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HVAC And Building Services Engineer

  1. Exton
  1. Industrial & manufacturing

Working out of SNC-Lavalin’s office in Exton, PA, you will be a part of a team that works on fast paced technically complex design/build projects in the biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries.

As a HVAC & Building Services Engineer in SNC-Lavalin’s Engineering department and reporting to the Manager of HVAC & Building Services, you will review proposal requests from clients and prepare fee estimates and proposals, meet project budget and schedule and coordinate with architectural, electrical, plumbing/process and structural disciplines.

What will be your contribution?

  • Delegate and direct work to Designers, Drafters and interns. Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
  • Participate in owner meetings for project kick-off and review presentations and lead discipline related discussion.
  • Conduct field surveys of existing conditions and on-site construction progress punch list reviews.
  • Write commissioning documents and perform associated field checks.
  • Complete Quality Management Training and comply with the program upholding a commitment to a culture of quality in all aspects of work.
  • Work independently solving complex problems.

Prepare, design, select, coordinate, and review of the following:

  • HVAC system;
  • Plumbing and Fire Protection systems;
  • Concepts and basis of design documents;
  • Building heating and cooling loads;
  • Air flow and room-to-room pressurization diagrams;
  • Hydronic flow diagrams and riser diagrams;
  • LEED documentation;
  • Static pressure and pump head calculations;
  • Chillers, boilers, heat exchangers and associated central plant equipment selections;
  • Air handlers, exhaust fans, air valves and diffusers selections;
  • Specifications, sequence of operation, and controls points lists;
  • Water, sewer and gas usage calculations;
  • Domestic hot water boilers, air compressors, vacuum pumps, clean steam generators, valves and regulators, plumbing fixtures, and process coolers;
  • Shop drawing reviews and requests for information.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Prior experience in an engineering firm as an HVAC Engineer.
  • Plumbing and Fire Protection design experience is preferred.
  • Experience with clean rooms, pharmaceutical, chemical, industrial and biotech facilities is preferred.
  • Proficient in AutoCad, Revit and Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Experience with Load program such as Carrier HAP or Trane Trace.
  • LEED certification and Licensed Professional Engineer is preferred.

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