Position Overview

The Mechanical Engineer will serve as a technical authority for our client. This individual will be a registered Professional Engineer and will lead facility engineering projects throughout the facility planning, design, construction, warranty, and operations lifecycle. The Mechanical Engineer will utilize their building design, construction, and operations experience in complex mechanical systems to develop engineering solutions, ensure compliance, recommend best practices, and increase operational efficiencies for our client’s clients. The Mechanical Engineer will exercise considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments and supervises, coordinates, provide leadership to and reviews the work of assigned staff. our cliient has built a reputation for excellence in their industry and the Mechanical Engineer will uphold that tradition by being diligent, proactive, solutions-oriented and a facilitator of success for team members, both internal and external. This position offers a career path to a Senior Mechanical Engineering role, and eventually to Program Management. Moreover, it exciting opportunity to make an impact in the growing markets of sustainability, resiliency, and cybersecurity with mission-critical facilities.


  • Perform energy management, HVAC and life safety surveys, and facilities management evaluations and condition assessments
  • Prepare feasibility studies for design and construction
  • Prepare engineering or repair/replacement estimates and schedules
  • Present reports and explain findings to clients
  • Conduct design reviews, submittal reviews, reviews and facilitation of training plans, and O&M manual reviews
  • Prepare mechanical design calculations; utilize mechanical design software
  • Write technical specifications and develop drawings and visual aids
  • Review and provide comments on designs for configuration, reliability, redundancy
  • Review equipment and controls technology selections and strategies
  • Review and provide comments on equipment submittals, test reports, and manuals
  • Provide quality assurance to ensure compliance with client criteria, codes, standards, and policies and procedures
  • Provide equipment factory and field acceptance testing support
  • Develop testing, maintenance, lockout tagout, and safety procedures
  • Work with senior leadership to grow our mechanical practice
  • Oversee any assigned staff
  • Be responsible for the application of company policies


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is required
  • A Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) registration or the ability to acquire a Virginia PE through reciprocity within 6 months is required
  • Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA) and LEED Accredited Professional certifications are highly desirable
  • 5 years of direct experience in facilities mechanical systems such as HVAC, Plumbing (domestic water) systems, Building Automation Systems (BAS), and testing adjusting and balancing (TAB) is required
  • Experience in a supervisory capacity is desired
  • Must have a superior track record of client satisfaction in mission-critical facilities and a passion for analyzing, troubleshooting, optimizing, and upgrading integrated systems in aging facilities and campus environments
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of LEED requirements and industry standards and practices i.e. ASHRAE, BCA, ACG, GSA
  • The successful candidate will be a Self‐starter who initiates action and can work independently or with a team while providing multi‐discipline coordination.
  • Effective communication and reporting skills at all working and management levels are essential
  • Must be a creative, innovative, and solutions-oriented thinker with the ability to understand and achieve goals and anticipate client needs
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Micro Station to prepare design plans is required, energy modeling experience is desired
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office suite and scheduling software
  • Experience with database management systems for commissioning and core business processes is necessary

Physical Requirements

  • Travel to and from local and remote project locations
  • Walking construction sites with uneven surfaces and in dust-generating environments
  • Climbing stairs and ladders, carrying/operating test equipment up to 25 lbs.
  • Working near mechanical and mechanical building equipment and systems


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearanc

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.