Mechanical Engineer

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Salas O'Brien
United States

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Mechanical Engineer


Columbus, OH 



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At Salas O’Brien we tell our clients that we’re engineered for impact. This passion for making a difference applies just as much to our team as it does to our projects. That’s why we’re committed to living our values every day: inspiring, achieving, and connecting as shared owners of our success with a focus on a sustainable future.  
Building for the long-term means that all of our team members can expect to work on amazing projects with a people-first approach to problem solving. It also means that each member of our team has truly limitless potential to build a unique, meaningful, and high-impact career—and they’ll receive great total rewards along the way.  
About Us: 
Founded in 1975, Salas O’Brien is an employee-owned engineering and professional services firm focused on achieving impact for our clients, our team, and the world. We know that tomorrow’s requirements are today’s opportunities, and we are here to design lasting solutions for pressing challenges. 
We work across a variety of industries providing integrated engineering and consulting services. Our specialized experience includes design for data centers, healthcare, science and technology, high-rise buildings, clean energy, education, and other building types as well as structural and building sciences, infrastructure asset management, advanced robotics, and more.  
Our technical expertise is paired with an exceptional team of business development, human resources, finance and accounting, information technology, and marketing professionals, all of whom play a key role in bringing our commitments to life every day.  
Job Summary: 
The Mechanical Engineer serves to provide technical leadership for the creation of construction drawings and specifications, existing system studies and master planning efforts.  Qualified candidates will meet with clients, project teams, code officials, contractors, and others to address mechanical issues to develop effective working relationships.  The project clientele includes higher education, commercial, health care, and industrial facilities 
In this role, you will: 
  • Develop the HVAC systems design of a given project based on scope of work and/or client RFPs. 
  • Provide engineering design, evaluation and planning of mechanical systems for healthcare, science and technology, education and commercial projects. 
  • Perform Load/Energy calculations with software such as Sefaira.  
  • Develop reports/studies. 
  • Write/edit project specifications. 
  • Conduct existing building surveys and documentation of existing HVAC systems. 
  • Provide construction administration services. 
You will be a great fit if: 
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • You possess a Professional Engineer (PE) license 
  • You have an LEED certification / experience  
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of design experience 
  • You are knowledgeable in the design of HVAC systems 
  • You have knowledge and understanding of codes, standards, and design guidelines 
  • You have an excellent work ethic and attitude 
  • Good communication skills, combined with organizational skills, the ability to plan, balance and prioritize work 
  • Ability to lead and work as a team 
  • Proficiency in Auto CAD, Revit, and MS Office 
  • Ability to travel 
Location: Columbus, OH  
Travel: Yes 
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement 
Salas O’Brien provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, or local laws. Salas O’Brien will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants as required by law.