Sr. Mechanical Engineer

BR+A Consulting Engineers
US - District of Columbia - Washington DC
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  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

BR+A is seeking applicants for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in our Vienna, VA office. Successful candidates are strongly motivated, well organized, and show professional initiative. The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will take ownership of assignments and perform well both independently and as part of the project team.

• Perform advanced heating and cooling load calculations with Trace or HAP;
• Develop sections and elevations of complex ductwork and piping areas;
• Develop equipment room sizes during SD and DD phases;
• Edit specifications to reflect the project requirements;
• Develop air and water flows;
• Understand fan and pump curves to properly select equipment for application;
• Use the psychrometric chart properly for any HVAC system;
• Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.
• Coordinate with other disciplines (mepfp, arch, struct, etc) for all HVAC details;
• Respond to RFI’s for the project, and accurately review submittals;
• Understand work planning and manage the design process to the available hours in the work plan;
• Understand the proper scope of SD, DD, CD level documents and deliver appropriate documentation;
• Modify sequences of operations for AHU’s, CHW and HW systems;
• Understand both constant and variable flow systems, and properly applies equipment;
• Meets with contractors during the bid phase to review the design details;
• Performs field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;
• PE License required;
• 8+ years of experience in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry
• Experience in designing Healthcare, Commercial, Higher Education or Laboratory projects;
• The successful candidate must pass a drug test upon hire.


Ductwork, AutoCAD, Revit, Communication, Organization Skills, Mechanical Engineering


BR+A offers excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all full-time employees.

At BR+A, professional development is encouraged and rewarded! We provide a professional and cooperative working environment with access to a variety of resources and professional expertise. BR+A’ s professional development program includes tuition assistance, membership reimbursements and perks including but not limited to free parking and gym discounts.

We encourage our employees to participate in professional development opportunities internally and externally and reward bonuses to employees completing certification milestones.

BR+A is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation, and all other protected classes.

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