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Ghafari Mechanical Design Engineer (Building Controls) in United States

Responsibilities

Ghafari Associates, LLC., is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join the team. The candidate can work remotely or hybrid, depending on project needed, from any of our following offices: Chicago, Dearborn, Indianapolis, Grand Rapids, Dallas/Ft. Worth , or Birmingham , AL.

The Mechanical Engineer , with some supervision from the Manager of Mechanical Engineering, will develop mechanical controls drawings, sequences of operation and network risers for typical architectural engineering design/bid projects.

Essential Job Functions:

  • With assistance, design and layout instrumentation and controls drawings for mechanical systems including HVAC, hydronic and plumbing including sequences of operation, points list and network risers for typical architectural engineering design/bid projects

  • Create engineering documents using computer aided design (CAD) technology utilizing Autodesk software (Revit and AutoCAD) or manually with support from more junior staff

  • With assistance, edit or draft project specifications

  • Conduct field checking at the construction site

  • Review drawings for omissions, errors, overall quality, content accuracy, compliance with standards and codes

  • Review product submittals for design content (shop drawings), specify action to be taken to reach specification compliance

  • Maintain organized project file containing project calculations, correspondence, appropriate reference materials, etc.

  • With assistance, select and source equipment

  • Coordinate project with other disciplines

  • Communicate scope changes to department manager and Project Manager

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or related field preferred

Experience:

  • 2+ years of related experience in mechanical building controls (within architectural engineering firm, mechanical contractor or controls manufacturer)

Skills /Competencies:

  • Expereince with design/CAD drawing of mechanical building controls

  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD and Bluebeam preferred

  • Knowledge in BIM 360 a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Strong attention to detail

Overview

Since 1982, Ghafari Associates has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Continuously rated a Top Workplace to Work (https://topworkplaces.com/company/ghafari-associates-l-l/freep/) , Crain’s Cool Place to Work (https://www.crainsdetroit.com/cool) , and a Best and Brightest (https://www.ghafari.com/news-and-views/ghafari-is-a-best-and-brightest-company-in-detroit-chicago-west-michigan) company to work for in the US, Ghafari has made a name for itself through our culture, employee benefits, and portfolio of projects (https://www.ghafari.com/projects) .

Over a quarter of Ghafari employees have diverse identities that are championed by our growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office experience.

Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested. Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of hiring our interns after graduation.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects all around the world. Ghafari’s global reach creates an environment where individuals can build professional relationships while building sustainable and cutting-edge facilities. Are you ready to take that leap? Apply now! (https://www.ghafari.com/join-the-team)

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

Connect to our job portal (https://ghafari.jobs)

By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

By mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources

In person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126.

By email at hr@ghafari.com

If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital, pregnancy or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Working Options

Fully Remote, Hybrid, In Office

Job ID 2022-1863

Job Location US-

Category Engineering

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