Mechanical Engineer

Texas, Houston Houston USA
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Job DescriptionResponsible for performing the preparation of mechanical engineering contract drawings. The mechanical engineering designs include, but not be limited to, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, dust collection, dry air systems, cooling and heating hydronic systems.


  • Experience in design Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems and some plumbing design experience
  • Professional Design Experience in a wide range of project types including: office, mission critical/data centers, high tech/R&D, bio-tech/pharmaceutical and industrial
  • Knowledge and experience with writing sequences of operation
  • Experience in writing engineering reports and assess systems and construction quality
  • Construction Administration experience including site observation visits and review of RFIs, and shop drawings
  • Direct experience in the preparation of mechanical contract drawings and engineering specifications
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as HVAC load calculations, Microsoft Office Suite, and AutoCAD.

ResponsibilitiesEngineering Knowledge:

Complete understanding and familiarity with calculating, sizing and selecting mechanical and hydraulic equipment, distribution and infrastructure. Including but not limited to: Dust Collectors, Heat Exchangers (shell/tube, plate/frame, brazed fin), Chillers, Pumps, Air Handling Units, Terminal Units, Fans / Blowers, Pumps, DOAS Units, Control Valves and Instrumentation, Hazardous Exhaust, Dehumidification Units, Heat Recovery Systems, Energy Savings Equipment.

Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.

  • International Codes Council (ICC) Suite of Codes (codes including Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy Conservation, Fuel Gas, and Fire Codes)
  • ASHRAE Handbooks / Standards
  • SMACNA Standards

Identifying opportunities for innovation and making recommendations that are supported by the analysis and are consistent with code and good engineering practice

Project Coordination:

Actively coordinates with internal/external team members. Typically responsible for defining project schedules for HVAC.

Assist in resolving construction conflicts and answers questions from contractors and bidders

Provide in-field or on-site surveys and inspections and draft subsequent site report

Ensure the installation of the mechanical system meets the plans and specifications of the original design and the expectations of the client

Resolving design issues creatively and thoroughly coordinating design with other disciplines.Review Mechanical design packages from other team members


  • Minimum of 10 years mechanical consulting experience with HVAC systems
  • Excellent communication skills essential for team-based working
  • Professional Engineer registration

Job Type: Contract


  • HVAC systems: 5 years (Preferred)
  • mechanical consulting: 10 years (Preferred)


  • Master's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Contract Length:

  • 3 - 4 months

Contract Renewal:

  • Possible


  • Overtime
  • Monday to Friday
  • 10 hour shift

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Job Details

ID #2629109
State Texas
City Houston
Source OCS Group
Showed 2019-08-13
Date 2019-07-24
Deadline 2019-09-22
Category Science/biotech