Mechanical Engineer (PA-M-01)

Role
Loring is seeking a Mechanical Engineer with a proven interest in building design and sound knowledge of mechanical engineering fundamentals. This position is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and will support projects in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Primary Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Design mechanical systems including heating, cooling, heat rejection, air, and water distribution, ventilation, air conditioning, building automation, and controls.
  • Perform system design calculations, load calculations, and energy modeling.
  • Select equipment for use in building systems.
  • Incorporate sustainable design methods in buildings.
  • Prepare contract drawings detailing the designed systems.
  • Write reports and prepare specifications.
  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects.
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them.
  • Manage a small project, work area, or technical skill set, monitor the quality of work, and act as a client liaison.
  • An understanding of plumbing, fire protection, electrical, and fire alarm trades, and their associated coordination issues and impacts on MEP trades.
  • Assist in the procurement of work and manage multi-disciplinary project teams including client relations and team motivation.
Qualifications & Education Requirements
  • A baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited 4-year institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in commercial/institutional building projects.
  • 5+ years of experience designing HVAC systems for buildings.
  • Strong Revit capabilities.
  • Previous Healthcare experience is highly desirable.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of national building codes.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • EIT or PE license highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, and a demonstrated capability for analysis and strategic thinking.
  • Strong initiative—the willingness and ability to succeed in a collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Ability to multi-task with multiple projects in order to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way, both verbally and in writing.