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Building Mechanical Engineer – Facilities Design

Building Mechanical Engineer – Facilities Design
by Admin on 10-12-2022 at 12:52 pm

Website Altair

What You Will Do:

The Building Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for oversight of mechanical system installation activities on building construction projects. This includes review of design documents, submittals, RFI’s, schedules, and work progress in the field while assuring that project scope, cost, and schedule are being met. This position will regularly interact with construction contractor personnel while also reporting project status to Senior staff. The Building Mechanical Engineer with assist with commissioning, preventative maintenance, emergency response, repair, and technical direction on mechanical equipment and installations. This position will have familiarity with mechanical construction, testing, and commissioning for mechanical equipment such as chillers, air handling units, boilers, and cooling towers. The Building Mechanical Engineer will assist in creating and evaluating Value Engineering ideas and review project change orders relating to mechanical installation. The position requires working in a collaborative environment with all project staff disciplines to proactively identify issues, root cause problems, and drive continuous improvement. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide review of design documents during their development and prior to bidding.
  • Monitor construction work in the field by mechanical and utility contactors.
  • Provide input and analysis on Value Engineering ideas to reduce project scope and cost.
  • Provide technical support to project staff to resolve field issues.
  • Review project submittals and coordinate response with A/E firms.
  • Assist in the resolution of questions from contractors, (i.e., interpreting the meaning and intent of drawings and specs,) and submitting/tracking RFIs.
  • Work with the project team to develop, provide oversight, and ensure adherence to the project schedule.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines the project installation, delivery, and schedule.
  • Conduct utility package construction coordination meetings.
  • Assist in developing utility pricing scopes and pricing breakdowns for all utility bid packages.
  • Coordinate contractor’s utility interferences prior to installation of utility systems.
  • Attend construction meeting and perform constructability reviews.
  • Monitor the quality of work, so that it is in accordance with the design drawings and specifications.
  • Provide oversight of equipment start-up, commissioning, and acceptance tests.
  • Evaluate completion of the contractors work and assist in punch-list creation and close-out.
  • Provide review of final close-out documentation.
  • Document problems found and provide lessons learned for continuous improvement.
  • Review monthly invoicing.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in the Mechanical Engineering field.
  • Familiarity with ASHRAE Standards, NFPA 13, and Building Codes.
  • Experience with problem solving tools.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office and Google software suites (including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Teams, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Docs, and Google Meet).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Available and willing to travel and work overtime as required.


  • Advanced degree.
  • Experience in automotive and/or manufacturing facilities design.
  • Field experience on building construction projects.
  • Proficiency in using AutoCAD or Revit.
  • Knowledge of LEED Green Building design principles.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit

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At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

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