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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Smith Engineering PLLC
New York, New York, United States
19 days ago


We are in search of a Mechanical Engineer that wishes to focus on the design efforts and activities of complex central energy plant systems and buildings.  

You must have five years of relative experience in similar systems and be located in the Northeast US with easy commutable access to the NYC metropolitan region.  We have projects from Boston to Philadelphia, but with over 50% in the NYC market.

Smith Engineering serves complex customers with everything from thermal storage to deep river cooling, from an office tower to pharmaceutical manufacturing, university campus, hospital, data center, or a district energy plants. We are a leader in driving change with over a million tons of chilled water optimized, millions of financial incentives, and rebates for our customers. We measure this with our long customer relationships and continued expansions.

We want people that will be part of our team and help make a difference in our business.

Our perfect candidate:

We are looking for our unicorn. The job description below will look like many others you have seen, but the difference in working with Smith Engineering is that you want to belong and make a difference. Will you fit our culture?

  • Your opinion matters, and you aren’t afraid to jump into the conversation
  • We all wear many hats to drive the success of the organization
  • Good is never good enough, and you will relish the opportunity to show off your quality
  • Being a team member requires the ability to receive and deliver thoughtful feedback
  • You will take pride in being a member of our Team

Responsibilities for Design Engineer:

  • Evaluation, analysis, inspection, field testing, troubleshooting, and design of engineered systems for central energy plants
  • HVAC System Design
  • Able to navigate a mechanical room and perform field surveys of piping systems
  • Prepare drawing sets per Smith Engineering standards
  • Manage priorities of multiple simultaneous projects
  • Manage, develop, and mentor junior engineers
  • Review and check all engineering design deliverables
  • Provide project status updates
  • Construction administration and project management
  • Communicate effectively with customers
  • Collaborate with our internal teams, including energy engineering, building controls, and automation, and our principal engineers


Qualifications / Skills:

  • Substantial experience working in a small team environment with few supporting departments
  • Proven experience with managing multiple engineering design projects simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of DOB now and NYC department of buildings processes and requirements
  • Extensive experience with construction administration and project management
  • Experience mentoring new engineers
  • Basic Engineering Calculations
  • Demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Technical expertise in basic engineered system knowledge

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Six years of production experience on engineering design projects
  • Five years of experience on complex Central Plant Systems CHW, Steam, CHP, and Airside Optimization projects
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • AutoCAD experience, BIM Methodology desired
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in NY State desired

This is based in the Northeast region of the US with the need to be within a reasonable distance of the greater New York City metropolitan area.  We will consider NY, NJ, MA, PA, CT, and RI.  The applicant can work in the office and can work remotely. The applicant is expected to work onsite at customer locations for specific responsibilities and may require travel.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63028444
  • Location:
    New York, New York, United States
    Remote, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
  • Company Name For Job: Smith Engineering PLLC
  • Job Function: Mechanical Engineer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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