Mechanical Designer

Columbia, SC

Posted: 10/30/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 27551

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer
Location: Columbia, SC
Salary $75,000-$100,000

Job description:
  • Makes decisions independently on design problems, practices, and methods, but may receive input on unusual or complex problems from the department manager or project engineer for proposed design solutions.
  • Produces finished plans and specifications.
  • Responsible for reviewing contractor submittals for conformance with design documents of major items involving materials, equipment, manufacturer's quality, and field construction.
  • Completes work on major engineering projects or total design work on projects of smaller or moderate scope.
  • Serves as a job captain on single discipline projects and may serve as a job captain on multi-discipline projects.
  • Prepares or reviews construction budgets based on experience and scope of project.
  • Defines project scope of work for design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client and organizes into manageable tasks.
  • Requested to perform project management functions.
  • Assign and review work of project design team. Checks progress of work and alerts project manager to changes of scope or additional services.
  • Devise new approaches and solutions to problems encountered and communicate them to the team.
  • Represent the firm in meetings and conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate a project. 
  • Prepare total design and construction cost estimates.
  • Performs design work on REVIT.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a Designer
  • Proficiency with REVIT 
  • Working knowledge of International Building Codes, NFPA Standards, ASHRAE Standards.
  • Experience working in Healthcare, K-12 Schools, Higher Education, Government.
  • Associate degree or certification of completion of other post-secondary training in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Experience using Carrier HAPS for building load analysis is preferred. 
  • Experience working with the South Carolina Office of State Engineer (OSE) and South Carolina Office of School Facilities (OSF) is preferred.
  • Experience working with the South Carolina Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) and DHEC-Division of Health Facility Construction is preferred. 
 Mechanical Designers  and/or Mechanical Engineers encouraged to apply

Meet Your Recruiter

Wendy Colaiacovo
Technical Recruiter

Through her commitment to both the candidates and the clients, Wendy knows how to make powerful staffing connections as a technical recruiter. Originally from Long Island, Wendy relocated to Atlanta during the preparations for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. After earning her bachelor’s degree in education, Wendy began a career in child care center management. She later transitioned to technical recruiting for Selectek and consistently cares for our candidates and clients through relationship building and expertise. After almost two decades with Selectek, Wendy knows how to relate to our engineers and help them find the best fit. During her time off, Wendy is a triathlete and an avid runner.

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