Mechanical Engineer
NIKA Architects and Engineer - Rockville, MD

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This person will be responsible for designing government building HVAC and supporting systems including plan layouts, schedules and shop drawing reviews. Will also evaluate and quantify existing facilities systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

· Responsible for significant aspects of projects (i.e. overall system selections)

· Responsible for overall design or technical focus of the project

· Performing applicable CODE and CRITERIA research

· Performing surveys and assessments of existing conditions

· Performing Energy calculations and Lifecycle cost analysis

· Performing Engineering HVAC Load and Pressure Drop Calculations

· Conceptualizing design solutions

· Leading coordinating efforts across disciplines

· Understanding the capabilities, limitations and availability of specific pieces of equipment

· Selecting and sizing equipment and systems – AHU, Pumps, Chillers, Boilers, Controls, Fans, Heat Exchangers, Cooling Towers

· Some plumbing design of sanitary, water and storm systems

· Leading a mentoring team members

· Writing design/concept narratives and editing specifications

Education Requirements:

· BSME Required

· EIT or FE Required

· PE in good standing preferred

· LEED AP a plus

Job Requirements:

· Minimum of 5 years of mechanical design

· Experience with HVAC and supporting systems

· Experience with plumbing systems and fire protection systems design a plus

· Previous experience with professional services firm is required

· DoD Experience preferred

· Healthcare design experience preferred

· Experience with non-traditional contract vehicles such as design/build

· Proficiency in AutoCaD and MS Office products

· Proficiency in Revit MEP a plus

· Experience with Trane/Trace 700

· Strong verbal/written communication skills

· Eligible for DoD Secret Security clearance

About this company
NIKA specializes in the areas of 3D AutoCAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM). All NIKA design professionals have completed extensive...