Mechanical Engineer

Schnackel Engineers - New York, NY3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $97,000 a year

Job Summary

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparation of superior quality mechanical construction documents including drawings, specifications, and reports for buildings in retail, restaurant, office, multifamily residential, and institutional market sectors
  • Design HVAC and plumbing systems including all associated equipment, ductwork, piping, and specifications.
  • Perform HVAC load calculations, ductwork, pipe sizing, and any other calculations required to support the mechanical design
  • Review mechanical documents for areas of conflict with all building systems
  • Close coordination with the client and the entire design team, including owners, architects, contractors, members of other disciplines, and internal support staff to ensure the design is consistent with the client’s vision, to ensure a fully coordinated interdisciplinary design, and to ensure the design schedule is maintained
  • Work closely with equipment vendors and manufacturers’ representatives for selection and specification of appropriate equipment
  • Play an active role in project meetings with clients and colleagues
  • Provide mentoring and guidance for colleagues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess ABET-accredited degree in Architectural Engineering with an Mechanical emphasis or Mechanical Engineering with a focus in HVAC or plumbing systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks
  • Capable of grasping and retaining mechanical design principles and working independently
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced team environment to complete tasks accurately and efficiently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous mechanical design experience with an MEP engineering consultant
  • Possess or have desire to obtain Engineer-Intern (EI) and/or Professional Engineer (PE) licenses in Mechanical Engineering
  • One or more years of AutoCAD education, training, or related experience
  • HVAC load calculation experience with Carrier Hourly Analysis Program (HAP) or Trane Air Conditioning Economics (TRACE) program
  • Proficiency in applying requirements of applicable mechanical, plumbing, building, and energy codes
  • In possession of or eligible to obtain LEED BD+C credentials
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision

Ideal candidate will possess knowledge in the MEP/FP Engineering industry, as well as familiarity with the latest National CAD/BIM standards. The candidate must be driven to be exceptional and to perform at a high level upon joining our culture of excellence.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement