SSOE Group

Mechanical HVAC Engineer – Birmingham, AL

Job Title: Mechanical HVAC Engineer
Job Location: Birmingham, AL
Department: BIR8160 - AMF Alabama Indust Mechanical - Birmingham

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform routine design assignments, with increasing responsibility, under the direction of a senior engineer.
  • Create own designs and use example / prototype designs of others, perform sizing computations of system components and equipment.
  • Create drawings in both AutoCAD and MicroStation platforms. Apply designated AutoCAD standards for layering, line weights, and symbols.
  • Develop project details, prepare and adapt design alternatives.
  • Possess and maintain working knowledge of International Mechanical and Plumbing Codes; ensure designs meet code requirements.
  • Working knowledge of system component details and associated specifications.
  • Perform routine design calculations.
  • Select equipment based on design calculations.

Position Type: Contract / Regular Full-Time
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree / DIRECT / 3-5 OSHA 10/30-hour Construction Certificate preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Participate in continuing education and training to develop and apply innovative ideas and keep abreast of state-of-the-art technology—e.g. learn to use design software and equipment sizing packages, Carrier's Hourly Analysis Program (HAP), etc.
  • May assign and direct the drafting effort of team members within own discipline and coordinate work effort with other disciplines.
  • Research equipment selections or materials and incorporate into design drawings.
  • Candidate must have or be pursuing PE certification and LEED AP.
  • Experience with medium- to large-sized industrial or manufacturing projects.

Position Summary We are looking for a mechanical engineer with experience in the design and preparation of mechanical construction documents for industrial facilities to include HVAC, piping systems, fire protection, and plumbing. Experience with AutoCAD and HVAC load calculations. Must be detail-oriented.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 3 years and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction), SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of EPCM services.

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to chemical, semiconductor, aerospace and defense, solar / photovoltaic, power, automotive, glass, healthcare, food and consumer products, and science and technology industries.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm with projects in 40 countries.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • SSOE's focus is using the appropriate project delivery method for your goals, included Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), which brings our clients better and faster results through more integrated teams and advanced technologies. Even when a more traditional delivery model is used, you'll see significant benefits from the collaboration strategies and technological capabilities our leadership in VDC necessitates.
  • 93% of clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague
  • 111% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 3 years
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years

SSOE is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified individuals in its employment practices. SSOE strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, qualified veterans, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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