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Associate/ Senior HVAC Mechanical Engineer - Pittsburgh (2523) in Pittsburgh, PA at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

BuroHappold is building upon a series of great project successes in Pittsburgh, including the Tower at PNC Plazaprojects at Carnegie Mellon, the University of Pittsburgh, and CCAC, and our Design Sprint on Autonomous Vehicles.

The team is also expanding on existing higher education planning work throughout the country (including CMU, Pitt, UNC Chapel Hill, Case Western University and George Mason University) as well as connecting to various City initiatives such as p4 Pittsburgh, Resilient Pittsburgh and the 2030 District.

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If you want to be part of multi-disciplinary project teams delivering cutting-edge solutions for a range of the world's leading architecture practices and most forward thinking clients, we can offer you the opportunity to further your skill set across design, commercial and relationship management.

What will I be doing?

  • Overseeing and monitoring technical design and technical specifications from a team of mechanical engineers, ensuring output is quality reviewed. 
  • Leading projects on behalf of the MEP group, managing project resources, client relationships and delivering high quality solutions for our clients.
  • Guiding graduates and engineers through their professional development.
  • Maintaining relationships with existing clients and working with Associate Directors and Directors to secure new work for the group.
  • Actively working as a member of our design team, contributing ideas and innovative solutions across a variety of projects.
  • Ensure that practices, policies, strategy and services represent the client's best interests and that BuroHappold is in keeping with current legislation and relevant regional codes of practice.

What can I bring to the role?

  • Demonstrated experience in a senior role within mechanical engineering and HVAC design.
  • Previous experience from a variety of interesting and challenging projects within the Region & the US
  • A creative, innovative individual with an enthusiasm for leading teams to create and deliver simple, effective solutions to complex problems.
  • Pragmatic approach, someone who is happy to take the lead in challenging situations.
  • Professional Engineer License Preferred
  • Strong experience with BIM tools such as REVIT and AutoCAD
  • Able to complete load calculations in one of the industry software packages (Trane, HAP, IES, DoE, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office tools.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Typically 5 - 12  years’ experience 


BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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