angeles, CA
Number of Openings 1
Req # 1405
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Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer with combined design experience in HVAC and Plumbing systems to join our team in Los Angeles, CA. Your experience working in a consulting firm on federal, healthcare, and commercial projects will ensure your success in this role. Working in our Los Angeles office, you will contribute to the design of major projects from various markets and from around the world.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Mechanical Engineer (HVAC and Plumbing Design Engineer)

Job Responsibilities

As a Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for providing trade specific system design: layout (utilizing CAD/BIM); calculations (utilizing appropriate software); and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external) under the guidance of more senior technical staff.  Must take ownership of the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the work assigned to you.  Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Represents Syska Hennessy Group and work in close contact with and effectively interact with the internal design team as well as external clients and consultants (including owners, builders, developers, program managers, architects, vendors, etc.)
  • Creates basic designs under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer, develop specifications, system narratives and system layouts for a variety of projects and project sizes
  • Begins to establish system application, design and operational parameters/sequences under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer
  • Participates in / Ensure / Oversee QA/QC process for your work and the work of others
  • Assists senior engineer and/or senior designer in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets
  • Performs construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned  projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports
  • Assists the senior engineer / senior designer in processing RFI’s, Change Orders, Bulletins, and Addenda

Mechanical Engineer (HVAC and Plumbing Design Engineer)

Job Requirements

Successful candidates for the Mechanical Engineer role should have the ability to use REVIT for system layout and spatial coordination of production of detailed drawings. Someone who exhibits a basic understanding of the practical application of LEED principals to our building designs would be a good fit for this dynamic role. History of working with projects such as Federal, Healthcare, and Commercial. 

Additional requirements include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an Accredited Institution
  • A combination of 4 to 7 years of relevant HVAC and plumbing  design experience
  • Current PE Registration preferred; E.I.T. accepted in lieu of P.E.
  • LEED Credential preferred
  • Latest version of AutoCAD MEP experience required; Knowledge of REVIT is required
  • Proficient in design and calculation software
  • Possesses basic understanding of proper system selection
  • Solid knowledge of Mechanical / Plumbing trades, building codes, and drawings
  • Exhibits thorough understanding of applicable codes​​​​​

Mechanical Engineer (HVAC and Plumbing Design Engineer)

Benefits

As an employee with Syska Hennessy, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs, including in-house Yoga, flu shots, and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Much More!

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