Mechanical Engineer (Buildings) - 4689

York, PA

Mechanical Engineer (Buildings) - 4689

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Mechanical Engineer (Buildings) for our York, PA and Baltimore, MD office. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on high quality, high-profile, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a proficient engineer to influence production of engineering design for a national client base in an internationally recognized global firm in a field designated for expansion.  This role will actively participate in the full project cycle from the design phase through the final construction close-out on a wide array of projects including healthcare and higher education building projects. Be involved in projects with our Buildings Mechanical Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 

Your Impact

  • Work collaboratively with engineering teams on innovative design, specifically in sustainable, high performing complex buildings including healthcare, laboratories, mission critical, and higher education facility projects.
  • Work within multi-disciplinary project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.
  • Plan and execute mechanical engineering tasks and contribute to a full range of mechanical design activities. 
  • Design of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, medical gas, and related mechanical systems for complex buildings.
  • Scheduling and selecting mechanical equipment.
  • Automatic temperature controls system design and specification.
  • Cooling/heating load calculations.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships and attend client and stakeholder meetings.
  • Write technical reports summarizing research and specifications with findings and conclusions, generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation.
  • Asist technical staff and project managers with risk identification and assessment and offer input on design concepts, construction, mitigation and improvement activities.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical /HVAC Engineering or Architectural Engineering or related discipline.
  • 1 - 3 years of post-education experience designing mechanical systems for the built environment. 
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit.  
  • Knowledge of design of HVAC systems and automatic temperature controls for a broad range of commercial systems.
  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal and communication skills, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience including the ability to organize and present design information to clients.
  • Familiarity with mechanical engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to projects. 
  • Working knowledge of relevant building, energy, and mechanical system and construction laws, codes, regulations, and  compliance.
  • Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions. 
  • Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, and technology.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • EIT certification.
  • Prior design experience.