IronRoad | Recruiting | Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Type:
$105,000 – $140,000 per year based on skills and experience

IronRoad is conducting a confidential search for a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our Cincinnati, Ohio client that’s business surrounds Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design and planning. We are looking for a talented Senior Mechanical Engineer. Our client is looking for the Senior Mechanical Engineer to come in and make the position your own! Please fill out the application on-line and we will reach out to have a phone conversation with you immediately. We are looking for an individual with the skill & experience that not only complements the Senior Mechanical Engineer position but will be an amazing team member as well! We would love to hear from you at your earliest convenience as we are setting up interviews with hiring managers the next few weeks.

Position Description

The senior mechanical engineer is capable and experienced in all areas of Mechanical Engineering for buildings. They are an experience engineer designing HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems for design, bid, permit, and construction. Position requires broad knowledge of building mechanical engineering systems from conceptual development, final design, and owner acceptance. Position works closely with architects, clients, and other engineering disciplines in a dynamic multi-discipline full-service A/E firm.


  • Work with Director, Engineers and Project Managers to meet company goals and objectives
  • Respond to estimated budget hour requests from Division Managers and Project Managers
  • Assist project managers with development of project schedules and budgets
  • Provide technical, project management and client management support to projects
  • Work directly with the Director and other project managers and assume the “day-to-day” responsibility of mechanical engineering design/production for assigned projects
  • Work with Project Managers to establish design parameters consistent with the project scope, schedule and budget
  • Prepare Mechanical design and construction documents in REVIT, per applicable standards
  • Coordinate with project managers regarding schedule and deliverables for assigned projects
  • Seek advice and counsel from Director of Mechanical Engineering Services as needed
  • Interface with all professional disciplines assigned to the project to coordinate the Mechanical work
  • Prepare mechanical design studies, written design narratives, calculations, and analysis, and direct Mechanical Engineering support staff as required
  • Research building materials and systems and select appropriate items for incorporation into the building design
  • Maintain a working knowledge of architectural, electrical, structural, civil, fire protection and telecom building systems; coordinate these systems with the mechanical design
  • Perform conceptual planning and design and confirm the requirements of assigned projects are consistent with the project scope, schedule and budget
  • Prepare design documents as required for all phases of design (concept, schematic, design development and construction documents)
  • Prepare documents in conformance with the company standards and quality control requirements
  • Prepare outline and final construction document specifications, and coordinate the work with other project specifications
  • Remain current with new products and tools that will assist you in better meeting our client’s needs
  • Conduct field investigations to understand project requirements
  • Assist with quality assurance reviews
  • Research and prepare building code analysis for Mechanical Engineering work
  • Maintain technical accuracy, constructability, code conformance, and appropriate level of detail for project designs
  • Assist in mentoring and technical development of Mechanical staff
  • Participate in value engineering
  • Attend and participate in project team meetings
  • Maintain a technical expertise in your profession and area of work

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • PE License
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in the field of mechanical and Plumbing Engineering working in the AEC industry.

Preferred Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience working in the AEC industry.
  • Capable and experienced in all areas of Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on buildings and building site mechanical systems
  • Experience producing Mechanical & Plumbing design and construction documents in an A/E consulting firm
  • Understanding and experience with design and office related computer software and operating systems
  • Experience working with architects, structural engineers, civil engineers, electrical engineers, interior designers, and other technical personnel
  • Experience mentoring and supervising mechanical and plumbing engineers, designers and other technical personnel
  • Broad knowledge of building mechanical engineering, concept development, and final design including HVAC systems, HVAC controls, plumbing systems, fire protection, piping systems, and Mechanical utility systems
  • Experience using HVAC analysis software for load calculations, energy modelling, and life cycle costs
  • Experience working with architects, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, designers, and other technical personnel
  • Experience mentoring and supervising mechanical engineers, designers and other technical personnel
  • Comfortable with a broad range of project types
  • Familiarity and experience working with building codes
  • Knowledgeable in related areas of building design
  • Proficiency in REVIT MEP a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience managing parallel assignments
  • Proactive and assertive in problem solving
  • Staff management and client relationship skills
  • Comfortable working in teams and making group presentations
  • Experience providing marketing and project interview support
  • Experience working with Federal Government Agencies such as the Department of Defense, the Department of Justice and the US Army Corps of Engineers, a plus
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or MicroStation a plus
  • LEED certification a plus
  • Good written and oral communications skills; fluent in speaking, reading, and writing in English

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