HGA is a leading architectural, engineering and planning firm with an excellent opportunity for a talented, ambitious Sr. Mechanical Project Engineer with at least 10 years of experience in the design of HVAC systems for central plants and commercial, healthcare, labs or higher education project types, combined with a desire to lead the design of these complex projects to join its Alexandria office.
The collaborative nature of our projects means communication and teamwork skills are essential; initiative and the ability to work with minimal supervision are integral to success. HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly where social activities are integrated into our office culture. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of some great projects.
Please apply if you have at least 10 years of experience and have demonstrated:
Extensive design experience in central plants, including steam, chilled water, heating hot water, and combined heat and power plants.
Excellence in configuration and layout of mechanical rooms to direct the production of enlarged mechanical room plans and sections; including chillers, boilers, pumps, etc.
Experience in the analysis of steam and hydraulic systems, including pipe stress analysis, hydraulic flow modeling, and systems optimization.
Demonstrated knowledge of DDC controls systems design and implementation
Extensive design experience in sizing and configuring air distribution systems, including direct coordination with architectural, structural and electrical disciplines
Competency in performing mechanical engineering calculations, energy modeling and life cycle cost analysis
PE is required; LEED AP and/or member of professional societies (ASHRAE, ASPE, USGBC, CPD) helpful.
Working knowledge of Revit , including integration with architectural models
Proficiency with MS Office programs (Word, Excel)
Experience with designing systems in compliance with LEED principles and LEED certification is a plus
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