1+ months
2018-05-252018-07-26

Sr Mechanical Project Engineer

HOK
Houston, TX
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The HOK Houston office is currently seeking a Sr Project Mechanical Engineer to join the Gulf Coast Region engineering team. As a Sr Project Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of large building projects, including managing and mentoring the team of engineers in a particular discipline on the project, developing concepts and budgets, and producing the design.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


Strategic


  • Looks for ways to improve engineering design and design processes in a particular discipline.

  • Able to guide the development of Revit tools to improve productivity.

Technical Improvement


  • Development of typical details, specifications, and drawing standards, including development of Revit standards in coordination with the BIM team.

  • Keeping abreast of industry and technology changes and trends, and recommend changes in approach and services as appropriate.

  • Improvement of analytic processes and documentation, common solutions, and critical solutions.

  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.

Projects


  • Majority of time devoted to the engineering of projects, particularly large or complex projects.

  • Engineering shall include responsibility for the project engineering of large projects from concept and schematic design through construction documents to construction and commissioning.

  • Provide design inputs and reviews of other engineers projects.

  • Attend meetings with clients and promote positive client contact with current or prospective clients.

  • Participate as a team member, contributing ideas and possible solutions, and leading on issues where appropriate.

  • Perform site visit surveys to determine engineering strategies for renovation, and to document and evaluate existing systems.

  • Visit project sites during construction for reviews of quality, progress, and compliance with specifications and standards.

  • Project reviews at all stages of design

  • Responsible for the quality and timely delivery of the projects to budget.

  • Mentoring of engineering staff on projects.

Performance measured on project results


  • Efficiency and profitability of the Engineering Discipline in that office or region and its contributions to firm-wide success.

  • Quality of design solutions, as measured by level of integration, unique solutions, achieving high sustainability goals, and recognition by peers as excellence.

  • The quality of work produced, as measured by completeness of design, absence of change orders and client satisfaction.

  • Cohesiveness of the discipline team, as evidenced by ease and amount of work share, consistency of quality and delivery tools and standards, including drawings and specifications, and team communication.

  • Client repeat business.

  • Contributions to bringing in new work.





Required Skills


Project Management


  • Ability to engineer and deliver projects over $100m.

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple practices across HOKs organization.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in written form, with an understanding of industry communication protocols.

  • Must be able to inspire owners and designers

  • Set, monitor and deliver to budgets.

  • Project team leadership skills.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Strong multi-disciplinary project team leadership

  • Ability to teach and mentor others.

Technical


  • Able to work creatively to reach solutions to complex problems.

  • Expert in current sustainable technologies applicable to the particular engineering discipline.

  • Proficient with Revit and AutoCAD.

  • Natural ventilation design is a plus.

 





Required Experience


  • Bachelors of Science in engineering degree, Masters degree preferred.

  • Licensed PE

  • NCEES record allowing registration in any state.

  • LEED credential required within 6 months of employment.

  • Expert at all aspects of their discipline, including a track record of recent successful major projects over $100m, and one major project over $250m.

  • 10 years project engineering experience, from concept to opening, with completed high profile projects included in the mix.

  • Experience in leading or working in integrated teams.

  • Experience in design and delivery of LEED Gold or Platinum projects.

  • Experience with architecturally significant buildings

  • Experience with potential project types in commercial, corporate, institutional and civic, justice, aviation, and healthcare sectors.

  • Engineering design and analysis of mechanical air and piping systems for large complex buildings.

  • Experience with large central plants and a variety of chiller and boiler types and configurations.

  • Experience with controls.

  • Experience with complex analysis tools and energy modeling for mechanical design.

  • Experience in calculating, sizing, and specifying complex mechanical systems and mechanical equipment including AHUs, pumps, and fans.

  • Experience with heat gain calculations for spaces for energy modeling and detailed engineering of mechanical systems for a variety of uses. 

  • Experience with engineering of chilled beam systems, radiant systems, micro-climates, and under floor air systems.

  • Experience with specification editing for project specific requirements.

  • Experience with construction administration and commissioning phases, particularly problem analysis and solutions, on both large and small jobs.

  • Experience with Thermal Comfort Modeling is a plus. 

 


HOK is a drug-free workplace.  HOK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law. 





Job Location


Houston, Texas, United States



Position Type


Full-Time/Regular

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