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Summary
Candidate will be able to work independently and as a consulting engineer on various architectural, civil and landscape projects as assigned by the Department Manager and firm leadership. This position functions under the direction of the Mechanical / Electrical Department Manager and is required to manage multiple projects.

The Mechanical Engineer for FourFront Design is an experienced engineer who can define a project, develop a set of tasks to accomplish the project, coordinate and monitor the work involved in the tasks and deliver a final product on time and within prescribed budget. He/she must have a general understanding of all mechanical systems including plumbing, fire protection, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and temperature controls. Candidate will have oversight and management of this discipline of work as well as responsibility for coordination with other disciplines associated with each specific project.

The position responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to; preliminary designs, sustainable design criteria, LEED compliance, project budgeting and construction cost estimating, presentations, plan and specification generation, bidding and construction administration responsibilities.

Essential Functions
• Assess the requirements of the project and clients needs and be able to manage the design and production aspects of the project.
• Function as the mechanical project manager and/or mechanical project engineer; responsible for design, planning, organizing and directing the activities of Mechanical Engineering for FourFront projects.
• Develop and maintain production and CAD standards that coordinate with current company standards.
• Responsible for management of mechanical design Quality Control procedures.
• Promote and provide expertise in sustainable design practices as required by the project. Familiarization with LEED principles is required.
• Review design and construction budgets and schedules; manage work accordingly.
• Participate in company and project meetings.
• Determine mechanical design and project scope, budget and staffing requirements.
• Knowledge of applicable codes and ordnances. Work with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required.
• Proficient in use of computer and CADD programs. Assign and review work where required and provide coordination with multiple disciplines.
• Provide construction administrative reviews, application for payment reviews, prompt reports and required coordination.
• Resolve day-to-day problems of mostly technical nature. When acting as a project leader, responsibility includes meeting schedule, budget and quality requirements. At times, individual will be responsible for review of construction documents prior to final review.
• Assist in the education and development of mechanical design staff and act as a resource for mechanical design questions.
• Maintain neat and organized work area which allows efficient access to project information required by other team members.
• Interpret the intent of mechanical contract drawings and specifications for the Client, General Contractor, Building Inspector and other interested parties.
• Prepare and distribute schedules, shop drawings and samples.
• Responsible for the accuracy and quality of all technical work.
• Participates in the preparation of proposals.
• Reviews invoices before distribution to the client.
• Coordinate work of outside consultants in the area of mechanical engineering.

Organizational Relationships:
• The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Design Department Lead.
• Interaction and coordination with senior leadership, project managers, and technical staff required.
• Interaction with community and client representatives.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position does not supervise subordinate staff.

Physical Demands
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is largely a sedentary role.

Expected Hours of Work
Standard work days and hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Flexibility in schedule considered if job duties are satisfactorily met.

Travel
This position may require occasional travel.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Must be able to work in the United States.

Summary
Candidate is able to work independently and as a consulting engineer on various architectural, civil and landscape projects as assigned.

The Electrical Engineer is a experienced professional engineer (PE) who can define a project, develop a set of tasks to accomplish the project, coordinate and monitor the work involved in the tasks, and deliver a final product on time and within prescribed budget. This individual must have a general understanding of all electrical systems including facility power, electrical distribution, lighting and special systems ideally in commercial, healthcare, educational, and federal facilities.

Responsibilities
• Assess the requirements of the client’s needs; manage the design and production aspects of the project.
• Function as the electrical project manager and/or electrical project engineer; responsible for design, planning, organizing and directing the activities of EE for FourFront projects.
• Develop and maintain design standards that coordinate with current company standards.
• Responsible for management of electrical design Quality Control procedures.
• Promote and provide expertise in sustainable design practices as required by the project.
• Review design and construction budgets and schedules, manage work accordingly.
• Determine electrical design and project scope, budget and staffing requirements.
• Knowledge of applicable codes and ordinances. Work with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required.
• Assign and review work where required and provide coordination with multiple disciplines.
• Provide construction administrative reviews, application for payment reviews, prompt reports and required coordination.
• Interpret the intent of electrical contract drawings and specifications for the Client, General Contractor, Building Inspector and other interested parties.
• Prepare and distribute schedules, shop drawings and samples.
• Responsible for the accuracy and quality of all technical work.
• Participates in the preparation of proposals.
• Reviews contracts, invoices, and other project documentation before distribution to the client.
• Coordinates work of outside consultants in the area of electrical engineering.
• Supports development of the electrical engineering line of business to meet firm objectives.

Qualifications
• Minimum of 5 years previous electrical design experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
• Professional Engineering license required.
• Willingness to apply for additional state licensure when appropriate and/or required for work.
• Sufficient knowledge of LEED principles to become LEED accredited.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit MEP required; Visual-3D helpful.

Physical Demands
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is largely a sedentary role.

Expected Hours of Work
Standard work days and hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Flexibility in schedule considered if job duties are satisfactorily met.

Travel
This position may require occasional travel.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Must be able to work in the United States.

*Full-Time and Part-Time options available.

Summary
The successful candidate is responsible for completing efficient office-operations including photo editing, data entry, and discrepancy reporting responsibilities that meet quality standards, project schedules, and timelines.

Essential Functions
• Edit electronic images by cropping images using standard guidelines that meet quality and production expectations.
• Review images for quality standards.
• Data enter all required plot information accurately and efficiently using standard rules and guidelines that meet quality and production expectations.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
• Ability to follow directions.
• Must have critical thinking skills which include observation, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation
• Ability to type and accurately enter data in database fields.
• Reviewing work and proofreading all data entry is essential.
• Analytical skills required. Ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make decisions.
• Ability to understand file management and work with computer hardware and software applications.
• Team player skills are required: be reliable and responsible, actively listen, be ready to help, problem solve, respect others, provide and receive constructive feedback, and be committed to the team.

Required Education and Experience
• Highschool Diploma/GED
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) is required.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position does not supervise subordinate staff.

Work Environment
This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and multifunctional printing devices.

Physical Demands
Sit at desk for the duration of the work day. Looking at monitors for the duration of the work day. Reviewing small and hard to read information. Accurately typing for the duration of the work day. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Expected Hours of Work
Standard work days and hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Must be able to work in the United States.

As a federal contractor, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Persons with a Disability. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information or other characteristic protected under applicable Federal and State laws.

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