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Senior Mechanical HVAC Engineer II

Ellicott City, MD 21043

Posted: 06/04/2024 Job Number: 22348445

Job Description

Senior Mechanical HVAC Engineer II Baltomore, MD or Richmond, VA (will consider either one)
5 days in office until acclimated and then a hybrid option

This Engineer will work in a dynamic multi-discipline environment, accountable for the oversight of engineering deliverables, calculations, systems and equipment selection, mechanical design, mechanical engineering budget and schedule management, maintain professional relationships with vendors, customers, and other company personnel as required by projects. The Engineer will work with other engineering and technical personnel to ensure overall project goals are met. Periodic travel to other company offices or project site locations is required. This engineer will have the following responsibilities:
  • Application of knowledge of utility and HVAC systems in industrial markets such as food & beverage, personal care, advanced technology, specialty chemicals, automotive, ship building, heavy manufacturing, power, and other industrial facilities/systems.
  • Mechanical systems include, but are not limited to, building HVAC, industrial ventilation, dust collection, chillers, cooling towers, boilers, pumps, blowers, natural gas, steam & condensate, compressed air, process water, hygienic piping and equipment, and dry material handling equipment.
  • Develop and manage all aspects of the mechanical design including system design, duct sizing, pipe sizing, equipment sizing and selection, and specifications with datasheets.
  • Contribute to the preparation of construction documents including drawings, specifications, calculations and equipment datasheets.
  • Confirm and review applicable codes and standards such as, but not limited to, the IBC, IMC, IPC, ASME, ASHRAE, API and NFPA.
  • Perform heating and cooling load calculations utilizing software such as Trace.
  • Perform heat loss calculations utilizing software such as AFT Fathom/Arrow.
  • Perform industrial ventilation system design in accordance with OSHA/ANSI standards and ACGIH best practices.
  • Provide technical support during construction including problem solving for field oversights, review of vendor submittals, perform field inspections, and address RFIs.
  • Travel to project sites and corporate offices (a small percentage of overnight travel required).

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from ABET accredited program required.
  • Eighteen (18) years relevant industry experience.
  • Experience leading teams of engineers and designers on design projects.
  • Ability to visit industrial sites and construction sites for the intent of performing inspections and observations that may be physically demanding. These inspections and observations may be made at heights, in confined spaces, and may require the use of a respirator to perform the inspections.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, a good driving record, and be insurable under Company insurance carrier.
  • Registered Professional Engineer (or ability to obtain your PE within the first year of employment in Virginia and/or Maryland).
  • Client projects for this position require US Citizenship.

  • Significant experience with industrial utility and HVAC systems.
  • Knowledge of Building Codes including Mechanical Code and Plumbing Code.
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE, ACGIH and SMACNA Standards.

  • Employee Owned - all eligible U.S. Employees have an Employee Stock Ownership Account.
  • Robust Employee Referral Program.
  • Annual performance reviews and merit increases.
  • Professional Training and Development.
  • Employee Recognition Awards.
  • Peer Mentor Program
  • And Much More!

  • Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), and paid time off (PTO).
  • Employment with Merrick is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
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