Ghafari Associates, LLC Mechanical Engineer - HVAC/Building Systems in Birmingham, Alabama

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: General Summary:The Mechanical Engineer will provide or extend mechanical systems for new construction and/or renovation of industrial or commercial structures as requested by the client. The Mechanical Engineer will develop construction drawings and specifications which address the installation, interconnection and control of mechanical components within the standard building codes.Essential Job Functions:Review and/or establish project scope, mechanical budget, necessary constraints and design approach with Project Manager and/or clientProper communication skills to be involved in design team / owner meetings and communicate directly with the owner and / or owner's representativePrepare feasibility studies and project cost estimatesMaintain working knowledge of latest building and codes used in the industryFormulate and lead design of mechanical systems including HVAC, piping, plumbing, and fire protectionPerform and/or review calculations, formulate design of mechanical systems including HVAC, piping, plumbing, and fire protectionCreate engineering documents using computer aided design (CAD) technology utilizing Autodesk (Revit and AutoCAD)Edit or draft project specificationsConduct field measuring and checking at the construction siteReview drawings for omissions, errors, overall quality, content accuracy, compliance with standards and codesReview product submittals for design content (shop drawings), specify action to be taken to reach specification complianceMaintain organized project file containing project calculations, correspondence, appropriate reference materials, etc.Assist with checking, standards review, and maintenance of master specificationsDevelop and mentor less experienced staffPerform related duties as assignedGhafari Associates is a leading architecture, engineering, consulting and construction services organization with a long-standing history of client focus, quality design and technological innovation. With offices in North and South America, the Middle East and India, Ghafari serves a diverse client base across a variety of technically intensive market sectors. The firm distinguishes itself as an operations-focused practice with experienced management leadership, expert technical resources and an impressive portfolio of projects. Regardless of project size or complexity, we follow an integrated approach to deliver solutions that synergize building systems and operations.Ghafari was founded on innovation, and is recognized as a pioneer in adopting the latest technologies in real project applications. That tradition continues today. Our 3D building information modeling (BIM) experience, combined with our expertise in integrated and lean project delivery and high definition laser scanning capabilities, is transforming the industry.It is Ghafari Associates, L.L.C.'s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person's race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.Education:Bachelor's degree in Mechanical EngineeringProfessional Registration in Alabama preferred (or ability to acquire AL P.E.)LEED accredited professional preferredExperience:5+ years of related and progressively more responsible experience in mechanical engineering fieldSkills/Competencies:Proficiency with Autodesk CAD (Revit MEP and AutoCAD)Proficiency with Trane Trace 700, Microsoft Office (emphasis in Word and Excel) and ProjectWiseExcellent written and verbal communicationStrong attention to detailApply Here: