Mechanical Designer

Columbia, SC

Posted: 11/06/2023 Job Number: 27644

Job Description

Are you ready to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking team in the heart of Columbia, SC? Selectek is seeking a talented Mechanical Designer to bring their expertise and creativity to our innovative projects. If you're passionate about making a difference in mechanical design and are excited about the prospect of collaborating on groundbreaking engineering solutions, we want to hear from you!

Job Description:

As a Mechanical Designer at Selectek, you'll be at the forefront of engineering excellence. Your role will encompass a wide range of responsibilities, including:

  • Independent Decision-Making: Solve design challenges, establish practices, and devise methods independently. For more intricate problems, collaborate with the department manager or project engineer to develop innovative solutions.

  • Masterful Plan Production: Create polished plans and specifications that meet the highest standards of quality and precision.

  • Quality Control: Review contractor submittals to ensure they align with design documents, covering essential aspects like materials, equipment, manufacturer's quality, and field construction.

  • Project Leadership: Lead major engineering projects and manage design work on smaller or moderately scoped projects. Serve as a job captain for both single-discipline and multi-discipline projects.

  • Scope Definition: Define project scope based on initial reviews and client meetings, breaking it down into manageable tasks.

  • Project Management: Undertake project management functions, providing critical support to the successful execution of our projects.

  • Team Collaboration: Assign and review the work of the project design team, monitoring progress and promptly identifying changes in scope or additional services.

  • Innovative Problem-Solving: Develop fresh approaches and solutions for encountered challenges and share them with the team.

  • Client Representation: Act as a firm representative in meetings and conferences, facilitating vital discussions and project coordination.

  • Cost Estimates: Prepare comprehensive design and construction cost estimates, leveraging your experience and project scope insights.

  • Revit Proficiency: Perform design work using REVIT, ensuring cutting-edge technology is harnessed to create efficient solutions.


To excel in this role, you should meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as a Mechanical Designer.

  • Proficiency with REVIT, showcasing your mastery of modern design tools.

  • A strong working knowledge of International Building Codes, NFPA Standards, and ASHRAE Standards.

  • Experience in Healthcare, K-12 Schools, Higher Education, and Government projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not required, the following qualifications would be highly advantageous:

  • An associate degree or a certification of completion of other post-secondary training in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Experience with Carrier HAPS for building load analysis.

  • Familiarity with the South Carolina Office of State Engineer (OSE) and South Carolina Office of School Facilities (OSF).

  • Experience working with the South Carolina Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) and DHEC-Division of Health Facility Construction.

Pay Rate:

Competitive pay ranging from $36 per hour to $48 per hour, reflecting your qualifications and experience.

Shift and Hours:

  • Work a regular Monday to Friday schedule.

  • Enjoy convenient hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the flexibility of a hybrid work arrangement.

Contact Information:

If you're excited about this opportunity and ready to take your career to new heights, please contact Jaie Rogers at Join our team and be a part of the exciting future of mechanical design! Your creativity and expertise can make a real impact.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jaie Rogers
Technical Recruiter

Hi, my name is Jaie Rogers and I am a native of Honduras.  My family moved to Bronx, NY when I was two years old and in 2003 I made the move to the Atlanta, GA area where I currently reside.  I started my career in recruiting and staffing in 2010.  My background consists of recruiting for various positions in the medical field, call-centers, property management, industrial manufacturing plants, along with engineering and technical roles.  The most exciting part of my job is talking to a variety of people every day and getting to know them.  The most filling part is being a career matchmaker for both my client and the candidates.

In my free time, I enjoy reading, sewing, thrifting, playing sports, and spending time with my family.

I do not like to quit or give up, so you will always be in the best hands when it comes to finding the top career opportunities.

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